Art type: Art

Paris Space Invaders street art stolen by 'city workers'

(France)

BBC News (2017). Paris Space Invaders street art stolen by 'city workers'. BBC News. 4 August.

Thieves steal Paris street art in broad daylight

(France)

The Connexion (2017). Thieves steal Paris street art in broad daylight. The Connexion. 4 August.

Ancient Statues Torn Down, Smashed And Discarded During French Revolution Rescued By Scientists

(France)

Josh Lowe (2017). Ancient Statues Torn Down, Smashed And Discarded During French Revolution Rescued By Scientists. Newsweek. 4 August.

80 Years After Hitler's `Degenerate Art' Show, Two German Museums Confront Its Dark Legacy

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). 80 Years After Hitler's `Degenerate Art' Show, Two German Museums Confront Its Dark Legacy. ArtNet News. 4 August.

Movies From Alice Springs to Buckingham Palace: the fight for Albert Namatjira's legacy

(Australia)

Stephanie Convery (2017). Movies From Alice Springs to Buckingham Palace: the fight for Albert Namatjira's legacy. The Guardian. 4 August.

Art vandals attack Wolfville Uncommon Comon Art sites

(Canada)

Steven Slipp (2017). Art vandals attack Wolfville Uncommon Comon Art sites. Kings County Advertiser. 3 August.

One of Knoedler's Rothkos Is Heading to a Museum—for a Forgery Exhibition

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). One of Knoedler's Rothkos Is Heading to a Museum—for a Forgery Exhibition. ArtNet News. 3 August.

Somebody Stole Artist Kristin Stransky's Artworks. She Wants to Know Who

(United States of America)

Susan Froyd (2017). Somebody Stole Artist Kristin Stransky's Artworks. She Wants to Know Who. Westword. 3 August.

Slamming sale of fake Sadequains, media asked to raise awareness

(Pakistan)

Anil Datta (2017). Slamming sale of fake Sadequains, media asked to raise awareness. The News. 3 August.

Bronze pig statue stolen from Texas park

(United States of America)

Daniel Uria (2017). Bronze pig statue stolen from Texas park. UPI. 2 August.

Richard Prince Back in Court for Artwork Appropriated from Instagram

(United States of America)

Miss Rosen (2017). Richard Prince Back in Court for Artwork Appropriated from Instagram. Crave. 2 August.

Not a Pretty Picture: Modigliani Exhibit Closes Amid Claims of Forgeries

(Italy)

Mindy Weisberger (2017). Not a Pretty Picture: Modigliani Exhibit Closes Amid Claims of Forgeries. Live Science. 2 August.

The Artist Didn't Steal From Auschwitz, but Rather, From Other Artists

(Israel; Poland)

Shaul Setter (2017). The Artist Didn't Steal From Auschwitz, but Rather, From Other Artists. Haaretz. 2 August.

Famous statue of King Olav vandalised

(Norway)

Oskar Aanmoen (2017). Famous statue of King Olav vandalised. Royal Central. 1 August.

Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation

(Morocco; Italy)

Hannah McGivern, Stefano Luppi (2017). Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation. The Art Newspaper. 1 August.

Spanish Police Arrest Collector's Disgruntled Employee for Alleged Basquiat Theft in Mallorca

(Spain)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Spanish Police Arrest Collector's Disgruntled Employee for Alleged Basquiat Theft in Mallorca. ArtNet News. 1 August.

With Repeat Attacks, Skulptur Projekte Münster Proves a Playground for Thieves and Vandals

(Germany)

Naomi Rea (2017). With Repeat Attacks, Skulptur Projekte Münster Proves a Playground for Thieves and Vandals. ArtNet News. 1 August.

When Picasso Went on Trial for Stealing the Mona Lisa

(France)

Ian Shank (2017). When Picasso Went on Trial for Stealing the Mona Lisa. Artsy. 1 August.

Thieves damage Koki Tanaka work at Sculpture Projects Münster

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Thieves damage Koki Tanaka work at Sculpture Projects Münster. The Art Newspaper. 1 August.

Antiques dealer alerts trade to fraud after scam involving 18th century painting

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Antiques dealer alerts trade to fraud after scam involving 18th century painting. Antiques Trade Gazette. 1 August.

From a "Rothko" to a "Renoir," New Exhibit Features Fakes that Fooled the Art World

(United States of America)

Abigail Cain (2017). From a "Rothko" to a "Renoir," New Exhibit Features Fakes that Fooled the Art World. Artsy. 1 August.

Artist appeals for return of 'stolen' painting

(United Kingdom)

Tom Seaward (2017). Artist appeals for return of 'stolen' painting. Swindon Advertiser. 31 July.

Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?

(United States of America)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?. Artsy. 31 July.

A Picasso mystery examined by 60 Minutes

(France)

Bill Whitaker (2017). A Picasso mystery examined by 60 Minutes. 60 Minutes. 30 July.

Air India set to take legal action over missing paintings

(India)

Mahender Singh Manral (2017). Air India set to take legal action over missing paintings. The Indian Express. 30 July.

'Granny is very upset' - have you seen this missing much-loved Electric Picnic house?

(Ireland)

Irish Independent (2017). 'Granny is very upset' - have you seen this missing much-loved Electric Picnic house?. Irish Independent. 29 July.

Totem pole statuette stolen from shop

(Canada)

Nanaimo News Bulletin (2017). Totem pole statuette stolen from shop. Nanaimo News Bulletin. 29 July.

Duterte halts hunt for $10bn Marcos hoard

(Philippines)

Richard Lloyd Parry (2017). Duterte halts hunt for $10bn Marcos hoard. The Times. 28 July.

Artist Ida Ekblad Wins the Right to Feature a CEO's 6-Year-Old Daughter in Her Work

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Artist Ida Ekblad Wins the Right to Feature a CEO's 6-Year-Old Daughter in Her Work. ArtNet News. 28 July.

Missing a creative curator

(Nepal)

Kanak Mani Dixit (2017). Missing a creative curator. Nepali Times. 28 July.

10 of L.A.'s Most Fascinating Art Crimes

(United States of America)

Liz Ohanesian (2017). 10 of L.A.'s Most Fascinating Art Crimes. LA Weekly. 28 July.

Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America; Brazil)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement. Hyperallergic. 27 July.

Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht

(Spain)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht. ArtNet News. 26 July.

The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline

(India)

Shashank Bengali, M.N. Parth (2017). The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline. Los Angeles Times. 26 July.

After 26 Years, Munich Settles Case Over a Klee Looted by Nazis

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). After 26 Years, Munich Settles Case Over a Klee Looted by Nazis. The New York Times. 26 July.

Kylie Jenner is being sued by an artist for her lip drips — again

(United States of America)

Alle Connell (2017). Kylie Jenner is being sued by an artist for her lip drips — again. Revelist. 26 July.

Penang's street art a recent target of vandals

(Malaysia)

The Star (2017). Penang's street art a recent target of vandals. The Star. 26 July.

Life-size horse statue of Kentucky Derby winner pilfered from New Albany busines

(United States of America)

Danielle Grady (2017). Life-size horse statue of Kentucky Derby winner pilfered from New Albany busines. News and Tribune. 25 July.

Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland

(Switzerland)

Helena Bachmann (2017). Stolen Nazi-era art found 5 years ago. Public to finally see collection in Switzerland. USA Today. 25 July.

The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist

(United States of America; Ireland)

T.J. Raphael (2017). The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist. PRI. 25 July.

Artworks on Loan From the Louvre Destroyed in Fire on a French Island

(France)

Naomi Rea (2017). Artworks on Loan From the Louvre Destroyed in Fire on a French Island. ArtNet News. 24 July.

Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti, Helen Stoilas (2017). Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works. The Art Newspaper. 24 July.

Art thief caught with 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen goods after 20-year spree

(France)

Rory Mulholland (2017). Art thief caught with 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen goods after 20-year spree. The Telegraph. 24 July.

Do the laws on counterfeit Native art go far enough?

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson (2017). Do the laws on counterfeit Native art go far enough?. High Country News. 21 July.

Air India loot: Jatin Das' missing painting miraculously resurfaces

(India)

Poulomi Saha (2017). Air India loot: Jatin Das' missing painting miraculously resurfaces. India Today. 21 July.

Painting From Goering's Collection Is Returned to Banker's Heirs

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Painting From Goering's Collection Is Returned to Banker's Heirs. The New York Times. 21 July.

Laws on Nazi-looted art to be renewed by the Government

(United Kingdom)

Aol (2017). Laws on Nazi-looted art to be renewed by the Government. Aol. 21 July.

British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Roberts (2017). British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'. The Independent. 21 July.

Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture

(United States of America)

Julia Halperin, Eileen Kinsella (2017). Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture. ArtNet News. 21 July.

Jatin Das painting 'stolen' by former ED couriered to Air India

(India)

TNN (2017). Jatin Das painting 'stolen' by former ED couriered to Air India. Times of India. 21 July.

Boost for families over Nazi-looted art claims

(United Kingdom)

Marcus Dysch (2017). Boost for families over Nazi-looted art claims. The Jewish Chronicle. 20 July.

Did an Israeli student steal Auschwitz artifacts for an art exhibit?

(Israel; Poland)

Samantha Schmidt (2017). Did an Israeli student steal Auschwitz artifacts for an art exhibit?. The Washington Post. 20 July.

Street artist Moonie's dismay as Mr Bean stolen from dinosaur-themed doorway exhibit in Little Germany

(United Kingdom)

Claire Wilde (2017). Street artist Moonie's dismay as Mr Bean stolen from dinosaur-themed doorway exhibit in Little Germany. Bradford Telegraph and Argus. 20 July.

Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA

(United States of America)

J.J. Maldonado (2017). Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA. Fox. 20 July.

Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede

(Canada)

Robson Fletcher (2017). Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede. CBC. 20 July.

Vandals Destroy Nicole Eisenman's Celebrated Artwork for Skulptur Projekte Münster Overnight

(Germany)

Hili Perlson (2017). Vandals Destroy Nicole Eisenman's Celebrated Artwork for Skulptur Projekte Münster Overnight. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge

(Brazil)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Man accused of trying to sell stolen Gardner art indicted

(United States of America)

Joe Dwinell, O'Ryan Johnson (2017). Man accused of trying to sell stolen Gardner art indicted. Boston Herald. 20 July.

Israeli College to Allow Auschwitz Exhibit After Assurances Artifacts Not Stolen

(Poland; Israel)

Naama Riba (2017). Israeli College to Allow Auschwitz Exhibit After Assurances Artifacts Not Stolen. Haaretz. 19 July.

Modigliani Exhibit Closes Early Amid Allegations of Fakes

(Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). Modigliani Exhibit Closes Early Amid Allegations of Fakes. New York Times. 19 July.

Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings

(Spain)

BBC News (2017). Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings. BBC News. 19 July.

Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings

(Spain)

Alba Asenjo (2017). Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings. Reuters. 19 July.

Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project

(Poland; Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2017). Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project. The Guardian. 19 July.

California wine county Judge resigns following theft of art deco cardholders

(United States of America)

Anne Cox (2017). California wine county Judge resigns following theft of art deco cardholders. Blasting News. 19 July.

Artist unexpectedly reunited with stolen painting after more than 20 years

(United Kingdom)

Daniel Angelini (2017). Artist unexpectedly reunited with stolen painting after more than 20 years. Swindon Advertiser. 18 July.

Thief steals 6m-long sculpture from Kensington home before driving away with it on the roof of his car

(Australia)

Mitch Mott (2017). Thief steals 6m-long sculpture from Kensington home before driving away with it on the roof of his car. The Advertiser. 18 July.

Louvre paintings damaged in downpour

(France)

Danielle Haynes (2017). Louvre paintings damaged in downpour. UPI. 18 July.

Ni'ihau Lei Stolen from Maui Hands

(United States of America)

Debra Lordan (2017). Ni'ihau Lei Stolen from Maui Hands. Maui Now. 18 July.

Genoa closes art exhibition after paintings 'turn out to be fakes'

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2017). Genoa closes art exhibition after paintings 'turn out to be fakes'. The Telegraph. 16 July.

Morocco: Stolen, damaged €6 million Guercino painting returned to Italy

(Morocco; Italy)

Africa Times (2017). Morocco: Stolen, damaged €6 million Guercino painting returned to Italy. Africa Times. 16 July.

The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?

(United States of America)

Julia Franz (2017). The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?. PRI. 16 July.

Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head

(Spain)

Brian Boucher (2017). Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head. ArtNet News. 14 July.

Bulmers cider family art robbery: Twelve men charged

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Bulmers cider family art robbery: Twelve men charged. BBC News. 14 July.

Woman Attempts to Take a Selfie, Damages $200,000 Worth of Art Instead

(United States of America)

Kirsten Fawcett (2017). Woman Attempts to Take a Selfie, Damages $200,000 Worth of Art Instead. Mental Floss. 14 July.

How Freeports Operate on the Margins of the Global Art Market

(General)

John Zarobell (2017). How Freeports Operate on the Margins of the Global Art Market. Artsy. 14 July.

Art dealer faces jail over fraud case involving work by Rolling Stones' Keith Richards

(United Kingdom)

Phil Norris (2017). Art dealer faces jail over fraud case involving work by Rolling Stones' Keith Richards. Gloucestershire Live. 14 July.

Second 'Quackers' duck stolen from Fountain Park

(United States of America)

The Fountain Hills Times (2017). Second 'Quackers' duck stolen from Fountain Park. The Fountain Hills Times. 14 July.

Twelve charged after paintings stolen in aggravated burglary

(United Kingdom)

Avon and Somerset Constabulary (2017). Twelve charged after paintings stolen in aggravated burglary. Avon and Somerset Constabulary. 14 July.

Why Are Artworks Pulled from Auction?

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Why Are Artworks Pulled from Auction?. Artsy. 13 July.

Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing

(Canada)

The Chronicle Herald (2017). Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing. The Chronicle Herald. 13 July.

Missouri art museum increases security after Warhol theft

(United States of America)

Lauren Barnas (2017). Missouri art museum increases security after Warhol theft. Missourinet. 13 July.

The story of paintings going missing is hardly new

(India)

Alka Raghuvanshi (2017). The story of paintings going missing is hardly new. The Asian Age. 13 July.

Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase

(Netherlands)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase. Hyperallergic. 12 July.

Can a Monkey Make Money Off Its Art? PETA Presses the Courts to Grant a Macaque Copyright Protection

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Can a Monkey Make Money Off Its Art? PETA Presses the Courts to Grant a Macaque Copyright Protection. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Statues worth £11,000 stolen from Hungerford art gallery

(United Kingdom)

Chris Ord (2017). Statues worth £11,000 stolen from Hungerford art gallery. Newbury Today. 12 July.

Investigator 'convinced' $580M of stolen art from Boston museum is hidden in Ireland

(United States of America; Ireland)

Cristina Corbin (2017). Investigator 'convinced' $580M of stolen art from Boston museum is hidden in Ireland. Fox News. 12 July.

Native American Artists to Lawmakers: Clamp Down on Counterfeiters

(United States of America; Germany)

Cecily Hilleary (2017). Native American Artists to Lawmakers: Clamp Down on Counterfeiters. Voice of America. 12 July.

They stole the chicken noodle soup can art from museum – but left the pepper pot

(United States of America)

Amy Renee Leiker (2017). They stole the chicken noodle soup can art from museum – but left the pepper pot. The Wichita Eagle. 11 July.

'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). 'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads. ArtNet News. 11 July.

Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court

(United States of America; Spain)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum

(Germany; United States of America; Russia)

Gaby Reucher (2017). Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum. DW. 11 July.

Edmonton artist turns to public for help after carload of paintings stolen

(Canada)

Jonny Wakefield (2017). Edmonton artist turns to public for help after carload of paintings stolen. Edmonton Journal. 11 July.

Bermondsey coffee shop owner's plea to find antique photograph of relative stolen during break-in

(United Kingdom)

Chiara Giordano (2017). Bermondsey coffee shop owner's plea to find antique photograph of relative stolen during break-in. Southwark News. 11 July.

Dusseldorf museum pulls painting from show after Nazi loot claim

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Dusseldorf museum pulls painting from show after Nazi loot claim. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

'You Directly Copied the Series': Brad Troemel Accuses Fashion Designer of Ripping Off His Grid Work for Ready-to-Wear Collection

(United States of America; Russia)

Nate Freeman (2017). 'You Directly Copied the Series': Brad Troemel Accuses Fashion Designer of Ripping Off His Grid Work for Ready-to-Wear Collection. Art News. 10 July.

Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 10 July.

Appeals Court Revives 16-Year Lawsuit over $40 Million Nazi-Looted Pissarro

(United States of America; Spain)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Appeals Court Revives 16-Year Lawsuit over $40 Million Nazi-Looted Pissarro. Artsy. 10 July.

First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum

(Germany; Switzerland)

AFP (2017). First works from Nazi-era art hoard arrive at Swiss museum. The Local. 9 July.

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection. The Economic Times. 9 July.

Valuable Colin John McCahon painting stolen in Sydney

(Australia)

BBC News (2017). Valuable Colin John McCahon painting stolen in Sydney. BBC News. 7 July.

Air India loot: Total value of missing paintings could go over Rs 750 crore

(India)

Dianne A Nongrum (2017). Air India loot: Total value of missing paintings could go over Rs 750 crore. India Today. 7 July.

Aspen cops zero in on suspect in $3 million painting slashing

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). Aspen cops zero in on suspect in $3 million painting slashing. The Aspen Times. 6 July.

Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down

(United Kingdom)

Rowena Mason (2017). Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down. The Guardian. 6 July.

3 Cases That Explain Why Restituting Nazi Looted Art Is So Difficult

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). 3 Cases That Explain Why Restituting Nazi Looted Art Is So Difficult. Artsy. 5 July.

Police appeal after art deco lamps worth £11,000 stolen from school

(United Kingdom)

Louise Elliott (2017). Police appeal after art deco lamps worth £11,000 stolen from school. The Sentinel. 5 July.

Paintings from Rs 200-crore collection go missing from Air India's Mumbai headquarters

(India)

Rahul Shrivastava (2017). Paintings from Rs 200-crore collection go missing from Air India's Mumbai headquarters. India Today. 5 July.

Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism"

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism". Hyperallergic. 4 July.

Rubato un quadro nel Museo Ferrucciano

(Italy)

Painting stolen from the Ferrucciano museum

Il Tirreno (2017). Rubato un quadro nel Museo Ferrucciano. Il Tirreno. 4 July.

Exhibitions offer a look at art stolen or bought by the Nazis

(Germany; Switzerland)

Melissa Eddy (2017). Exhibitions offer a look at art stolen or bought by the Nazis. Business Mirror. 3 July.

Another lobster statue stolen

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2017). Another lobster statue stolen. Wicked Local. 3 July.

The first glimpse inside a Nazi looted art collection

(Germany; Switzerland)

Noah Charney (2017). The first glimpse inside a Nazi looted art collection. Salon. 2 July.

`World's Most Expensive Painting' Actually Sold for $90M Less Than Reported: Suit

(United Kingdom)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). `World's Most Expensive Painting' Actually Sold for $90M Less Than Reported: Suit. ArtNet News. 30 June.

FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Tori Watson (2017). FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art. BBC News. 30 June.

Founder of Zurich's Le Corbusier Museum Sues Culture Minister for Defamation

(Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Founder of Zurich's Le Corbusier Museum Sues Culture Minister for Defamation. ArtNet News. 30 June.

Irish republicans thought to be hiding $500 million worth of stolen American paintings in Ireland

(United States of America; Ireland)

James Wilson (2017). Irish republicans thought to be hiding $500 million worth of stolen American paintings in Ireland. Irish Central. 29 June.

53 held for auction trading fraud

(China)

Chen Huizhi (2017). 53 held for auction trading fraud. Shanghai Daily. 29 June.

Portion of Seminole girl statue stolen in Fort Lauderdale

(United States of America)

Amanda Batchelor (2017). Portion of Seminole girl statue stolen in Fort Lauderdale. Local10. 27 June.

Why Isn't Anyone Talking About This $30 Million Italian Art Heist?

(Italy)

Anthony Amore (2017). Why Isn't Anyone Talking About This $30 Million Italian Art Heist?. Observer. 27 June.

Painting stolen decade ago from Belfast family's home is discovered in Chicago

(United Kingdom)

Adrian Rutherford (2017). Painting stolen decade ago from Belfast family's home is discovered in Chicago. Belfast Telegraph. 27 June.

'Suspicious' art from Nazi dealer to go on show in Germany

(Germany)

Stefan Dege (2017). 'Suspicious' art from Nazi dealer to go on show in Germany. DW. 27 June.

Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2017). Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client. U.S. News. 26 June.

Fight to Recover Nazi-Looted Art Continues in DC

(United States of America)

Lowell Neumann Nickey (2017). Fight to Recover Nazi-Looted Art Continues in DC. Courthouse News. 22 June.

$18,000 painting stolen from downtown Montreal art gallery

(Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2017). $18,000 painting stolen from downtown Montreal art gallery. Montreal Gazette. 21 June.

Ei Arakawa sculpture vandalised at Sculpture Projects Münster

(Germany)

Gareth Harris (2017). Ei Arakawa sculpture vandalised at Sculpture Projects Münster. The Art Newspaper. 21 June.

Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals say

(United States of America)

Davis Hovey (2017). Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals say. KTOO. 20 June.

Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2017). Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca. Mexico News Daily. 20 June.

Cracking the Biggest Art Heist in History

(United States of America)

Nina Siegal (2017). Cracking the Biggest Art Heist in History. Bloomberg. 20 June.

Rare art pilfered from Paris Review soirée

(United States of America)

Ian Mohr (2017). Rare art pilfered from Paris Review soirée. Page Six. 19 June.

Three men charged over Damien Hirst counterfeits that sold for $400,000

(United States of America)

Amanda Holpuch (2017). Three men charged over Damien Hirst counterfeits that sold for $400,000. The Guardian. 19 June.

Pilfered art returned to Paris Review

(United States of America)

Ian Mohr (2017). Pilfered art returned to Paris Review. Page Six. 19 June.

The forger who fooled the art world

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Hawtree (2017). The forger who fooled the art world. The Spectator. 17 June.

Demonstrators Rally Against the Destruction of Banksy's Iconic Brexit Mural

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Demonstrators Rally Against the Destruction of Banksy's Iconic Brexit Mural. ArtNet News. 16 June.

Art thief swipes $12M in paintings from Queens storage unit

(United States of America)

Catherina Gioino, Rocco Parascandola (2017). Art thief swipes $12M in paintings from Queens storage unit. Daily News. 16 June.

Son attempted to sell painting stolen from mother's Portland home to N.Y. art gallery for $60,000, feds allege

(United States of America)

Maxine Bernstein (2017). Son attempted to sell painting stolen from mother's Portland home to N.Y. art gallery for $60,000, feds allege. The Oregonian. 16 June.

U.S. Moves to Seize Diamonds, a Picasso and Hollywood Films in Malaysian Case

(United States of America; Malaysia)

Richard C. Paddock (2017). U.S. Moves to Seize Diamonds, a Picasso and Hollywood Films in Malaysian Case. The New York Times. 16 June.

Man charged with WA winery painting theft

(Australia)

AAP (2017). Man charged with WA winery painting theft. AAP. 15 June.

NOPD arrests reputed art forger wanted in New York

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski (2017). NOPD arrests reputed art forger wanted in New York. The Times-Picayune. 15 June.

Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard. CBS. 14 June.

R12m to fix vandalised museum

(South Africa)

Rochelle de Kock (2017). R12m to fix vandalised museum. Herald Live. 14 June.

Carving honouring man's late wife stolen from Burnaby home

(Canada)

CTV (2017). Carving honouring man's late wife stolen from Burnaby home. CTV. 13 June.

Fine art insurance market: "Insurers are knocking on our doors"

(General)

Sam Boyer (2017). Fine art insurance market: "Insurers are knocking on our doors". Insurance Business Magazine. 13 June.

Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC

(United States of America)

Caitlin Francis (2017). Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC. WDBJ. 13 June.

Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare

(France)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare. ArtNet News. 12 June.

David Choe's Controversial Bowery Mural Tagged with Giant Letters

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). David Choe's Controversial Bowery Mural Tagged with Giant Letters. Hyperallergic. 12 June.

Judge Declines To Dismiss Art Forgery Case Involving Former Franklin Pierce Professor

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). Judge Declines To Dismiss Art Forgery Case Involving Former Franklin Pierce Professor. New Hampshire Public Radio. 12 June.

Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy, Stephen Kurkjian (2017). Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing. The Boston Globe. 12 June.

Man attempts painting theft at WA winery

(Australia)

Sky News (2017). Man attempts painting theft at WA winery. Sky News. 12 June.

Agnes Gund Sells a Lichtenstein to Start Criminal Justice Fund

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). Agnes Gund Sells a Lichtenstein to Start Criminal Justice Fund. The New York Times. 11 June.

'You've got to be joking': Brazen art theft in Swan Valley caught on CCTV

(Australia)

Hannah Barry (2017). 'You've got to be joking': Brazen art theft in Swan Valley caught on CCTV. WA Today. 11 June.

Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo's Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo's Portrait. Hyperallergic. 9 June.

Abilene PD brushes off value of stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Brooke Crum (2017). Abilene PD brushes off value of stolen paintings. Abilene Reporter-News. 9 June.

Art Worth Thousands Stolen From Portland Exhibit

(United States of America)

Jacob Dean (2017). Art Worth Thousands Stolen From Portland Exhibit. KXL. 9 June.

How this exam artwork was stolen from a car, dumped by bins and later mysteriously returned to its owner

(United Kingdom)

Melissa Jones (2017). How this exam artwork was stolen from a car, dumped by bins and later mysteriously returned to its owner. Gloucestershire Live. 9 June.

Frank Ocean Has Been Accused of Stealing the Art for His blondedRadio Show

(United States of America; Germany)

Joshua Espinoza (2017). Frank Ocean Has Been Accused of Stealing the Art for His blondedRadio Show. Complex. 8 June.

Nazi loot hunter Richard Aronowitz on the darkness of past and present

(United Kingdom)

The Irish News (2017). Nazi loot hunter Richard Aronowitz on the darkness of past and present. The Irish News. 8 June.

What Distinguishes Cultural Exchange from Cultural Appropriation?

(General)

Rivka Galchen, Anna Holmes (2017). What Distinguishes Cultural Exchange from Cultural Appropriation?. The New York Times. 8 June.

Taubman show goes on despite art theft

(United States of America)

Mike Allen (2017). Taubman show goes on despite art theft. The Roanoke Times. 7 June.

Cops: Trio used art as distraction in wallet theft at Roswell gallery

(United States of America)

Mitchell Northam (2017). Cops: Trio used art as distraction in wallet theft at Roswell gallery. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 7 June.

Will a $10 million reward solve the world's biggest art heist?

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2017). Will a $10 million reward solve the world's biggest art heist?. CNN. 7 June.

The art born of destruction

(General)

Prospero (2017). The art born of destruction. The Economist. 7 June.

The fine art of forgery to be on display

(New Zealand)

Alister Browne (2017). The fine art of forgery to be on display. Manawatu Standard. 7 June.

Former Sothebys Specialist Faces Extradition to US Over Ponzi Scheme Worth Millions

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Former Sothebys Specialist Faces Extradition to US Over Ponzi Scheme Worth Millions. ArtNet News. 7 June.

"Cattle Thief" Rustles Calf Statue From Yard On North Side

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). "Cattle Thief" Rustles Calf Statue From Yard On North Side. CBS. 6 June.

Bern museum sells part of controversial inheritance

(Switzerland)

SwissInfo (2017). Bern museum sells part of controversial inheritance. SwissInfo. 6 June.

Professor Helps Bust Italian Art Theft Ring

(Italy)

Brigit Katz (2017). Professor Helps Bust Italian Art Theft Ring. Smithsonian. 6 June.

Banksys Plan to Sway UK Voters With Free Art Got Nixed Because It Was Totally Illegal

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Banksys Plan to Sway UK Voters With Free Art Got Nixed Because It Was Totally Illegal. ArtNet News. 6 June.

Police: '$2 million in paintings' stolen from Abilene motel

(United States of America)

Jamie Burch (2017). Police: '$2 million in paintings' stolen from Abilene motel. KTXS. 5 June.

Skip the fake, snag the masterpiece

(United States of America)

Colleen Walsh (2017). Skip the fake, snag the masterpiece. Harvard Gazette. 5 June.

Photographer Sues Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters over Use of Tupac Image

(United States of America)

Jessica Meiselman (2017). Photographer Sues Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters over Use of Tupac Image. Artsy. 5 June.

Owner of stolen Colourist paintings expresses disgust at collapse of court case

(United Kingdom)

Phil Miller (2017). Owner of stolen Colourist paintings expresses disgust at collapse of court case. The Herald. 5 June.

Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him. The Daily Mail. 3 June.

Former Contractor Sues Dale Chihuly, Claiming He Helped Create Artwork

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2017). Former Contractor Sues Dale Chihuly, Claiming He Helped Create Artwork. The New York Times. 3 June.

Swiss capital beefs up research team for Nazi-looted art

(Switzerland)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Swiss capital beefs up research team for Nazi-looted art. Catherine Hickley. 3 June.

Selfies Add to Museum Hazards

(General)

Denise Johnson (2017). Selfies Add to Museum Hazards. Claims Journal. 2 June.

How Two Top Collectors Avoided Germanys New Protectionist Art Law

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). How Two Top Collectors Avoided Germanys New Protectionist Art Law. ArtNet News. 2 June.

One of S Koreas Most Famous Paintings, but by Whom?

(South Korea)

Haeryun Kang (2017). One of S Koreas Most Famous Paintings, but by Whom?. Korea Exposé. 2 June.

Ontario Gov't Overpaying For Giant Counterfeit Of My Rubber Duck: Artist

(Canada)

Zi-Ann Lum (2017). Ontario Gov't Overpaying For Giant Counterfeit Of My Rubber Duck: Artist. Huffington Post. 2 June.

Paintings stolen from Nepean gallery

(Canada)

Elise von Scheel (2017). Paintings stolen from Nepean gallery. CBC. 2 June.

Ideas about art sometimes cause real damage to people

(United States of America)

Paul Stolen (2017). Ideas about art sometimes cause real damage to people. Star Tribune. 2 June.

Artist sets up six cameras to catch thieves of shark-themed art in Chatham

(United Kingdom)

Steve Annear (2017). Artist sets up six cameras to catch thieves of shark-themed art in Chatham. The Boston Globe. 2 June.

Banksy thief reveals how he stole street artist's work in new documentary

(United Kingdom)

Jessie Thompson (2017). Banksy thief reveals how he stole street artist's work in new documentary. Evening Standard. 2 June.

Art Basel Sues Adidas for Trademark Infringement

(Switzerland)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Art Basel Sues Adidas for Trademark Infringement. Artsy. 31 May.

Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Why It's So Hard to Find the Original Owners of Nazi-Looted Art

(General)

Jackie Mansky (2017). Why It's So Hard to Find the Original Owners of Nazi-Looted Art. Smithsonian. 31 May.

Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

(United States of America)

BBC News (2017). Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row. BBC News. 30 May.

REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Luke Sproule (2017). REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces. The Oxford Times. 30 May.

Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives

(United States of America)

Melissa Merli (2017). Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives. The News Gazete. 28 May.

After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Austria; France)

Malcolm Gay (2017). After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art. The Boston Globe. 28 May.

Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic

(Italy; Sweden)

Andrea Vogt (2017). Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic. The Telegraph. 28 May.

'I wasn't cock-a-hoop that I'd fooled the experts': Britain's master forger tells all

(United Kingdom)

Simon Parkin (2017). 'I wasn't cock-a-hoop that I'd fooled the experts': Britain's master forger tells all. The Guardian. 27 May.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida. CBS. 26 May.

Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

(Australia)

Tim Stone (2017). Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media

(Hong Kong; United States of America)

Catherine Shaw (2017). Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media. Wallpaper. 26 May.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection

(United States of America)

Christian Erin-Madsen (2017). Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection. ArtNet News. 25 May.

'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight

(United States of America)

Bill Lindelof (2017). 'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight. The Sacramento Bee. 25 May.

Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work

(United States of America; Ukraine)

Emma Gatten (2017). Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work. The Telegraph. 25 May.

LGBTI refugees stole a piece of art and the artist is loving it

(Greece)

Stefanie Gerdes (2017). LGBTI refugees stole a piece of art and the artist is loving it. Gay Star News. 25 May.

David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH

(United States of America)

Melissa Hanson (2017). David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH. Mass Live. 25 May.

Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists

(United States of America)

James Chapin (2017). Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists. Creative Loafing. 24 May.

Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2017). Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Million-dollar Lindauer art heist in Auckland more sophisticated than police have revealed

(New Zealand)

Kurt Bayer (2017). Million-dollar Lindauer art heist in Auckland more sophisticated than police have revealed. New Zealand Herald. 23 May.

Cotswolds art dealer, 69, 'stole paintings worth £1million including artworks by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood from his clients'

(United Kingdom)

Dave Burke (2017). Cotswolds art dealer, 69, 'stole paintings worth £1million including artworks by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood from his clients'. The Daily Mail. 23 May.

Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Birthday girl, boyfriend arrested for art theft

(China)

Global Times (2017). Birthday girl, boyfriend arrested for art theft. Global Times. 22 May.

Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit

(United States of America)

Sasha Lenninger (2017). Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit. KOAT. 22 May.

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say. Reuters. 22 May.

Twist in $1m heist riddle

(New Zealand)

Phil Taylor (2017). Twist in $1m heist riddle. New Zealand Herald. 21 May.

True or 'Valse'? Eccentric art museum features genuine fakes.

(Netherlands)

Claudia Capos (2017). True or 'Valse'? Eccentric art museum features genuine fakes.. The Boston Globe. 19 May.

Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

$7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting

(United States of America)

Joe Malinconico (2017). $7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting. North Jersey. 18 May.

Wracają nieliczne utracone dzieła sztuki

(Poland)

Few lost artworks returned

Gra\.zyna Zawadka (2017). Wracają nieliczne utracone dzieła sztuki. Rzeczpospolita. 18 May.

Case dropped against north-east pair accused of stealing paintings worth more than £100,000

(United Kingdom)

Evening Express (2017). Case dropped against north-east pair accused of stealing paintings worth more than £100,000. Evening Express. 18 May.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings. Hyperallergic. 17 May.

Wheal Martyn in St Austell offers cash reward for safe return of iconic clay worker statue

(United Kingdom)

Shannon Hards (2017). Wheal Martyn in St Austell offers cash reward for safe return of iconic clay worker statue. Cornwall Live. 17 May.

'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner

(United Kingdom)

Sam Evans (2017). 'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner. Stroud News. 17 May.

Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million

(United States of America)

Allyssia Alleyne (2017). Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million. CNN. 16 May.

Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork

(United States of America)

Jamie Feldman (2017). Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork. Huffington Post. 16 May.

Injecting Your Painting With Synthetic DNA Could End Art Forgery as We Know It

(General)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Injecting Your Painting With Synthetic DNA Could End Art Forgery as We Know It. ArtNet News. 15 May.

Are the Dutch Lagging in Efforts to Return Art Looted by the Nazis?

(Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2017). Are the Dutch Lagging in Efforts to Return Art Looted by the Nazis?. The New York Times. 12 May.

Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case

(Russia)

RAPSI (2017). Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case. RAPSI. 12 May.

'Iuris&Lex' Analiza a fondo la nueva Ley contra el tráfico de arte

(General)

Juris & Lex thoroughly analyse the new anti art trafficking law

'El Economista' (2017). 'Iuris&Lex' Analiza a fondo la nueva Ley contra el tráfico de arte. El Economista. 12 May.

It ain't me babe: Dealer uncovers Dylan art forgery

(United Kingdom)

Dayla Alberge (2017). It ain't me babe: Dealer uncovers Dylan art forgery. The Guardian. 11 May.

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans. Hyperallergic. 11 May.

Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?

(Nigeria)

Lizzie Crocker (2017). Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?. The Daily Beast. 11 May.

Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums

(United States of America)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights. ArtNet News. 10 May.

A New Particle Accelerator Will Help Identify Art Forgeries, Because Science

(Switzerland)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A New Particle Accelerator Will Help Identify Art Forgeries, Because Science. ArtNet News. 10 May.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen (2017). Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy. Apollo. 10 May.

Holocaust Survivors in Poland Find Restitution Claims 'Like a Carousel'

(Poland)

Nina Siegal (2017). Holocaust Survivors in Poland Find Restitution Claims 'Like a Carousel'. The New York Times. 10 May.

Pair appear in court over alleged art theft near comedians north-east home

(United Kingdom)

Karen Roberts (2017). Pair appear in court over alleged art theft near comedians north-east home. Evening Express. 10 May.

Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?

(Nigeria)

Kehinde Omotosho (2017). Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?. Pulse. 10 May.

Banksy's Brexit mural vandalised just hours after £1million EU artwork appears in Dover

(United Kingdom)

Zoie O'Brien (2017). Banksy's Brexit mural vandalised just hours after £1million EU artwork appears in Dover. Express. 9 May.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Cops hunt man who stole art from St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh city centre where Outlander was filmed

(United Kingdom)

Connor Boylan (2017). Cops hunt man who stole art from St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh city centre where Outlander was filmed. The Scottish Sun. 8 May.

Priceless artwork looted from yesteryear Bollywood actress Nutan's Mumbra bungalow

(India)

Faisal Tandel (2017). Priceless artwork looted from yesteryear Bollywood actress Nutan's Mumbra bungalow. Mid-day. 8 May.

Why Stealing Art Is a Terrible Idea

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Why Stealing Art Is a Terrible Idea. Artsy. 7 May.

High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive. Summit Daily. 7 May.

Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation

(Canada)

Cassandra Szklarski (2017). Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation. Metro. 7 May.

A Group of Seven mystery

(Canada)

Marsha Lederman (2017). A Group of Seven mystery. The Globe and Mail. 6 May.

The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors. The New York Times. 5 May.

The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion. ArtNet News. 5 May.

Europe's Tainted Art Works

(General)

Judy Zhou (2017). Europe's Tainted Art Works. Varsity. 4 May.

Can Art Legally Threaten the President?

(United States of America)

Scott Indrisek (2017). Can Art Legally Threaten the President?. Artsy. 3 May.

'Menace to society' Anthony Ricardo Sannd heading back to jail over theft of $130,000 motorcycle

(New Zealand)

Jared Savage (2017). 'Menace to society' Anthony Ricardo Sannd heading back to jail over theft of $130,000 motorcycle. New Zealand Herald. 3 May.

Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi

(France)

AFP (2017). Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi. South China Morning Post. 3 May.

Remix Culture Nears Its Logical Conclusion

(General)

Adrienne LaFrance (2017). Remix Culture Nears Its Logical Conclusion. The Atlantic. 3 May.

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids

(Russia)

Nick Holdsworth (2017). How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids. Christian Science Monitor. 3 May.

Exhibition of art looted from Czech Jews opens in Prague

(Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor (2017). Exhibition of art looted from Czech Jews opens in Prague. Prague Daily Monitor. 3 May.

Alex Katz Painting Stolen From Munich Gallery in Broad Daylight

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Alex Katz Painting Stolen From Munich Gallery in Broad Daylight. ArtNet News. 2 May.

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested. The Art Newspaper. 2 May.

Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi

(France)

The Local (2017). Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi. The Local. 2 May.

14 pieces of art which decorated Leigh's roads for pop art trial stolen

(United Kingdom)

Charlotte Austen-Hardey (2017). 14 pieces of art which decorated Leigh's roads for pop art trial stolen. Halstead Gazette. 2 May.

The Art Market's Modigliani Forgery Epidemic

(General)

Milton Esterow (2017). The Art Market's Modigliani Forgery Epidemic. Vanity Fair. 1 May.

Seamstresses restore stolen tapestry panel

(United Kingdom)

Jane Bradley (2017). Seamstresses restore stolen tapestry panel. The Scotsman. 1 May.

Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect

(United States of America)

WAFF (2017). Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect. WAFF. 1 May.

Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US. The Times of Israel. 28 April.

Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea

(Russia; Ukraine; Germany)

Fionn Hargreaves (2017). Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea. The Daily Mail. 28 April.

Piper painting worth £10,000 stolen in 'targeted theft'

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Piper painting worth £10,000 stolen in 'targeted theft'. BBC News. 28 April.

Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission

(United States of America)

Cara Ober (2017). Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission. Hyperallergic. 28 April.

Italian Art Dealer Swindled Out of Paintings by Rembrandt and Renoir Worth $30 Million

(Italy)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Italian Art Dealer Swindled Out of Paintings by Rembrandt and Renoir Worth $30 Million. ArtNet News. 28 April.

Police inquiries under way as jewellery and paintings taken in house raids

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2017). Police inquiries under way as jewellery and paintings taken in house raids. The Herald. 28 April.

Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist

(United States of America)

Andrea V. Watson (2017). Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist. DNA Info. 28 April.

Art worth thousands stolen from Lincolnshire home

(United Kingdom)

Nicholas Fletcher (2017). Art worth thousands stolen from Lincolnshire home. Lincolnshire Live. 28 April.

Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard. The Daily Mail. 27 April.

'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats

(Austria)

Nina Siegal (2017). 'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats. National Post. 27 April.

Police hunt thieves who stole six-foot African sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Mark Mackay (2017). Police hunt thieves who stole six-foot African sculpture. The Courier. 27 April.

Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police

(Spain)

John Smith (2017). Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police. EuroWeekly. 27 April.

Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2017). Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds. New Jersey Jewish News. 27 April.

MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship. ArtNet News. 26 April.

Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor

(United States of America)

Pete Kasperowicz (2017). Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor. Washington Examiner. 26 April.

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

(Switzerland; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June. News 1130. 26 April.

Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later

(United States of America; France)

Max Kutner (2017). Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later. Newsweek. 26 April.

Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy

(Italy)

German Press Agency (2017). Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy. Daily Sabah. 26 April.

Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed

(United States of America)

Cody Thorn (2017). Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed. Maryville Daily Forum. 24 April.

Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France

(United States of America; France)

News 9 (2017). Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France. News 9. 24 April.

Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2017). Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum. Daily Herald. 24 April.

A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return

(Austria)

Cleve Wootson (2017). A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return. The Washington Post. 24 April.

Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale

(Austria)

Kate Connolly (2017). Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale. The Guardian. 23 April.

Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals

(Australia)

SBS (2017). Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals. SBS. 22 April.

Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face. CBC. 22 April.

Poland recovers artwork looted in World War II

(Poland)

Roberto Galea (2017). Poland recovers artwork looted in World War II. Poland Radio. 22 April.

Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted

(United States of America)

David Boddiger (2017). Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted. Fusion. 22 April.

Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center. ArtNet News. 21 April.

Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters

(General)

Julia Halperin (2017). Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters. The Art Newspaper. 21 April.

Art thieves steal $30,000 worth of work from painter

(New Zealand)

Jimmy Kouratoras (2017). Art thieves steal $30,000 worth of work from painter. Scoop. 21 April.

German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims

(United States of America; Germany)

Reuters (2017). German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims. Reuters. 21 April.

Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms

(United States of America)

Jonathan Leack (2017). Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms. Game Revolution. 21 April.

Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says

(United States of America)

Michael Braun (2017). Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says. News-Press. 20 April.

Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial. ArtNet News. 20 April.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz (2017). Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy. The Art Newspaper. 20 April.

Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution

(United States of America; Germany)

Stewart Ain (2017). Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution. The Jewish Week. 20 April.

Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2017). Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate

(United Kingdom)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore

(Singapore; Switzerland)

Vincent Noce (2017). Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore. The Art Newspaper. 19 April.

One of Wheal Martyn's famous St Austell clay worker statues is vandalised and another stolen

(United Kingdom)

C G Steve (2017). One of Wheal Martyn's famous St Austell clay worker statues is vandalised and another stolen. Cornwall Live. 18 April.

Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works. Yonhap News Agency. 18 April.

Nat'l museum pushes ahead with exhibit to show Chun Kyung-ja's 'Beautiful Woman'

(South Africa)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Nat'l museum pushes ahead with exhibit to show Chun Kyung-ja's 'Beautiful Woman'. Yonhap News Agency. 18 April.

Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy

(Japan)

The Japan Times (2017). Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy. The Japan Times. 18 April.

Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol. Artsy. 17 April.

Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts

(United States of America)

The Toledo Blade (2017). Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts. The Crescent-News. 17 April.

Outcry after historic plaque goes missing

(Thailand)

The Nation (2017). Outcry after historic plaque goes missing. The Nation. 16 April.

Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Bust of Father Jaime Salcido stolen, was at the church of Fátima

Pepe Ávila (2017). Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima. Expreso. 16 April.

RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work

(United Kingdom)

Ed Oldfield (2017). RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work. Devon Live. 15 April.

Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl". Hyperallergic. 14 April.

Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court

(United States of America; Germany)

Spencer S. Hsu (2017). Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court. The Washington Post. 14 April.

Dundee designer accuses German reality star of plagiarising t-shirt

(United Kingdom)

Ciaran Sneddon (2017). Dundee designer accuses German reality star of plagiarising t-shirt. The Courier. 14 April.

Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?. Artsy. 13 April.

Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner. Artlyst. 13 April.

Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government

(Iran)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government. Hyperallergic. 13 April.

Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era. The Art Newspaper. 13 April.

Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama

(Bosnia)

A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina (2017). Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama. Nezavisne. 13 April.

How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.

Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home

(United States of America)

David Unze (2017). Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home. SCTimes. 12 April.

Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?

(United States of America)

James Barron (2017). Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?. The New York Times. 12 April.

The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans

(United States of America)

Selina Cheng (2017). The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans. Quartz. 12 April.

Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry

(General)

Elizabeth Blosfield (2017). Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry. Insurance Journal. 11 April.

Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks. ArtNet News. 11 April.

FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2017). FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind. ArtNet News. 10 April.

Cultural appropriation: theft or fair exchange?

(General)

Andy Pratt (2017). Cultural appropriation: theft or fair exchange?. The Conversation. 10 April.

Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland art heist 'radioactive'

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Wynn (2017). Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland art heist 'radioactive'. New Zealand Herald. 9 April.

Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building. CBC. 7 April.

Handyman Jailed for Stealing $623,000 in Paintings from Alan Davie

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Elbaor (2017). Handyman Jailed for Stealing $623,000 in Paintings from Alan Davie. ArtNet News. 7 April.

Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis

(Israel; United States of America)

Aron Heller (2017). Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis. Seattle Times. 7 April.

Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols

(United States of America)

Don Debenedictis (2017). LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols. Courthouse News. 6 April.

$10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center

(United States of America)

Sabra Stafford (2017). $10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center. Turlock Journal. 6 April.

Forging Papers to Sell Fake Art

(General)

FBI (2017). Forging Papers to Sell Fake Art. FBI. 6 April.

West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals

(United States of America)

Emily Patrick (2017). West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals. Citizen-Times. 6 April.

Top 5 Unsolved Heists

(General)

Miss Rosen (2017). Top 5 Unsolved Heists. Crave Online. 6 April.

Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro. India. 6 April.

Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Switzerland)

David D'arcy (2017). Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Author wants to see Gardner heist solved

(United States of America)

Bera Dunau (2017). Author wants to see Gardner heist solved. The Foxboro Reporter. 6 April.

Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum. Daily Sabah. 6 April.

Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years

(United States of America)

William Taylor Potter (2017). Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years. LSU Now. 6 April.

Here are the most famous heists in the world of art

(General)

The Economic Times (2017). Here are the most famous heists in the world of art. The Economic Times. 6 April.

This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism

(General)

Brian Boucher (2017). This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 5 April.

Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing. The Art Newspaper. 5 April.

Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1

(United States of America)

Emily Mieure (2017). Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1. Jackson Hole News & Guide. 5 April.

Second mystery in million-dollar theft of Lindauer paintings from Auckland gallery

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Johnston (2017). Second mystery in million-dollar theft of Lindauer paintings from Auckland gallery. Bay of Plenty Times. 5 April.

Van Gogh burglar jumps into canal to avoid cops after brief stand-off

(Netherlands)

Zack Newmark (2017). Van Gogh burglar jumps into canal to avoid cops after brief stand-off. NLTimes. 5 April.

Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2017). Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces. The Toledo Blade. 5 April.

Students' artwork stolen from UNM building

(United States of America)

Brittany Costello (2017). Students' artwork stolen from UNM building. KOB. 5 April.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak. Hyperallergic. 4 April.

How the Nazi-Tainted Gurlitt Hoard Is Shaping documenta 14

(Germany; Greece)

Sarah Cascone (2017). How the Nazi-Tainted Gurlitt Hoard Is Shaping documenta 14. ArtNet News. 4 April.

US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Germany)

The Jewish Post (2017). US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art. The Jerusalem Post. 4 April.

Popular Mural by William Kentridge in Rome Defaced by Vandals

(Italy)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Popular Mural by William Kentridge in Rome Defaced by Vandals. ArtNet News. 3 April.

Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art

(General)

Fran O'Brien (2017). Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art. Think Advisor. 3 April.

Police release CCTV footage of theft of Lindauer paintings

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald (2017). Police release CCTV footage of theft of Lindauer paintings. Bay of Plenty Times. 3 April.

Theft of Māori paintings stuns descendant

(New Zealand)

Jacob Brown (2017). Theft of Māori paintings stuns descendant. News Hub. 2 April.

Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom

(New Zealand)

Matthew Theunissen (2017). Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom. New Zealand Herald. 2 April.

The Mystery of Lucian Freud's Missing 'Bacon'

(Germany)

Allison McNearney (2017). The Mystery of Lucian Freud's Missing 'Bacon'. The Daily Beast. 2 April.

The secret lives of works of art: What percentage of a museum's holdings are likely to be fakes?

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). The secret lives of works of art: What percentage of a museum's holdings are likely to be fakes?. Salon. 2 April.

Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary

(New Zealand)

Anna Loren (2017). Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary. Stuff.co.nz. 1 April.

Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand (2017). Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ. Radio New Zealand. 1 April.

Million-dollar Parnell art heist: Interpol on watch for thieves

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald (2017). Million-dollar Parnell art heist: Interpol on watch for thieves. New Zealand Herald. 1 April.

Germany pays €1.2 million for Kirchner painting seized by Nazis

(Germany)

Reuters (2017). Germany pays €1.2 million for Kirchner painting seized by Nazis. Ynet News. 31 March.

How two Irish students stole a masterpiece worth millions in an act of political protest

(United Kingdom; Ireland)

Steve Cannane (2017). How two Irish students stole a masterpiece worth millions in an act of political protest. ABC Australia. 31 March.

Workers' Strike Closes Centre Pompidou in Paris for Fifth Consecutive Day

(France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Workers' Strike Closes Centre Pompidou in Paris for Fifth Consecutive Day. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Court Orders Antiques Dealer to Pay Gallerist $1.1 Million Over Fake Renoir in Bizarre Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Court Orders Antiques Dealer to Pay Gallerist $1.1 Million Over Fake Renoir in Bizarre Trial. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Who Should Pay Artists? Christie's Fights Back in France Over New Resale Rules

(France)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Who Should Pay Artists? Christie's Fights Back in France Over New Resale Rules. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners

(United States of America)

FBI (2017). Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners. FBI. 31 March.

Lawsuits, forgeries and family feuds: The afterlives of famous artists

(General)

Sara Hamdan (2017). Lawsuits, forgeries and family feuds: The afterlives of famous artists. CNN. 31 March.

Acclaimed artist Suzi Malin 'distraught' after burglar steals life's work

(United Kingdom)

Robert Dex (2017). Acclaimed artist Suzi Malin 'distraught' after burglar steals life's work. Evening Standard. 30 March.

Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest. The Art Newspaper. 30 March.

Have You Seen These Paintings? Cardenas Artwork Stolen From Former Bring Funeral Home Space

(United States of America)

Mari Herreras (2017). Have You Seen These Paintings? Cardenas Artwork Stolen From Former Bring Funeral Home Space. The Range. 30 March.

Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison

(United States of America)

Los Angeles Times (2017). Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison. Los Angeles Times. 30 March.

Window cleaner accused of £500k Alan Davie art theft

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Window cleaner accused of £500k Alan Davie art theft. BBC News. 29 March.

Danish auction house in hot water again over sale of stolen painting

(Denmark)

Stephen Gadd (2017). Danish auction house in hot water again over sale of stolen painting. CPH Post. 28 March.

A university's painting went missing. Police are searching for three people of interest

(United States of America)

Victoria St. Martin (2017). A university's painting went missing. Police are searching for three people of interest. The Washington Post. 28 March.

Robert Gentile, A Suspect In Gardner Museum Art Heist, Agrees To Plead Guilty To Weapons Charges

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Robert Gentile, A Suspect In Gardner Museum Art Heist, Agrees To Plead Guilty To Weapons Charges. The Hartford Courant. 28 March.

The Nazi art hunter fighting for the return of stolen masterpieces

(Canada)

Mark Saunokonoko (2017). The Nazi art hunter fighting for the return of stolen masterpieces. 9 News. 27 March.

Art attack: Why do people try to destroy museum masterpieces?

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). Art attack: Why do people try to destroy museum masterpieces?. Salon. 26 March.

Professor details work finding lost art stolen by Nazis

(United States of America)

Jonathan Turner (2017). Professor details work finding lost art stolen by Nazis. Dispatch Argus. 26 March.

FIA initiates inquiry into 'disappearance and theft' of art from PNCA

(Pakistan)

Shakeel Qarar (2017). FIA initiates inquiry into 'disappearance and theft' of art from PNCA. Dawn. 24 March.

Strike at the Musée Rodin Steals Thunder of Major Survey of the Artist at Grand Palais

(France)

Perwana Nazif (2017). Strike at the Musée Rodin Steals Thunder of Major Survey of the Artist at Grand Palais. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Turkish Artist Zehra Doğan Sentenced to Prison for Painting of Kurdish Town Attack

(Turkey)

Perwana Nazif (2017). Turkish Artist Zehra Doğan Sentenced to Prison for Painting of Kurdish Town Attack. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Performance artists living in exile in the UK might be forced to return to Poland

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Rob Shap (2017). Performance artists living in exile in the UK might be forced to return to Poland. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill

(United States of America)

Peter Hermann (2017). Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill. The Washington Post. 23 March.

Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage

(Morocco; Italy)

Emily Sharpe (2017). Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Forever 21 Accused of Copying Charles Smith's Design Concept

(United States of America)

India Pougher (2017). Forever 21 Accused of Copying Charles Smith's Design Concept. Teen Vogue. 22 March.

Replica of artefact destroyed by ISIS announced as London's next Fourth Plinth installation

(United Kingdom; Iraq)

Alice Morby (2017). Replica of artefact destroyed by ISIS announced as London's next Fourth Plinth installation. Dezeen. 21 March.

Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest. ArtNet News. 21 March.

Bruton theft saw £2.5m worth of paintings and jewellery stolen and woman tied up overnight

(United Kingdom)

James Wood (2017). Bruton theft saw £2.5m worth of paintings and jewellery stolen and woman tied up overnight. Somerset Live. 20 March.

Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary. ArtNet News. 20 March.

Orkney 'Viking' totem pole vandalised

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Orkney 'Viking' totem pole vandalised. BBC News. 19 March.

Jail time for man who sold stolen plaques, sculpture

(Canada)

Sue Yanagisawa (2017). Jail time for man who sold stolen plaques, sculpture. The Whig. 19 March.

As Stolen Van Goghs Return to View, a Thief Tells All

(Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2017). As Stolen Van Goghs Return to View, a Thief Tells All. The New York Times. 19 March.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: las claves del cuarto comercio ilegal del mundo

(Argentina)

Trafficking in cultural goods: the keys to the fourth largest illegal market in the world

Irene Hartmann (2017). Tráfico de bienes culturales: las claves del cuarto comercio ilegal del mundo. Clarín. 19 March.

World renowned artist will hold first exhibition since £100,000 theft of paintings from Marwell Zoo

(United Kingdom)

Hampshire Chronicle (2017). World renowned artist will hold first exhibition since £100,000 theft of paintings from Marwell Zoo. Hampshire Chronicle. 19 March.

Man charged over attack on Gainsborough painting at National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Alice Ross (2017). Man charged over attack on Gainsborough painting at National Gallery. The Guardian. 19 March.

Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk. Wired. 18 March.

Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town

(South Africa; United States of America)

Martin Hall (2017). Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town. Times Higher Education. 18 March.

Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2017). Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings. The Boston Globe. 18 March.

Law of Return

(Israel)

Jonathan Kandell (2017). Law of Return. Art & Antiques. 17 March.

Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations

(United Arab Emirates; Iraq)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations. ArtNet News. 17 March.

Bronze arrowhead stolen from Ditto Landing sculpture

(United States of America)

WAFF (2017). Bronze arrowhead stolen from Ditto Landing sculpture. WAFF. 17 March.

Centre Pompidou broke even on Koons retrospective, Paris court decision reveals

(France)

Alexis Fournol (2017). Centre Pompidou broke even on Koons retrospective, Paris court decision reveals. The Art Newspaper. 17 March.

Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?

(General)

Alice Farren-Bradley (2017). Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?. Apollo. 16 March.

Painting pincher gets the axe

(Thailand; Japan)

King-Oua Laohong (2017). Painting pincher gets the axe. Bangkok Post. 16 March.

Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art?

(United States of America)

AFP (2017). Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art?. The Daily Mail. 16 March.

Russia's oriental museum takes custody of Roerich paintings seized in fraud probe

(Russia)

TASS (2017). Russia's oriental museum takes custody of Roerich paintings seized in fraud probe. TASS. 16 March.

Police Recover 67 Works Stolen in $2.6 Million Vienna Art Heist

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Police Recover 67 Works Stolen in $2.6 Million Vienna Art Heist. ArtNet News. 15 March.

Why everyone's talking about forensics in the art market

(General)

Stephanie Dieckvoss (2017). Why everyone's talking about forensics in the art market. Apollo. 15 March.

16 Years Later, Stash of Stolen Paintings Found Near Crime Scene

(Denmark)

Perwana Nazif (2017). 16 Years Later, Stash of Stolen Paintings Found Near Crime Scene. ArtNet News. 15 March.

Shadow of Old Masters' Forgeries Hangs Over an Art Fair

(Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2017). Shadow of Old Masters' Forgeries Hangs Over an Art Fair. The New York Times. 15 March.

For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved ones

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang (2017). For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved ones. Miami Herald. 15 March.

What Happens If You Break an Artwork?

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). What Happens If You Break an Artwork?. Artsy. 14 March.

WPD: $40,000 worth of paintings stolen from south Wichita storage unit

(United States of America)

KWCH (2017). WPD: $40,000 worth of paintings stolen from south Wichita storage unit. KWCH. 14 March.

German Art Collectors Face a Painful Past: Do I Own Nazi Loot?

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). German Art Collectors Face a Painful Past: Do I Own Nazi Loot?. The New York Times. 14 March.

$8k in artwork stolen from North Valley home

(United States of America)

Nicole Perez (2017). $8k in artwork stolen from North Valley home. Albuquerque Journal. 13 March.

$6,000 worth of paintings stolen from Saugerties art studio

(United States of America)

Daily Freeman (2017). $6,000 worth of paintings stolen from Saugerties art studio. Daily Freeman. 13 March.

Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators' ability to judge an object's quality is not

(United Kingdom)

Mark Jones (2017). Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators' ability to judge an object's quality is not. The Art Newspaper. 13 March.

Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say. Channel 3000. 13 March.

$30,000 worth of artwork stolen

(United States of America)

Chris Guardaro (2017). $30,000 worth of artwork stolen. KOAT. 11 March.

Police ask for help finding stolen painting

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Police ask for help finding stolen painting. Channel 3000. 11 March.

Man (52) who damaged Monet painting admits supermarket theft

(Ireland)

Nicola Donnelly (2017). Man (52) who damaged Monet painting admits supermarket theft. Irish Independent. 11 March.

No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey

(India)

Vinita Chaturvedi (2017). No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey. The Times of India. 10 March.

How Big Of A Problem Is Art Theft In The US?

(United States of America)

Mark Brodie (2017). How Big Of A Problem Is Art Theft In The US?. KJZZ. 10 March.

Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork

(Germany)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork. Artsy. 10 March.

Museum wants to teach Holocaust survivors and their families how to seek restitution

(United States of America)

Patricia Mazzei (2017). Museum wants to teach Holocaust survivors and their families how to seek restitution. Miami Herald. 10 March.

After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire

(United States of America)

Penny Arevalo (2017). After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire. The Orange County Register. 10 March.

Jeff Koons LLC and the Centre Pompidou are both found liable for copyright infringement in Paris court case

(France)

Alexis Fournol (2017). Jeff Koons LLC and the Centre Pompidou are both found liable for copyright infringement in Paris court case. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2017). de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount. Art Market Monitor. 9 March.

A Painting and News Report Land a Turkish Artist in Prison

(Turkey)

Seph Rodney (2017). A Painting and News Report Land a Turkish Artist in Prison. Hyperallergic. 9 March.

Police seek tips on stolen sculpture

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Police seek tips on stolen sculpture. CBC. 9 March.

Cleaning house: Russian oligarch loses $150million selling four paintings from his famous art collection after bulldozing the $95million Palm Beach estate he bought from Donald Trump

(Russia)

Jennifer Smith (2017). Cleaning house: Russian oligarch loses $150million selling four paintings from his famous art collection after bulldozing the $95million Palm Beach estate he bought from Donald Trump. The Daily Mail. 9 March.

Four Tefaf art dealers in disrepute due to potential forgeries

(Netherlands)

Daan van Lent (2017). Four Tefaf art dealers in disrepute due to potential forgeries. NRC. 8 March.

The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art

(United States of America)

Matthew Blitz (2017). The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art. Atlas Obscura. 8 March.

Swiss Authorities Seize Artworks From Billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach

(Switzerland)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). Swiss Authorities Seize Artworks From Billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach. ArtNet News. 8 March.

Dr. Oetker Is Showing the World What to Do with Nazi-Looted Art

(Germany)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Dr. Oetker Is Showing the World What to Do with Nazi-Looted Art. Artsy. 8 March.

Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2017). Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter. Art News. 7 March.

No takers for large collection of works belonging to art forger

(New Zealand)

Lindy Laird (2017). No takers for large collection of works belonging to art forger. The Northern Advocate. 7 March.

Health care worker gets 10 years for stealing artwork from elderly Wheat Ridge woman

(United States of America)

Tom McGhee (2017). Health care worker gets 10 years for stealing artwork from elderly Wheat Ridge woman. The Denver Post. 7 March.

Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works

(Germany; United States of America)

Kate Connolly (2017). Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works. The Guardian. 7 March.

Sabarmati Ashram mulls to step up security after theft

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Sabarmati Ashram mulls to step up security after theft. India. 6 March.

Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS. 6 March.

Thieves take statue worth over £4,000 in art gallery break-in

(United Kingdom)

Carl Eve (2017). Thieves take statue worth over £4,000 in art gallery break-in. The Herald. 4 March.

Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It

(Canada)

Blake Gopnik (2017). Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It. ArtNet News. 3 March.

Bank's Kandinsky painting was looted by Nazis, says family

(United States of America; Germany)

Holly Watt (2017). Bank's Kandinsky painting was looted by Nazis, says family. The Guardian. 3 March.

Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Hyperallergic. 3 March.

Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem. ArtNet News. 2 March.

An Online Exhibition Asks: What Makes "The Goldfinch" So Special?

(Netherlands)

Allison Meier (2017). An Online Exhibition Asks: What Makes "The Goldfinch" So Special?. Hyperallergic. 1 March.

Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years

(United States of America)

Beth Warden (2017). Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years. KSOO. 1 March.

Feds: Philly man stole signed Muhammad Ali painting from Kentucky museum

(United States of America)

Tommy Rowan (2017). Feds: Philly man stole signed Muhammad Ali painting from Kentucky museum. Philly.com. 1 March.

5 Art Market Misdeeds With Impressive Provenance

(General)

Bill Glass (2017). 5 Art Market Misdeeds With Impressive Provenance. Artlyst. 28 February.

Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US

(United States of America)

Juan Garcia Mosqueda (2017). Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US. Art Forum. 28 February.

Why it's so hard to return art stolen by Nazis

(Poland)

Weston Williams (2017). Why it's so hard to return art stolen by Nazis. The Christian Science Monitor. 28 February.

Christie's eyes loophole to duck Nazi-confiscated art suit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2017). Christie's eyes loophole to duck Nazi-confiscated art suit. New York Post. 28 February.

Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities

(General)

Tom Kline (2017). Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities. Wealth Management. 28 February.

Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court. NHPR. 28 February.

A Paris exhibit of Nazi-looted art honors a Europe many fear is under threat again

(France)

James McAuley (2017). A Paris exhibit of Nazi-looted art honors a Europe many fear is under threat again. The Washington Post. 28 February.

Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show. ArtNet News. 27 February.

Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist

(United States of America)

Mark Glover (2017). Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist. The Sacramento Bee. 27 February.

Stolen painting finds way home

(United Kingdom)

Tanya Yilmaz (2017). Stolen painting finds way home. This is Wiltshire. 27 February.

A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art

(United States of America)

William D. Cohan (2017). A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art. The New York Times. 27 February.

The $20 Million Heist at the Biggest Party in the World

(Brazil)

Allison McNearney (2017). The $20 Million Heist at the Biggest Party in the World. The Daily Beast. 26 February.

