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‘Rembrandts hoeven niet gered te worden van oliesjeiks’ – Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht kletst uit haar nek

Monday, September 21st, 2015

"Het is niet zo dat kunst vastzit in particuliere handen." Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht, de belangrijkste kunstbeurs ter wereld, sust de zorgen van minister Bussemaker. Die wil met de aankoop van twee Rembrandts voorkomen dat ze, in de woorden van de minister, "in handen komen van een of andere rijke ...

Wat hebben Rudy Fuchs, Ruud Spruit, Gerard de Klein, Jelle Reumer en Emily Ansenk met elkaar gemeen?

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Wat hebben Rudy Fuchs, Ruud Spruit, Gerard de Klein, Jelle Reumer en Emily Ansenk met elkaar gemeen? museumbeveiliging.com/2014/01/27/wat-hebben-ruud-spruit-gerard-de-klein-jelle-reumer-en-emily-ansenk-met-elkaar-gemeen/ 27/01/2014 – 09:47De naderende heropening van De Kunsthal te Rotterdam (1 februari 2014) na een ingrijpende verbouwing waarbij het klimaat en de beveiliging onder handen werden genomen, roept de publicitair wanstaltige toestand rondom de ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer mask – SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: “You now have to beg for a do-over”

Friday, January 17th, 2014

SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: "You now have to beg for a do-over" culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2014/01/slam-mummy-mask-appeal-you-now-have-to.html "All we want here is an opportunity to get in the gate," argued U.S. Department of Justice Attorney Sharon Swingle before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. But Patrick McInerney, attorney for the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM), ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Oral Arguments Scheduled in Ka Nefer Nefer Mummy Mask Appeal

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Oral Arguments Scheduled in Ka Nefer Nefer Mummy Mask Appeal culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/12/oral-arguments-scheduled-in-ka-nefer.html The Eight Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for January 13, 2013 in the case of U.S. v. Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer.  The case involves federal prosecutors' efforts to forfeit the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask from the St. Louis Art ...

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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tomflynn: The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2013/10/the-parthenon-marbles-european-concern_16.html Tom Flynn Paper delivered by Tom Flynn at the Round Table at the European Parliament  in Brussels on 15 October 2013 Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, distinguished members of the European Parliament. Let me begin by thanking Professor Sidjanski for the kind invitation to contribute to today's Round Table. ...

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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

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Protected: ARCAblog: Will the ashes in a stove in Romania prove to be the remains of the seven paintings stolen from the Triton Foundation exhibit at the Kunsthal Rotterdam?

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

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Protected: Looting Matters: Dr Mona Ackerman and Robin Symes

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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Protected: Looting Matters: Additional collecting histories for an Attic krater

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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Protected: Five Years After California Museum Raids, More Anger Than Indictments | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Terrorist Financing Risks and the Illegal Trade in Cultural Property

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

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Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2013/04/failed-negotiations-put-ka-nefer-nefer.html April 18, 2013 The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis today told the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that negotiations have failed in the case of United States v. Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer. Federal authorities are attempting to seize and forfeit the ...

Claiming that there is not enough budget to protect very valuable objects really is confession of guilt

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

May 11, 2003, Benvenuto Cellini’s Saliera (salt cellar) was stolen from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, which was covered byscaffolding at that time due to reconstruction works. In the press one could read: Vienna’s ‘Mona Lisa of sculptures’ stolen / Cellini’s‘Saliera,’ worth $57 million, taken from museum. And: “Climbing scaffolding ...

