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Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

expatica.comhttp://www.expatica.com/nl/news/Ukranian-art-buyer-hands-back-stolen-Dutch-masterpiece_693043.html Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece 30th May 2016, 0 comments A Ukranian art buyer has handed back a missing 18th-century painting stolen a decade ago from a Dutch museum, bringing the total number of masterpieces retrieved from the heist to five, officials said on Monday. "A Ukranian resident returned ...

Inside the great Brett Whiteley art fraud

Friday, May 13th, 2016

theaustralian.com.auhttp://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/inside-the-great-brett-whiteley-art-fraud/news-story/c0486fe6dda749046606f60afc87d133 Inside the great Brett Whiteley art fraud Big Blue Lavender Bay was presented as evidence to the Supreme Court of Victoria. Picture: Stuart McEvoy for The Australian. Big Blue Lavender Bay in progress. Picture: Stuart McEvoy A sketch of Big Blue Lavender Bay. Picture: Stuart McEvoy Big Blue Lavender Bay was presented as evidence ...

Brett Whiteley fake art: Dealer and conservator guilty of Australia’s biggest art fraud

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

theage.com.auhttp://www.theage.com.au/victoria/brett-whiteley-fake-art-dealer-and-conservator-guilty-of-australias-biggest-art-fraud-20160512-gotqa4.html Brett Whiteley fake art: Dealer and conservator guilty of Australia's biggest art fraud Mark RussellMay 12, 2016 - 5:06PM Art dealer Peter Gant has been found guilty of selling fake Brett Whiteley paintings. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Two men have been found guilty of Australia's biggest art fraud, where fake paintings by famous Australian ...

Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

telegraph.co.ukhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/07/art-forger-goes-straight-selling-5000-fakes/ Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes Robert Mendick , Chief Reporter These masterpieces should be worth in the region of a half a billion pounds. Except they are fakes produced by David Henty, a convicted forger who produced them in the living room of his house by the seaside Brighton. Mr Henty ...

Committing Crime Is Just Another Way To Use A City

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

fastcodesign.comhttp://www.fastcodesign.com/3059373/committing-crime-is-just-another-way-to-use-a-city Committing Crime Is Just Another Way To Use A City Geoff Manaugh 05.02.16 7:00 AM Before they knew his name, they called him Roofman. He would cut holes in the roofs of chain stores and fast food restaurants—usually a McDonald’s—then drop down through the ceiling to rob the startled employees. Geoff Manaugh's A ...

Protected: John Drewe – An artful swindle

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

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