Jasper Johns Stolen Drawings Case Fred Dorfman Gallery Sued

(Canada; United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Jasper Johns Stolen Drawings Case Fred Dorfman Gallery Sued. Artlyst. 26 February.

Son of Nazi governor returns art stolen from Poland during second world war

(Poland)

Uki Goñi (2017). Son of Nazi governor returns art stolen from Poland during second world war. The Guardian. 26 February.

Dunfermline man jailed for art theft

(United Kingdom)

Dunfermline Press (2017). Dunfermline man jailed for art theft. Dunfermline Press. 24 February.

Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.

Thieves swoop on seascapes

(South Africa)

Barbara Hollands (2017). Thieves swoop on seascapes. Dispatch Live. 24 February.

Swiss tycoon's ex 'destroyed $25million art collection after using a blowtorch to empty out the safe in their Paris pad during nasty divorce and leaving behind just her wedding ring'

(Switzerland)

Chris Spargo (2017). Swiss tycoon's ex 'destroyed $25million art collection after using a blowtorch to empty out the safe in their Paris pad during nasty divorce and leaving behind just her wedding ring'. The Daily Mail. 24 February.

Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon

(Turkey)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

Asbury Park police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art

(United States of America)

Alex Napoliello (2017). Asbury Park police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art. NJ.com. 23 February.

US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

Guardia Civil arrest a gang involved in producing and selling fake paintings

(Spain)

John Smith (2017). Guardia Civil arrest a gang involved in producing and selling fake paintings. EuroWeekly. 23 February.

Popular Billericay park statue is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Mark Richardson (2017). Popular Billericay park statue is stolen. The Enquirer. 23 February.

Inside private art collections with Scan the World

(General)

Beau Jackson (2017). Inside private art collections with Scan the World. 3D Printing Industry. 23 February.

Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2017). Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art. The Art Newspaper. 22 February.

Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case

(United States of America)

Nicholas Handy (2017). Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case. Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. 22 February.

An Artful Robbery

(General)

Yvonne Dewerne (2017). An Artful Robbery. Harpers Bazaar. 21 February.

World's most infamous art forger legally sells fake Lowry-style paintings at auction for triple the expected value

(United Kingdom)

Paul Harper (2017). World's most infamous art forger legally sells fake Lowry-style paintings at auction for triple the expected value. The Sun. 21 February.

Suspect arrested in theft of LeBron James painting

(United States of America)

Maria Arcega-Dunn (2017). Suspect arrested in theft of LeBron James painting. Fox. 20 February.

Germany returns Adolph von Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Germany returns Adolph von Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution. CBC. 20 February.

Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris (2017). Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK. The Art Newspaper. 20 February.

Two valuable Lenkiewicz paintings have been stolen from a Plymouth home

(United Kingdom)

C Turner (2017). Two valuable Lenkiewicz paintings have been stolen from a Plymouth home. The Herald. 20 February.

Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Christopher D. Shea (2017). Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale. The New York Times. 20 February.

"Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso

(France)

Henry Samuel (2017). "Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso. The Telegraph. 20 February.

Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears

(United Kingdom)

Robin de Peyer (2017). Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears. Evening Standard. 20 February.

The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art

(Egypt)

Artlyst (2017). The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art. Artlyst. 19 February.

How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums

(United States of America)

Josh Niland (2017). How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums. Hyperallergic. 19 February.

Has the Art Market Become an Unwitting Partner in Crime?

(General)

Graham Bowley (2017). Has the Art Market Become an Unwitting Partner in Crime?. The New York Times. 19 February.

Art enthusiast devastated after Bradford on Avon gallery raided and £10,000 of paintings stolen

(United Kingdom)

Robin Murray (2017). Art enthusiast devastated after Bradford on Avon gallery raided and £10,000 of paintings stolen. Wiltshire Times. 18 February.

South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know

(South Korea)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know. Artsy. 17 February.

Pontormo Failure Prompts Calls for Tighter UK Heritage Protection Rules

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Pontormo Failure Prompts Calls for Tighter UK Heritage Protection Rules. ArtNet News. 17 February.

Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud

(Moldova)

BBC News (2017). Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud. BBC News. 17 February.

Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove

(Switzerland; Germany)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove. ArtNet News. 16 February.

Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show. ArtNet News. 16 February.

Markus Lüpertz Ditches His Düsseldorf Studio

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Markus Lüpertz Ditches His Düsseldorf Studio. ArtNet News. 16 February.

Case of Japan painting theft to be concluded by early March

(Japan; Thailand)

The Nation (2017). Case of Japan painting theft to be concluded by early March. The Nation. 16 February.

Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis

(United States of America)

Allison Plake (2017). Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis. SMU Daily. 16 February.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA (2017). Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca. ANSA. 16 February.

Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting. Antiques Trade Gazette. 16 February.

Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings. NBC. 16 February.

Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang"

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin (2017). Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang". The Daily Telegraph. 16 February.

One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat

(South Africa)

Lynsey Chutel (2017). One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat. Quartz. 16 February.

Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work

(Australia; United States of America)

Karen MIchael (2017). Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work. Domain. 15 February.

Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities. Tornos News. 15 February.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

The Associated Press (2017). Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church. Star Tribune. 14 February.

Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections

(China)

Georgina Adam (2017). Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections. The Art Newspaper. 14 February.

Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art

(Bosnia)

Igor Spaic (2017). Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art. Balkan Insight. 14 February.

After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum

(United States of America)

Allison Shapiro (2017). After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum. Daily Journal. 13 February.

Why auctioneers are buying into forensics

(General)

Melanie Gerlis (2017). Why auctioneers are buying into forensics. The Art Newspaper. 13 February.

Italy Recovers 14 More Paintings, Including a Salvador Dalí, From Collection of Mafia Boss

(Italy)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Italy Recovers 14 More Paintings, Including a Salvador Dalí, From Collection of Mafia Boss. ArtNet News. 13 February.

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2017). Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral. The Guardian. 12 February.

South Korea ex-culture minister charged over artist blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP (2017). South Korea ex-culture minister charged over artist blacklist. Art Daily. 11 February.

Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology. BBC News. 11 February.

Pensioner jailed for spate of art thefts

(United Kingdom)

Fiona Hamilton (2017). Pensioner jailed for spate of art thefts. The Times. 11 February.

Attempted art heist on Super Bowl foiled by BU students

(United States of America)

Nicole Fleming (2017). Attempted art heist on Super Bowl foiled by BU students. The Boston Globe. 11 February.

Man stole bronze figurine worth £400 but was "so drunk" he left it on bus

(United Kingdom)

Kate Wilson (2017). Man stole bronze figurine worth £400 but was "so drunk" he left it on bus. Daily Echo. 11 February.

Hombre que robó obra de arte fue detenido tras jactarse de delito para hablar con mujer

(Chile)

Man who stole piece of art was arrested after boasting of crime to woman

P. Silva (2017). Hombre que robó obra de arte fue detenido tras jactarse de delito para hablar con mujer. La Tercera. 10 February.

Wall mural stolen from Kensington Gardens school, SA

(Australia)

Mirage News (2017). Wall mural stolen from Kensington Gardens school, SA. Mirage News. 10 February.

'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum

(Ireland)

Allison Bray (2017). 'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum. Irish Independent. 10 February.

Right-Wing Extremists Vandalize Politically Charged Art Exhibition in Kiev

(Ukraine)

Hili Perlson (2017). Right-Wing Extremists Vandalize Politically Charged Art Exhibition in Kiev. ArtNet News. 10 February.

Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns. Hyperallergic. 10 February.

Bolton saleroom offer convicted faker's 'Lowry' imitations

(United Kingdom)

Alex Capon (2017). Bolton saleroom offer convicted faker's 'Lowry' imitations. Antiques Trade Gazette. 10 February.

5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). 5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work. Daily Sabah. 9 February.

Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery

(United States of America; Canada; Italy)

Chris Perez (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery. New York Post. 8 February.

Ethics code and transparency are key in protecting image of art market

(General)

Laura Chesters (2017). Ethics code and transparency are key in protecting image of art market. Antiques Trade Gazette. 8 February.

Stopping the fake indigenous art flood when does cultural appropriation become theft?

(Australia)

Lexology (2017). Stopping the fake indigenous art flood when does cultural appropriation become theft?. Lexology. 7 February.

A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell (2017). A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?. The Telegraph. 7 February.

Sotheby's heads to court in dispute over 'fake' Old Master

(United Kingdom)

James Pickford (2017). Sotheby's heads to court in dispute over 'fake' Old Master. Financial Times. 7 February.

New document by Chun Kyung-ja says 'Beautiful Woman' is fake

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). New document by Chun Kyung-ja says 'Beautiful Woman' is fake. Yonhap News Agency. 7 February.

Major Art Market Players Band Together to Shake Industry's "Shady" Image

(General)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). Major Art Market Players Band Together to Shake Industry's "Shady" Image. Artsy. 7 February.

The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January

(General)

Perwana Nazif (2017). The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January. ArtNet News. 6 February.

National Gallery's £30m Pontormo bid rejected owing to sterling slump

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Slawson (2017). National Gallery's £30m Pontormo bid rejected owing to sterling slump. The Guardian. 6 February.

Newbury Street gallery robbed, and suspected thief caught within moments

(United States of America)

John R. Ellement (2017). Newbury Street gallery robbed, and suspected thief caught within moments. The Boston Globe. 6 February.

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd. The Economist. 4 February.

Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents. The Art Newspaper. 4 February.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man

(France)

BBC News (2017). Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man. BBC News. 3 February.

Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work. ArtNet News. 3 February.

My grandfather left me a £2million Van Gogh - and we've spent £4k trying to prove it: Couple claim they own a piece from early in the artist's career

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Kate Pickles (2017). My grandfather left me a £2million Van Gogh - and we've spent £4k trying to prove it: Couple claim they own a piece from early in the artist's career. The Daily Mail. 3 February.

For Paris 'Spiderman,' Stealing 5 Museum Masterpieces Was No Sweat

(France)

Benoît Morenne (2017). For Paris 'Spiderman,' Stealing 5 Museum Masterpieces Was No Sweat. The New York Times. 3 February.

Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves

(France)

Vincent Noce (2017). Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

(United States of America)

Katie Metzger (2017). 'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park. Mercer Island Reporter. 3 February.

Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges. ArtNet News. 2 February.

Roof nicked, gallery floods

(South Africa)

Ufrieda Ho (2017). Roof nicked, gallery floods. Times Live. 2 February.

It's time the art market got tough on fakes

(General)

Laura Gilbert (2017). It's time the art market got tough on fakes. The Art Newspaper. 2 February.

New Zealand's surprising history of art crime: 'I continue to be flabbergasted'

(New Zealand)

Elanore Ainge Roy (2017). New Zealand's surprising history of art crime: 'I continue to be flabbergasted'. The Guardian. 2 February.

Three charged in theft by swindle art scheme

(United States of America)

Jason Sorensen (2017). Three charged in theft by swindle art scheme. The Journal. 2 February.

Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum. ArtNet News. 2 February.

How Paris' 100-million-euro art heist happened

(France)

Stefan Dege (2017). How Paris' 100-million-euro art heist happened. DW. 1 February.

Thieves will battle to resell unique artworks heisted from Joburg gallery

(South Africa)

Jan Bornman (2017). Thieves will battle to resell unique artworks heisted from Joburg gallery. Times Live. 1 February.

No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal. The Art Newspaper. 31 January.

Art thieves suspected of Francis Bacon heist arrested in Madrid

(Spain)

The Local (2017). Art thieves suspected of Francis Bacon heist arrested in Madrid. The Local. 31 January.

'Art thief' hearing to finish quickly

(Japan; Thailand)

Phusadee Arumas (2017). 'Art thief' hearing to finish quickly. Bangkok Post. 31 January.

Defendant Claims He Threw Out Modern and Impressionist Masterpieces After 'Spider-Man' Heist

(France)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Defendant Claims He Threw Out Modern and Impressionist Masterpieces After 'Spider-Man' Heist. ArtNet News. 31 January.

Official apologizes for painting theft, resigns

(Japan; Thailand)

Teeranai Charuvastra (2017). Official apologizes for painting theft, resigns. Khaoso. 31 January.

Sarasota art theft suspects caught

(United States of America)

10 News (2017). Sarasota art theft suspects caught. 10 News. 30 January.

Art snatcher suspended

(Japan; Thailand)

Bangkok Post (2017). Art snatcher suspended. Bangkok Post. 30 January.

'Spider-Man' burglar on trial over €100m Paris art theft

(France)

AFP (2017). 'Spider-Man' burglar on trial over €100m Paris art theft. The Guardian. 30 January.

Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia

(Belarus; Russia)

Belarus News (2017). Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia. Belarus News. 30 January.

Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed

(United States of America)

Rachel Donadio (2017). Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed. The New York Times. 29 January.

The Worst Art Thefts of the Past Century

(General)

Candida Moss (2017). The Worst Art Thefts of the Past Century. The Daily Beast. 29 January.

Campaigners call for sacking of official in Japan painting theft scandal

(Japan; Thailand)

The Nation (2017). Campaigners call for sacking of official in Japan painting theft scandal. The Nation. 28 January.

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Something to Cheer For: Obama's HEAR Act

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Something to Cheer For: Obama's HEAR Act. Observer. 27 January.

Celebrity hotspot Belsize Village 'besieged by burglars'

(United Kingdom)

Daniel O'Mahony (2017). Celebrity hotspot Belsize Village 'besieged by burglars'. Evening Standard. 27 January.

Stunning portrait stolen by the Nazis finds a permanent home in Cambridge ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day

(United Kingdom; Germany)

Adam Care (2017). Stunning portrait stolen by the Nazis finds a permanent home in Cambridge ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day. Cambridge News. 27 January.

Thailand seeks freedom of official jailed in Japan for theft

(Japan; Thailand)

Teeranai Charuvastra (2017). Thailand seeks freedom of official jailed in Japan for theft. Khaoso. 27 January.

Light exhibition goes dark as artwork stolen from botanic gardens

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand (2017). Light exhibition goes dark as artwork stolen from botanic gardens. Radio New Zealand. 27 January.

"Królowa Korony Polskiej" wróci do kraju?

(Poland)

"Queen of the Polish Crown" will return to the country?

Łukasz Gazur (2017). "Królowa Korony Polskiej" wróci do kraju?. Dziennik Polski. 27 January.

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil

(Brazil; Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil. Arutz Sheva. 26 January.

Oú sont les toiles de l'homme-araignée ?

(France)

Where are the Spider Man paintings?

Brendan Kemmet (2017). Oú sont les toiles de l'homme-araignée ?. Le Parisien. 26 January.

Recovery of three stolen Riopelle paintings just tip of iceberg

(Canada)

Les Perreaux (2017). Recovery of three stolen Riopelle paintings just tip of iceberg. The Globe and Mail. 26 January.

Watch Brazen Thief Steal $600 Painting From Logan Art Gallery

(United States of America)

Mina Bloom (2017). Watch Brazen Thief Steal $600 Painting From Logan Art Gallery. DNA Info. 26 January.

Geneva Art World Pens Anti-Money-Laundering Guide Amid Scandals

(Switzerland)

Hugo Miller (2017). Geneva Art World Pens Anti-Money-Laundering Guide Amid Scandals. Bloomberg. 25 January.

SQ art squad seizes stolen Riopelle paintings

(Canada)

CTV (2017). SQ art squad seizes stolen Riopelle paintings. CTV. 25 January.

RCMP investigate art theft and other crimes

(Canada)

Fairview Post (2017). RCMP investigate art theft and other crimes. Fairview Post. 25 January.

To catch a thief

(United States of America)

Bennett Hall (2017). To catch a thief. Corvallis Gazette-Time. 25 January.

Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel

(Japan; Thailand)

Associated Press (2017). Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel. Salon. 25 January.

Belarusian experts to authenticate Shishkin's painting discovered near Minsk

(Belarus)

Belarus News (2017). Belarusian experts to authenticate Shishkin's painting discovered near Minsk. Belarus News. 25 January.

Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany. ArtNet News. 24 January.

Three years in prison for man who faked Norman Cornish artworks

(United Kingdom)

Lizzie Anderson (2017). Three years in prison for man who faked Norman Cornish artworks. The Northern Echo. 24 January.

Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba

(Cuba; United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2017). Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba. The New York Times. 23 January.

Art worth €50k must be handed over, court rules

(Ireland)

Andrew Phelan (2017). Art worth €50k must be handed over, court rules. The Herald. 23 January.

Cuban Dissident Artist 'El Sexto' Released From Maximum Security Prison

(Cuba)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Cuban Dissident Artist 'El Sexto' Released From Maximum Security Prison. ArtNet News. 23 January.

Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building. ArtNet News. 23 January.

The museum director, the culture minister, and more trouble in Brussels

(Belgium)

Ian Mundell (2017). The museum director, the culture minister, and more trouble in Brussels. Apollo. 23 January.

Art returned after burglary admitted

(New Zealand)

Daniel Birchfield (2017). Art returned after burglary admitted. Otago Daily Times. 23 January.

Kylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement Threats

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law (2017). Kylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement Threats. The Fashion Law. 22 January.

This Sex Doll Actually Scared Away Burglars, Is The Hero 2017 Deserves

(United Kingdom)

Tim McGovern (2017). This Sex Doll Actually Scared Away Burglars, Is The Hero 2017 Deserves. Elite Daily. 22 January.

South Korea's culture minister Cho Yoon Sun resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP (2017). South Korea's culture minister Cho Yoon Sun resigns after arrest over arts blacklist. The Straits Times. 21 January.

Old Masters, new scandal, as a 'Parmigianino' painting is deemed a fake

(United States of America)

Anna Brady (2017). Old Masters, new scandal, as a 'Parmigianino' painting is deemed a fake. Apollo. 20 January.

Online courses: your passport to a new career

(General)

Helen Lock (2017). Online courses: your passport to a new career. The Guardian. 20 January.

This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art

(United States of America)

Antwaun Sargent (2017). This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art. Artsy. 19 January.

70 pieces of art worth $750K stolen in northern Alberta: RCMP

(Canada)

Global News (2017). 70 pieces of art worth $750K stolen in northern Alberta: RCMP. Global News. 19 January.

Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon

(Netherlands; Italy)

AFP (2017). Italy to return stolen Van Goghs to Dutch museum soon. AFP. 19 January.

My Niece Has My $1M Kandinsky Painting in Her FIT Dorm Room, Aunt Fears

(United States of America)

James Fanelli (2017). My Niece Has My $1M Kandinsky Painting in Her FIT Dorm Room, Aunt Fears. DNA Info. 19 January.

Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe

(United States of America)

Rebecca Rosenberg (2017). Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe. New York Post. 19 January.

Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami

(Cuba; United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami. The Art Newspaper. 19 January.

Former local professor, son, submit motion to dismiss lawsuit in art forgery case

(United States of America)

Xander Landen Sentinel (2017). Former local professor, son, submit motion to dismiss lawsuit in art forgery case. Sentinel Source. 19 January.

German collector appeals Briullov painting seizure in Russian Constitutional Court

(Russia)

RAPSI (2017). German collector appeals Briullov painting seizure in Russian Constitutional Court. RAPSI. 18 January.

Art Thief Drove Stolen Car to Seek Pardon From Wrong Attorney General, Police Say

(United States of America)

Alex Johnson (2017). Art Thief Drove Stolen Car to Seek Pardon From Wrong Attorney General, Police Say. NBC. 18 January.

Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD

(United States of America)

Cameron Luttrell (2017). Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD. Patch. 17 January.

Sarasota police searching for art thieves

(United States of America)

Fox (2017). Sarasota police searching for art thieves. Fox. 17 January.

Second Old Master Painting a Fake, Sotheby's Says in Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Nina Siegal (2017). Second Old Master Painting a Fake, Sotheby's Says in Lawsuit. The New York Times. 17 January.

Russian Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Seeks Political Asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Russian Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Seeks Political Asylum in France. ArtNet News. 16 January.

Gallery owner accused of selling stolen art

(United States of America)

Kathianne Boniello (2017). Gallery owner accused of selling stolen art. New York Post. 15 January.

German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs

(Germany)

JTA (2017). German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs. The Times of Israel. 13 January.

Serial art forger sentenced to two years' probation

(Finland)

YLE (2017). Serial art forger sentenced to two years' probation. YLE. 13 January.

Raza's work wasn't stolen, he had taken it back

(India)

TNN (2017). Raza's work wasn't stolen, he had taken it back. The Times of India. 13 January.

Richard Prince Just Showed Artists a Way to Fight Trump. And May Have Cracked Open a New Contemporary Art Code Too.

(United States of America)

Jerry Saltz (2017). Richard Prince Just Showed Artists a Way to Fight Trump. And May Have Cracked Open a New Contemporary Art Code Too.. Vulture. 13 January.

Controversial student painting will come down from Capitol walls, lawmaker says

(United States of America)

Mike DeBonis (2017). Controversial student painting will come down from Capitol walls, lawmaker says. The Washington Post. 13 January.

How Art and Law Can Work Together Beyond the Marketplace

(General)

Sonia K. Katyal (2017). How Art and Law Can Work Together Beyond the Marketplace. Hyperallergic. 13 January.

Shock acquittals in Wildenstein art dynasty's tax fraud trial

(France)

Tony Cross (2017). Shock acquittals in Wildenstein art dynasty's tax fraud trial. RFI. 12 January.

2 arrested for breaking into art gallery

(India)

TNN (2017). 2 arrested for breaking into art gallery. The Times of India. 12 January.

Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial

(South Korea; Japan)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Paparazzi Dog statue stolen from Paddington, artists offering $10,000 worth of art for its return

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin (2017). Paparazzi Dog statue stolen from Paddington, artists offering $10,000 worth of art for its return. The Daily Telegraph. 11 January.

High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.. NPR. 11 January.

Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players

(United States of America)

Sarah D. Wire (2017). Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players. Los Angeles Times. 11 January.

Police not 'a-moo-zed' after finding stolen Surrey Cow Parade sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Eagle Radio (2017). Police not 'a-moo-zed' after finding stolen Surrey Cow Parade sculpture. Eagle Radio. 11 January.

Stolen art returned to cancer group

(United States of America)

John Loesing (2017). Stolen art returned to cancer group. The Acorn. 11 January.

Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder

(United States of America)

Chuck Raasch (2017). Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder. St. Louis Post-Dispach. 11 January.

Davis Charged With Stealing Large Contemporary Painting

(United States of America)

Chattanoogan (2017). Davis Charged With Stealing Large Contemporary Painting. Chattanoogan. 11 January.

Nazi-loot panel asks Sprengel Museum to return Schmidt-Rottluff work to heirs

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Nazi-loot panel asks Sprengel Museum to return Schmidt-Rottluff work to heirs. The Art Newspaper. 10 January.

11 Artists Sue Fashion Retailer Francesca's for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). 11 Artists Sue Fashion Retailer Francesca's for Copyright Infringement. Artsy. 10 January.

Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2017). Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas. Hyperallergic. 10 January.

Thieves rip off historic images from Park City construction site

(United States of America)

Jay Hamburger (2017). Thieves rip off historic images from Park City construction site. Park Record. 10 January.

In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers

(United States of America)

Steve Annear (2017). In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers. The Boston Globe. 9 January.

House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker

(United States of America)

Heather Caygle (2017). House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker. Politico. 9 January.

Man denies stealing £20,000 painting from Belsize Park art gallery

(United Kingdom)

Iain Burns (2017). Man denies stealing £20,000 painting from Belsize Park art gallery. Ham & High. 9 January.

Guerrilla art bench stolen from Hays Street Bridge

(United States of America)

Elda Silva (2017). Guerrilla art bench stolen from Hays Street Bridge. My San Antonio. 6 January.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris

(France)

Javier Pes (2017). Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris. The Art Newspaper. 5 January.

Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft

(United States of America)

Rashda Khan (2017). Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft. Standard-Times. 5 January.

London's Victoria & Albert Museum Evacuated in Bomb Scare

(United Kingdom)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). London's Victoria & Albert Museum Evacuated in Bomb Scare. ArtNet News. 4 January.

Can you spot the counterfeit painting?

(General)

Nina Dos Santos (2017). Can you spot the counterfeit painting?. WWLP. 4 January.

Donald Trump Kisses the Feet of Convicted Art Thief 'Joey No Socks'

(United States of America)

Michael Daly (2017). Donald Trump Kisses the Feet of Convicted Art Thief 'Joey No Socks'. The Daily Beast. 4 January.

Morley artist devastated by theft of canvases

(Australia)

Toyah Shakespeare (2017). Morley artist devastated by theft of canvases. Community News. 4 January.

Forged painting backdrop for Stamford gallery opening

(United States of America)

Patricia A. Hines (2017). Forged painting backdrop for Stamford gallery opening. Fairfield Citizen. 4 January.

Bust of Marathi playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari vandalized, 4 held

(India)

Prasad Kulkarni (2017). Bust of Marathi playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari vandalized, 4 held. The Times of India. 4 January.

Heritage Auctions Sues Rival Christie's for Widespread Theft, Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law (2017). Heritage Auctions Sues Rival Christie's for Widespread Theft, Copyright Infringement. The Fashion Law. 3 January.

Anish Kapoor Defies Ban And Buys PINK Pigment Over The Counter

(General)

Artlyst (2017). Anish Kapoor Defies Ban And Buys PINK Pigment Over The Counter. Artlyst. 3 January.

$3,000 painting stolen from apartment building lobby

(United States of America)

WOWT (2017). $3,000 painting stolen from apartment building lobby. WOWT. 3 January.

Facebook censors Renaissance statue of Neptune for 'explicit content'

(Italy)

Jen Mills (2017). Facebook censors Renaissance statue of Neptune for 'explicit content'. Metro. 2 January.

The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016

(General)

Sarah Cascone (2016). The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016. ArtNet News. 30 December.

Thieves steal £20,000 painting in smash and grab raid at Belsize art gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Banks (2016). Thieves steal £20,000 painting in smash and grab raid at Belsize art gallery. Ham & High. 29 December.

Provo City School District's most expensive piece of art is missing

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2016). Provo City School District's most expensive piece of art is missing. Daily Herald. 29 December.

David Chipperfield's Nazi-Era Renovation Plan of Munich's Haus der Kunst Sparks Outrage

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). David Chipperfield's Nazi-Era Renovation Plan of Munich's Haus der Kunst Sparks Outrage. ArtNet News. 29 December.

Owner of Zoffany painting destroyed in fire could receive £4m from UK government

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Owner of Zoffany painting destroyed in fire could receive £4m from UK government. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.

Quem é o pintor mais falsificado em Portugal?

(Portugal)

Who is the most faked painter in Portugal?

Bruno Horta (2016). Quem é o pintor mais falsificado em Portugal?. Observador. 28 December.

Three suspects in theft of Levitan paintings from museum arrested

(Russia)

RAPSI (2016). Three suspects in theft of Levitan paintings from museum arrested. RAPSI. 28 December.

Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions

(Canada)

Elias Abboud (2016). Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions. CBC. 28 December.

Another artist is claiming that a big fashion brand has ripped off her designs

(United Kingdom)

Miranda Larbi (2016). Another artist is claiming that a big fashion brand has ripped off her designs. Metro. 28 December.

French art experts blast Seoul over 'fake' painting

(South Korea)

AFP (2016). French art experts blast Seoul over 'fake' painting. Bangkok Post. 28 December.

Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Kirklees council considers selling Francis Bacon painting

(United Kingdom)

Nazia Parveen (2016). Kirklees council considers selling Francis Bacon painting. The Guardian. 28 December.

Art world embroiled in series of forgery scandals

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo (2016). Art world embroiled in series of forgery scandals. Korea Times. 27 December.

The Year of the Fake: The 8 Biggest Forgery Controversies of 2016

(General)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). The Year of the Fake: The 8 Biggest Forgery Controversies of 2016. ArtNet News. 27 December.

Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State

(Belgium)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State. ArtNet News. 23 December.

Antique dealer left 'devastated' after $20,000 art theft

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand (2016). Antique dealer left 'devastated' after $20,000 art theft. Radio New Zealand. 23 December.

How art detectives hunt down fakes

(General)

James Pickford (2016). How art detectives hunt down fakes. Financial Times. 23 December.

Lane Bryant Issues Public Apology After Using Shantell Martin's Designs Without Authorization

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2016). Lane Bryant Issues Public Apology After Using Shantell Martin's Designs Without Authorization. ArtNet News. 22 December.

Man in Santa suit stages protest on Duke of Wellington statue

(United Kingdom)

STV (2016). Man in Santa suit stages protest on Duke of Wellington statue. STV. 22 December.

Police look for couple after $22,000 pitcher stolen

(United States of America)

Caroline Balchunas (2016). Police look for couple after $22,000 pitcher stolen. ABC United States. 22 December.

Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

(Italy; Ukraine)

Alasdair Sandford (2016). Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces. Euronews. 22 December.

Appeal for Ceri Richards painting stolen from north London gallery

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2016). Appeal for Ceri Richards painting stolen from north London gallery. Antiques Trade Gazette. 22 December.

Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona

(Italy; Ukraine)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

(United Kingdom; Belgium)

Dalya Alberge (2016). London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving. The Guardian. 21 December.

Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

(Italy; Ukraine)

Associated Press (2016). Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine. The Guardian. 21 December.

Case Against Robert Motherwell's Foundation Is Dismissed

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Case Against Robert Motherwell's Foundation Is Dismissed. The New York Times. 20 December.

Getting art back that was stolen by the Nazis has a share of success stories, but sometimes it's too late for the rightful owner to appreciate

(Canada)

Robert Fulford (2016). Getting art back that was stolen by the Nazis has a share of success stories, but sometimes it's too late for the rightful owner to appreciate. National Post. 20 December.

Leeds Castle bolsters defences with 'crime-fighting liquid

(United Kingdom)

Adele Couchman (2016). Leeds Castle bolsters defences with 'crime-fighting liquid. Kent News. 20 December.

Artist floored by the theft of victorious McGregor print

(Ireland)

Cian Murray (2016). Artist floored by the theft of victorious McGregor print. The Herald. 20 December.

After Van Gogh Museum Declares Book of Artist's Sketches to be Fake, Publisher Threatens Legal Action

(Netherlands)

Art Forum (2016). After Van Gogh Museum Declares Book of Artist's Sketches to be Fake, Publisher Threatens Legal Action. Art Forum. 20 December.

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery

(Turkey; Russia)

Shaun Walker (2016). Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery. The Guardian. 20 December.

Do Not Touch: What happens when museum visitors ignore the signs

(General)

John Bailey (2016). Do Not Touch: What happens when museum visitors ignore the signs. The Age. 19 December.

Stolen Conor McGregor painting may have been spotted on a bus, after a man 'showed it to the whole upper deck'

(Ireland)

Cian Murray (2016). Stolen Conor McGregor painting may have been spotted on a bus, after a man 'showed it to the whole upper deck'. Irish Independent. 19 December.

A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke

(Netherlands)

Milan Schreuer (2016). A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke. The New York Times. 19 December.

Chun Kyung-ja's long-disputed artwork declared genuine

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2016). Chun Kyung-ja's long-disputed artwork declared genuine. Korea Herald. 19 December.

Napoleon's pillaged works of art on show in Rome

(Italy)

AFP (2016). Napoleon's pillaged works of art on show in Rome. Shanghai Daily. 17 December.

Tapestry returning to Germany

(Germany; United States of America)

Jamie Stengle (2016). Tapestry returning to Germany. The Durango Herald. 17 December.

Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity

(Spain)

Deborah Solon (2016). Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity. Los Angeles Times. 17 December.

The Tech behind Bitcoin Could Help Artists and Protect Collectors. So Why Won't They Use It?

(Germany)

Oscar Lopez (2016). The Tech behind Bitcoin Could Help Artists and Protect Collectors. So Why Won't They Use It?. Artsy. 16 December.

Verdict upheld for elderly French couple who hid Picasso works in garage

(France)

France 24 (2016). Verdict upheld for elderly French couple who hid Picasso works in garage. France 24. 16 December.

Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?

(United States of America; Russia)

Rich Tenorio (2016). Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?. The Times of Israel. 16 December.

Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation

(United States of America)

Dave Collins (2016). Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation. Myrtle Beach Online. 16 December.

Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art

(Canada)

Sara Angel (2016). Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art. The Globe and Mail. 16 December.

Luxembourg Freeport Director David Arendt Quits

(Luxembourg)

Hili Perlson (2016). Luxembourg Freeport Director David Arendt Quits. ArtNet News. 16 December.

New Orleans art thefts: Works by Banksy, George Rodrigue have been among targets

(United States of America)

Doug MacCash (2016). New Orleans art thefts: Works by Banksy, George Rodrigue have been among targets. Nola. 15 December.

