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Press Release about a conference and exhibition on conflict looting and the importance of provenance research to cultural heritage protection. – European Shoah Legacy Institute

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

On Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th September 2015, the European Shoah Legacy Institute, in cooperation with Mr. Pavel Svoboda MEP – Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs – hosted a conference and exhibition on conflict looting and the importance of provenance research to cultural heritage protection.The conference ...

Mysuru’s Srikanteshwara Temple to get hi-tech security – The Times of India

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

MYSURU: Sri Srikanteshwara Temple in Nanjangud taluk, also known as Dakshina Kashi, will come under CCTV surveillance once again. The new security system will see the setting up of 20 CCTV cameras at vital locations in and around the temple. The first phase of the work will be executed at ...

Courthouse News Service – A couple wants its $898,000 back after unwittingly buying a stolen Jasper Johns painting

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Courthouse News Service  www.courthousenews.com/2015/09/15/couple-wants-money-back-for-stolen-art.htm Couple Wants Money Back for Stolen Art By NICK DIVITO MANHATTAN (CN) - A couple wants its $898,000 back after unwittingly buying a stolen Jasper Johns painting.      Perry and Donna Golkin filed suit Friday in New York Supreme Court against DAE Associates' Danese Corey. Johns' former administrative assistant, non-party James Meyer, got ...

Paris Judge Fines Yves Bouvier $30 Million for Picasso Thefts – ArtfixDaily News Feed

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

A Paris court ruled Monday that Swiss "king of freeports" and art dealer Yves Bouvier, 52, must pay a bail sum of $30 million for the "concealed theft" of Picasso works that he sold to Russian billionaire Dmitri Rybolovlev in 2013. Bouvier denies any wrongdoing.Picasso's gouache paintings 'Woman's Head', 'Woman with a Fan' ...

Two stolen Andy Warhol prints handed to L.A. police -attorney | Reuters

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Two of the nine Andy Warhol prints stolen from a Los Angeles movie business in a theft that went unnoticed for years have been turned over to police, an attorney for a man who had the artwork said on Tuesday.Attorney Harland Braun said he arranged to have police come to ...

Yves Bouvier charged over ‘concealed theft’ of Picasso paintings – Telegraph

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

A major Swiss art dealer was on Monday placed under investigation in Paris and given a €27 million bail for the “concealed theft” of two Picasso paintings which the Spanish artist’s family said were never for sale.Yves Bouvier, 52, faces charges of hiding the fact that two gouache paintings - ...

Tradition of vandalizing China’s treasures endures at Palace Museum|WCT

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Tradition of vandalizing China's treasures endures at Palace Museum www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx The etching between the handles of the copper vessel. (Internet photo) An engraved "love peach" circling the etched names of a man and a woman clearly did not quite fit with the otherwise austere character of one of the 300-year-old ceremonial copper ...

Swiss dealer to defend Picasso sales before French judge

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier is due to be questioned today, 14 September, by a judge in Paris who is investigating the case of the alleged theft of 60 works by Picasso.The judge, Isabelle Rich-Flament, is investigating a complaint filed in March by the daughter of the artist’s wife ...

India: heritage lovers worry over damage to relics

Monday, September 14th, 2015

With the East Godavari district officials making arrangements to complete the Indira Sagar (Polavaram) left canal works, Buddhists and heritage lovers are expressing serious concerns over the digging works that pass through Kummarilova village near Tuni, a site where remains of Buddhist pottery dating back to the Satavahana period are ...

Panel stolen from Great Tapestry of Scotland in Kirkcaldy gallery – BBC News

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

A panel from the Great Tapestry of Scotland has been stolen while the work was on display in Fife.The section, which showed the story of Rosslyn Chapel, was taken from Kirkcaldy Galleries at about 10:00 on Thursday.Fife Cultural Trust has appealed for help track down the missing panel and is ...

Deux musées se disputent des œuvres d’art

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

«La Fuite en Egypte» et «Sainte Anne la Vierge et l'enfant Jésus», deux peintures sous verre datées du XVIe siècle, cristallisent la rivalité du Musée du Cinquantenaire de Bruxelles et du Vitrocentre de Romont. La première s'est fait dérober les deux pièces dans ses réserves en 1983 et 1990, la ...

