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Rotterdam Art Heist

Thieves Charged With Stealing Uncovered Paintings By Monet And Picasso Plead Guilty

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania — Six Romanians charged with stealing paintings by Monet, Matisse and Picasso from a Dutch museum will plead guilty in hope o...

Craziest Art Theft of 2012 To Become A Movie

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.01.2013 | Arts

Today, the Romanian director Tudor Giurgiu announced plans to adapt the story of last year's insane multimillion dollar art theft in the Netherlands f...

Art Heist Suspect's Mom Says She Didn't Burn Masterpieces After All

AP | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania -- The mother of a man charged with stealing works by Picasso, Monet and Matisse has apparently backtracked on a confession that sh...

'A Crime Against Humanity'

AP | ALISON MUTLER and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania — It may be a case of art to ashes – and scientists are trying to get to the bottom of the mystery. A Romanian museum ...

Ashes In Romania Could Be Remains Of Art By Picasso, Matisse And More

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 09.15.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian museum is analyzing ashes found in a stove to see if they are the remains of seven paintings by Picasso, Matisse...

Another Suspect Arrested In Dutch Art Heist Investigation

AP | DAVID RISING and TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

AMSTERDAM — German prosecutors said Thursday they arrested a man after he allegedly tried to sell seven paintings taken in a Netherlands heist, ...

Dutch Police Arrest Woman In Connection With Major Art Heist

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts

AMSTERDAM — Dutch police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Romanian woman in connection with a major art heist from the Kunsthal gallery in R...

Did This Gallery Sell A Fake Rothko?

Posted 01.31.2013 | Arts

A gallery with a reputation for sour art deals is in the headlines again, this time accused of selling a fake modernist work allegedly painted by colo...

Will The Rotterdam Art Thieves Be Charged?

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania -- A lawyer for three Romanians accused of stealing valuable paintings from a museum in the Netherlands insisted Friday there was...

Interpol Says They'll Recover Stolen Paintings

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania -- The head of Interpol says he believes police will retrieve valuable paintings that were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands ...

Three Arrested For Giant Rotterdam Art Heist

Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

Three suspects were arrested in Romania on Tuesday for the massive art heist Kunsthal gallery last October, called "every museum director's worst nigh...

Thieves Gamed Security Systems In Rotterdam Heist

AP | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM -- Thieves who stole seven paintings from a Rotterdam museum took advantage of an automatic door-unlocking system, the museum has acknowledg...

Watch Footage Of The Massive Rotterdam Art Heist In Action

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Police hunting for the thieves who broke into a Rotterdam art gallery and snatched seven paintings worth millions are r...

What Movie Is The Dutch Art Theft Most Like?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.18.2012 | Arts

If you're vaguely aware that one of the most dramatic art heists in the history of ever just occurred in the Netherlands, but don't know the details, ...