Tenant accused of $1.4 million artwork theft from widow of painter Pat Trivigno

(United States of America)

Ken Daley (2016). Tenant accused of $1.4 million artwork theft from widow of painter Pat Trivigno. Nola. 15 December.

'Close friend' accused of stealing $1.4 million worth of artist Pat Trivigno's paintings

(United States of America)

Della Hasselle (2016). 'Close friend' accused of stealing $1.4 million worth of artist Pat Trivigno's paintings. The New Orleans Advocate. 15 December.

Gericht: Gurlitts Testament ist gültig

(Switzerland; Germany)

Court: Gurlitt's will is valid

Monopol (2016). Gericht: Gurlitts Testament ist gültig. Monopol. 15 December.

Bavaria to get back tapestry taken by GI from Hitler's Eagle's Nest

(Germany)

The Japan Times (2016). Bavaria to get back tapestry taken by GI from Hitler's Eagle's Nest. The Japan Times. 15 December.

Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2016). Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return. The Art Newspaper. 14 December.

University of Evansville Painting Stolen

(United States of America)

Lindsay Holmes (2016). University of Evansville Painting Stolen. Tristatehomepage.com. 14 December.

Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork

(Australia)

Isabelle Hellyer (2016). Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork. Vice. 14 December.

Man arrested for stealing Ali Center painting reportedly said he thought it was a gift shop poster

(United States of America)

David Scott (2016). Man arrested for stealing Ali Center painting reportedly said he thought it was a gift shop poster. WDRB. 14 December.

Nude Performance Artist Deborah de Robertis Defends Herself in French Court

(France)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Nude Performance Artist Deborah de Robertis Defends Herself in French Court. ArtNet News. 14 December.

Art by Robert Gentile, Stephen Bunyard Stolen at Phoenix Festival of the Arts

(United States of America)

Lynn Trimble (2016). Art by Robert Gentile, Stephen Bunyard Stolen at Phoenix Festival of the Arts. Phoenix New Times. 14 December.

A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should

(Spain)

Los Angeles Times (2016). A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should. Los Angeles Times. 14 December.

Degas or Dud? What You Can Do if the Artwork You Bought Is a Fake

(United States of America)

Jason Hernandez (2016). Degas or Dud? What You Can Do if the Artwork You Bought Is a Fake. Daily Business Review. 14 December.

Have Bremoaners stolen Bojo's Polish portrait? Painting of the Foreign Secretary goes missing from London club

(United Kingdom)

Sebastian Shakespeare (2016). Have Bremoaners stolen Bojo's Polish portrait? Painting of the Foreign Secretary goes missing from London club. The Daily Mail. 14 December.

Pip McGarry paintings worth £160k stolen from Marwell Zoo

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Pip McGarry paintings worth £160k stolen from Marwell Zoo. BBC News. 13 December.

As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar

(South Africa)

Jillian Steinhauer (2016). As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar. Hyperallergic. 13 December.

Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered

(Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2016). Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered. Montreal Gazette. 13 December.

Piece of Art Stolen from Mahopac Public Library Gallery

(United States of America)

David Propper (2016). Piece of Art Stolen from Mahopac Public Library Gallery. The Examiner News. 13 December.

Guelph police looking for man who stole art from downtown cafe

(Canada)

Chris Seto (2016). Guelph police looking for man who stole art from downtown cafe. Guelph Mercury Tribune. 13 December.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas (2016). Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate. The Art Newspaper. 13 December.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media (2016). New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds. The Jewish Press. 13 December.

Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Canada)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece

(United States of America)

Ryan Torok (2016). Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece. Jewish Journal. 12 December.

Reclaiming Nazi-Looted Art Is About to Get Easier

(United States of America)

Erin Blakemore (2016). Reclaiming Nazi-Looted Art Is About to Get Easier. Smithsonian. 12 December.

Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Man Stole Art from Greenwich Facility: Feds

(United States of America)

Rich Scinto (2016). Man Stole Art from Greenwich Facility: Feds. Patch. 9 December.

Queens Man Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Sale Of Artwork Stolen From Prominent New York Collection

(United States of America)

Dept of Justice (2016). Queens Man Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Sale Of Artwork Stolen From Prominent New York Collection. United States Department of Justice. 9 December.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Returns $500,000 Looted Signac Painting

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Returns $500,000 Looted Signac Painting. ArtNet News. 9 December.

'My stomach dropped': Artist discovers her 'stolen' work on shirts being sold at Winners

(Canada)

Rosa Marchitelli (2016). 'My stomach dropped': Artist discovers her 'stolen' work on shirts being sold at Winners. CBC. 9 December.

Painting heist an inside job: Cops

(India)

Dwaipayan Ghoshl (2016). Painting heist an inside job: Cops. The Times of India. 9 December.

ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 9 December.

Website launched to help track down artworks stolen in World War II

(Netherlands)

Dutch News (2016). Website launched to help track down artworks stolen in World War II. Dutch News. 9 December.

Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock. The Art Newspaper. 9 December.

18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young (2016). 18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil. Korea Herald. 8 December.

Kader Attia accuses Universal Music of plagiarism over French rap video

(France)

Anny Shaw (2016). Kader Attia accuses Universal Music of plagiarism over French rap video. The Art Newspaper. 8 December.

50 paintings of Dhirendranath Brahma stolen

(India)

Priyanka Dasguptal (2016). 50 paintings of Dhirendranath Brahma stolen. The Times of India. 8 December.

Six major challenges facing Indian museums, says museologist Vinod Daniel

(India)

Adrija Roychowdhury (2016). Six major challenges facing Indian museums, says museologist Vinod Daniel. The Indian Express. 8 December.

The mystery of the stolen Klimt

(Italy)

Max Paradiso (2016). The mystery of the stolen Klimt. BBC News. 8 December.

Painting stolen by Nazis set to break record at auction

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Conneely (2016). Painting stolen by Nazis set to break record at auction. TRTWorld. 8 December.

'Blue Dog' art thief walks free after experts say drug overdose caused behavior

(United States of America)

Della Hasselle (2016). 'Blue Dog' art thief walks free after experts say drug overdose caused behavior. The Advocate. 8 December.

Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing. The Daily Mail. 8 December.

US House passes bill to ease return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

JTA (2016). US House passes bill to ease return of Nazi-looted art. The Times of Israel. 8 December.

Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles

(United States of America)

Erin Arvelund (2016). Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles. Philly.com. 8 December.

Statue had been sold as scrap metal

(Canada)

Ian MacAlpine (2016). Statue had been sold as scrap metal. Thewhig.com. 7 December.

Heirs of Jewish art dealer sue German state for return of Nazi-looted artwork

(Germany)

JTA (2016). Heirs of Jewish art dealer sue German state for return of Nazi-looted artwork. The Times of Israel. 7 December.

Heirs of Nazi-Persecuted Art Dealer Alfred Flechtheim Sue Bavarian Museums

(Germany; United States of America)

Nicholas O'Donnell (2016). Heirs of Nazi-Persecuted Art Dealer Alfred Flechtheim Sue Bavarian Museums. JD Supra. 7 December.

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jamie Schram (2016). Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy. New York Post. 7 December.

Artist's Giant Inflatable Igloo Stolen in Brooklyn, Artist Says

(United States of America)

Camille Bautista (2016). Artist's Giant Inflatable Igloo Stolen in Brooklyn, Artist Says. DNA Info. 7 December.

House of Representatives Passes Bill to Recover Art Stolen During the Holocaust

(United States of America)

Artfix Daily (2016). House of Representatives Passes Bill to Recover Art Stolen During the Holocaust. Artfix Daily. 7 December.

Case Over $30 Million Camille Pissarro Painting Comes to a Head in Appeals Court

(Spain; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Case Over $30 Million Camille Pissarro Painting Comes to a Head in Appeals Court. ArtNet News. 6 December.

Sotheby's in 'fake' Fabergé row with billionaire Russian art collector

(United Kingdom)

Adam Sherwin (2016). Sotheby's in 'fake' Fabergé row with billionaire Russian art collector. i News. 6 December.

Kivi group leads search for stolen paintings

(Canada)

Jim Moodie (2016). Kivi group leads search for stolen paintings. The Sudbury Star. 5 December.

Museum heist gang sentenced to 30+ years

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Museum heist gang sentenced to 30+ years. ANSA. 5 December.

Profile: Art no-one can see - the story of the Geneva free port

(Switzerland)

Nan Spowart (2016). Profile: Art no-one can see - the story of the Geneva free port. The National. 5 December.

Man guilty of stealing Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Man guilty of stealing Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting. BBC News. 5 December.

Sotheby's Hires Fraud Expert to Start New Research Department

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Sotheby's Hires Fraud Expert to Start New Research Department. The New York Times. 5 December.

Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

(Australia)

Erin Parke (2016). Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners. ABC Australia. 4 December.

Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises

(General)

Felicity Strong (2016). Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises. The Conversation. 4 December.

The Maltese priest and the kidnapped Caravaggio: The amazing true story of the scrappy octogenarian who busted an audacious art heist

(Malta)

Noah Charney (2016). The Maltese priest and the kidnapped Caravaggio: The amazing true story of the scrappy octogenarian who busted an audacious art heist. Salon. 4 December.

Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis

(Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis. The Daily Mail. 4 December.

Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives. The Art Newspaper. 4 December.

Stolen prints recovered during arrest of suspects

(United States of America)

WOWT (2016). Stolen prints recovered during arrest of suspects. WOWT. 2 December.

Berlin returns Nazi-looted sculpture to Jewish publisher's family

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Berlin returns Nazi-looted sculpture to Jewish publisher's family. The Art Newspaper. 2 December.

$750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami

(United States of America)

Matt Dixon (2016). $750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami. Politico. 2 December.

Austin artist out thousands of dollars after thieves steal paintings

(United States of America)

Amanda Brandels (2016). Austin artist out thousands of dollars after thieves steal paintings. KXAN. 2 December.

Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR

(United States of America)

Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder (2016). Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR. The Hill. 1 December.

Geneva Free Port: The greatest art collection no-one can see

(Switzerland)

Will Gompertz (2016). Geneva Free Port: The greatest art collection no-one can see. BBC News. 1 December.

Why the Indian antiquities market is important to Contemporary art

(India)

Rosalyn DMello (2016). Why the Indian antiquities market is important to Contemporary art. Vogue. 30 November.

Mystery at the U of A Art Museum

(United States of America)

Kevin Adger (2016). Mystery at the U of A Art Museum. Tucson News Now. 30 November.

Huangpu River sculpture to go after 'copycat' row

(China)

Hu Min (2016). Huangpu River sculpture to go after 'copycat' row. Shanghai Daily. 30 November.

Renewed appeal for information on Terry Bradley art theft

(United Kingdom)

Gemma Murphy (2016). Renewed appeal for information on Terry Bradley art theft. News Letter. 30 November.

Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross (2016). Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp. New York Daily News. 30 November.

Healing wounds, looted art reunited with Nazi victims' heirs

(United States of America; France)

Thomas Adamson (2016). Healing wounds, looted art reunited with Nazi victims' heirs. Sun Sentinel. 29 November.

Paolozzi sculpture at Euston is one of many works of art left to rot

(United Kingdom)

Roger Bowdler (2016). Paolozzi sculpture at Euston is one of many works of art left to rot. The Guardian. 29 November.

Why a sleeping hermaphrodite is causing a stir at Christie's

(United Kingdom)

Susan Moore (2016). Why a sleeping hermaphrodite is causing a stir at Christie's. Apollo. 28 November.

Major Paolozzi sculpture facing decay 'because no one wants to own it'

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). Major Paolozzi sculpture facing decay 'because no one wants to own it'. The Guardian. 28 November.

Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2016). Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?. Inquirer. 28 November.

Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later. The Daily Mail. 28 November.

After Anish Kapoor, Another Artist Claims China Copied Her Public Artwork

(China)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). After Anish Kapoor, Another Artist Claims China Copied Her Public Artwork. ArtNet News. 28 November.

Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin

(Iran; Germany)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin. ArtNet News. 28 November.

Sotheby's Tries to Block Suit Over a Leonardo Sold and Resold at a Big Markup

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Sotheby's Tries to Block Suit Over a Leonardo Sold and Resold at a Big Markup. The New York Times. 28 November.

Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations

(France; United Kingdom)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations. ArtNet News. 28 November.

In Wake of Trump's Election, Protestors Address Climate Change at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). In Wake of Trump's Election, Protestors Address Climate Change at the British Museum. Hyperallergic. 28 November.

Faking it: Does the forged Vermeer that fooled Goering belong in a museum?

(Netherlands)

Noah Charney (2016). Faking it: Does the forged Vermeer that fooled Goering belong in a museum?. Salon. 28 November.

Telling the difference between fake and real Van Gogh's

(Netherlands)

Joan Altabe (2016). Telling the difference between fake and real Van Gogh's. Blasting News. 27 November.

Sex Pistols Memorabilia Worth Millions Burned By McLaren And Westwood's Son

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst (2016). Sex Pistols Memorabilia Worth Millions Burned By McLaren And Westwood's Son. Artlyst. 27 November.

Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death

(Cuba)

Alexandra Martinez (2016). Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death. Miami New Times. 27 November.

Mosaic-tiled Mexican Skull at Leiden Museum a Fake: Report

(Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Mosaic-tiled Mexican Skull at Leiden Museum a Fake: Report. NL Times. 25 November.

Artwork stolen from ANU School of Art graduate exhibition

(Australia)

Georgina Connery (2016). Artwork stolen from ANU School of Art graduate exhibition. The Canberra Times. 25 November.

Police recover painting stolen 19 years ago

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2016). Police recover painting stolen 19 years ago. Radio Poland. 24 November.

Video: £50,000 of artwork has been stolen from Terry Bradley's Belfast gallery

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Elder (2016). Video: £50,000 of artwork has been stolen from Terry Bradley's Belfast gallery. Belfast Telegraph. 24 November.

Batman painting stolen in £50k Belfast art raid

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Batman painting stolen in £50k Belfast art raid. BBC News. 24 November.

Toronto police search for stolen art worth more than $50K

(Canada)

Julia Whalen (2016). Toronto police search for stolen art worth more than $50K. CBC. 23 November.

American Indian artist files federal civil lawsuit over new Oklahoma law

(United States of America)

Abby Broyles (2016). American Indian artist files federal civil lawsuit over new Oklahoma law. KFOR. 23 November.

Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble. CBC. 23 November.

See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum

(Japan)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum. ArtNet News. 23 November.

LeBron James painting stolen during San Diego hip-hop festival

(United States of America)

Maria Arcega-Dunn (2016). LeBron James painting stolen during San Diego hip-hop festival. Fox. 22 November.

Court Dismisses $1 Billion Copyright Claim Against Getty

(United States of America)

David Walker (2016). Court Dismisses $1 Billion Copyright Claim Against Getty. PDN Pulse. 22 November.

Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD

(United States of America)

Maya Rajamani (2016). Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD. DNA Info. 22 November.

Man charged with stealing artwork from Muhammad Ali Center

(United States of America)

Justin Sayers (2016). Man charged with stealing artwork from Muhammad Ali Center. USA Today. 22 November.

Sotheby's Denies Helping Flip Yves Bouvier's $127.5 Million Leonardo da Vinci

(Monaco; Singapore)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Sotheby's Denies Helping Flip Yves Bouvier's $127.5 Million Leonardo da Vinci. ArtNet News. 22 November.

Conman admits £35,000 pitman painter fraud over fake Norman Cornish artwork

(United Kingdom)

Karon Kelly (2016). Conman admits £35,000 pitman painter fraud over fake Norman Cornish artwork. Sunderland Echo. 22 November.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art

(United States of America)

Christopher Green (2016). A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art. Hyperallergic. 22 November.

Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio. CBC. 21 November.

Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests

(South Korea)

Victoria Stapley-Brown Nathalie Eggs (2016). Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

'I was really quite angry': Yellowknife carvings stolen

(Canada)

Mike Gibbins (2016). 'I was really quite angry': Yellowknife carvings stolen. My YellowKnife Now. 21 November.

Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis

(Canada; Austria)

On the traces of works of art stolen by the Nazis

Dominique Scali (2016). Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis. Journal de Montreal. 20 November.

Bjarne Melgaard's Brush with Customs Officials Helps Change Outmoded Laws in Norway

(Norway)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Bjarne Melgaard's Brush with Customs Officials Helps Change Outmoded Laws in Norway. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest

(China)

Lisa Movius (2016). Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest. The Art Newspaper. 18 November.

Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery. Page Six. 18 November.

Hue City to relocate abandoned sculptures

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Hue City to relocate abandoned sculptures. Vietnam Net. 18 November.

Three More Arrested in South Korea for Producing and Selling Lee Ufan Forgeries

(South Korea)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Three More Arrested in South Korea for Producing and Selling Lee Ufan Forgeries. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Vancouver police investigate Downtown Eastside art heist

(Canada)

Scott Brown (2016). Vancouver police investigate Downtown Eastside art heist. Vancouver Sun. 17 November.

"Unprecedented" Van Gogh Sketchbook Controversy, Explained

(Netherlands)

Abigail Cain (2016). "Unprecedented" Van Gogh Sketchbook Controversy, Explained. Artsy. 17 November.

170-year-old painting stolen from N.J. museum

(United States of America)

Joe Malinconico (2016). 170-year-old painting stolen from N.J. museum. KHOU. 16 November.

Artist Lee U-fan's forgery scandal continues

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young (2016). Artist Lee U-fan's forgery scandal continues. Korea Herald. 16 November.

Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage. ArtNet News. 16 November.

Rome in shock as Bernini elephant statue vandalised

(Italy)

Agence France-Presse Chiara Palazzo (2016). Rome in shock as Bernini elephant statue vandalised. The Telegraph. 15 November.

Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National (2016). Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles. The National. 15 November.

Verona-Kiev, one way

(Ukraine; Italy)

Danilo Elia (2016). Verona-Kiev, one way. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso. 15 November.

Artworks by Joan Collins's Son Stolen When Shipped to Collector

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Artworks by Joan Collins's Son Stolen When Shipped to Collector. ArtNet News. 15 November.

Public sculptures vandalised in Hue

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Public sculptures vandalised in Hue. Vietnam Net. 15 November.

Van Gogh Museum disputes newly discovered sketchbook

(Netherlands)

Nigel Hunt (2016). Van Gogh Museum disputes newly discovered sketchbook. CBC. 15 November.

Found Sketchbook With Drawings Is Not By Van Gogh, According To Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands)

Van Gogh Museum (2016). Found Sketchbook With Drawings Is Not By Van Gogh, According To Van Gogh Museum. Van Gogh Museum. 15 November.

Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic

(Czech Republic)

Julia Michalska (2016). Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art. ArtNet News. 14 November.

To be seen nevermore? Raven sculpture vanishes from artist's downtown studio

(Canada)

Megan Gillis (2016). To be seen nevermore? Raven sculpture vanishes from artist's downtown studio. Ottawa Citizen. 14 November.

Demonetisation will not affect the auction market, say Saffronart owners

(India)

Vandana Kalra (2016). Demonetisation will not affect the auction market, say Saffronart owners. The Indian Express. 14 November.

Constable painting looted by Nazis to be sold at auction

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Patrick Sawer (2016). Constable painting looted by Nazis to be sold at auction. The Telegraph. 12 November.

Germany appoints first Jewish members to Nazi-loot art panel

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Germany appoints first Jewish members to Nazi-loot art panel. The Art Newspaper. 11 November.

Did Michelangelo Start His Career as an Art Forger?

(Italy)

Hili Perlson (2016). Did Michelangelo Start His Career as an Art Forger?. ArtNet News. 10 November.

Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture

(Portugal)

Claire Voon (2016). Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture. Hyperallergic. 10 November.

Artwork featuring Bruce Springsteen stolen from Asbury Park shop

(United States of America)

News 12 (2016). Artwork featuring Bruce Springsteen stolen from Asbury Park shop. News 12. 10 November.

Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Martin Bailey (2016). Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's. The Art Newspaper. 10 November.

Lantana officer recounts bizarre art theft investigation

(United States of America)

Alanna Quillen (2016). Lantana officer recounts bizarre art theft investigation. WPTV. 10 November.

Thief rides off with 'priceless' sculpture from Edmonton gallery

(Canada)

Scott Stevenson (2016). Thief rides off with 'priceless' sculpture from Edmonton gallery. CBC. 10 November.

Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93

(United States of America)

William Grimes (2016). Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93. The New York Times. 9 November.

Austrian Authorities Thwart Group Trying to Sell Fake Picassos

(Austria)

Christopher D. Shea (2016). Austrian Authorities Thwart Group Trying to Sell Fake Picassos. The New York Times. 8 November.

Slovenian busted in Austrian investigation into art forgery

(Slovenia; Austria)

STA (2016). Slovenian busted in Austrian investigation into art forgery. STA. 7 November.

Gaitonde painting 'stolen'

(India)

The Telegraph (2016). Gaitonde painting 'stolen'. The Telegraph. 7 November.

FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures

(United States of America)

David Spunt (2016). FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures. CBS. 7 November.

I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake

(United States of America)

Bill Sanderson (2016). I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake. New York Post. 6 November.

Terremoto, sparito un dipinto del '600, indagini per furto

(Italy)

Earthquake: Painting from 1600s disappears, investigated as theft

Rai News (2016). Terremoto, sparito un dipinto del '600, indagini per furto. Rai News. 6 November.

Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer

(United States of America)

Maria Di Mento (2016). Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 6 November.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'

(Spain)

Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca (2016). Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'. Voz Populi. 5 November.

Protesters Demand Sculpture Be Removed from Contemporary Istanbul

(Turkey)

Art Forum (2016). Protesters Demand Sculpture Be Removed from Contemporary Istanbul. Art Forum. 4 November.

Debate intensifies over 'Venus' attribution to Cranach

(Liechtenstein)

Alex Capon (2016). Debate intensifies over 'Venus' attribution to Cranach. Antiques Trade Gazette. 4 November.

The $6 Million Lawsuit against David Zwirner over a Jeff Koons Sculpture, Explained

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). The $6 Million Lawsuit against David Zwirner over a Jeff Koons Sculpture, Explained. Artsy. 4 November.

S. Korean museum rejects French forgery allegations

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2016). S. Korean museum rejects French forgery allegations. Yonhap News Agency. 4 November.

LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight

(United States of America)

Brittny Mejia (2016). LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

Art in bunkers and high-security facilities

(General)

Vangmayi Parakala (2016). Art in bunkers and high-security facilities. Live Mint. 3 November.

Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind

(Italy)

Brian Boucher (2016). Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind. ArtNet News. 2 November.

Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court

(France)

Vince Noce (2016). Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court. The Art Newspaper. 1 November.

Picasso widow accused of hiding art at electrician's theft trial

(France)

RFI (2016). Picasso widow accused of hiding art at electrician's theft trial. RFI. 1 November.

German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection

(Germany)

The Jewish Press (2016). German Frozen Pizza Maker Reveals Nazi Art Loot in Company Collection. The Jewish Press. 31 October.

Are These Mobsters Hiding Van Goghs?

(Italy; Netherlands)

Barbie Latza Nadeau (2016). Are These Mobsters Hiding Van Goghs?. The Daily Beast. 29 October.

National Gallery will 'robustly defend' itself against claims it has stolen Matisse portrait in its collection

(United Kingdom)

Hannah Furness (2016). National Gallery will 'robustly defend' itself against claims it has stolen Matisse portrait in its collection. The Telegraph. 29 October.

Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online

(United States of America)

Daniel Littlewood (2016). Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online. Vocativ. 28 October.

Lessons from the Unfolding Old Masters Forgery Scandal

(General)

Olivia McEwan (2016). Lessons from the Unfolding Old Masters Forgery Scandal. Hyperallergic. 27 October.

Christie's Had 'Doubts' About Frans Hals Forgery and Declined to Sell

(General)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Christie's Had 'Doubts' About Frans Hals Forgery and Declined to Sell. ArtNet News. 27 October.

Photographer Steve McCurry speaks out against arrest of Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan girl with green eyes'

(Afghanistan; Pakistan)

Gareth Harris (2016). Photographer Steve McCurry speaks out against arrest of Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan girl with green eyes'. The Art Newspaper. 27 October.

Gallery Owner Accuses Alec Baldwin of Dodging Tax in Disputed Art Purchase

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Gallery Owner Accuses Alec Baldwin of Dodging Tax in Disputed Art Purchase. The New York Times. 27 October.

Maryland caretaker admits selling stolen art in N.J.

(United States of America)

Paul Milo (2016). Maryland caretaker admits selling stolen art in N.J.. NJ.com. 26 October.

Art goes mysteriously missing from lodge

(United States of America)

Emily Mieure (2016). Art goes mysteriously missing from lodge. Jackson Hole News & Guide. 26 October.

Ulay Remembers the Crime of a Lifetime 40 Years Later

(Germany)

Noah Charney (2016). Ulay Remembers the Crime of a Lifetime 40 Years Later. Observer. 26 October.

'Afghan Girl' in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

(Afghanistan; Pakistan)

Christine Hauser (2016). 'Afghan Girl' in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan. The New York Times. 26 October.

Respected GP Jill Purce says theft of £15k Steve McQueen print from Belfast hotel was 'moment of madness'

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Woodhouse (2016). Respected GP Jill Purce says theft of £15k Steve McQueen print from Belfast hotel was 'moment of madness'. Belfast Telegraph. 25 October.

Paintings by executed Bali Nine inmate Sukumaran stolen in Adelaide

(Australia)

Tom Richardson (2016). Paintings by executed Bali Nine inmate Sukumaran stolen in Adelaide. In Daily. 25 October.

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In Ali Center Art Theft

(United States of America)

Lex18 (2016). Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In Ali Center Art Theft. Lex18. 25 October.

Gallery Files Lawsuit Against Agnes Martin Authentication Committee

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Canada)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Gallery Files Lawsuit Against Agnes Martin Authentication Committee. ArtNet News. 25 October.

Why it's boom time for the art insurance sector

(General)

Anna Brady (2016). Why it's boom time for the art insurance sector. Apollo. 24 October.

Art theft from Vancouver church shocks local fabric artists

(Canada)

Karin Larsen (2016). Art theft from Vancouver church shocks local fabric artists. CBC. 24 October.

TEFAF's Old Master Dealers Weigh In on the Unfolding $255 Million Forgery Scandal

(Netherlands)

Sarah Cascone (2016). TEFAF's Old Master Dealers Weigh In on the Unfolding $255 Million Forgery Scandal. ArtNet News. 24 October.

Swiss Hotelier Fined Over $4 Million for Dodging Import Tax on Artworks

(Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Swiss Hotelier Fined Over $4 Million for Dodging Import Tax on Artworks. ArtNet News. 24 October.

Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK. Hyperallergic. 24 October.

Tourists in Dubrovnik Damaged an Invaluable Monument

(Croatia)

Daniel Rogulj (2016). Tourists in Dubrovnik Damaged an Invaluable Monument. Total Croatia News. 23 October.

Billionaire Art Dealer Is Awaiting Verdict in Tax Fraud Case

(France)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Billionaire Art Dealer Is Awaiting Verdict in Tax Fraud Case. The New York Times. 21 October.

A tale of Vermeers, art experts, and the most notorious- forger of the 20th century

(Israel; Netherlands)

Maya Margit (2016). A tale of Vermeers, art experts, and the most notorious- forger of the 20th century. I24 News. 21 October.

Art stolen from Steinberg heir likely to go to organized crime: expert

(Canada)

Paul Cherry (2016). Art stolen from Steinberg heir likely to go to organized crime: expert. Montreal Gazette. 21 October.

Photographer Sues Trump for Copyright Infringement Over Skittles Image

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Carey Dunne (2016). Photographer Sues Trump for Copyright Infringement Over Skittles Image. Hyperallergic. 21 October.

The art of deception

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). The art of deception. Financial Times. 20 October.

Forgery fiction: literature's fascination with fake art

(General)

Maggie Cao (2016). Forgery fiction: literature's fascination with fake art. The Guardian. 19 October.

Framed: art crime in focus

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Fox (2016). Framed: art crime in focus. Otago Daily Times. 19 October.

Art Dealer Claims Monet in 1MDB Scandal

(Monaco; Switzerland; Malaysia)

Kelly Crow (2016). Art Dealer Claims Monet in 1MDB Scandal. The Wall Street Journal. 19 October.

Swiss field just two claims in seven decades

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2016). Swiss field just two claims in seven decades. Swiss Info. 19 October.

EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Belfast police take hour to respond to art theft at Bullitt hotel - station is just metres away

(United Kingdom)

Claire McNeilly (2016). Belfast police take hour to respond to art theft at Bullitt hotel - station is just metres away. Belfast Telegraph. 19 October.

Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara

(United Arab Emirates)

QNA (2016). Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara. GDN Online. 18 October.

Steve McQueen painting stolen from Belfast bar

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Steve McQueen painting stolen from Belfast bar. ITV News. 17 October.

Heritage furniture theft: Cops to quiz hostel staff

(India)

The Tribune (2016). Heritage furniture theft: Cops to quiz hostel staff. The Tribune. 17 October.

Wall Street Dealmaker Says Professor Took Him for a Ride

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Wall Street Dealmaker Says Professor Took Him for a Ride. The New York Times. 17 October.

Alec Baldwin lawsuit is helping dealer sell more art

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Alec Baldwin lawsuit is helping dealer sell more art. Page Six. 17 October.

Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Burrell's world tour struggles to get beyond Glasgow

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Burrell's world tour struggles to get beyond Glasgow. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Massive Art Forgery Ring Reinforces Need For Vigilance Among Buyers

(General)

Claire Brown (2016). Massive Art Forgery Ring Reinforces Need For Vigilance Among Buyers. Wealth Management. 17 October.

Traficante envió un cuadro robado de Picasso desde Heredia a Washigton

(Costa Rica; United States of America; France)

Trafficker sent a stolen Picasso painting from Heredia to Washington

Hassel Fallas (2016). Traficante envió un cuadro robado de Picasso desde Heredia a Washigton. La Nación. 16 October.

Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico

(Costa Rica)

Costa Rican only protects Prehispanic art by law

Hassel Fallas (2016). Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico. La Nación. 16 October.

Help! My Goldie's missing!

(New Zealand)

Natasha Thompson (2016). Help! My Goldie's missing!. The Gisborne Herald. 14 October.

New old masters reshape the contemporary art market

(General)

Mary Childs (2016). New old masters reshape the contemporary art market. Financial Times. 14 October.

Prosecutor recommends four-year prison sentence and €250m fine for Guy Wildenstein in Paris trial

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Prosecutor recommends four-year prison sentence and €250m fine for Guy Wildenstein in Paris trial. The Art Newspaper. 14 October.

Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets

(France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets. ArtNet News. 14 October.

Ritrovati tre quadri rubati a Roma nel 1983: "Opere di valore inestimabile"

(Italy)

Three paintings stolen from Rome in 1983 recovered: Priceless works

Roma Today (2016). Ritrovati tre quadri rubati a Roma nel 1983: "Opere di valore inestimabile". Roma Today. 14 October.

Critics say Bavaria not doing enough on looted art

(Germany)

Jefferson Chase (2016). Critics say Bavaria not doing enough on looted art. DW. 13 October.

Have you seen this larger-than-life Transformers sculpture that was stolen from an LIC studio?

(United States of America)

Angela Matua (2016). Have you seen this larger-than-life Transformers sculpture that was stolen from an LIC studio?. QNS. 13 October.

What makes a piece of artwork valuable?

(General)

David Brancaccio (2016). What makes a piece of artwork valuable?. Marketplace. 13 October.

Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

Why Taking Photographs Is Banned in Many Museums and Historic Places

(General)

Jay L. Zagorsky (2016). Why Taking Photographs Is Banned in Many Museums and Historic Places. Observer. 12 October.

The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial. The Art Newspaper. 12 October.

Terrorism fears see DCMS museums and galleries lose a million visitors

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel (2016). Terrorism fears see DCMS museums and galleries lose a million visitors. Museums Journal. 11 October.

To Whomever Stole this Totem Pole – Bring it Back!

(United States of America)

Daedalus Howell (2016). To Whomever Stole this Totem Pole – Bring it Back!. Argus Courier. 10 October.

Beware Red-Eyed internet detectives

(Philippines)

Jaime Laya (2016). Beware Red-Eyed internet detectives. Manila Bulletin. 10 October.

Stolen art piece to raise awareness of homelessness replaced

(United States of America)

Scott Burton (2016). Stolen art piece to raise awareness of homelessness replaced. KTOO. 10 October.

Freeports Come Under Scrutiny by UNESCO as Havens for Stolen Cultural Property

(Switzerland)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Freeports Come Under Scrutiny by UNESCO as Havens for Stolen Cultural Property. ArtNet News. 10 October.