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Thursday, April 11th, 2013

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ARCAblog: Theft at Villa Giulia, Rome: Another European Museum Hit by Thieves

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Theft at Villa Giulia, Rome: Another European Museum Hit by Thieves http://art-crime.blogspot.nl/2013/04/theft-at-villa-giulia-rome-another.html?m=1 April 5, 2013 Catherine Schofield Sezgin by Lynda Albertson, CEO, Association of Research into Crimes against Art ROME - In the last thirteen months several museums in Europe have been hit with dramatic thefts. In February 2012, two men stormed the Archeological Museum of ...

tomflynn: Mum’s the word: Should we alert art thieves to the value of their haul?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Mum’s the word: Should we alert art thieves to the value of their haul? http://tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2013/04/mums-word-should-we-alert-art-thieves.html April 5, 2013 Tom Flynn Another day, another theft from a museum...and another tranche of media articles alerting the thieves to the market value of what they’ve just stolen. Clearly we cannot stop journalists researching the likely open market value ...

Thieves Break Into Jbeil Museum

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Thieves Break Into Jbeil Museum http://archaeolaw.com/2013/04/03/thieves-break-into-jbeil-museum/ April 4, 2013 archaeolaw At least 30 small artifacts have been stolen from the Jbeil Archaeology Museum. Multiple thieves broke into the museum overnight, in what has been reported as a “daring” raid. Immediately after it was discovered that objects were missing, local and government officials reported to the museum ...

ARCAblog: Theft at Villa Giulia, Rome: Another European Museum Hit by Thieves

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Theft at Villa Giulia, Rome: Another European Museum Hit by Thieves http://art-crime.blogspot.nl/2013/04/theft-at-villa-giulia-rome-another.html April 4, 2013 Catherine Schofield Sezgin by Lynda Albertson, CEO, Association of Research into Crimes against Art ROME - In the last thirteen months several museums in Europe have been hit with dramatic thefts. In February 2012, two men stormed the Archeological Museum of ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Prosecutors Seize and Petition to Forfeit Artwork Linked to Money Laundering

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Prosecutors Seize and Petition to Forfeit Artwork Linked to Money Laundering http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/04/prosecutors-seize-and-petition-to.html April 1, 2013 U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman Federal prosecutors have seized and petitioned to forfeit 14 crates of art allegedly used to launder money. In the case of U.S. v. Various Pieces of Artwork, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman filed an in rem action in New ...

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: Red Flags in Paris: Half of Sotheby’s Barbier-Mueller Pre-Colombian Sale Lacks Provenance | CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Dealer Dikman’s Stock Returns to Cyprus

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Dealer Dikman's Stock Returns to Cyprus http://paul-barford.blogspot.nl/2013/03/dealer-dikmans-stock-returns-to-cyprus.html March 19, 2013 Paul Barford Samarcheolog notes that items seized in the investigation of smuggling in the 1990s have finally been returned to Cyprus by Germany ('Cyprus: return of tens of millions’ worth of conflict antiquities, looted from churches in occupied areas', Conflict Archaeology March 19th). Some 214 artefacts ...

Elginism and Disputed cultural treasures

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Disputed cultural treasures http://pinterest.com/elginism/disputed-cultural-treasures/ March 12, 2013 Pinterest is an online pinboard. Organize and share things you love. Magdala treasures. British Museum, London, UK / Ethiopia. More info herewww.elginism.com/... 4.bp.blogspot.com Samsat Stele. British Museum, London, UK / Turkey. More info herewww.elginism.com/... 3.bp.blogspot.com Lady Ka-Nefer-Nefer mummy mask. Sl Louis Art Museum, Misouri, USA / Egypt. More info here www.elginism.com/... artsjournal.com Bronze head of ...

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Lots of Fakes on the Market

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Lots of Fakes on the Market http://paul-barford.blogspot.nl/2013/03/lots-of-fakes-on-market.html March 8, 2013 Paul Barford Still on the subject of fakes, and the limitations of a collector merely 'trusting the dealer' in the case of 'paperless' objects, are also the subject of an interview published today with a dealer in Far Eastern art. According to dealer Michael ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Ka Nefer Nefer Settlement Terms to be Discussed http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/02/ka-nefer-nefer-settlement-terms-to-be.html February 13, 2013 View my complete profile The United States Attorney's Office has informed the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that a settlement may be possible between the federal government, Egypt, and the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM) in the Ka Nefer Nefer forfeiture case.The federal ...

