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Paris Art Heist

Art Institutions Need to Remember That 'It Can Happen Here'

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anthony Amore

Most people -- thieves included -- base their perception of art theft and the art underworld on portrayals they've seen in film or on television. Only after they have captured their stolen loot do they realize that there is no market for it.

Lone Thief Pulls Mega-Heist In Paris Art Museum (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(ANGELA CHARLTON, AP) PARIS — A thief stole five paintings possibly worth hundreds of millions of euros, including major works by Picasso and Matiss...