Beleaguered Yves Bouvier defends himself and freeport system

(Switzerland)

Vincent Noce (2016). Beleaguered Yves Bouvier defends himself and freeport system. The Art Newspaper. 10 October.

Did The Mafia Steal Caravaggio's 'Nativity of St. Francis and St. Lawrence'?

(Italy)

Allison McNearny (2016). Did The Mafia Steal Caravaggio's 'Nativity of St. Francis and St. Lawrence'?. The Daily Beast. 9 October.

What It Takes to Recover a Stolen Work of Art

(General)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). What It Takes to Recover a Stolen Work of Art. Artsy. 8 October.

Meadows Museum Solves Mystery of Murillo Paintings' Provenance

(United States of America)

Artfix Daily (2016). Meadows Museum Solves Mystery of Murillo Paintings' Provenance. Artfix Daily. 8 October.

St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway. Hyperallergic. 7 October.

Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves

(China)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves. ArtNet News. 7 October.

Five Paintings Stolen in 2005 Return to Dutch Museum

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

Nina Siegal (2016). Five Paintings Stolen in 2005 Return to Dutch Museum. The New York Times. 7 October.

To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art

(Belgium; France)

Garry Shaw (2016). To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art. The Art Newspaper. 7 October.

Ministry seeks law to fight art forgery crimes

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo (2016). Ministry seeks law to fight art forgery crimes. Korea Times. 6 October.

Following the Ghent Altarpiece, the World's Most Stolen (and Well-Traveled) Artwork

(Netherlands)

Kathleen Rellihan (2016). Following the Ghent Altarpiece, the World's Most Stolen (and Well-Traveled) Artwork. CN Traveler. 6 October.

French minister says stolen art may fund terror via 'free ports'

(France)

AFP (2016). French minister says stolen art may fund terror via 'free ports'. Yahoo News. 6 October.

Old Master market reels from Sotheby's fake assessment

(United Kingdom)

James Pickford (2016). Old Master market reels from Sotheby's fake assessment. Financial Times. 5 October.

Banksy fake fools local art fans

(United Kingdom)

Cai Griffiths-Sturge (2016). Banksy fake fools local art fans. JMU Journalism. 5 October.

Human Eyes Might Not Notice a Good Forgery, But Computers Could

(General)

Natalie Zarrelli (2016). Human Eyes Might Not Notice a Good Forgery, But Computers Could. Atlas Obscura. 5 October.

Dash Snow's Estate Sues McDonald's for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Dash Snow's Estate Sues McDonald's for Copyright Infringement. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Lost and found: 5 pieces of Dutch Golden Age art have been recovered after a 10 year hunt

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Susannah Polk (2016). Lost and found: 5 pieces of Dutch Golden Age art have been recovered after a 10 year hunt. CNN. 5 October.

Bay State director tapped to write screenplay for art heist film

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan (2016). Bay State director tapped to write screenplay for art heist film. The Boston Globe. 5 October.

Paintings That Bear the Scars of War

(Belgium)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Paintings That Bear the Scars of War. The New York Times. 5 October.

Prague centre plans permanent exhibition of Nazi-confiscated art

(Czech Republic)

ČTK (2016). Prague centre plans permanent exhibition of Nazi-confiscated art. Prague Daily Monitor. 5 October.

Gandhi's signature spectacle stolen, UG authorities fear theft of statue

(Ghana)

Austin Brakopowers (2016). Gandhi's signature spectacle stolen, UG authorities fear theft of statue. My Joy Online. 5 October.

Indie Artist Lili Chin Is Suing Kohl's for Allegedly Ripping Off Her 'Doggie Language' Designs

(United States of America)

Madeleine Davies (2016). Indie Artist Lili Chin Is Suing Kohl's for Allegedly Ripping Off Her 'Doggie Language' Designs. Jezebel. 4 October.

More than a pretty picture: Mafia bosses said to bank big on art

(Italy; Netherlands)

Francesca Astorri (2016). More than a pretty picture: Mafia bosses said to bank big on art. Al Arabiya. 4 October.

Former Port Hope art curator's fraud sentence delayed in Peterborough court

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Nyznik (2016). Former Port Hope art curator's fraud sentence delayed in Peterborough court. Northumberland Today. 4 October.

How a Nazi-Looted Painting Made its Way to University of Oklahoma

(United States of America)

Max Kutner (2016). How a Nazi-Looted Painting Made its Way to University of Oklahoma. Newsweek. 4 October.

Stolen brazier leaves artist dissapointed

(New Zealand)

Carly Gooch (2016). Stolen brazier leaves artist dissapointed. Stuff.co.nz. 4 October.

Angelina Jolie's Divorce Lawyer Embroiled in Dispute Over '$100 Million Pollock'

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Angelina Jolie's Divorce Lawyer Embroiled in Dispute Over '$100 Million Pollock'. ArtNet News. 4 October.

Raza's missing 'Bindu' traced to city

(India)

TNN (2016). Raza's missing 'Bindu' traced to city. The Times of India. 3 October.

How Indie Artists Can Protect Designs From Unauthorized Retail Use in the Digital Age

(General)

Ronda Majure (2016). How Indie Artists Can Protect Designs From Unauthorized Retail Use in the Digital Age. Apparel. 2 October.

No deathbed confession in Gardner heist

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). No deathbed confession in Gardner heist. The Boston Globe. 1 October.

I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault

(United States of America)

Peter Simek (2016). I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault. D Magazine. 1 October.

Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says

(United States of America)

Reuters (2016). Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says. The Guardian. 1 October.

'Moriarty of the Old Master' pulls off the art crime of the century: Market in crisis as experts warn £200m of paintings could be fakes

(United Kingdom; Liechtenstein)

Adam Luck (2016). 'Moriarty of the Old Master' pulls off the art crime of the century: Market in crisis as experts warn £200m of paintings could be fakes. The Daily Mail. 1 October.

Here's Why Art Thieves Steal Paintings They Can't Sell

(Italy; Netherlands)

Corky Siemaszko (2016). Here's Why Art Thieves Steal Paintings They Can't Sell. NBC. 30 September.

Met Picasso Belonged to Family That Fled Nazis, Suit Says

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Met Picasso Belonged to Family That Fled Nazis, Suit Says. The New York Times. 30 September.

Trial Offers Rare View of Wildenstein Family and Fortune

(France)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Trial Offers Rare View of Wildenstein Family and Fortune. The New York Times. 30 September.

US-France court battle tied to Picasso comes to a head

(United States of America; France)

Sébastien Blanc (2016). US-France court battle tied to Picasso comes to a head. Art Daily. 30 September.

Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy

(Italy; Netherlands)

BBC News (2016). Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy. BBC News. 29 September.

Cultural Property Protection Law Comes Under Fire in Germany

(Germany)

Conrad De Aenlle (2016). Cultural Property Protection Law Comes Under Fire in Germany. The New York Times. 29 September.

Peeved Protester Throws Pee at Censored Photo Show in Moscow

(Russia)

Carey Dunne (2016). Peeved Protester Throws Pee at Censored Photo Show in Moscow. Hyperallergic. 28 September.

Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor

(France)

Cristina Ruiz (2016). Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 28 September.

Anita Halpin among beneficiaries of Neue Galerie restitution

(Germany)

Dan Duray (2016). Anita Halpin among beneficiaries of Neue Galerie restitution. The Art Newspaper. 28 September.

Police: Ex-girlfriend stole $10 million in art from Lantana home

(United States of America)

Hannah Winston (2016). Police: Ex-girlfriend stole $10 million in art from Lantana home. Palm Beach Post. 28 September.

Lawful Heir of Artworks Looted by Gestapo Files Lawsuit in DC Federal Court

(Germany)

The Jewish Voice (2016). Lawful Heir of Artworks Looted by Gestapo Files Lawsuit in DC Federal Court. The Jewish Voice. 28 September.

Judge 'Stupefied' by Arguments on Day One of Wildenstein Tax Fraud Trial

(France)

Robert Williams (2016). Judge 'Stupefied' by Arguments on Day One of Wildenstein Tax Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 27 September.

New York Congressman Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Stolen Holocaust Art

(United States of America)

Jason Cohen (2016). New York Congressman Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Stolen Holocaust Art. JP Updates. 27 September.

Cologne to return Menzel drawing sold in 1939 to Hildebrand Gurlitt

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Cologne to return Menzel drawing sold in 1939 to Hildebrand Gurlitt. The Art Newspaper. 27 September.

Neue Galerie Returns Painting Seized by Nazis and Then Rebuys It in Settlement

(Germany)

Graham Bowley (2016). Neue Galerie Returns Painting Seized by Nazis and Then Rebuys It in Settlement. The New York Times. 27 September.

Ulay vs. Marina Abramović: How the epic legal battle between art-world giants went down

(Netherlands)

Noah Charney (2016). Ulay vs. Marina Abramović: How the epic legal battle between art-world giants went down. Salon. 25 September.

University of Utah police seeking info over art theft

(United States of America)

Abigail Norton (2016). University of Utah police seeking info over art theft. KUTV. 23 September.

Robert Soros in Divorce Battle Over $7.7 Million Christopher Wool Painting

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Robert Soros in Divorce Battle Over $7.7 Million Christopher Wool Painting. ArtNet News. 23 September.

Popular art gallery owner shot, killed

(United States of America)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (2016). Popular art gallery owner shot, killed. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 23 September.

Naked Trump statue in downtown Las Vegas vandalized

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham (2016). Naked Trump statue in downtown Las Vegas vandalized. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 23 September.

Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump

(United States of America)

Marcine Joseph (2016). Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump. ABC United States. 23 September.

Art meets history in homage to legendary French Jewish dealer

(Belgium; France)

Catherine Bennett (2016). Art meets history in homage to legendary French Jewish dealer. The Times of Israel. 23 September.

Stolen painting recovered in Leeuwarden is a fake

(Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Stolen painting recovered in Leeuwarden is a fake. NL Times. 22 September.

Paintings recovered in Leeuwarden storage unit 17 years after theft

(Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Paintings recovered in Leeuwarden storage unit 17 years after theft. NL Times. 22 September.

Court Orders Marina Abramović to Pay Ulay and Give Him Credit for Their Art

(Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2016). Court Orders Marina Abramović to Pay Ulay and Give Him Credit for Their Art. Hyperallergic. 22 September.

Freeports boom highlights risks of shady activities

(Switzerland)

Silke Koltrowitz (2016). Freeports boom highlights risks of shady activities. Reuters. 22 September.

Heir to art-dealing estate in court in major French fraud trial

(France)

Kim Willsher (2016). Heir to art-dealing estate in court in major French fraud trial. The Guardian. 22 September.

Who stole naked Trump statue? Police want to ask this guy about it The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect.

(United States of America)

Alex Harris (2016). Who stole naked Trump statue? Police want to ask this guy about it The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect.. Miami Herald. 22 September.

Have You Seen This Artist's Converted Metermaid Vehicle, Stolen Yesterday?

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Have You Seen This Artist's Converted Metermaid Vehicle, Stolen Yesterday?. SFist. 21 September.

Last two remaining 'Indian Bridge' figures stolen from city storage yard

(Canada)

Reg Clayton (2016). Last two remaining 'Indian Bridge' figures stolen from city storage yard. Kenora Daily Miner and News. 21 September.

Germany's new cultural protection law welcomed abroad

(Germany)

Markus Hilgert (2016). Germany's new cultural protection law welcomed abroad. DW. 21 September.

How the journey of a Rembrandt masterpiece ended here in the North Country

(United States of America; Russia)

Brian Mann (2016). How the journey of a Rembrandt masterpiece ended here in the North Country. North County Public Radio. 21 September.

Booker urges 'justice' in reclaiming stolen art

(United States of America)

New Jersey Jewish News (2016). Booker urges 'justice' in reclaiming stolen art. New Jersey Jewish News. 21 September.

How the Mona Lisa became so overrated

(France)

Phil Edwards (2016). How the Mona Lisa became so overrated. Vox. 20 September.

Police on the hunt for stolen buffalo statue, thief in Oklahoma City

(United States of America)

Bill Schammert (2016). Police on the hunt for stolen buffalo statue, thief in Oklahoma City. Fox. 20 September.

Artist Wants Thieves Who Stole Translucent Child Sculpture Punished

(United States of America)

Leslie Albrecht (2016). Artist Wants Thieves Who Stole Translucent Child Sculpture Punished. DNA Info. 20 September.

Banksy artwork removed from Liverpool street to enter street art museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Banksy artwork removed from Liverpool street to enter street art museum. BBC News. 19 September.

Stolen art piece was intended to raise awareness of homelessness in Juneau

(United States of America)

Scott Burton (2016). Stolen art piece was intended to raise awareness of homelessness in Juneau. KTOO. 18 September.

Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice?

(United States of America)

Liz Mair (2016). Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice?. The Daily Beast. 17 September.

Should the art market be more transparent?

(General)

Ivan Macquisten (2016). Should the art market be more transparent?. Apollo. 16 September.

Teesdale mayfly stone carving stolen

(United Kingdom)

Kate Richardson (2016). Teesdale mayfly stone carving stolen. The Northern Echo. 16 September.

Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum. Reuters. 16 September.

Moll Heirs Response to Statement from the National Gallery Regarding Suit for Return of Stolen Matisse Portrait of Greta Moll

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Rowland & Associates (2016). Moll Heirs Response to Statement from the National Gallery Regarding Suit for Return of Stolen Matisse Portrait of Greta Moll. MMD Newswire. 16 September.

Trust appealing for return of stolen tribute to Borders poet

(United Kingdom)

Darin Hutson (2016). Trust appealing for return of stolen tribute to Borders poet. Harwick News. 16 September.

Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill

(United States of America)

Isaac Arnsdorf (2016). Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill. Politico. 15 September.

Senate panel approves Nazi-stolen art recovery bill

(United States of America)

Tim Devaney (2016). Senate panel approves Nazi-stolen art recovery bill. The Hill. 15 September.

Art. Passion. Politics.

(United States of America; Russia)

Edward Goldman (2016). Art. Passion. Politics.. Huffington Post. 13 September.

Police probe Marrache art collection theft

(Gibralter)

Brian Reyes (2016). Police probe Marrache art collection theft. Gibralter Chronicle. 13 September.

Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

Alec Baldwin Files Suit Accusing Art Dealer of Fraud

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Alec Baldwin Files Suit Accusing Art Dealer of Fraud. The New York Times. 12 September.

Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Dutch News (2016). Museum hopeful stolen paintings in Ukraine will be home soon. Dutch News. 12 September.

Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin (2016). Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

(United States of America)

Kara Weisenstein (2016). When Artwork Survives Catastrophe. The Creator's Project. 12 September.

Sacramento art groups bounce back after thefts

(United States of America)

Ryan Lillis (2016). Sacramento art groups bounce back after thefts. The Sacramento Bee. 11 September.

Police seeking information for 9/11 monument theft

(United States of America)

Michelle Gaitan (2016). Police seeking information for 9/11 monument theft. Standard-Times. 11 September.

The search is on for Britain's lost public sculptures as Historic England protects five more artworks

(United Kingdom)

Culture 24 (2016). The search is on for Britain's lost public sculptures as Historic England protects five more artworks. Culture 24. 11 September.

Thirty works of art recovered in Torrevieja

(Spain)

The Leader (2016). Thirty works of art recovered in Torrevieja. The Leader. 11 September.

Reputed Mobster In Hospital After Prison Fall, Trial Delayed

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Reputed Mobster In Hospital After Prison Fall, Trial Delayed. CBS. 9 September.

Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer

(United States of America; Belgium)

Brian Boucher (2016). Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer. ArtNet News. 9 September.

Plymouth teen charged with stealing lobster statue

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2016). Plymouth teen charged with stealing lobster statue. The Patriot News. 9 September.

Caregiver Charged With Theft Of 600+ Pieces Of Art

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Caregiver Charged With Theft Of 600+ Pieces Of Art. CBS. 8 September.

Bronze book stolen from Borders poet's memorial

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Bronze book stolen from Borders poet's memorial. BBC News. 8 September.

Plea over missing 1986 Sir Antony Gormley sculpture

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Plea over missing 1986 Sir Antony Gormley sculpture. BBC News. 8 September.

New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris

(France)

Vincent Noce (2016). New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 8 September.

Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work

(United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work. ArtNet News. 8 September.

£1,000 painting stolen from Ripley gallery found in Bradford

(United Kingdom)

Hollie Bone (2016). £1,000 painting stolen from Ripley gallery found in Bradford. Harrogate Advertiser. 8 September.

Thief steals $50,000 in art from Naples gallery

(United States of America)

Devin Turk (2016). Thief steals $50,000 in art from Naples gallery. NBC. 7 September.

Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector

(General)

Julia Halpern (2016). Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector. The Art Newspaper. 7 September.

Egypt bans statues that do not have official government approval

(Egypt)

AFP (2016). Egypt bans statues that do not have official government approval. The Guardian. 7 September.

London's National Gallery sued in NY over alleged stolen Matisse

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Jonathan Stempe (2016). London's National Gallery sued in NY over alleged stolen Matisse. The Daily Mail. 7 September.

Greta Moll's Heirs Say Stolen Portrait Is at London Museum

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Erik Larson (2016). Greta Moll's Heirs Say Stolen Portrait Is at London Museum. Bloomberg. 7 September.

Ponytailed Man in Tie-Dye Shirt Caught on Video Stealing Art Mural from East River Waterfront Esplanade

(United States of America)

NBC New York (2016). Ponytailed Man in Tie-Dye Shirt Caught on Video Stealing Art Mural from East River Waterfront Esplanade. NBC. 7 September.

Paris auction workers jailed over theft scam

(France)

BBC News (2016). Paris auction workers jailed over theft scam. BBC News. 6 September.

Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house

(France)

Associated Press (2016). Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house. Salon. 6 September.

French auction workers convicted in vast theft scam

(France)

Philippe Sotto (2016). French auction workers convicted in vast theft scam. CTV. 6 September.

V&A director's decision to quit hastened by Brexit vote

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2016). V&A director's decision to quit hastened by Brexit vote. The Guardian. 5 September.

He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.

(United States of America)

Sheryl Gay Stolberg (2016). He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.. The New York Times. 4 September.

Santa Fe art dealer, Harvard reach deal over book's photos

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Santa Fe art dealer, Harvard reach deal over book's photos. Santa Fe New Mexican. 4 September.

Woman seeks return of late husband's $85,000 horse sculpture

(United States of America)

Kyndell Nunley (2016). Woman seeks return of late husband's $85,000 horse sculpture. 3 News. 3 September.

Vandals steal Nelson Park lobster sculpture

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2016). Vandals steal Nelson Park lobster sculpture. WCVB. 3 September.

Major art theft in Harborough district

(United Kingdom)

Harborough Mail (2016). Major art theft in Harborough district. Harborough Mail. 2 September.

Author says New Zealanders need to watch out for art crime

(New Zealand)

Mahvash Ali (2016). Author says New Zealanders need to watch out for art crime. Stuff.co.nz. 1 September.

Art crime in New Zealand - there's more than you think

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Black (2016). Art crime in New Zealand - there's more than you think. Stuff.co.nz. 1 September.

Tourist Sues Manhattan Gallery for $100,000 Sale of Allegedly Fake Art Deco Sculptures

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Tourist Sues Manhattan Gallery for $100,000 Sale of Allegedly Fake Art Deco Sculptures. ArtNet News. 1 September.

Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile Wants Release From Prison Because Of Failing Health

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2016). Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile Wants Release From Prison Because Of Failing Health. Hartford Courant. 1 September.

Anselm Kiefer's Workshop Robbed for Raw Materials Again

(France)

Naomi Rea (2016). Anselm Kiefer's Workshop Robbed for Raw Materials Again. ArtNet News. 31 August.

Artist Kevin Sharkey arrested over alleged art theft

(Ireland)

David Kearns (2016). Artist Kevin Sharkey arrested over alleged art theft. Irish Independent. 31 August.

Collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa: A code of practice must soon be formed for collectors

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa: A code of practice must soon be formed for collectors. Vietnam Net. 31 August.

Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk Museum

(United States of America)

Dave McKinley (2016). Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk Museum. WGRZ. 30 August.

Cambridge artist's Gord Downie portrait stolen by T-shirt sellers

(Canada)

Lisa Rutledge (2016). Cambridge artist's Gord Downie portrait stolen by T-shirt sellers. Cambridge Times. 30 August.

What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal. The Art Newspaper. 29 August.

Old Master recovered and gang arrested in Marbella

(Spain)

John Smith (2016). Old Master recovered and gang arrested in Marbella. EuroWeekly. 29 August.

Richard Prince And Gagosian Sued By Makeup Artist Over Instagram Copyright infringement

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Richard Prince And Gagosian Sued By Makeup Artist Over Instagram Copyright infringement. Artlyst. 28 August.

Stolen shields: Native art stolen from elementary school

(United States of America)

Sam DeGrave (2016). Stolen shields: Native art stolen from elementary school. Juneau Empire. 27 August.

Somerset man who claimed theft of expensive painting was 'drunken prank' escapes jail

(United Kingdom)

Somerset Live (2016). Somerset man who claimed theft of expensive painting was 'drunken prank' escapes jail. Somerset Live. 27 August.

Why should a court decide the authenticity of a living artist's work?

(General)

Donna Yates (2016). Why should a court decide the authenticity of a living artist's work?. Apollo. 26 August.

Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push. The New York Times. 26 August.

Gold Coast breakup ends in federal court, claims of art theft

(United States of America)

Kim Janssen (2016). Gold Coast breakup ends in federal court, claims of art theft. The Chicago Tribune. 26 August.

Artist Peter Doig wins case over painting he said was not his work

(United States of America; Canada)

BBC News (2016). Artist Peter Doig wins case over painting he said was not his work. BBC News. 24 August.

Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

(United Arab Emirates)

Mikolai Napieralski (2016). Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise. Quartz. 24 August.

Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom

(New Zealand)

The New Zealand Herald (2016). Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom. The New Zealand Herald. 23 August.

East Harlem Kenny Scharf Mural Stolen a Second Time

(United States of America)

Brendan Krisel (2016). East Harlem Kenny Scharf Mural Stolen a Second Time. Patch. 23 August.

Cheltenham MP calls for inquiry into removal of Banksy's Spy Booth

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2016). Cheltenham MP calls for inquiry into removal of Banksy's Spy Booth. The Guardian. 22 August.

Man who stole Diana Vreeland portrait says he was drunk

(United States of America)

Jennifer Bain (2016). Man who stole Diana Vreeland portrait says he was drunk. New York Post. 21 August.

Security firm brought in to protect artwork after thieves target Southern Nature Art Exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Sian Davies (2016). Security firm brought in to protect artwork after thieves target Southern Nature Art Exhibition. Southern Daily Echo. 21 August.

In the frame: We chat to 'art detective' Arthur Brand

(Netherlands)

Matilda Battersby (2016). In the frame: We chat to 'art detective' Arthur Brand. Belfast Telegraph. 20 August.

The Heist that Made the Mona Lisa Famous

(France; Italy)

Evan Andrews (2016). The Heist that Made the Mona Lisa Famous. History. 19 August.

Brooklyn man charged with swiping $45K Diana Vreeland portrait

(United States of America)

Jamie Schram (2016). Brooklyn man charged with swiping $45K Diana Vreeland portrait. Page Six. 19 August.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in river

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in river. BBC News. 19 August.

BFG Dream Jar that was set to raise thousands for Save the Children vandalised in Glasgow

(United Kingdom)

Catriona Stewart (2016). BFG Dream Jar that was set to raise thousands for Save the Children vandalised in Glasgow. Evening Times. 19 August.

Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt

(Australia)

The West Australian (2016). Stolen $65,000 sculpture returned after alleged ransom attempt. The West Australian. 19 August.

Surrey charity 'devastated' after life-sized fiberglass cow stolen in the middle of the night

(United Kingdom)

Chloe Chaplain (2016). Surrey charity 'devastated' after life-sized fiberglass cow stolen in the middle of the night. Evening Standard. 19 August.

Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show

(Russia; Ukraine)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show. The Art Newspaper. 19 August.

'He's entering the cannon': Richard Diebenkorn Foundation will issue catalogue raisonné this fall with Yale

(United States of America)

M. H. Miller (2016). 'He's entering the cannon': Richard Diebenkorn Foundation will issue catalogue raisonné this fall with Yale. Art News. 18 August.

Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner. ArtNet News. 18 August.

National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim. WHIO. 18 August.

Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides. The Art Newspaper. 17 August.

Alec Baldwin, the Bait-and-Switch and 'Original Copies'

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2016). Alec Baldwin, the Bait-and-Switch and 'Original Copies'. Observer. 17 August.

Artist Natalie White Arrested for Vandalism After Equal Rights Protest

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Artist Natalie White Arrested for Vandalism After Equal Rights Protest. ArtNet News. 17 August.

UK Museum Ethics Committee Rejects Allegations of Corruption in BP's Sponsorships

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). UK Museum Ethics Committee Rejects Allegations of Corruption in BP's Sponsorships. Hyperallergic. 17 August.

Nazi-looted artwork is discovered in museums in Sarasota, West Palm

(United States of America)

Nanette Crist (2016). Nazi-looted artwork is discovered in museums in Sarasota, West Palm. Florida Weekly. 17 August.

EXCLUSIVE: Crook steals, then returns painting to Chelsea hotel

(United States of America)

Rocco Parascandola (2016). EXCLUSIVE: Crook steals, then returns painting to Chelsea hotel. Daily News. 16 August.

Peter Doig Testifies in Bizarre Authentication Trial, Calls Claim Against Him Unethical

(United States of America)

Dushko Petrovitch (2016). Peter Doig Testifies in Bizarre Authentication Trial, Calls Claim Against Him Unethical. ArtNet News. 16 August.

Appropriation In Art – Part of a Belief System

(General)

Edward Lucie-Smith (2016). Appropriation In Art – Part of a Belief System. Artlyst. 15 August.

Trial Resumes for Man Accused of Defrauding Art Collecting Widow of $817,000

(Singapore; China)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Trial Resumes for Man Accused of Defrauding Art Collecting Widow of $817,000. ArtNet News. 15 August.

Two men arrested over attempted theft of Banksy copy

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Weaver (2016). Two men arrested over attempted theft of Banksy copy. The Guardian. 15 August.

It takes a hoaxer and a negligent hoaxed for a Piltdown Man

(United Kingdom)

David Aaronovitch (2016). It takes a hoaxer and a negligent hoaxed for a Piltdown Man. The Australian. 15 August.

Money laundering and the art world

(Malaysia)

Akhbar Satar (2016). Money laundering and the art world. Asto Awani. 14 August.

Burglars strike Park City arts fest overnight

(United States of America)

Jay Hamburger (2016). Burglars strike Park City arts fest overnight. Park Record. 14 August.

Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court

(Guatemala)

Jeff Abbott (2016). Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court. Truthout. 14 August.

Why Does Van Gogh's 'Poppy Flowers' Keep Getting Stolen?

(Egypt)

Allison McNearny (2016). Why Does Van Gogh's 'Poppy Flowers' Keep Getting Stolen?. The Daily Beast. 14 August.

Paint and Switch? Did Alec Baldwin Pay $190,000 for the Wrong Picture?

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Paint and Switch? Did Alec Baldwin Pay $190,000 for the Wrong Picture?. The New York Times. 13 August.

Exploring the gray area between cultural appreciation and appropriation in Juneau

(United States of America)

Lisa Phu (2016). Exploring the gray area between cultural appreciation and appropriation in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 13 August.

Two Detroit Artists Face Up to Four Years in Prison for Political Graffiti

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin (2016). Two Detroit Artists Face Up to Four Years in Prison for Political Graffiti. Hyperallergic. 12 August.

Prized painting stolen from Adolf Hitler comes to light 71 years later

(Germany; United States of America)

Vicky Smith (2016). Prized painting stolen from Adolf Hitler comes to light 71 years later. Mirror. 12 August.

Pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro's images vandalised in Leipzig

(Germany)

Julia Michalska (2016). Pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro's images vandalised in Leipzig. The Art Newspaper. 12 August.

Artist Claims Topshop Ripped off His Designs

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Artist Claims Topshop Ripped off His Designs. Hyperallergic. 12 August.

The 10 Most Hated Public Sculptures

(General)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). The 10 Most Hated Public Sculptures. ArtNet News. 11 August.

The replica factor

(Italy; United Kingdom)

Brendan Cormier (2016). The replica factor. Architecture Now. 11 August.

Life-size model of goat stolen from Sheffield allotment

(United Kingdom)

Dan Hobston (2016). Life-size model of goat stolen from Sheffield allotment. The Star. 11 August.

Zany Zebras: Angry artist Cara Sandys calls for better security

(United Kingdom)

Southern Daily Echo (2016). Zany Zebras: Angry artist Cara Sandys calls for better security. Southern Daily Echo. 11 August.

The Forgery That Earned Michelangelo His First Roman Patron

(Italy)

Nora Landes (2016). The Forgery That Earned Michelangelo His First Roman Patron. Artsy. 10 August.

Theft Of Rolex Watch And Oil Paintings Prompts Police Warning For Isle Of Wight Residents

(United Kingdom)

Jamie White (2016). Theft Of Rolex Watch And Oil Paintings Prompts Police Warning For Isle Of Wight Residents. Isle of White Radio. 10 August.

David Zwirner Sued for $2 Million Over Mystery Artwork by 'World-Renowned Artist'

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2016). David Zwirner Sued for $2 Million Over Mystery Artwork by 'World-Renowned Artist'. ArtNet News. 10 August.

Brea's 8-foot-tall public sculpture 'Selections' stolen, likely for its copper

(United States of America)

Angela Ratzlaff (2016). Brea's 8-foot-tall public sculpture 'Selections' stolen, likely for its copper. The Orange County Register. 10 August.

On the Fine Line in Art Between Inspiration and Appropriation

(General)

Tobias Carroll (2016). On the Fine Line in Art Between Inspiration and Appropriation. Signature. 9 August.

I Want My Art Back More Than My Van, Theft Victim Says

(United States of America)

Alisa Hauser (2016). I Want My Art Back More Than My Van, Theft Victim Says. DNA Info. 9 August.

Forever 21 Under Fire Once Again For Allegedly Copying Indie Designs

(United States of America)

Ana Colon (2016). Forever 21 Under Fire Once Again For Allegedly Copying Indie Designs. Refinery 29. 8 August.

Shambhala thief makes off with painting

(Canada)

Will Johnson (2016). Shambhala thief makes off with painting. Nelson Star. 8 August.

Artist Accused of Disowning a Painting Testifies

(United States of America)

Lori Rotenberk (2016). Artist Accused of Disowning a Painting Testifies. The New York Times. 8 August.

Former Capitol police officer receives probation, jail for theft of painting, forgery

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven (2016). Former Capitol police officer receives probation, jail for theft of painting, forgery. Wisconsin State Journal. 8 August.

Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun (2016). Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP. Korea JoongAng Daily. 8 August.

'It's very poignant': Darwin gallery taps into Indigenous incarceration conversation

(Australia)

Emilia Terzon (2016). 'It's very poignant': Darwin gallery taps into Indigenous incarceration conversation. ABC Australia. 8 August.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores

(Argentina)

Trafficking of cultural property: This is theft, folks

Sergio Carreras (2016). Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores. La Voz. 7 August.

Daughter reveals motivation for Eddie Burrup art scandal

(Australia)

Victoria Laurie (2016). Daughter reveals motivation for Eddie Burrup art scandal. The Australian. 6 August.

Rumblings in the Auction World

(United States of America)

Scott Reyburn (2016). Rumblings in the Auction World. The New York Times. 5 August.

90-Year-Old Vandalizes Crossword Artwork, Then Claims Copyright on the Result

(Germany)

Brian Boucher (2016). 90-Year-Old Vandalizes Crossword Artwork, Then Claims Copyright on the Result. ArtNet News. 5 August.

Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2016). Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 August.

German culture minister promises to reform Limbach Commission after mounting criticism

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German culture minister promises to reform Limbach Commission after mounting criticism. The Art Newspaper. 5 August.

Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery

(United States of America)

Donna Littlejohn (2016). Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery. Daily Breeze. 5 August.

Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums

(United States of America)

Robert Ekelund (2016). Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums. The Washington Post. 4 August.

Ai Weiwei's Lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, Sentenced to Seven Years for 'Subversion'

(China)

Brian Boucher (2016). Ai Weiwei's Lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, Sentenced to Seven Years for 'Subversion'. ArtNet News. 4 August.

Magnus app founder hits back at critics

(Germany)

Melanie Gerlis (2016). Magnus app founder hits back at critics. The Art Newspaper. 4 August.

What do auction house private sales mean for collectors and the art market?

(General)

Anna Brady (2016). What do auction house private sales mean for collectors and the art market?. Apollo. 4 August.

Ukraine not letting go of stolen Dutch Art

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Ukraine not letting go of stolen Dutch Art. NL Times. 4 August.