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous posts here. Last week we wrote about suspect Khmer antiquities at the Denver Art Museum. Here ...

ARCAblog: Kunsthal Rotterdam Art Heist: Conferring with Ton Cremers, Dutch security consultant

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Kunsthal Rotterdam Art Heist: Conferring with Ton Cremers, Dutch security consultant http://art-crime.blogspot.nl/2012/10/kunsthal-rotterdam-art-heist-conferring_18.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+arcablog+(ARCAblog) October 18, 2012 Ton Cremers by Catherine Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor-in-Chief When Tuesday's news broke about the theft of seven paintings from the Triton Foundation at the Kunsthal Rotterdam, bloggers and journalists rushed to the telephones and internet to piece together the news. ...

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

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Protected: ARCAblog: Renoir Stolen from Baltimore Art Museum in 1951 found in West Virginia at a flea market two years ago; this weekends sale aborted; legal battle likely to ensue over who gets the painting

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

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tomflynn: Art Loss Register and Jack Solomon facing lawsuit over their part in Norman Rockwell title dispute

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Art Loss Register and Jack Solomon facing lawsuit over their part in Norman Rockwell title dispute http://tom-flynn.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/art-loss-register-and-jack-solomon.html?spref=fb June 6, 2012 Norman Rockwell, Russian Schoolroom It took years, and cost her a fortune in legal fees, but in 2010, US art dealer Judy Goffman Cutler finally won title to the Norman Rockwell painting which she legitimately ...

Illicit Cultural Property: Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback? http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.nl/2012/06/will-us-attorneys-appeal-after-latest.html June 5, 2012 A judge has dismissed the federal government's request to reconsider an earlier ruling dismissing the government's forfeiture request for the Ka Nefer Nefer mask currently on display at the St. Louis Art Museum. Rick St. Hilaire notes the U.S. ...

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/06/04/the-antiquities-trade-as-organized-crime-glasgow-team-digs-deep-into-the-market-for-ancient-art/ June 5, 2012 An exciting new research effort has been launched by some of the most prominent researchers of the illicit antiquities trade. Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie and Suzie Thomas at the University of Glasgow have received £1 million over four years ...

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Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion Denied: Missouri Court Forces Prosecution to Consider Appealing the St. Louis Art Museum Ka Nefer Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion to Reconsider Urges Court to Resurrect St. Louis Art Museum Mummy Mask Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Cultural Property Observer: Loot Busters (Dorothy King)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Loot Busters (update June 3, 2012) What a meager result; since the announcement of this site nothing interesting was added anymore. Does that mean nothing is happening, or died this endeavour at birth...? http://culturalpropertyobserver.blogspot.com/2012/02/loot-busters.html Februray 29, 2012 Dorothy King and Culture-Concierge.com have unveiled a website designed to help identify likely looted material. For more, ...

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Thursday, May 10th, 2012

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A Blast from the Past: “Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

“Norton Simon Bought Smuggled Idol” http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/04/10/a-blast-from-the-past-norton-simon-bought-smuggled-idol/ April 11, 2012  Imagine you’re a thief about to pull a heist at the local temple. You can’t wait to get your hands on all those statues, altarpieces, gold. In the middle of the night, you sneak up to the entrance and… (in a different voice, the Temple Guardian speaks.) ...

Egypt’s ownership claim of Ka-Nefer-Nefer slammed, or may be not… | Saving Antiquities for Everyone

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Egypt’s ownership claim of Ka-Nefer-Nefer slammed, or may be not… Posted on April 7, 2012 by SAFECORNER http://www.savingantiquities.org/tag/st-louis-art-museum/ The St. Louis Museum of Art (SLAM) filed a complaint in federal district court on February 15, 2011 asking for a declaratory judgment to prevent federal authorities from seizing a 19th Dynasty Egyptian mask popularly known as Ka-Nefer-Nefer. The mask, excavated ...