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Art Crimes

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...

New York Art Dealer Charged In $4M Fraud

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — A New York art dealer has been charged in a $4 million fraud for selling works by Picasso, Matisse and others without informing the o...

How A Painting Helped Capture A War Criminal

ARTINFO | Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

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

Does Stealing A Rembrant Pay Off?

AP | By JONATHAN LOPEZ | Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

-- "Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists" (Palgrave Macmillan), by Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg: In 1997, a gang of c...