Historias que demuestran el oscuro amor de los ladrones de arte por el verano

(General)

Stories that demonstrate the curious love of art thieves for summer

Karina Sainz Borgo (2016). Historias que demuestran el oscuro amor de los ladrones de arte por el verano. Voz Populi. 4 August.

Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts

(Brazil)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts. The Art Newspaper. 3 August.

The First Armed Art Heist in History Is Being Made Into a Movie

(United States of America)

Danny Lewis (2016). The First Armed Art Heist in History Is Being Made Into a Movie. Smithsonian. 3 August.

How art detective Arthur Brand recovered two multi-million pound pieces of stolen art

(Netherlands)

Matilda Battersby (2016). How art detective Arthur Brand recovered two multi-million pound pieces of stolen art. The Independent. 3 August.

100 Auction Houses Now Subscribing for Art Loss Register Due Diligence

(United Kingdom)

Fine Books Magazine (2016). 100 Auction Houses Now Subscribing for Art Loss Register Due Diligence. Fine Books Magazine. 3 August.

Brazen Thieves Take $10,000 Painting Off Gallery Wall in San Pedro and Walk Away With It; Reward Offered

(United States of America)

Kennedy Ryan (2016). Brazen Thieves Take $10,000 Painting Off Gallery Wall in San Pedro and Walk Away With It; Reward Offered. KTLA. 3 August.

Heavy bronze plaques stolen from New Brunswick Museum

(Canada)

Rachel Cave (2016). Heavy bronze plaques stolen from New Brunswick Museum. CBC. 2 August.

Ronald Lauder, Advocate of Art Restitution, Says His Museum Holds a Clouded Work

(United States of America)

Serge F. Kovaleski (2016). Ronald Lauder, Advocate of Art Restitution, Says His Museum Holds a Clouded Work. The New York Times. 2 August.

McDonald's advertising agency accused of plagiarising artist's viral cows video

(United Kingdom)

Kate Nelson (2016). McDonald's advertising agency accused of plagiarising artist's viral cows video. The Independent. 2 August.

Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft

(Germany)

Brian Boucher (2016). Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft. ArtNet News. 1 August.

Captain Cook statues defaced in NZ amid calls for Maori chiefs to take his place

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Ainge Roy (2016). Captain Cook statues defaced in NZ amid calls for Maori chiefs to take his place. The Guardian. 31 July.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears. The Guardian. 31 July.

More Than 40 Artists and Designers Accuse Zara of Plagiarism

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). More Than 40 Artists and Designers Accuse Zara of Plagiarism. Hyperallergic. 29 July.

Turkish painter and journalist Zehra Doğan arrested

(Turkey)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Turkish painter and journalist Zehra Doğan arrested. The Art Newspaper. 29 July.

Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market

(France; Germany)

Hili Perlson (2016). Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market. ArtNet News. 29 July.

Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale. ArtNet News. 29 July.

"Dieses Gemälde ist nicht von mir"

(United States of America)

"This painting is not mine"

Stefan Koldehoff (2016). "Dieses Gemälde ist nicht von mir". Zeit Online. 28 July.

Famous Salvador Dali sculpture vandalized in Quebec City

(Canada)

Raquel Fletcher (2016). Famous Salvador Dali sculpture vandalized in Quebec City. Global News. 28 July.

Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné. ArtNet News. 28 July.

An Exodus at Christie's

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). An Exodus at Christie's. The New York Times. 28 July.

Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct. ArtNet News. 28 July.

BP sparks campaigners' fury with new arts sponsorship deals

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2016). BP sparks campaigners' fury with new arts sponsorship deals. The Guardian. 28 July.

Austrian City Must Pay $9 Million Compensation Over Lost Schiele and Klimt Works

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian City Must Pay $9 Million Compensation Over Lost Schiele and Klimt Works. ArtNet News. 27 July.

Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images. Hyperallergic. 27 July.

'Irreplaceable' sculptures commemorating Battle of the Somme stolen from exhibition at the Honeywood Museum in Carshalton

(United Kingdom)

Anders Anglesey (2016). 'Irreplaceable' sculptures commemorating Battle of the Somme stolen from exhibition at the Honeywood Museum in Carshalton. Your Local Guardian. 27 July.

Former Boston mobster says stolen Gardner Museum paintings were buried in Florida

(United States of America)

Dan Glaun (2016). Former Boston mobster says stolen Gardner Museum paintings were buried in Florida. Mass Live. 27 July.

Dali, De Lempicka stolen from Dutch museum 'found after seven years'

(Netherlands)

AFP (2016). Dali, De Lempicka stolen from Dutch museum 'found after seven years'. Luxemburger Wort. 27 July.

Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga $22,000 After Losing Forgery Lawsuit

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga $22,000 After Losing Forgery Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 July.

Movie in the Works About 1972 Worcester Art Museum Heist

(United States of America)

Matt Juul (2016). Movie in the Works About 1972 Worcester Art Museum Heist. Boston Magazine. 26 July.

Notorious Boston mobster-turned-pastor has clues about Gardner heist

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). Notorious Boston mobster-turned-pastor has clues about Gardner heist. The Boston Globe. 26 July.

A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University

(United States of America)

Susan Mulcahy (2016). A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University. The New York Times. 26 July.

Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

AFP (2016). Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation. The Guardian. 23 July.

Picasso's Weeping Woman: Could mystery of 1986 NGV art heist be solved?

(Australia)

Debbie Cuthbertson (2016). Picasso's Weeping Woman: Could mystery of 1986 NGV art heist be solved?. The Sydney Morning Herald. 23 July.

Art Demystified: How to Authenticate a Contemporary Artwork

(General)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Art Demystified: How to Authenticate a Contemporary Artwork. ArtNet News. 22 July.

Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty

(Brazil)

Mac Margolis (2016). Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty. Bloomberg. 22 July.

Artist's Burka Sculpture Vandalized by Angry Brexiter in London

(United Kingdom)

Naomi Rea (2016). Artist's Burka Sculpture Vandalized by Angry Brexiter in London. ArtNet News. 22 July.

Report from Jerusalem: The continuing struggle for Holocaust justice

(United States of America)

Kathryn Lee Boyd (2016). Report from Jerusalem: The continuing struggle for Holocaust justice. Jewish Journal. 21 July.

Switzerland, Singapore Seize Art, Property After FBI Moves Against Fund Linked to Red Granite

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

Patrick Frater (2016). Switzerland, Singapore Seize Art, Property After FBI Moves Against Fund Linked to Red Granite. Variety. 21 July.

Yale Offers Job Back to Man Who Broke Window

(United States of America)

Inside Higher Ed (2016). Yale Offers Job Back to Man Who Broke Window. Inside Higher Ed. 20 July.

Insuring valuables in a changing world: the art and antiques market takes cover

(General)

Ivan Macquisten (2016). Insuring valuables in a changing world: the art and antiques market takes cover. Antiques Trade Gazette. 20 July.

Indie Designer Takes to Twitter to Accuse Zara of Copying Her Designs

(United States of America)

Yahoo News (2016). Indie Designer Takes to Twitter to Accuse Zara of Copying Her Designs. Yahoo News. 20 July.

Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Vietnam museum says all paintings fake in high-profile exhibition

(Vietnam)

Lucy Nguyen (2016). Vietnam museum says all paintings fake in high-profile exhibition. Thanh Nien News. 20 July.

Descendants of Jewish Owners Continue to Pursue Nazi-Stolen Art

(Germany)

Boruch Shubert (2016). Descendants of Jewish Owners Continue to Pursue Nazi-Stolen Art. The Jewish Voice. 20 July.

Gagosian Gallery to Pay New York State $4.3 Million

(United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2016). Gagosian Gallery to Pay New York State $4.3 Million. The New York Times. 19 July.

New Research Says Gurlitt Collection Could Include 91 Nazi-Looted Works

(Switzerland; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). New Research Says Gurlitt Collection Could Include 91 Nazi-Looted Works. ArtNet News. 19 July.

Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

These Four Technologies May Finally Put an End to Art Forgery

(General)

Rene Chun (2016). These Four Technologies May Finally Put an End to Art Forgery. Artsy. 18 July.

Lost Lucian Freud Portrait Valued at £300,000 Authenticated By BBC

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst (2016). Lost Lucian Freud Portrait Valued at £300,000 Authenticated By BBC. Artlyst. 18 July.

Who Stole These Francis Bacon Masterpieces?

(Spain)

Lizzie Crocker (2016). Who Stole These Francis Bacon Masterpieces?. The Daily Beast. 17 July.

Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Jessie Guy-Ryan (2016). Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit. Atlas Obscura. 17 July.

Damien Hirst Cleared Of Formaldehyde Gate Controversy At Tate Retrospective

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst (2016). Damien Hirst Cleared Of Formaldehyde Gate Controversy At Tate Retrospective. Artlyst. 16 July.

Nazi Art Loot Returned... to Nazis

(Germany)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Nazi Art Loot Returned... to Nazis. The New York Times. 15 July.

Bavarian Parliament Will Investigate Claims that Looted Art Was Returned to Nazis

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Bavarian Parliament Will Investigate Claims that Looted Art Was Returned to Nazis. ArtNet News. 15 July.

Londoner's Diary: Thieves steal the show from Soho gallery

(United Kingdom)

Evening Standard (2016). Londoner's Diary: Thieves steal the show from Soho gallery. Evening Standard. 14 July.

Hong Kong MTR trains graffitied by fugitive American artist pair; China may be their next target

(Hong Kong)

Adam Wright (2016). Hong Kong MTR trains graffitied by fugitive American artist pair; China may be their next target. South China Morning Post. 13 July.

Art 'Expert' Vanishes With an Elderly Client's Precious Leonardo da Vinci Sketch

(France)

Naomi Rea (2016). Art 'Expert' Vanishes With an Elderly Client's Precious Leonardo da Vinci Sketch. ArtNet News. 12 July.

How Lucian Freud and a grudge kept his rival from a fortune

(United Kingdom)

Alice Vincent (2016). How Lucian Freud and a grudge kept his rival from a fortune. The Telegraph. 12 July.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture leads art trail parade

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture leads art trail parade. BBC News. 12 July.

Art thief John Mark Tillmann granted full parole

(Canada)

Blair Rhodes (2016). Art thief John Mark Tillmann granted full parole. CBC. 12 July.

Yale employee battling for job after smashing stained glass depicting slaves

(United States of America)

Nicole Puglise (2016). Yale employee battling for job after smashing stained glass depicting slaves. The Guardian. 12 July.

Yale Drops Case Against Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves

(United States of America)

Zoe Greenberg (2016). Yale Drops Case Against Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves. The New York Times. 12 July.

Art Dealer Under Investigation Again as New Evidence Emerges in Case of Stolen Picassos Linked to Yves Bouvier

(France)

Hili Perlson (2016). Art Dealer Under Investigation Again as New Evidence Emerges in Case of Stolen Picassos Linked to Yves Bouvier. ArtNet News. 12 July.

How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks

(General)

Noémie Jennifer (2016). How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks. The Creator's Project. 12 July.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin (2016). INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte. Quadratin. 12 July.

Turkey's artists face growing government pressure

(Turkey)

Sukru Kucukshin (2016). Turkey's artists face growing government pressure. Al Monitor. 11 July.

Another Chun Kyung-ja painting suspected of forgery

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo (2016). Another Chun Kyung-ja painting suspected of forgery. Korea Times. 11 July.

Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project

(France)

Georgina Adam (2016). Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Banksy stencils 'destroyed' in AC/DC Lane construction works

(Australia)

Melissa Singer (2016). Banksy stencils 'destroyed' in AC/DC Lane construction works. The Age. 10 July.

German Parliament passes controversial law to protect cultural heritage

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German Parliament passes controversial law to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 9 July.

Russian Protest Artist Stripped Of Havel Prize Over Support For 'Partisans'

(Russia)

Tom Balmforth (2016). Russian Protest Artist Stripped Of Havel Prize Over Support For 'Partisans'. Radio Free Europe. 8 July.

The nagging question behind the mysterious theft of a $7.5 million golden eagle

(Canada)

Douglas Quan (2016). The nagging question behind the mysterious theft of a $7.5 million golden eagle. National Post. 7 July.

How technology is changing the way we tackle art theft

(General)

James Ratcliffe (2016). How technology is changing the way we tackle art theft. Apollo. 7 July.

Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This. Now He Has to Prove It.

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This. Now He Has to Prove It.. The New York Times. 7 July.

Lawyer Questions Competence Of Aging Gangster Tied To Infamous Gardner Art Heist

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2016). Lawyer Questions Competence Of Aging Gangster Tied To Infamous Gardner Art Heist. Hartford Courant. 7 July.

Fake Monet, Renoir paintings cost dealer $31M and his reputation

(United States of America)

Derrick Bryson Taylor (2016). Fake Monet, Renoir paintings cost dealer $31M and his reputation. Page Six. 6 July.

A Forger Confessed to Faking Millions in Lee Ufan Works—Now the Artist Says They're Real

(South Korea)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). A Forger Confessed to Faking Millions in Lee Ufan Works—Now the Artist Says They're Real. Artsy. 6 July.

Lee Ufan Refuses Police Request to Confirm 13 Forgeries of His Work

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado (2016). Lee Ufan Refuses Police Request to Confirm 13 Forgeries of His Work. ArtNet News. 5 July.

Nur die Museums-Pensionäre befinden sich im Widerstand

(Germany)

Retired museum professionals in opposition

Marcus Woeller (2016). Nur die Museums-Pensionäre befinden sich im Widerstand. Die Welt. 4 July.

Giacometti art trove at centre of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

(Switzerland; France)

Reuters (2016). Giacometti art trove at centre of Franco-Swiss legal tussle. The Daily Mail. 4 July.

Castle Cary man claimed £8,500 painting theft was 'drunken prank'

(United Kingdom)

Western Gazette (2016). Castle Cary man claimed £8,500 painting theft was 'drunken prank'. Somerset Live. 3 July.

This 'Holocaust hustler' makes a living off of Nazi-stolen art

(United States of America)

Michael Kaplan (2016). This 'Holocaust hustler' makes a living off of Nazi-stolen art. New York Post. 2 July.

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Anne Quito (2016). In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces. Quartz. 2 July.

Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country

(Iran)

Saeed Kamali Dehghan (2016). Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country. The Guardian. 2 July.

Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton. ArtNet News. 1 July.

Saugerties street art vandalized

(United States of America)

Robert Ford (2016). Saugerties street art vandalized. Saugerties Times. 1 July.

The $3 Billion Family Art Feud

(Greece)

Kelly Crow (2016). The $3 Billion Family Art Feud. Wall Street Journal. 1 July.

Gallery sold Warhol prints with doctored documents: lawsuit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Gallery sold Warhol prints with doctored documents: lawsuit. New York Post. 1 July.

Avedon, Unsigned

(United States of America)

Richard B. Woodward (2016). Avedon, Unsigned. The New York Times. 1 July.

'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft

(United States of America)

Scott Sistek (2016). 'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft. Komo News. 1 July.

Self-proclaimed 'Australia's worst artist' hangs his own painting in the National Gallery of Victoria

(Australia)

Debbie Cuthbertson (2016). Self-proclaimed 'Australia's worst artist' hangs his own painting in the National Gallery of Victoria. The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 July.

Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service

(United Kingdom)

Angela Rainey (2016). Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service. Belfast Telegraph. 30 June.

To Cite or to Steal? When a Scholarly Project Turns Up in a Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Kevin L. Ferguson (2016). To Cite or to Steal? When a Scholarly Project Turns Up in a Gallery. Hyperallergic. 30 June.

Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute

(Spain)

Naomi Rea (2016). Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute. ArtNet News. 30 June.

German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis

(Germany)

Menachem Rephun (2016). German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis. JP Updates. 30 June.

40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home

(United States of America)

Philly Voice (2016). 40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home. Philly Voice. 30 June.

Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber (2016). Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness. Christian Post. 30 June.

Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie. ArtNet News. 30 June.

HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery. The Hindu. 30 June.

Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims. ArtNet News. 29 June.

Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack. ArtNet News. 29 June.

Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light

(Canada)

Richard Watts (2016). Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light. Times Colonist. 29 June.

As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them

(United States of America)

Kim Kinney (2016). As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them. Mass Live. 29 June.

ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings

(United States of America)

Cassie Ruud (2016). ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings. The News Guard. 29 June.

Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven (2016). Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion. Wisconsin State Journal. 29 June.

Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report

(Germany)

Guelda Voien (2016). Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report. Observer. 28 June.

Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library

(Canada)

Ryan Flanagan (2016). Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library. CTV. 28 June.

Painting worth thousands stolen from cottage

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Painting worth thousands stolen from cottage. ITV News. 28 June.

Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport

(United States of America)

Kassandra Parisi (2016). Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport. Spotlight News. 28 June.

Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course

(United States of America)

Kris Ligman (2016). Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course. ZAM. 28 June.

Italian Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Christo's 'Floating Piers'

(Italy)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Italian Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Christo's 'Floating Piers'. ArtNet News. 27 June.

What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

$2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled

(United States of America)

Dartunorro Clark (2016). $2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled. DNA Info. 27 June.

Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery

(United States of America)

Haley Rush (2016). Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery. KRQE News. 26 June.

Art student's agony as degree show submission is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Eddie Nisbet (2016). Art student's agony as degree show submission is stolen. STV. 25 June.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered

(Canada)

Mary Griffin (2016). Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered. CHEK. 25 June.

Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London

(Ireland; United Kingdom)

Michael Parsons (2016). Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London. The Irish Times. 24 June.

Germany passes law to keep art of 'national value' in the country

(Germany)

DW (2016). Germany passes law to keep art of 'national value' in the country. DW. 23 June.

Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist

(New Zealand)

Tim O'Connell (2016). Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist. Stuff.co.nz. 23 June.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces. The Australian. 23 June.

8 Art Thefts That Went Wrong

(General)

Abigail Cain (2016). 8 Art Thefts That Went Wrong. Artsy. 22 June.

Artwork stolen from library gallery

(United States of America)

Kristen McEwan (2016). Artwork stolen from library gallery. Daily Herald. 22 June.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector. Murcia Today. 22 June.

Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2016). Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?. Korea Herald. 21 June.

Snapchat Is (Allegedly) Back at It Again With Plagiarized Filters

(General)

Cordelia Tai (2016). Snapchat Is (Allegedly) Back at It Again With Plagiarized Filters. The Fashion Spot. 21 June.

Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation

(United States of America)

Nicky Woolf (2016). Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation. The Guardian. 21 June.

9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen

(United States of America)

Standard-Times (2016). 9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen. Standard-Times. 21 June.

Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall. Los Angeles Times. 21 June.

Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley (2016). Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop. The Drum. 21 June.

Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 20 June.

Muhammad Ali tribute mural stolen at Birmingham centre

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Muhammad Ali tribute mural stolen at Birmingham centre. BBC News. 20 June.

Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home

(United Kingdom; Bulgaria)

Martin Williams (2016). Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home. The Herald. 20 June.

Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence. KRQE News. 18 June.

Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief. The Australian. 18 June.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole

(Canada)

Leah Collins (2016). How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole. CBC. 17 June.

Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism

(United States of America; Canada)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 15 June.

Does it pay to invest in art? Returns in fine art have been overestimated

(General)

Phys.org (2016). Does it pay to invest in art? Returns in fine art have been overestimated. Phys.org. 15 June.

Not a scam: statue owner

(Canada)

Jessica Kerr (2016). Not a scam: statue owner. Delta Optimist. 15 June.

Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation. The New York Times. 15 June.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement. ArtNet News. 14 June.

Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv

(Ukraine; Italy)

Interfax (2016). Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv. Interfax. 13 June.

Arsonists who destroyed new Atherton sculpture slammed as 'selfish and horrible'

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell (2016). Arsonists who destroyed new Atherton sculpture slammed as 'selfish and horrible'. Leigh Journal. 13 June.

Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul

(Libya; Turkey; Saudi Arabia)

Yeni Şafak (2016). Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 13 June.

Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot

(Monaco; Switzerland; United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot. The New York Times. 12 June.

Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure

(United States of America; Cuba)

Samuel Blum (2016). Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure. DNA Info. 10 June.

Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs

(France)

Henry Samuel (2016). Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs. The Telegraph. 9 June.

Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art. ArtNet News. 9 June.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

(Greece)

Mary Harris (2016). Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection. Greek Reporter. 9 June.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher (2016). Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings. ArtNet News. 8 June.

Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery. Metro. 8 June.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art. ANSA. 8 June.

U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis. The Washington Free Beacon. 8 June.

Experts help Geneva free port crack down on stolen loot

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2016). Experts help Geneva free port crack down on stolen loot. Swiss Info. 8 June.

Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul

(Turkey)

Yeni Şafak (2016). Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 8 June.

'Misleading' Modigliani Case Shows Need for Free Port Disclosure

(Switzerland)

Bloomberg (2016). 'Misleading' Modigliani Case Shows Need for Free Port Disclosure. Swiss Info. 8 June.

French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods

(France)

Claire Voon (2016). French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods. Hyperallergic. 7 June.

Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner

(United Kingdom; Italy)

BT (2016). Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner. BT. 7 June.

'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2016). 'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace. Radio Poland. 6 June.

Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM as clown

(Malaysia)

AFP (2016). Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM as clown. The Daily Mail. 6 June.

Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art»

(France)

Girodet Museum: "Water has flooded hundreds of works of art"

Le Figaro (2016). Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art». Le Figaro. 6 June.

"Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return

(United States of America)

Artiholics (2016). "Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return. Artiholics. 4 June.

BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller (2016). BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit. Fox. 4 June.

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

(United States of America)

Charles L. Westmoreland (2016). Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000. Juneau Empire. 3 June.

Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer (2016). Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'. KCUR. 3 June.

The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age

(Canada)

Marcie Good (2016). The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age. BC Business. 3 June.

Art Museum theft shows limits of public money

(United States of America)

Springfield News Leader (2016). Art Museum theft shows limits of public money. Springfield News Leader. 3 June.

Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction

(United States of America)

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller (2016). Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction. PR Newswire. 3 June.

FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane (2016). FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts. NBC. 3 June.

Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints

(United States of America)

Justine McDaniel (2016). Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints. Philly.com. 3 June.

Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located. CBS. 2 June.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Pricey Painting Found. CBS. 2 June.

Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun. SFist. 2 June.

Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan (2016). Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves. The National. 2 June.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern (2016). US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.

Art disasters: Boy reduces £10,000 Lego statue to rubble

(China)

Anisa Subedar (2016). Art disasters: Boy reduces £10,000 Lego statue to rubble. BBC News. 1 June.

Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table

(Canada)

Ryan Ross (2016). Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table. The Guardian. 1 June.

Five Bronze Busts Stolen from Athens Cultural Center

(Greece)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi (2016). Five Bronze Busts Stolen from Athens Cultural Center. Greek Reporter. 31 May.

Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?. ArtNet News. 31 May.

Tower Hamlets looking for safe place for 'Old Flo' after legal battle over who owns Moore's sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Mike Brooke (2016). Tower Hamlets looking for safe place for 'Old Flo' after legal battle over who owns Moore's sculpture. The Docklands & East London Advertiser. 31 May.

Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit. The Daily Mail. 31 May.

International graffiti artist who travelled to Melbourne to tag jailed for 6 months

(Australia)

Bianca Hall (2016). International graffiti artist who travelled to Melbourne to tag jailed for 6 months. The Age. 31 May.

Beloved 'little old lady' public art stolen from Hughes shops

(Australia)

Kim Lester (2016). Beloved 'little old lady' public art stolen from Hughes shops. ABC Australia. 31 May.

Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP (2016). Ukranian art buyer hands back stolen Dutch masterpiece. 7 News. 31 May.

Golden Eagle statue stolen in Delta, valued at $6 million

(Canada)

Cassidy Oliver (2016). Golden Eagle statue stolen in Delta, valued at $6 million. Vancouver Sun. 30 May.

One of the World's Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence

(Switzerland)

Graham Bowley (2016). One of the World's Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence. The New York Times. 28 May.

Spanish police make arrests over stolen Francis Bacon works

(Spain)

Nadia Khomami (2016). Spanish police make arrests over stolen Francis Bacon works. The Guardian. 28 May.

Art, coins and stamps snatched from Sydney property

(Australia)

The Daily Telegraph (2016). Art, coins and stamps snatched from Sydney property. The Daily Telegraph. 28 May.

Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered

(United States of America)

RJ Wolcott (2016). Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered. Lansing State Journal. 27 May.

Germany Backtracks, Will Install Jewish Member in Committee on Nazi-looted Art

(Germany)

The Forward (2016). Germany Backtracks, Will Install Jewish Member in Committee on Nazi-looted Art. Haaretz. 27 May.

EU licences plan 'could hit London art market'

(United Kingdom)

Nicholas Cecil (2016). EU licences plan 'could hit London art market'. Evening Standard. 27 May.

Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home. The Washington Times. 27 May.

Russian art historian cleared of fraud over forgery sale

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian art historian cleared of fraud over forgery sale. The Art Newspaper. 27 May.

New evidence suggests Modigliani masterpiece was obtained in Nazi-forced sale

(United States of America; Panama)

Ronna Syed (2016). New evidence suggests Modigliani masterpiece was obtained in Nazi-forced sale. CBC. 27 May.

German Minister: Put Jew on Nazi art committee

(Germany)

Arutz Sheva (2016). German Minister: Put Jew on Nazi art committee. Arutz Sheva. 26 May.

Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension

(Canada)

Heide Pearson (2016). Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension. Global News. 26 May.

$25,000 oil painting stolen from Suffield home

(United States of America)

Anthony Fay (2016). $25,000 oil painting stolen from Suffield home. WWLP. 25 May.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Accused of Pastry Plagiarism

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Accused of Pastry Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Milton Keynes community rally to replace stolen singing frog statue

(United Kingdom)

OneMK (2016). Milton Keynes community rally to replace stolen singing frog statue. OneMK. 25 May.

Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Lock picker indicted in Love Locket vandalism

(United States of America)

David Ferrara (2016). Lock picker indicted in Love Locket vandalism. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 25 May.

The Legal Feud Over 'Picasso Bust' Is Settled, but Who's the Mystery Owner?

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). The Legal Feud Over 'Picasso Bust' Is Settled, but Who's the Mystery Owner?. ArtNet News. 24 May.

Paintings stolen during East Lansing Art Festival

(United States of America)

R.J. Wolcott (2016). Paintings stolen during East Lansing Art Festival. Detroit Free Press. 24 May.

Picasso vase worth $30K stolen from art gallery

(United States of America)

Tina Moore (2016). Picasso vase worth $30K stolen from art gallery. New York Post. 24 May.

New charges for target of Gardner heist probe

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2016). New charges for target of Gardner heist probe. The Boston Globe. 24 May.

Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming

(China)

Claire Voon (2016). Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming. Hyperallergic. 23 May.

No fue Thomas Crown, fue un butronero: el perfil del ladrón de arte en España

(Spain)

Not Thomas Crown, but a hole-maker: the profile of an art thief in Spain

Rebeca Fernández (2016). No fue Thomas Crown, fue un butronero: el perfil del ladrón de arte en España. El Confidencial. 22 May.

Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2016). Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds. The Art Newspaper. 20 May.

Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings. Hyperallergic. 20 May.

Seven arrested after violent £2.7m art and jewellery heist at Bulmer family's Somerset home

(United Kingdom)

L. Churchill (2016). Seven arrested after violent £2.7m art and jewellery heist at Bulmer family's Somerset home. Bristol Post. 20 May.

KGB prison doors given questionable cultural heritage status

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). KGB prison doors given questionable cultural heritage status. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Found Guilty by Moscow Court

(Russia)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Found Guilty by Moscow Court. ArtNet News. 19 May.

Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema

(General)

Andrew Marzoni (2016). Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema. ArtNews. 19 May.

Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum

(Russia; Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

'Mindless' pranksters deface mural of Robert Burns with a Hitler moustache

(United Kingdom)

Claire Gilbody-Dickerson (2016). 'Mindless' pranksters deface mural of Robert Burns with a Hitler moustache. Express. 18 May.

Tracking down Warhol's stolen 'Campbell's Soup' prints

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer (2016). Tracking down Warhol's stolen 'Campbell's Soup' prints. Marketplace. 18 May.

Cuban suspected of major art theft to be extradited

(Cuba; Greece)

Yiannis Souliotis (2016). Cuban suspected of major art theft to be extradited. eKathimerini. 18 May.

Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on. The Art Newspaper. 17 May.

Art thief sentenced in 'Afghan Girl' heist

(United States of America)

Shane Benjamin (2016). Art thief sentenced in 'Afghan Girl' heist. The Durango Herald. 17 May.

'Fat woman' who repeatedly hit herself on the head helped steal paintings worth more than £1,000

(United Kingdom)

Dan Russell (2016). 'Fat woman' who repeatedly hit herself on the head helped steal paintings worth more than £1,000. Nottingham Post. 16 May.

Steal This Fork: An Artist Spent 15 Years Stealing Silverware Used by the 1%

(Australia)

DJ Pangburn (2016). Steal This Fork: An Artist Spent 15 Years Stealing Silverware Used by the 1%. The Creator's Project. 16 May.

Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim. ArtNet News. 16 May.

Palestinian Museum Prepares to Open, Minus Exhibits

(Palestine)

James Glanz (2016). Palestinian Museum Prepares to Open, Minus Exhibits. The New York Times. 16 May.

Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in garden

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen Southampton zebra sculpture found in garden. BBC News. 16 May.

Italian Mayor Refuses to Loan Piero della Francesca Masterpiece Fearing It Won't Be Returned

(Italy)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Italian Mayor Refuses to Loan Piero della Francesca Masterpiece Fearing It Won't Be Returned. ArtNet News. 16 May.

YouTube pranksters jailed after 'terrifying' fake art heist

(United Kingdom)

Court News (2016). YouTube pranksters jailed after 'terrifying' fake art heist. The Guardian. 16 May.

Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art

(United States of America)

Adam Parker (2016). Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art. The Post and Courier. 16 May.

La Bella Principessa: Still and Enigma

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce (2016). La Bella Principessa: Still and Enigma. The Art Newspaper. 15 May.

Retired FBI agent shares insight on notorious Boston art heist

(United States of America)

Jim Sullivan (2016). Retired FBI agent shares insight on notorious Boston art heist. Portland Press Herald. 15 May.

Sword stolen from Tippecanoe Co. Courthouse statue

(United States of America)

Joseph Paul (2016). Sword stolen from Tippecanoe Co. Courthouse statue. JCOnline. 13 May.

Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain

(United States of America; Spain)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain. ArtNet News. 13 May.

Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist

(United States of America)

Matt Miller (2016). Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist. KTOO. 12 May.

Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

(Ukraine; Italy)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum. Reuters. 12 May.

Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes

(United States of America)

Andy Newman (2016). Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes. The New York Times. 11 May.

Life-sized zebra sculpture 'stolen' in Southampton

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Life-sized zebra sculpture 'stolen' in Southampton. BBC News. 11 May.

After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras

(United States of America)

Mike Frey (2016). After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras. Daily Journal. 11 May.

UT departments told to prepare inventory of heritage furniture

(India)

Ramkrishan Upadhyay (2016). UT departments told to prepare inventory of heritage furniture. The Tribune. 10 May.

Two charged in Chihuly statue theft

(United States of America)

Anna Lee (2016). Two charged in Chihuly statue theft. Greenville Online. 10 May.

The Little Pool Hidden In The Desert Has Apparently Been Destroyed

(United States of America)

Juliet Bennet Rylah (2016). The Little Pool Hidden In The Desert Has Apparently Been Destroyed. LAist. 10 May.

Attorney works to reclaim art stolen from Jews by Nazis

(United States of America)

Jean Hopfensperger (2016). Attorney works to reclaim art stolen from Jews by Nazis. Star Tribune. 10 May.

Japanese vagina kayak artist found guilty of obscenity

(Japan)

Justin McCurry (2016). Japanese vagina kayak artist found guilty of obscenity. The Guardian. 9 May.

France returns Nazi-stolen Degas drawing to rightful owners

(France)

Associated Press (2016). France returns Nazi-stolen Degas drawing to rightful owners. CBC. 9 May.

Painting worth £10,000 allegedly stolen from Somerset gallery

(United Kingdom)

Western Gazette (2016). Painting worth £10,000 allegedly stolen from Somerset gallery. Western Gazette. 9 May.

The Ins and Outs of Stolen Art, Explained

(United States of America)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Ins and Outs of Stolen Art, Explained. Artsy. 7 May.

Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes

(United Kingdom)

Robert Mendick (2016). Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes. The Telegraph. 7 May.

Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist

(United States of America)

Rob Low (2016). Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist. KDVR. 7 May.