NS-Raubkunst: Nach 80 Jahren sucht ein jüdischer Erbe Gerechtigkeit

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Das war meine Kindheit, solche Sachen vergisst man nicht." Wenn Wolf Kahn das sagt, ist es ein trauriger Satz. Denn in den Erinnerungen des heute 87-Jährigen marschiert die SA unter dem Fenster und brüllt das Horst-Wessel-Lied. Source: swp.de

Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate – Baltimore Sun

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

T Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-church-windows-20150911-story.html News Maryland By Mary Carole McCauley The Baltimore Suncontact the reporter Three years after they were stolen, a set of valuable stained-glass church windows will be returned to the Maryland estate of Robert W. Kearns, the inventor of the intermittent windshield wiper. In exchange, Kearns' ...

The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife: Science, the Humanities, and the Fight to Define History – The Atlantic

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The ongoing dispute over the authenticity of a scrap of papyrus from the ancient world highlights a larger question of how history is established.Ronen Zvulun / Reuters639 123 JOEL BADEN AND CANDIDA MOSS SEP 10, 2015In 2012, the world was introduced to the wife of Jesus—or, more accurately, to an ...

Denuncia Mó Iturribarría robo de obra en Finlandia | Arte y Cultura | El Imparcial

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Niño Sicario Desnuda Drama Social se lee en la cabeza de una nota secundaria de la portada de El Universal del sábado 4 de diciembre de 2010. La información, que daba cuenta de la historia de “El Ponchis”, el niño de 14 años detenido por la PGR por el homicidio ...

Traffico opere d’arte, perquisizioni a Rimini. Recuperati Picasso, Basquiat e un Burri da 10mln • Newsrimini.it

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Perquisizioni anche in provincia di Rimini (dove sono due le persone coinvolte) nell’ambito dell’operazione dei carabinieri di Reggio Emilia che ha permesso di recuperare refurtiva per circa 20 milioni di euro. Nove le province interessate (anche in Lombardia e Calabria) e 52 gli indagati (15 di etnia sinti, 33 italiani, 2 albanesi, 1 ...

Opere d’arte, recuperata refurtiva per 20 milioni di euro – Reggio Emilia – il Resto del Carlino – Notizie di Bologna e dell’Emilia Romagna, di Ancona e delle Marche

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Reggio Emilia, 10 settembre 2015 - Oltre 40 perquisizioni sono scattate questa mattina all’alba nell’ambito di un’operazione dei carabinieri del comando provinciale di Reggio, con personale del quinto Reggimento di Bologna, del Nucleo tutela patrimonio culturale di Bologna, del Nucleo cinofili di Bologna e del tredicesimo nucleo elicotteri di Forlì.È ...

Vienne: des ossements de deux saints dérobés dans une petite église – charentelibre.fr

Friday, September 11th, 2015

La mairie de Magné (Vienne), à une trentaine de kilomètres au sud de Poitiers, a confirmé ce jeudi avoir porté plainte en août dernier après le vol des reliques de deux saints dans l'église de la commune, des ossements entourés par un parchemin. Une enquête a été confiée à la ...

New charges lodged in antiquities theft – City & Region – The Buffalo News

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The man accused of stealing documents from the Buffalo History Museum is facing new charges.A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging Daniel Witek, 52, of Buffalo, with three counts of mail fraud and one count of interstate transportation of stolen goods.Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael DiGiacomo said Witek, who ...

Argentina Bust Points to Lucrative Underworld Art, Artifacts Trade

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Argentina's authorities captured two separate contraband traders moving historic artifacts and stolen artworks across the Argentine-Uruguay border in a sign that the underworld art trade continues to thrive. The suspects -- who were captured by the Argentine customs agency (known by its acronym AFIP) in separate vehicles at a prominent border ...

