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Art Crimes

$500 Million Worth Of Art Went Missing 25 Years Ago, And We Still Don't Know Where It Is

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts

On the morning of March 18, 1990, a 23-year-old security guard named Richard Abath was keeping watch over Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Ar...

This Is Why You Definitely Don't Punch A Monet

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts

Don't touch the art! We all know that mandate. But if you absolutely must, please don't punch the art. Doing so could land you a five-year prison sent...

Stolen Paintings Found In A Cemetery 700 Miles Away From Museum

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Four paintings stolen by a trio of brazen thieves out of a museum in the South African capital city Pretoria Sunday were found today in a private ceme...

Who Is The Most Stolen Artist?

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

In a recent list the Art Loss Register compiled, Picasso ranks as the current 'most stolen' artist. In total, 1,147 of his paintings have gone missing...

How A Painting Helped Capture A War Criminal

ARTINFO | Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

The last major war crimes fugitive in Serbia has been arrested after a stolen Modigliani painting led investigators to discover his whereabouts. Looki...