Art Demystified: Art Auctions and Minimum Price Guarantees

(General)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Art Demystified: Art Auctions and Minimum Price Guarantees. ArtNet News. 6 May.

Bosnia Urged to Tackle Art Trafficking

(Bosnia)

Rodolfo Toe (2016). Bosnia Urged to Tackle Art Trafficking. Balkan Insight. 6 May.

Uncontrolled Collecting: An Impulse Control Disorder?

(General)

Shirley Mueller (2016). Uncontrolled Collecting: An Impulse Control Disorder?. Physician's Money Digest. 5 May.

Major German Expressionist Painting Finds Its Way Home to VMFA

(United States of America)

Style Weekly (2016). Major German Expressionist Painting Finds Its Way Home to VMFA. Style Weekly. 5 May.

Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017

(United States of America)

Eddie Small (2016). Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017. DNA Info. 5 May.

If the Gardner Paintings Are Ever Found, How Damaged Will They Be?

(United States of America)

Ray Hardman (2016). If the Gardner Paintings Are Ever Found, How Damaged Will They Be?. WNPR. 5 May.

Missing art not found at Robert Gentile's house

(United States of America)

WHDH (2016). Missing art not found at Robert Gentile's house. WHDH. 5 May.

Fire at Rosemarie Trockel's House Ruins $34 Million Worth of Art

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Fire at Rosemarie Trockel's House Ruins $34 Million Worth of Art. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation. ArtNet News. 4 May.

A fierce battle over who created a new Snapchat filter is tearing this community of artists apart

(General)

Charles Pulliam-Moore (2016). A fierce battle over who created a new Snapchat filter is tearing this community of artists apart. Fusion. 4 May.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan (2016). Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says. Oregon Live. 4 May.

Why the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's stolen art may never be found

(United States of America)

James Ratcliffe (2016). Why the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's stolen art may never be found. Apollo. 4 May.

How Not to Buy Stolen, Looted or Forged Art

(General)

Noah Charney (2016). How Not to Buy Stolen, Looted or Forged Art. Observer. 4 May.

Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture Center

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Juneau Empire. 3 May.

Artwork valued at $15,000 stolen from Reed College

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan (2016). Artwork valued at $15,000 stolen from Reed College. Oregon Live. 3 May.

Bronze statues stolen from Woodbury shopping center

(United States of America)

Mathias Baden (2016). Bronze statues stolen from Woodbury shopping center. Duluth News Tribune. 2 May.

FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police

(United States of America)

Denise Rosch (2016). FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police. News 3. 2 May.

FBI searches property of man at center of Gardner heist case

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). FBI searches property of man at center of Gardner heist case. The Boston Globe. 2 May.

Art installation stolen and vandalized at Las Vegas intersection

(United States of America)

Jami Seymore (2016). Art installation stolen and vandalized at Las Vegas intersection. News 3. 2 May.

'Warhol Uncanned' exhibit at Springfield Art Museum also a food drive

(United States of America)

Jackie Rehwald (2016). 'Warhol Uncanned' exhibit at Springfield Art Museum also a food drive. The News Leader. 1 May.

Can technoheritage be owned?

(General)

Sonia K. Katyal (2016). Can technoheritage be owned?. The Boston Globe. 1 May.

70 years on, the search continues for artwork looted by the Nazis

(General)

Phil Hirchkorn (2016). 70 years on, the search continues for artwork looted by the Nazis. PBS. 30 April.

Rosslyn stitchers remake stolen panel from Great Tapestry

(United Kingdom)

Jane Bradley (2016). Rosslyn stitchers remake stolen panel from Great Tapestry. The Scotsman. 30 April.

Can we trust in museum trustees?

(United Kingdom)

Giles Waterfield (2016). Can we trust in museum trustees?. Apollo. 29 April.

Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi

(United Arab Emirates)

Carey Dunne (2016). Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi. Hyperallergic. 29 April.

The Freeport Scandal That Isn't … a Scandal

(Switzerland)

Marion Maneker (2016). The Freeport Scandal That Isn't … a Scandal. Art Market Monitor. 29 April.

Art Collectors Start to Quit Geneva as Scandals Dent Reputation

(Switzerland)

Bloomberg (2016). Art Collectors Start to Quit Geneva as Scandals Dent Reputation. Swiss Info. 29 April.

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

(Austria; France)

The Local (2016). Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs. The Local. 28 April.

Woodcarving stolen from Kingswood Park

(United Kingdom)

L Churchill (2016). Woodcarving stolen from Kingswood Park. Bristol Post. 28 April.

How transparent is the art market?

(General)

Georgina Adam (2016). How transparent is the art market?. Financial Times. 28 April.

Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson. Hyperallergic. 27 April.

Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall (2016). Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look. The New York Times. 26 April.

The Case against the Universal Museum

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). The Case against the Universal Museum. Artsy. 26 April.

Plagued by Castrating Vandals, a Public Sculpture Gets a Detachable Penis

(France)

Claire Voon (2016). Plagued by Castrating Vandals, a Public Sculpture Gets a Detachable Penis. Hyperallergic. 25 April.

Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination. ArtNet News. 25 April.

Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft. ABC United States. 25 April.

Stolen Marathon messenger statue to be replaced

(Greece)

George Georgakopoulos (2016). Stolen Marathon messenger statue to be replaced. eKathimerini. 25 April.

Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC. The Times of Israel. 23 April.

Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway

(Norway)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway. ArtNet News. 22 April.

A Documentary About the Artist Who Stole Banksy's Work Out of Spite

(United Kingdom)

Alina Cohen (2016). A Documentary About the Artist Who Stole Banksy's Work Out of Spite. Hyperallergic. 22 April.

Los Angeles Art Dealer Is Arrested on Embezzlement Charges

(United States of America)

Ian Lovett (2016). Los Angeles Art Dealer Is Arrested on Embezzlement Charges. The New York Times. 22 April.

Gurlitt Exhibition Postponed Due to Relative's Legal Challenge

(Germany; Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Gurlitt Exhibition Postponed Due to Relative's Legal Challenge. ArtNet News. 21 April.

LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million. ArtNet News. 21 April.

Francis Bacon Controversy: Unauthenticated Drawings Go On Sale

(United Kingdom)

Paul Black (2016). Francis Bacon Controversy: Unauthenticated Drawings Go On Sale. Artlyst. 21 April.

France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects

(France)

Claire Voon (2016). France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects. Hyperallergic. 21 April.

Damien Hirst's Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes [UPDATED]

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Damien Hirst's Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes [UPDATED]. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

The Donald Threatens to Sue Artist Over Her Trump Micropenis Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). The Donald Threatens to Sue Artist Over Her Trump Micropenis Portrait. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Should the FBI Offer Reward Money for Stolen Art?

(United States of America)

Jillian Sequeria (2016). Should the FBI Offer Reward Money for Stolen Art?. Law Street Media. 20 April.

Picasso piece tangled in tug-of-war between dealer, billionaire

(United States of America)

Charles Rabin (2016). Picasso piece tangled in tug-of-war between dealer, billionaire. Miami Herald. 20 April.

The rise of fakes and false attributions in the art world

(General)

Tejshree Savara (2016). The rise of fakes and false attributions in the art world. Tehelka. 19 April.

Art Stolen From ArtSpace In Hartford

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne (2016). Art Stolen From ArtSpace In Hartford. Hartford Courant. 19 April.

Montreal art gallery displays paintings 'stolen' from the Internet

(Canada)

Robert Everett-Greene (2016). Montreal art gallery displays paintings 'stolen' from the Internet. The Globe and Mail. 19 April.

Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'. ArtNet News. 18 April.

How do you buy Indigenous Australian art ethically?

(Australia)

Brigid Delaney (2016). How do you buy Indigenous Australian art ethically?. The Guardian. 18 April.

11 Picasso Works Stolen from German Bank's Collection

(Germany)

Hili Perlson (2016). 11 Picasso Works Stolen from German Bank's Collection. ArtNet News. 18 April.

Couple Sought in Alleged Art Theft from 26 Degree Brewing (Video)

(United States of America)

David Minsky (2016). Couple Sought in Alleged Art Theft from 26 Degree Brewing (Video). New Times. 18 April.

Italy Recovers 3 Paintings Seized During World War II

(Italy; Luxembourg)

Associated Press (2016). Italy Recovers 3 Paintings Seized During World War II. ABC United States. 18 April.

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence. The Art Newspaper. 18 April.

Illustrators and graphic designers fume as print vendors copy their designs

(India)

Benito Fernando (2016). Illustrators and graphic designers fume as print vendors copy their designs. Mid-day. 17 April.

Colorado artist makes 'new' soup prints to replace stolen ones at Springfield Art Museum

(United States of America)

KSPR (2016). Colorado artist makes 'new' soup prints to replace stolen ones at Springfield Art Museum. KSPR. 16 April.

Gang of thieves make-off with distinctive £10,000 statue from resident's garden as he slept

(United Kingdom)

Neil Vowles (2016). Gang of thieves make-off with distinctive £10,000 statue from resident's garden as he slept. The Argus. 16 April.

Crooks hit Boca art gallery for second time in one week

(United States of America)

Charlie Keegan (2016). Crooks hit Boca art gallery for second time in one week. WPTV. 16 April.

Art Works at Nageswara Park Stolen

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Art Works at Nageswara Park Stolen. The New Indian Express. 16 April.

Holocaust Art Act Would Help Facilitate Return of Stolen Works

(United States of America)

Michael V. Cusenza (2016). Holocaust Art Act Would Help Facilitate Return of Stolen Works. The Forum. 15 April.

Tomb thieves sentenced for protected relics robbery

(China)

Feng Shuang (2016). Tomb thieves sentenced for protected relics robbery. ECNS. 15 April.

HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection

(Philippines)

Rappler (2016). HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection. Rappler. 15 April.

Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS. Hyperallergic. 15 April.

Prolific graffiti artist known as 'Super' arrested by St. Louis police

(United States of America)

Christine Byers (2016). Prolific graffiti artist known as 'Super' arrested by St. Louis police. St. Louis Post-Dispach. 14 April.

Leak Puts Focus On Lost Art Case

(Switzerland)

Jennifer Smith (2016). Leak Puts Focus On Lost Art Case. The Wall Street Journal. 14 April.

Theft and forgery from Whiteley to Warhol

(Australia)

Gina Fairley (2016). Theft and forgery from Whiteley to Warhol. Arts Hub. 14 April.

Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nainets (2016). Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings. Reuters. 14 April.

Storm clouds gather over German art market

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Storm clouds gather over German art market. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2016). FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 April.

Old Master Painting Pulled from Auction After French Government Inquiry

(Austria)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Old Master Painting Pulled from Auction After French Government Inquiry. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Mouse figure stolen by 'rat' at opening day of Cambridge art exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News (2016). Mouse figure stolen by 'rat' at opening day of Cambridge art exhibition. Cambridge News. 13 April.

Police seek person who stole porcupine sculpture from the Jetport

(United States of America)

Meilin Tompkins (2016). Police seek person who stole porcupine sculpture from the Jetport. WCSH6. 12 April.

Panama Papers Shed Light on the Shadowy Art Market

(General)

Benjamin Sutton (2016). Panama Papers Shed Light on the Shadowy Art Market. Hyperallergic. 12 April.

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2016). Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge. The Herald. 12 April.

FBI announces reward of up to $25,000 in Springfield museum theft case

(United States of America)

Gregory J. Holman (2016). FBI announces reward of up to $25,000 in Springfield museum theft case. Springfield News Leader. 12 April.

Painting seized in Geneva after Panama Papers tip-off

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2016). Painting seized in Geneva after Panama Papers tip-off. Swiss Info. 11 April.

How the Panama Papers revealed Nazi-looted art

(Switzerland)

Sabine Oelze (2016). How the Panama Papers revealed Nazi-looted art. DW. 11 April.

Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Grierson (2016). Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home. The Guardian. 9 April.

Pieces of Chihuly statue in Greenville park reported stolen

(United States of America)

Anna Lee (2016). Pieces of Chihuly statue in Greenville park reported stolen. The State. 8 April.

Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis. Free Beacon. 8 April.

FBI and Interpol alerted: Springfield Art Museum official says Warhol prints stolen

(United States of America)

Giacomo Bologna (2016). FBI and Interpol alerted: Springfield Art Museum official says Warhol prints stolen. The News Leader. 8 April.

How offshore firm helped billionaire change the art world for ever

(General)

Juliette Garside (2016). How offshore firm helped billionaire change the art world for ever. The Guardian. 7 April.

Mossack Fonseca's role in fight over painting stolen by Nazis

(United States of America; Panama)

Holly Watt (2016). Mossack Fonseca's role in fight over painting stolen by Nazis. The Guardian. 7 April.

Chris Brown Accused Of Stealing Graffiti Artist's Tag, Artist Sues Him

(United States of America)

Nicholas Mojica (2016). Chris Brown Accused Of Stealing Graffiti Artist's Tag, Artist Sues Him. Design and Trend. 7 April.

Dashing rogues? No, art thieves are boring goons

(General)

Jonathan Jones (2016). Dashing rogues? No, art thieves are boring goons. The Guardian. 7 April.

Viennese Leopold Museum to Return Nazi-Looted Paintings to Jewish Owner

(Austria)

The Algemeiner (2016). Viennese Leopold Museum to Return Nazi-Looted Paintings to Jewish Owner. The Algemeiner. 7 April.

Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security. KEPRTV. 6 April.

Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Calls $65 Million Lawsuit a 'Frivolous Claim'

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Calls $65 Million Lawsuit a 'Frivolous Claim'. ArtNet News. 6 April.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Denies 'Panama Papers' Allegations

(Russia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Denies 'Panama Papers' Allegations. ArtNet News. 6 April.

Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer

(Norway)

The Scotsman (2016). Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer. The Scotsman. 6 April.

Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years

(Norway)

AFP (2016). Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years. The Guardian. 6 April.

Documentary Examines US Soldier Who Stole Priceless Art

(United States of America; Germany)

Greg Flakus (2016). Documentary Examines US Soldier Who Stole Priceless Art. Voice of America. 6 April.

Wikimedia's free photo database of artworks violates copyright, court rules

(Sweden)

AFP (2016). Wikimedia's free photo database of artworks violates copyright, court rules. The Guardian. 5 April.

Swiss, German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

(Switzerland; Germany)

AFP (2016). Swiss, German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard. 7 News. 5 April.

Does My Family Own a Painting Looted by Nazis?

(Germany; Netherlands)

Eve M. Kahn (2016). Does My Family Own a Painting Looted by Nazis?. The New York Times. 5 April.

The Norton Simon Museum's Multi-Million-Dollar Nazi Restitution Case of Two Paintings by Cranach the Elder, Explained

(United States of America)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Norton Simon Museum's Multi-Million-Dollar Nazi Restitution Case of Two Paintings by Cranach the Elder, Explained. Artsy. 5 April.

Explosive 'Panama Papers' Highlight Art's Role in Lives of Tax-Dodging Superrich

(General)

Ben Davis (2016). Explosive 'Panama Papers' Highlight Art's Role in Lives of Tax-Dodging Superrich. ArtNet News. 4 April.

Brass Foundry Is Closing, but Debate Over Degas's Work Goes On

(France)

William D. Cohan (2016). Brass Foundry Is Closing, but Debate Over Degas's Work Goes On. The New York Times. 4 April.

Hare and the Minotaur sculpture vandalised with white paint

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Hare and the Minotaur sculpture vandalised with white paint. BBC News. 4 April.

Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal

(Russia)

Cristina Ruiz (2016). Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal. The Art Newspaper. 4 April.

Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems. Page Six. 3 April.

Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art

(United States of America)

Mara Siegler (2016). Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art. Page Six. 3 April.

A final attempt to recover stolen art

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). A final attempt to recover stolen art. Times Union. 1 April.

How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Nigel Fardale (2016). How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings. National Post. 1 April.

Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art

(United States of America; Germany)

David D'Arcy (2016). Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell. ArtNet News. 1 April.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger (2016). Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black. Bloomberg. 1 April.

Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2016). Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King. ArtNews. 31 March.

Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art. New York Post. 31 March.

Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas

(United States of America)

Renee Allen (2016). Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas. KLFY. 30 March.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore

(Singapore)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore. ArtNet News. 30 March.

After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan. ArtNet News. 30 March.

Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo (2016). Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims. Korea Times. 29 March.

This Is Not a Banksy: BBC Radio 4

(United Kingdom)

Max Aantjes (2016). This Is Not a Banksy: BBC Radio 4. Student Newspaper. 29 March.

Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal

(United States of America; Russia)

Greg Stohr (2016). Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal. Bloomberg. 28 March.

A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record

(United States of America)

Grace Notes (2016). A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record. The New York Times. 27 March.

'I don't think it was taken by an art collector'

(New Zealand)

Kate Pereyra Garcia (2016). 'I don't think it was taken by an art collector'. Radio New Zealand. 25 March.

Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations

(France)

Elenore Thery (2016). Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.

Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks

(Belgium)

Rain Embuscado (2016). Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Paintings and drawings worth £110,000 stolen from house in Falmouth

(United Kingdom)

W. B. Gayle (2016). Paintings and drawings worth £110,000 stolen from house in Falmouth. West Briton. 24 March.

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach

(Liechtenstein; France)

Vincent Noce (2016). Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Beloved West Coast painting stolen

(New Zealand)

Joanne Carroll (2016). Beloved West Coast painting stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 23 March.

Mystery over missing painting in Limerick

(Ireland)

Fintan Walsh (2016). Mystery over missing painting in Limerick. Limerick Leader. 22 March.

An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies

(Italy)

Britaly Post (2016). An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies. Britaly Post. 21 March.

Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen

(United States of America)

WRAL (2016). Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen. WRAL. 20 March.

Convicted art thief who vandalised Monet painting apologises

(Ireland)

Patrick O'Connell (2016). Convicted art thief who vandalised Monet painting apologises. Sunday World. 19 March.

Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court

(United States of America)

David Andreatta (2016). Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court. Democrat & Chronicle. 18 March.

Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned

(Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned. ArtNet News. 18 March.

With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again

(Spain)

Claire Voon (2016). With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again. Hyperallergic. 18 March.

Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages. ArtNet News. 18 March.

German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?. Hyperallergic. 17 March.

How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution

(United States of America)

Madeleine D'Angelo (2016). How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution. BC Heights. 17 March.

Special squad of Italian art police crack case of Verona museum theft, arrest 13 suspects

(Italy)

Jenny Starrs (2016). Special squad of Italian art police crack case of Verona museum theft, arrest 13 suspects. The Washington Post. 17 March.

'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). 'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute

(United States of America)

Art Forum (2016). New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute. Art Forum. 14 March.

Paris auction porters go on trial for alleged 'pilfering' of thousands of items

(France)

Jon Henley (2016). Paris auction porters go on trial for alleged 'pilfering' of thousands of items. The Guardian. 14 March.

Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court. The Art Newspaper. 14 March.

Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £23m 'Stolen'

(Spain)

Sky News (2016). Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £23m 'Stolen'. Sky News. 13 March.

Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2016). Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations. The Telegraph. 13 March.

Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks

(United States of America)

M. Thomas (2016). Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 13 March.

The man who blew up Nelson

(Ireland)

BBC News (2016). The man who blew up Nelson. BBC News. 12 March.

Former teacher calls for valuable art to be returned for pupils

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2016). Former teacher calls for valuable art to be returned for pupils. The Guardian. 12 March.

One mystery leads to another

(United States of America)

John Wilkens (2016). One mystery leads to another. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 12 March.

Keeping it real in the art world

(General)

Jan Dalley (2016). Keeping it real in the art world. Financial Times. 11 March.

To solve the world's biggest art heist, engage a community's outrage

(General)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). To solve the world's biggest art heist, engage a community's outrage. Tampa Bay Times. 11 March.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Man in court after stealing matchstick model of Darlington's covered market while drunk

(United Kingdom)

The Northern Echo (2016). Man in court after stealing matchstick model of Darlington's covered market while drunk. The Northern Echo. 10 March.

Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested. Murcia Today. 9 March.

Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion

(United States of America)

Jenna Lyons (2016). Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion. SFGate. 9 March.

Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book

(France)

Gareth Harris (2016). Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America

(United States of America)

Keri Geiger (2016). The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America. Bloomberg. 9 March.

More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed

(United States of America)

Mallory Sofastaii (2016). More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed. ABC United States. 8 March.

Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish

(New Zealand)

Anne Gibson (2016). Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish. The New Zealand Herald. 8 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The unacceptable poet

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The unacceptable poet. BBC News. 8 March.

The Battle for Picasso's Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire

(France)

Milton Esterow (2016). The Battle for Picasso's Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire. Vanity Fair. 7 March.

Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks. Hyperallergic. 7 March.

The fall of Nelson's Column 50 years on

(Ireland)

Billy O'Riordan (2016). The fall of Nelson's Column 50 years on. Irish Examiner. 7 March.

Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court

(United States of America; Russia)

Ingrid Burke (2016). Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court. The Moscow Times. 7 March.

Police recover school's stolen artwork

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Police recover school's stolen artwork. Juneau Empire. 6 March.

How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates

(Germany)

Anny Shaw (2016). How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Long battle rages over Franz West's estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2016). Long battle rages over Franz West's estate. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint. ArtNet News. 4 March.

Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US

(United States of America; Romania)

Reuters (2016). Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US. New York Post. 4 March.

French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein

(France; Liechtenstein)

Vincent Noce (2016). French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen

(Canada)

Andrew Sampson (2016). N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen. CBC. 4 March.

Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie

(United States of America)

Carlos Andres López (2016). Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.

Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings

(United States of America)

Celia Ampel (2016). Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings. Daily Business Review. 4 March.

Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report

(United States of America)

Ryan Steadman (2016). Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report. Observer. 3 March.

Justice still lags for Nazi victims

(United States of America)

Grace Meng (2016). Justice still lags for Nazi victims. The Hill. 3 March.

The great Art hoax of Zagreb's Mimara Museum

(Croatia)

Jonathan Rome (2016). The great Art hoax of Zagreb's Mimara Museum. Examiner. 3 March.

Stolen sculpture prompts Cheltenham gallery appeal

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Stolen sculpture prompts Cheltenham gallery appeal. BBC News. 3 March.

Germany to Continue Funding to Establish Provenance of Looted Art

(Germany)

Alison Smale (2016). Germany to Continue Funding to Establish Provenance of Looted Art. The New York Times. 3 March.

Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell

(Switzerland)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell. The Art Newspaper. 3 March.

Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Webb (2016). Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study. BBC News. 3 March.

Lost painting found on steps of Cradley Library

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cousin (2016). Lost painting found on steps of Cradley Library. Halesowen News. 3 March.

Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austria Appeals $9 Million Compensation Verdict in Missing Klimt and Schiele Case. ArtNet News. 3 March.

The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft

(United States of America)

Sharon Mizota (2016). The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft. Los Angeles Times. 1 March.

Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen. CBC. 1 March.

Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh

(United Kingdom)

Seamus McKinney (2016). Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh. The Irish News. 29 February.

Christie's Seeks Judgment Against Mugrabi Family for $32m Unpaid on Basquiat Painting

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2016). Christie's Seeks Judgment Against Mugrabi Family for $32m Unpaid on Basquiat Painting. Art Market Monitor. 29 February.

French cleaners scrub off street art

(France)

BBC News (2016). French cleaners scrub off street art. BBC News. 28 February.

But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village

(United States of America)

James Wilkinson (2016). But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village. The Daily Mail. 28 February.

Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults

(General)

Patricia Treble (2016). Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults. McLean's. 28 February.

Vandals destroy beloved Stirchley Park art mural by painting over Banksy-style images

(United Kingdom)

Alison Stacey (2016). Vandals destroy beloved Stirchley Park art mural by painting over Banksy-style images. Birmingham Mail. 27 February.

Art gallery owner admits keeping client's $2m

(Singapore)

Selina Lum (2016). Art gallery owner admits keeping client's $2m. The Straits Times. 27 February.

Native art goes missing from Juneau school

(United States of America)

Lisa Phu (2016). Native art goes missing from Juneau school. Juneau Empire. 26 February.

Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?

(United States of America)

Ken Faulk (2016). Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?. AL.com. 26 February.

Some Asshole Stole This Gorgeous Piece of Batman Art Before It Reached Its New Owner

(United States of America)

James Whitbrook (2016). Some Asshole Stole This Gorgeous Piece of Batman Art Before It Reached Its New Owner. io9. 26 February.

UK Imposes Export Ban on $2.9 Million Giacometti Sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). UK Imposes Export Ban on $2.9 Million Giacometti Sculpture. ArtNet News. 26 February.

Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 February.

Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Graffiti tagger destroys historical Smith Street feminist mural

(Australia)

Neelima Choahan (2016). Graffiti tagger destroys historical Smith Street feminist mural. The Age. 26 February.

Setback for Picasso's Daughter in Battle Over Sculpture

(France)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Setback for Picasso's Daughter in Battle Over Sculpture. The New York Times. 25 February.

Police arrest suspect in stolen dog statue case

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Reed (2016). Police arrest suspect in stolen dog statue case. KOB4. 25 February.

Police search for stolen 18th century prints

(United Kingdom)

East Grinstead Online (2016). Police search for stolen 18th century prints. East Grinstead Online. 25 February.

Naughty Dog Apologizes For Stolen Artwork in Uncharted 4 Trailer

(General)

Steven Boggs (2016). Naughty Dog Apologizes For Stolen Artwork in Uncharted 4 Trailer. The Escapist. 25 February.

Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years

(Russia)

The Siberian Times (2016). Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years. The Siberian Times. 25 February.

Roban varias de las conchas de bronce que indican el Camino de Santiago en Valladolid

(Spain)

Some of the bronze shells that mark the Camino de Santiago in Valladolid are stolen

Víctor Vela (2016). Roban varias de las conchas de bronce que indican el Camino de Santiago en Valladolid. El Norte de Castilla. 25 February.

To Detect Fakes, Art Meets Science

(General)

Jennifer Smith (2016). To Detect Fakes, Art Meets Science. The Wall Street Journal. 24 February.

Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated

(General)

Dara Bramsos (2016). Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated. The Economist. 23 February.

University of Oklahoma agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting

(United States of America)

Daniel C. Houston (2016). University of Oklahoma agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting. Associated Press. 23 February.

Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft

(United States of America)

Kayla Root (2016). Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft. KRQE News. 23 February.

De robar vírgenes en León a plagiar la Gioconda

(Spain)

Stealing virgins in León to fake the Mona Lisa

Verónica Viñas (2016). De robar vírgenes en León a plagiar la Gioconda. Diario de León. 23 February.

Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary

(Spain)

Cait Munro (2016). Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary. ArtNet News. 22 February.

Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included

(United States of America)

Katie Banks (2016). Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included. Fox. 22 February.

'Guilty' verdict on the spectacular 2010 Paris art theft

(France)

DW (2016). 'Guilty' verdict on the spectacular 2010 Paris art theft. DW. 20 February.

Makers in Uproar over Poached Thingiverse Models on eBay

(General)

Hannah Augur (2016). Makers in Uproar over Poached Thingiverse Models on eBay. All 3D Print. 19 February.

Art Dealer Torsten Brohan Ordered To Disclose Proceeds Of 20th Century Sale To China

(Germany)

Artlyst (2016). Art Dealer Torsten Brohan Ordered To Disclose Proceeds Of 20th Century Sale To China. Artlyst. 19 February.

12 'Poorly Forged' Lee Ufan Paintings Spark Investigation in South Korea

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado (2016). 12 'Poorly Forged' Lee Ufan Paintings Spark Investigation in South Korea. ArtNet News. 19 February.

Painting reported stolen from Fine Arts Building gallery

(United States of America)

Victoria Cortez (2016). Painting reported stolen from Fine Arts Building gallery. The Shorthorn. 18 February.

Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The Art Newspaper. 18 February.

Police investigate Aboriginal artwork stolen from Fremantle home

(Australia)

Danielle Le Messurier (2016). Police investigate Aboriginal artwork stolen from Fremantle home. Perth Now. 18 February.

Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme. ArtNet News. 17 February.

Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 17 February.

'Sparky' found in recycling yard

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). 'Sparky' found in recycling yard. Albuquerque Journal. 17 February.

Paintings worth $10K grabbed from Deerfield business after persistent burglary, investigators say

(United States of America)

Erika Pesantes (2016). Paintings worth $10K grabbed from Deerfield business after persistent burglary, investigators say. Sun Sentinel. 17 February.

Picasso thief signs away right to haul

(United Kingdom)

Midweek Herald (2016). Picasso thief signs away right to haul. Midweek Herald. 17 February.

The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010

(Netherlands; Switzerland)

Art Daily (2016). The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010. Art Daily. 16 February.

Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case

(United States of America; Spain)

Alan Clendenning (2016). Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case. Associated Press. 16 February.

American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

New 'paper trail' rules to help crack down on metal thieves

(United Kingdom)

Greg Russell (2016). New 'paper trail' rules to help crack down on metal thieves. The National. 16 February.

The Knoedler Gallery Settlement Is the Biggest Missed Opportunity for Greater Art Market Transparency in 100 Years

(General)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Knoedler Gallery Settlement Is the Biggest Missed Opportunity for Greater Art Market Transparency in 100 Years. Artsy. 16 February.

More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal

(United States of America)

David Kahn (2016). More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal. Observer. 15 February.

$28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move

(United States of America)

Gwynn Hogan (2016). $28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move. DNA Info. 15 February.

Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on

(Belgium)

James Rothwell (2016). Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on. The Telegraph. 14 February.

How cat hair brought down a pair of art forgers

(General)

Lizzie Wade (2016). How cat hair brought down a pair of art forgers. Science. 14 February.

Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court

(France)

Artlyst (2016). Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court. Artlyst. 13 February.

The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue

(France; Germany)

Sarah Wildman (2016). The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue. The New Yorker. 12 February.

Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 12 February.

Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here. Artlyst. 12 February.

Is The Controversial Art Law Fueling Germany's Recent 'Art Drain'?

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Is The Controversial Art Law Fueling Germany's Recent 'Art Drain'?. ArtNet News. 11 February.

Facebook removes image of Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' because it is 'suggestive content'

(General)

Jack Shepherd (2016). Facebook removes image of Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' because it is 'suggestive content'. The Independent. 11 February.

Report: Ukraine "doing nothing" to recover stolen Dutch art

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2016). Report: Ukraine "doing nothing" to recover stolen Dutch art. NL Times. 11 February.

Museum: dog statue stolen from grounds

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). Museum: dog statue stolen from grounds. Albuquerque Journal. 11 February.

From Artifice to Artefact

(United Kingdom)

Juliet Ceresole (2016). From Artifice to Artefact. V&A Blog. 10 February.

Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

(United States of America)

Kristen Mitchell (2016). Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 10 February.

Wadsworth tomb ornaments suspected stolen

(United States of America)

Ben Beagle (2016). Wadsworth tomb ornaments suspected stolen. Livingston County News. 10 February.

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album. Reuters. 9 February.

Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence. ArtNet News. 9 February.

Da Vinci, van Gogh and now Chihuly: Art thieves strike everywhere

(United States of America)

Molly Moorhead (2016). Da Vinci, van Gogh and now Chihuly: Art thieves strike everywhere. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.

Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist

(United States of America)

Zachary T. Sampson (2016). Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.

Hue loses large amounts of artifacts

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Hue loses large amounts of artifacts. Vietnam Net. 9 February.

Knoedler Trial Breaks Unexpectedly Ahead of Key Witness Testimony

(United States of America)

Mostafa Heddaya (2016). Knoedler Trial Breaks Unexpectedly Ahead of Key Witness Testimony. Blouin ArtInfo. 9 February.

Solving art history mysteries with open data

(General)

Suzette Lohmeyer (2016). Solving art history mysteries with open data. GCN. 8 February.

Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum

(United States of America)

The St. Petersburg Tribune (2016). Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 8 February.

'Buyer, Be Fair' Nonagenarian Warns Owner of Family Art Stolen in WW2

(Israel)

Ofer Aderet (2016). 'Buyer, Be Fair' Nonagenarian Warns Owner of Family Art Stolen in WW2. Haaretz. 8 February.

The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet

(United States of America)

Sam Knight (2016). The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet. The New Yorker. 8 February.

Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures

(Iran)

Sputnik News (2016). Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures. Sputnik News. 7 February.

Heritage table goes up in smoke

(India)

Amit Sharma (2016). Heritage table goes up in smoke. The Tribune. 7 February.

Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2016). Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko. The New York Times. 7 February.

Former Dealer of Art Forgeries Exhibits His Own (Legal) Paintings

(United Kingdom)

Gabrielle Bruney (2016). Former Dealer of Art Forgeries Exhibits His Own (Legal) Paintings. Vice. 7 February.

Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings

(China)

Lisa Movius (2016). Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings. The Art Newspaper. 7 February.

Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting. Journal Sentinel. 6 February.