Professor looks to future of damaged artifacts in Nepal

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Gudrun Bühnemann, a scholar of Buddhism and Hinduism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits the beautifully detailed temples of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal nearly every year. Source: Professor looks to future of damaged artifacts in Nepal

Tate should return looted Constable painting, new report recommends

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Case reopened after new information provided by Hungary Source: Tate should return looted Constable painting, new report recommends

Stolen art recovered six years after raid at Bulmer family home | Western Daily Press

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

One of the West's famous cider families, who had millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen, have defended their decision to go behind the backs of the police and pay "intermediaries" to get their stolen paintings back. The Bulmer family did not tell detectives investigating the robbery at their home six ...

Nazi gold train treasure hunters discovered secret mile long tunnel with 90-year-old railway map – Mirror Online

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

The location is close to the village of Walim - about 12 miles from Walbrzych where the hunt for the fabled treasure haul is ongoing Source: Nazi gold train treasure hunters discovered secret mile long tunnel with 90-year-old railway map - Mirror Online

El nazi que expolió San Nicolás – Diario de Burgos

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Source: El nazi que expolió San Nicolás - Diario de Burgos

Dipinti rubati nelle chiese: 17 opere d’arte recuperate, indagini anche in Abruzzo | CityRumors.it

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

+ - Abruzzo. Non solo 241 oggetti trafugati nelle chiese, tra cui il dipinto raffigurante una Madonna con Bambino di autore sconosciuto, risalente al Settecento e rubato in un chiesa del Fermano nel giugno 1990, ma anche 60 reperti archeologici.     E’ il bilancio dei sequestri compiuti nell’indagine dei ...

Il Friuli – Ladri d’arte a Faedis: rubate quattro tele di Ken Howard

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

In casa non pare siano stati trovati segni di effrazione. Potrebbe dunque trattarsi di un colpo su commissione Source: Il Friuli - Ladri d'arte a Faedis: rubate quattro tele di Ken Howard

Franceschini,Italia grande museo diffuso – Marche – ANSA.it

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

"Puntare sull'Italia come un grande museo diffuso". E' l'idea del ministro dei Beni culturali DarioFranceschini.© ANSA Source: Franceschini,Italia grande museo diffuso - Marche - ANSA.it

ISIS looting and destruction of heritage sites has roots in ideology and finance | World | Jewish Journal

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Source: ISIS looting and destruction of heritage sites has roots in ideology and finance | World | Jewish Journal

ISIS looted Syrian ancient artifacts make it to black market in US and Europe – CBS News

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Stolen treasures not destroyed can end up being sold on the black market in the U.S. or Europe, filling ISIS coffers Source: ISIS looted Syrian ancient artifacts make it to black market in US and Europe - CBS News

The link between art and money laundering

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Conference in London holds discussions on the big business of transferring illicit funds via largely unregulated sales of artistic works to avoid paying taxes Source: The link between art and money laundering

Flooded Egham Museum closed after water pours through roof – Get Surrey

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

A survey will be carried out to determine the damage and the length of the closure necessary for the repairs Source: Flooded Egham Museum closed after water pours through roof - Get Surrey

Israel Hayom | Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic Source: Israel Hayom | Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic

Buddhist Temples Use 3D Printed Statues to Reduce Theft of Priceless Originals – World Religion News

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

The 3D printed replicas are a result of using technology to protect precious statues important to Buddhism. Source: Buddhist Temples Use 3D Printed Statues to Reduce Theft of Priceless Originals - World Religion News

German Market Flooded with Dada Forgeries- artnet News

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

The German art market is being flooded by suspected Dada forgeries sold on eBay. Source: German Market Flooded with Dada Forgeries- artnet News

Protected: fakes and forgeries – Michael Smerconish Sues Main Line Art Gallery for Fraud

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Protected: Fake art on the rise and hard to spot, say experts

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

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Protected: Seit Monaten jagen ein niederländischer Detektiv und die Berliner Polizei nach Hitlers Skulpturen, die 1945 den Sowjets in die Hände gefallen waren. Bei einer spektakulären Aktion stellten sie jetzt tonnenweise Naziwerke sicher

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Protected: Josef Thorak paarden en de rol van Michel van Rijn

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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Protected: Jasper John’s assistant jailed for theft

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

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