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Picasso Art Theft

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 ...

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...

You'll Never Believe How This Art Theft Went Down!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

In a scene straight out of the movies, thieves stole two artworks from a gallery in Olympia, Washington over the weekend. Though the art world has see...

Art Stolen So Far In 2011

Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

The year 2011 has already seen an unprecedented number “art steals” making headlines - and we’re not referring to bargains on the auction house ...

What Happens To Art Post-Heist?

Stealing Beauty | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts

A spate of high-profile art thefts—among them the San Francisco Picasso heist that led to the discovery of a veritable museum in the thief’s Hobok...

Police: Picasso Theft Part Of Luxury Crime Spree

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 09.15.2011 | San Francisco

By CHRIS HAWLEY and TERRY COLLINS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A string of art heists at New York galleries and hotels went unsolved until an arrest in th...

Picasso Art Thief Heading To Court

AP | TERRY COLLINS and CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 09.14.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A string of art heists at New York galleries and hotels went unsolved until an arrest in the theft of a Picasso drawing in San F...

Police Uncover More Stolen Art At Picasso Thief's Home

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 09.13.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A man accused of stealing a valuable Picasso drawing from a San Francisco gallery had about $500,000 worth of other stolen artwo...

Picasso Art Thief To Plead Not Guilty

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The attorney for a New Jersey man accused of snatching a Picasso drawing off the wall of a San Francisco art gallery says his client ...