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Art Heist

How 'Monuments Men' Is Ripped From The Headlines

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

BERLIN (AP) — George Clooney's World War II art-rescue drama "The Monuments Men" made its European debut on Saturday, coinciding with a recent upsur...

Three Men Plead Guilty To Shocking Netherlands Art Heist

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

BUCHAREST, Romania -- BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Three Romanians have pleaded guilty to stealing seven paintings, including works by Picasso, Monet a...

$1 Million Norman Rockwell Painting Stolen From NYC Storage Unit

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

A $1 million Norman Rockwell painting has been stolen from a storage unit in New York City, police reported this week. According to CBS News, the ...

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...

$5 Million Dollar Art Heist Stumps Police

Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

If you've ever dreamed of being a vigilante art sleuth, now is your chance. Detectives are enlisting the public for help in the search for art thi...

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...

The Largest Picasso Heist In History?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

Catherine Hutin-Blay -- better known as the stepdaughter of Pablo Picasso -- is embroiled in what appears to be one of the most absurd art heists we'v...

Man Accused Of Stealing Pablo Picasso Artwork

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- A Pennsylvania man was being held on $1 million bond following his arrest in the theft of six artworks, including an etching by Pablo...

Macedonia Conducts Country-Wide Raid To Find Looters

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts

SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Macedonian police say they have carried out raids across the country and arrested 17 people, including two state museum employees...

Florida Art Heist Revisited 44 Years Later

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts

SARASOTA, Fla. — On an April evening nearly 44 years ago, just days after Easter Sunday, someone slipped into a museum in Sarasota and stole 15 ...

The Most Famous Art Thefts

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

BOSTON — Authorities announced this week that they believe they know who stole 13 pieces of artwork worth as much as $500 million from Boston's ...

FBI Announces New Info On 23rd Anniversary Of $500 Million Art Heist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

Nearly twenty five years after one of the world's most expensive art heists the FBI has announced that they have identified the individuals who stole ...

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...

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...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

$770,000 Sculpture Stolen For Scraps?

Posted 07.13.2012 | Arts

A $770,000 bronze sculpture by British artist Henry Moore was stolen late Tuesday or early Wednesday from the garden of the Henry Moore Foundation, lo...

Dali Painting Stolen By A Curious Man In Polka Dot Shirt

Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts

Today NBC News reported that a Salvador Dali painting worth $150,000 was stolen on Tuesday night from Venus Over Manhattan gallery on Madison Avenue i...

Damaged Cezanne Painting Can Be Restored

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

GENEVA — A Swiss art expert says a $110 million painting by Paul Cezanne damaged following a robbery four years ago can be restored. The direct...

Chinese Artifacts Stolen From UK Museum

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts

LONDON — British police say 18 rare and mostly jade Chinese artifacts have been stolen from Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum. Cambridg...

Prolific Forger And Guy Who Caught Him Team Up For Exhibition

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

It's not easy to be a famous artist, but it also sure isn't easy to paint like one. That is why we are so pleased to hear about the "Faux Real" exhibi...