Vancouver artist a repeat victim of thieves targeting his paintings and art supplies

(Canada)

Stephanie Ip (2016). Vancouver artist a repeat victim of thieves targeting his paintings and art supplies. The Province. 6 February.

California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork

(United States of America; Spain)

I24 News (2016). California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork. I24 News. 6 February.

Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft. ArtNet News. 5 February.

Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report. The Art Newspaper. 5 February.

Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son

(United States of America)

Lizzie Crocker (2016). Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son. The Daily Beast. 5 February.

Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'

(United States of America)

Cait Munro (2016). Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 3 February.

Interview with Ronald S. Lauder: 'Good faith alone doesn't make pictures clean'

(General)

World Jewish Congress (2016). Interview with Ronald S. Lauder: 'Good faith alone doesn't make pictures clean'. World Jewish Congress. 3 February.

Mates have Banksy art stolen and flat trashed by Airbnb guests who left condoms and laughing gas

(United Kingdom)

Ollie McAteer (2016). Mates have Banksy art stolen and flat trashed by Airbnb guests who left condoms and laughing gas. Metro. 3 February.

Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters

(United States of America)

Alex Johnson (2016). Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters. NBC. 3 February.

Picasso painting seized in Turkey dismissed as fake

(Turkey)

AFP (2016). Picasso painting seized in Turkey dismissed as fake. Hurriyet Daily News. 2 February.

Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered

(France)

Artlyst (2016). Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered. Artlyst. 1 February.

Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust. The New York Times. 1 February.

Arts: le "Picasso" saisi en Turquie serait un faux

(Turkey)

France 24 (2016). Arts: le "Picasso" saisi en Turquie serait un faux. France 24. 1 February.

Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'

(United States of America)

Ben Hooper (2016). Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'. UPI. 1 February.

Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler

(Australia)

Laura Armitage (2016). Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler. Heidelberg Leader. 1 February.

Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales (2016). Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas. The Universe. 31 January.

Detective seeks public's help in tracking down artwork stolen from NH Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Shawne K. Wickham (2016). Detective seeks public's help in tracking down artwork stolen from NH Institute of Art. The Union Leader. 30 January.

Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 30 January.

Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce (2016). Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy. The Art Newspaper. 30 January.

A Brief History of Art Forgery—From Michelangelo to Knoedler & Company

(General)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). A Brief History of Art Forgery—From Michelangelo to Knoedler & Company. Artsy. 30 January.

On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2016). On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures. The Guardian. 30 January.

Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation

(Turkey)

Emre Basaran (2016). Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation. Daily Sabah. 30 January.

Wu-Tang Clan 'Shaolin' Album Jacked My Art ... Fan Claims

(United States of America)

TMZ (2016). Wu-Tang Clan 'Shaolin' Album Jacked My Art ... Fan Claims. TMZ. 29 January.

Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 29 January.

Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson (2016). Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University. The Guardian. 29 January.

Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings

(United States of America)

Thomas Macmillan (2016). Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings. The Wall Street Journal. 28 January.

Anthony Lister found guilty of wilful damage over graffiti artworks

(Australia)

Steph Harmon (2016). Anthony Lister found guilty of wilful damage over graffiti artworks. The Guardian. 28 January.

Stolen art tracking companies ALR and ARG embroiled in 'bizarre' legal row

(United Kingdom)

Nick Clark (2016). Stolen art tracking companies ALR and ARG embroiled in 'bizarre' legal row. The Independent. 28 January.

In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft

(General)

Russell Leadbetter (2016). In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft. Evening Times. 27 January.

Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Why a Swiss gallery should return its looted Nazi art out of simple decency

(Switzerland)

Jonathan Jones (2016). Why a Swiss gallery should return its looted Nazi art out of simple decency. The Guardian. 27 January.

Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit

(Vatican; Iran; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2016). Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit. The New York Times. 27 January.

New York Times Sues Publisher Over War Photos, Fair Use At Issue

(United States of America)

Jeff John Roberts (2016). New York Times Sues Publisher Over War Photos, Fair Use At Issue. Fortune. 26 January.

Switzerland to Finance Research Into Disputed Art

(Switzerland)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Switzerland to Finance Research Into Disputed Art. The New York Times. 26 January.

Carmel art gallery catches theft on camera

(United States of America)

Brynne Whittaker (2016). Carmel art gallery catches theft on camera. KSBW. 26 January.

Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt. ArtNet News. 26 January.

Art Loss Register faces competition complaint from Art Recovery Group

(United Kingdom)

Melanie Gerlis (2016). Art Loss Register faces competition complaint from Art Recovery Group. The Art Newspaper. 26 January.

Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues

(Vatican; Iran)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner (2016). Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues. The Guardian. 26 January.

Germany's looted art probe efforts 'failing'

(Germany)

Toby Axelrod (2016). Germany's looted art probe efforts 'failing'. The Jewish Chronicle. 25 January.

Someone has stolen a hockey-stick holding metal beaver from outside an Edmonton home

(Canada)

Janet French (2016). Someone has stolen a hockey-stick holding metal beaver from outside an Edmonton home. National Post. 25 January.

Sotheby's Announces Significant Losses in Its Historic Taubman Sale

(United States of America)

Cait Munro (2016). Sotheby's Announces Significant Losses in Its Historic Taubman Sale. ArtNet News. 25 January.

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal

(Lebanon)

Gareth Harris (2016). Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Jewish Heirs Sue Swiss Museum to Recover Constable Painting

(Switzerland)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Jewish Heirs Sue Swiss Museum to Recover Constable Painting. The New York Times. 25 January.

Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko. The New York Times. 24 January.

Framed: the new course that teaches you about art crime and antiquities trafficking

(General)

Russell Leadbetter (2016). Framed: the new course that teaches you about art crime and antiquities trafficking. The Herald. 24 January.

Stolen artwork returned to gallery

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij (2016). Stolen artwork returned to gallery. Stuff.co.nz. 23 January.

Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities

(Lebanon)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities. Hyperallergic. 22 January.

Love Locket sculpture vandalized at Container Park

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham (2016). Love Locket sculpture vandalized at Container Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 22 January.

Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith (2016). Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin. The Wall Street Journal. 22 January.

Thieves make off with prized art works from Iqaluit museum

(Canada)

Steve Ducharme (2016). Thieves make off with prized art works from Iqaluit museum. Nunatsiaq Online. 22 January.

Kunstmuseum Bern Director Questions Expectation Surrounding Gurlitt Trove

(Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Kunstmuseum Bern Director Questions Expectation Surrounding Gurlitt Trove. ArtNet News. 21 January.

Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2016). Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year. The Art Newspaper. 21 January.

Meet the Indiana Jones of Stolen Art

(Netherlands)

Beckett Mufson (2016). Meet the Indiana Jones of Stolen Art. Vice. 21 January.

Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear (2016). Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success. Khmer Times. 21 January.

Probe team seeks record of Corbusier furniture

(India)

TNN (2016). Probe team seeks record of Corbusier furniture. The Times of India. 21 January.

Dipinti rubati recuperati dai Carabinieri del Nucleo Tutela Patrimonio di Ancona

(Italy)

Stolen paintings recovered by the Carabinieri Heritage Unit in Ancona

ETV Marche (2016). Dipinti rubati recuperati dai Carabinieri del Nucleo Tutela Patrimonio di Ancona. ETV Marche. 20 January.

Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones

(Spain)

Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million

José Ramón Villalba (2016). Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones. Ideal. 20 January.

Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park. Los Angeles Times. 19 January.

Heritage theft ahead of Hollande's visit

(India)

Aneesh Sareen (2016). Heritage theft ahead of Hollande's visit. The Tribune. 19 January.

Sheriff's Dept. seeking glass artwork stolen from Green Valley house

(United States of America)

Arizona Daily Star (2016). Sheriff's Dept. seeking glass artwork stolen from Green Valley house. Arizona Daily Star. 19 January.

New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld

(General)

University of Glasgow (2016). New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld. University of Glasgow. 19 January.

Theft of furniture designed by Le Corbusier at Chandigarh College of Arts

(India)

Saurabh Prashar (2016). Theft of furniture designed by Le Corbusier at Chandigarh College of Arts. The Times of India. 19 January.

WMass Artist to Madonna: 'You Stole My Material, Girl'

(United States of America)

Karen Brown (2016). WMass Artist to Madonna: 'You Stole My Material, Girl'. New England Public Radio. 18 January.

Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years

(Australia)

Kitty Hauser (2016). Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years. The Australian. 16 January.

Art work stolen before exhibition opens

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij (2016). Art work stolen before exhibition opens. Nelson Mail. 16 January.

A Name Game With the Old Masters

(General)

Scott Reyburn (2016). A Name Game With the Old Masters. The New York Times. 15 January.

Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death

(Saudi Arabia)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death. ArtNet News. 15 January.

From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History

(General)

Elena Goukassian (2016). From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History. Hyperallergic. 15 January.

The Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Proceeds to Trial

(United States of America)

Richard Lawson (2016). The Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Proceeds to Trial. Vanity Fair. 15 January.

Street Artist Jamie Hef Sues Pop Singer Kiesza over Unauthorized Use of His Work

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Street Artist Jamie Hef Sues Pop Singer Kiesza over Unauthorized Use of His Work. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Few Answers on True Owners of Art Found in Gurlitt Trove

(Germany)

Melissa Eddy (2016). Few Answers on True Owners of Art Found in Gurlitt Trove. The New York Times. 14 January.

Germany German task force finds five Nazi-looted works in Gurlitt trove

(Germany)

DW (2016). Germany German task force finds five Nazi-looted works in Gurlitt trove. DW. 14 January.

German team probing stolen Nazi art defends slow progress

(Germany)

AFP (2016). German team probing stolen Nazi art defends slow progress. The Times of Israel. 14 January.

Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt

(Canada)

Michael Tutton (2016). Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt. The Hamilton Spectator. 14 January.

Gardner suspect's sentence was cut

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). Gardner suspect's sentence was cut. The Boston Globe. 14 January.

Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum. ArtNet News. 13 January.

Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being

(United Kingdom)

Javier Pes (2016). Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being. The Art Newspaper. 13 January.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family. The New York Times. 12 January.

When the Forgery Is the Art

(Hong Kong)

Megan Garber (2016). When the Forgery Is the Art. The Atlantic. 12 January.

William Boyd: how David Bowie and I hoaxed the art world

(General)

William Boyd (2016). William Boyd: how David Bowie and I hoaxed the art world. The Guardian. 12 January.

Library Says Missing Painting Was Stolen

(United States of America)

Nick Rummell (2016). Library Says Missing Painting Was Stolen. Courthouse News Service. 12 January.

Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art. ArtNet News. 11 January.

For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works

(Italy)

Sylvia Poggioli (2016). For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works. NPR. 11 January.

Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv

(Israel; France)

The Times of Israel (2016). Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv. The Times of Israel. 10 January.

How Did Nazi-Looted Art Wind Up in Israel — and What Can Be Done About It?

(Israel)

Naomi Zeveloff (2016). How Did Nazi-Looted Art Wind Up in Israel — and What Can Be Done About It?. Forward. 10 January.

'Hollyweed' Sign Prankster Arrested by Los Angeles Police

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). 'Hollyweed' Sign Prankster Arrested by Los Angeles Police. ArtNet News. 10 January.

Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased. ArtNet News. 9 January.

'Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer

(United States of America)

Anandashankar Mazumdar (2016). 'Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer. BNA. 8 January.

Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul

(Turkey; Georgia; Russia)

Hurriyet Daily News (2016). Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 January.

Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum

(Austria; United States of America)

Uri Blau (2016). Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum. Haaretz. 8 January.

Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries. The New York Times. 8 January.

After plagiarism claims, Malaysian ad firm disqualified from Kancil awards

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

The Malay Mail (2016). After plagiarism claims, Malaysian ad firm disqualified from Kancil awards. The Malay Mail. 8 January.

Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week

(Russia)

Claudia Barbieri Childs (2016). Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Lady Gaga plagiarism lawsuit coming to New York

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Lady Gaga plagiarism lawsuit coming to New York. Page Six. 7 January.

Guy Wildenstein Trial To Take Five Month Hiatus Over Legal Technicality

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Guy Wildenstein Trial To Take Five Month Hiatus Over Legal Technicality. Artlyst. 7 January.

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court

(France)

Georgina Adam (2016). Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Why the U.S. Wants Germany to Take Another Look in Its Museums

(Germany; United States of America)

Jas Chana (2016). Why the U.S. Wants Germany to Take Another Look in Its Museums. Haaretz. 7 January.

Bathurst police search for thief after $10K painting stolen

(Canada)

Bridget Yard (2016). Bathurst police search for thief after $10K painting stolen. CBC. 7 January.

Kardashian Pastor Church Sued for Art Theft

(United States of America)

TMZ (2016). Kardashian Pastor Church Sued for Art Theft. TMZ. 7 January.

Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne (2016). Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury. Hartford Courant. 6 January.

Our Stepmom Stole a Monet From Our Dad and We Want it Back, Sons Say

(United States of America)

James Fanelli (2016). Our Stepmom Stole a Monet From Our Dad and We Want it Back, Sons Say. DNA Info. 6 January.

$6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174

(New Zealand)

Jessy Edwards (2016). $6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174. The Dominion Post. 5 January.

The secret to all great art forgeries

(General)

Jeff Taylor (2016). The secret to all great art forgeries. The Conversation. 5 January.

Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue

(Denmark)

Mark Molloy (2016). Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue. The Telegraph. 4 January.

New foundation takes over research into Gurlitt hoard

(Germany)

Flavia Foradini (2016). New foundation takes over research into Gurlitt hoard. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

Photographer Sues Richard Prince for Stealing His Instagram Photo

(United States of America)

Michael Zhang (2016). Photographer Sues Richard Prince for Stealing His Instagram Photo. PetaPixel. 4 January.

Who'd Steal Lincoln's Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum

(United States of America)

Mitch Smith (2016). Who'd Steal Lincoln's Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum. The New York Times. 3 January.

Search is on for iconic sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Paul Broome (2016). Search is on for iconic sculpture. Hereford Times. 2 January.

Government working on insurance protocol for art objects in museums

(India)

Anubhuti Vishnoi (2016). Government working on insurance protocol for art objects in museums. The Economic Times. 2 January.

New York Comes Down on Art Collectors

(United States of America)

Stacy Perman (2016). New York Comes Down on Art Collectors. Barron's. 1 January.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson (2016). Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding. Hull Daily Mail. 1 January.

Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue

(New Zealand; Chile)

Megan Gattey (2015). Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue. The Dominion Post. 31 December.

Taiwan statues donated by Jackie Chan defaced with anti-China graffiti

(Taiwan)

AFP (2015). Taiwan statues donated by Jackie Chan defaced with anti-China graffiti. The Guardian. 31 December.

These Four Assumptions Are Perpetuating the Sale of Nazi-Looted Art

(General)

Chiara Zampetti Egidi (2015). These Four Assumptions Are Perpetuating the Sale of Nazi-Looted Art. Artsy. 31 December.

Award-winning Malaysian agency seeks to contact UK designer after plagiarism claim

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

Boo Su-Lyn (2015). Award-winning Malaysian agency seeks to contact UK designer after plagiarism claim. The Malay Mail. 30 December.

Sophisticated art thieves network operating at Rome airport uncovered

(Italy)

Alice Philipson (2015). Sophisticated art thieves network operating at Rome airport uncovered. The Telegraph. 30 December.

Search is on for Sussex's missing public art

(United Kingdom)

Ben James (2015). Search is on for Sussex's missing public art. The Argus. 29 December.

Art Basel Stabber Pleads Not Guilty To First Degree Attempted Murder

(United States of America)

Guelda Voien (2015). Art Basel Stabber Pleads Not Guilty To First Degree Attempted Murder. Observer. 29 December.

Latest search for Gardner paintings came up empty

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2015). Latest search for Gardner paintings came up empty. The Boston Globe. 28 December.

Photographer Wins Suit Against Nikon Over 'Comfort Women' Exhibition

(Japan; South Korea; North Korea)

Michael Zhang (2015). Photographer Wins Suit Against Nikon Over 'Comfort Women' Exhibition. PetaPixel. 26 December.

Pope denounces destruction of cultural heritage

(General)

AFP (2015). Pope denounces destruction of cultural heritage. Manila Bulletin. 26 December.

The Year in Art Crime

(General)

The Creators Project (2015). The Year in Art Crime. Vice. 26 December.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden (2015). Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina. Iowa Public Radio. 25 December.

Trailer full of bronze sculptures stolen from Naples storage yard

(United States of America)

Carli Teproff (2015). Trailer full of bronze sculptures stolen from Naples storage yard. Miami Herald. 24 December.

Police hunt stolen painting

(United Kingdom)

Bordon Herald (2015). Police hunt stolen painting. Bordon Herald. 24 December.

Revisiting case of stolen Dutch art work

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Veronika Melkozerova (2015). Revisiting case of stolen Dutch art work. Kyiv Post. 24 December.

Peter Max's wife says stepson stole $4.3M worth of paintings from her

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2015). Peter Max's wife says stepson stole $4.3M worth of paintings from her. New York Post. 24 December.

Five Legal Cases Changing the Art Market as We Know It

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Five Legal Cases Changing the Art Market as We Know It. Artsy. 23 December.

'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK

(United Kingdom)

DCMS (2015). 'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK. UK Government. 23 December.

150,000 People Will Vote to Preserve or Pulverize a Picasso

(General)

Claire Voon (2015). 150,000 People Will Vote to Preserve or Pulverize a Picasso. Hyperallergic. 23 December.

Dead men don't sculpt: forgery allegation at Art Institute

(United States of America)

Chuck Goudie (2015). Dead men don't sculpt: forgery allegation at Art Institute. ABC United States. 23 December.

Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction. ArtNet News. 22 December.

Gurlitt 'sane' when donating art to museum

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2015). Gurlitt 'sane' when donating art to museum. Swiss Info. 22 December.

Just 5 Nazi-stolen works found in Gurlitt art haul

(Germany)

The Local (2015). Just 5 Nazi-stolen works found in Gurlitt art haul. The Local. 22 December.

Artist's Fury After 'Female Beauty' Exhibition Combatting Negative Body Image Is Denied By Police

(Denmark)

Natasha Hinde (2015). Artist's Fury After 'Female Beauty' Exhibition Combatting Negative Body Image Is Denied By Police. Huffington Post. 21 December.

Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings. The New York Times. 21 December.

Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks

(France)

Gareth Harris (2015). Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty

(Canada)

Todd McEwen (2015). Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty. Northumberland News. 21 December.

Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Lost Nazi-Looted Jean-Antoine Houdon Bust Returns to Poland after 75 Years

(Poland; Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Lost Nazi-Looted Jean-Antoine Houdon Bust Returns to Poland after 75 Years. ArtNet News. 21 December.

Cons and connoisseurs — stories of fraud in the art world

(General)

Jennifer Hunter (2015). Cons and connoisseurs — stories of fraud in the art world. The Star. 21 December.

Appeal launched to find lost Sheffield steel sculpture

(United Kingdom)

The Star (2015). Appeal launched to find lost Sheffield steel sculpture. The Star. 21 December.

Is the German Cultural Property Protection Act to be welcomed?

(Germany)

Apollo (2015). Is the German Cultural Property Protection Act to be welcomed?. Apollo. 21 December.

Russian foundation wrongfully called $800K painting fake: suit

(United States of America; Russia)

Kathianne Boniello (2015). Russian foundation wrongfully called $800K painting fake: suit. New York Post. 20 December.

A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found

(United States of America)

Stephan Salisbury (2015). A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found. Philly.com. 20 December.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). US Artworks Delivered to Iran. The New York Times. 19 December.

Master forger who fooled world's art experts reveals how he created £444,000 fake statue in garden shed

(United Kingdom)

Paul Britton (2015). Master forger who fooled world's art experts reveals how he created £444,000 fake statue in garden shed. Manchester Evening News. 19 December.

Lichtenstein Investigated Yves Bouvier

(Liechtenstein)

Darren Isner (2015). Lichtenstein Investigated Yves Bouvier. The News Hub. 19 December.

Art Just Doesn't Show Up in Money Laundering Cases

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2015). Art Just Doesn't Show Up in Money Laundering Cases. Art Market Monitor. 18 December.

The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market

(General)

Art Media Agency (2015). The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market. Art Media Agency. 18 December.

Museum of WWII stolen artwork raises attention in Italy

(Italy)

Marzia De Giuli (2015). Museum of WWII stolen artwork raises attention in Italy. Xinhua. 18 December.

Two Warhol Prints and an Otto Piene Artwork Stolen from Gallery Vehicle in Germany

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Two Warhol Prints and an Otto Piene Artwork Stolen from Gallery Vehicle in Germany. ArtNet News. 18 December.

Found: 'Priceless' 18th century 'Bust of the Goddess Diana' looted by the Nazis in WWII returned to Warsaw's Royal Lazienki Palace

(Poland; Austria)

Ed Wight (2015). Found: 'Priceless' 18th century 'Bust of the Goddess Diana' looted by the Nazis in WWII returned to Warsaw's Royal Lazienki Palace. The Daily Mail. 18 December.

Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum. The Art Newspaper. 17 December.

Israeli museum hopes to solve mystery of looted painting

(Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2015). Israeli museum hopes to solve mystery of looted painting. The Guardian. 16 December.

The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned

(United States of America)

Vince Grzegorek (2015). The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned. Cleve Scene. 16 December.

Taylor Swift accused of hypocrisy for using artist's design without permission, credit or fee

(United States of America)

Christopher Hooton (2015). Taylor Swift accused of hypocrisy for using artist's design without permission, credit or fee. The Independent. 16 December.

Artwork stolen by Nazis found… at Israeli museum

(Israel)

Sue Surkes (2015). Artwork stolen by Nazis found… at Israeli museum. The Times of Israel. 15 December.

Stolen Dutch Art Shows Up in Ukraine, but Getting It Back Isn't Easy

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2015). Stolen Dutch Art Shows Up in Ukraine, but Getting It Back Isn't Easy. The New York Times. 15 December.

Lincoln artifact stolen from county museum

(United States of America)

Daily Journal (2015). Lincoln artifact stolen from county museum. Daily Journal. 15 December.

Police make arrest in $200,000 theft of artworks from trailer in Richmond; all artwork recovered

(United States of America)

The Richmond Standard (2015). Police make arrest in $200,000 theft of artworks from trailer in Richmond; all artwork recovered. The Richmond Standard. 15 December.

Jeff Koons Back In Court: Plagiarism Or Image Sampling?

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2015). Jeff Koons Back In Court: Plagiarism Or Image Sampling?. Artlyst. 15 December.

Historic England on a mission to locate publicly subsidised art that has disappeared from view

(United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2015). Historic England on a mission to locate publicly subsidised art that has disappeared from view. The Independent. 15 December.

Public artworks disappearing before our eyes, says heritage body

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2015). Public artworks disappearing before our eyes, says heritage body. The Guardian. 15 December.

Tragedy in India as Artist Hema Upadhyay and Her Lawyer Are Found Brutally Murdered in Mumbai

(India)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2015). Tragedy in India as Artist Hema Upadhyay and Her Lawyer Are Found Brutally Murdered in Mumbai. ArtNet News. 14 December.

Banksy's sculpture 'The Drinker' is returned ten years after it was stolen by art activists but they have added their own special twist and scrawled 'Take the p***' on its plinth'

(United Kingdom)

Imogen Calderwood (2015). Banksy's sculpture 'The Drinker' is returned ten years after it was stolen by art activists but they have added their own special twist and scrawled 'Take the p***' on its plinth'. The Daily Mail. 12 December.

Trois artistes tunisiens condamnés à de la prison pour usage de stupéfiant

(Tunisia)

Three Tunisian artists sent to prison for usage of narcotics

Edelweiss Vieira (2015). Trois artistes tunisiens condamnés à de la prison pour usage de stupéfiant. Le Monde. 11 December.

Toxic drug use, not love of art, led accused art thief to steal George Rodrigue 'Blue Dog' prints, health experts say

(United States of America)

John Simerman (2015). Toxic drug use, not love of art, led accused art thief to steal George Rodrigue 'Blue Dog' prints, health experts say. The Advocate. 11 December.

Sea god statue set to make welcome return

(United Kingdom)

News Letter (2015). Sea god statue set to make welcome return. News Letter. 11 December.

Ukraine Jumps Into Stolen Dutch Paintings Mystery With Eye To Referendum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Pete Baumgartner (2015). Ukraine Jumps Into Stolen Dutch Paintings Mystery With Eye To Referendum. Radio Free Europe. 11 December.

Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2015). Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud. The Art Newspaper. 10 December.

Recap of "Rethinking Art Authentication" at the New York City Bar

(United States of America)

Nicholas M. O'Donnell (2015). Recap of "Rethinking Art Authentication" at the New York City Bar. Lexology. 10 December.

Ask Flipped: Where Should I Hang My Stolen Artwork?

(General)

Ask Flipped (2015). Ask Flipped: Where Should I Hang My Stolen Artwork?. Curbed. 10 December.

Art Law: French Judgment Against Expert in Max Ernst Forgery Case Set Aside

(France)

Dispute Resolution in Germany (2015). Art Law: French Judgment Against Expert in Max Ernst Forgery Case Set Aside. Dispute Resolution in Germany. 10 December.

L'historien d'art Werner Spies innocenté dans l'affaire du faux Max Ernst

(France)

Art Historian Werner Spies acquitted in case of fake Max Ernst

Harry Bellet (2015). L'historien d'art Werner Spies innocenté dans l'affaire du faux Max Ernst. Le Monde. 10 December.

Thefts of art 'kind of weird,' Coral Springs mayor says

(United States of America)

Wayne K. Roustan (2015). Thefts of art 'kind of weird,' Coral Springs mayor says. Sun Sentinel. 10 December.

'Restitution of a lost beauty': Caravaggio Nativity replica brought to Palermo

(Italy)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner (2015). 'Restitution of a lost beauty': Caravaggio Nativity replica brought to Palermo. The Guardian. 10 December.

Stolen Art Hampers Ukraine's EU Progress

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Leonid Bershidsky (2015). Stolen Art Hampers Ukraine's EU Progress. Bloomberg. 9 December.

Artworks Worth $1.1 Million Stolen From Markus Lüpertz's Potsdam Studio

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Artworks Worth $1.1 Million Stolen From Markus Lüpertz's Potsdam Studio. ArtNet News. 9 December.

Judge Suspends Lawsuit Against U. of Oklahoma over Stolen Nazi Art

(United States of America)

Tim Talley (2015). Judge Suspends Lawsuit Against U. of Oklahoma over Stolen Nazi Art. Insurance Journal. 8 December.

Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World

(United States of America)

Marina Garcia-Vasquez (2015). Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World. The Creator's Project. 8 December.

Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks

(Germany)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks. Hyperallergic. 8 December.

Nazi-era restitution claims are just the tip of the iceberg

(General)

Palmyre Manivet (2015). Nazi-era restitution claims are just the tip of the iceberg. Apollo. 7 December.

Stolen Dutch paintings offered for sale by Ukrainian militia

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Jon Henley (2015). Stolen Dutch paintings offered for sale by Ukrainian militia. The Guardian. 7 December.

Art collector tried to sell fake prints at Sotheby's to fund Brazilian lover's visa

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Art collector tried to sell fake prints at Sotheby's to fund Brazilian lover's visa. The Telegraph. 7 December.

Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Janene Pieters (2015). Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine. NL Times. 7 December.

Let Leonard Peltier Paint

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Let Leonard Peltier Paint. Indian Country Today. 6 December.

The heist of the century

(United States of America)

CBS (2015). The heist of the century. CBS. 6 December.

Born to Be Conned

(General)

Maria Konnikova (2015). Born to Be Conned. The New York Times. 5 December.

Seen this sculpture? There's a $1,000 reward if you have

(United States of America)

Adam Uren (2015). Seen this sculpture? There's a $1,000 reward if you have. Bring Me The News. 4 December.

Are Forgeries Fine Art?

(General)

Patricia Pierce (2015). Are Forgeries Fine Art?. Newsmax. 4 December.

Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang (2015). Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach. Miami Herald. 4 December.

How Art Heists Play Out: Stolen Picasso One Year Later

(United States of America)

Wilson Sayre (2015). How Art Heists Play Out: Stolen Picasso One Year Later. WLRN. 3 December.

Settlement Reached Over Fake Willem de Kooning Painting

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith (2015). Settlement Reached Over Fake Willem de Kooning Painting. The Wall Street Journal. 3 December.

Celstraffen geëist voor drie helers dure schilderijen uit Leerdams museum

(Netherlands)

Prison sentences demanded for three robbers of expensive paintings from Leerdam Museum

Blikopnieuws (2015). Celstraffen geëist voor drie helers dure schilderijen uit Leerdams museum. Blikopnieuws. 2 December.

Court records: OU agrees to proposed settlement in lawsuit over stolen painting

(United States of America)

Cary Aspinwall (2015). Court records: OU agrees to proposed settlement in lawsuit over stolen painting. The Frontier. 2 December.

Leslie Waddington, art dealer - obituary

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Leslie Waddington, art dealer - obituary. The Telegraph. 2 December.

Gurlitt task force identifies 5th work looted by Nazis

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). Gurlitt task force identifies 5th work looted by Nazis. The Daily Mail. 2 December.

German Panel Defends Effort to Trace Owners of Nazi-Looted Art

(Germany)

Melissa Eddy (2015). German Panel Defends Effort to Trace Owners of Nazi-Looted Art. The New York Times. 2 December.

Danh Vo and Dutch collector settle legal battle

(Netherlands)

Hannah McGivern (2015). Danh Vo and Dutch collector settle legal battle. The Art Newspaper. 2 December.

Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2015). Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?. The Art Newspaper. 1 December.

Police hunt owners of 600 pieces of artwork recovered from Opus Art Gallery in Stow on the Wold

(United Kingdom)

Western Daily Press (2015). Police hunt owners of 600 pieces of artwork recovered from Opus Art Gallery in Stow on the Wold. Western Daily Press. 1 December.

Could Ego Alley repairs solve mystery of the Kunta Kinte plaque?

(United States of America)

Chase Cook (2015). Could Ego Alley repairs solve mystery of the Kunta Kinte plaque?. Capital Gazette. 30 November.

Minnesota Arboretum replaces stolen sculpture

(United States of America)

Mary Abbe (2015). Minnesota Arboretum replaces stolen sculpture. Star Tribune. 30 November.

Is this Leonardo da Vinci drawing a £100m masterpiece...or a worthless forgery

(United Kingdom)

Sadie Nicholas (2015). Is this Leonardo da Vinci drawing a £100m masterpiece...or a worthless forgery. Express. 30 November.

Police ID former Ohio State employee who committed suicide in Wexner Center

(United States of America)

Rick Rouan (2015). Police ID former Ohio State employee who committed suicide in Wexner Center. The Columbus Dispatch. 30 November.

Three fake Manansalas in one month—art forgers are getting bolder, more brazen

(Philippines)

Cathy Cañares-Yamsuan (2015). Three fake Manansalas in one month—art forgers are getting bolder, more brazen. Philippine Daily Inquirer. 29 November.

When is a fake $500 bill worth $15,000? When it's art

(United States of America)

Anne Quito (2015). When is a fake $500 bill worth $15,000? When it's art. Quartz. 28 November.

U.K. fashion house pulls copied Inuit design, here's their apology

(Canada; United Kingdom)

CBC (2015). U.K. fashion house pulls copied Inuit design, here's their apology. CBC. 27 November.

Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum. The Evening Sun. 27 November.

The Black Years: how Nazi art came back to Berlin

(Germany)

Rob Sharp (2015). The Black Years: how Nazi art came back to Berlin. The Guardian. 27 November.

Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2015). Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures. The Guardian. 27 November.

Where's This Painting? 30 Years After Its Theft, Nobody Knows

(United States of America)

Vanessa Barchfield (2015). Where's This Painting? 30 Years After Its Theft, Nobody Knows. NPR. 27 November.

Infamous art thief arrested in Athens

(Cuba; Greece)

Neos Kosmos (2015). Infamous art thief arrested in Athens. Neos Kosmos. 27 November.

FBI helps Gettysburg search for Lincoln bust

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). FBI helps Gettysburg search for Lincoln bust. The Evening Sun. 27 November.

Kirkcaldy Galleries tapestry theft remains a mystery

(United Kingdom)

Maggie Millar (2015). Kirkcaldy Galleries tapestry theft remains a mystery. Fife Today. 26 November.

Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends. The Art Newspaper. 26 November.

Task force investigating art trove inherited from Nazi collector achieved 'embarrassing' results

(Germany)

Philipp Jedicke (2015). Task force investigating art trove inherited from Nazi collector achieved 'embarrassing' results. DW. 26 November.

Tras los pasos de falsos Picassos, Goyas o Benlliures

(Spain)

In the footsteps of fake Picassos, Goyas, and Benlliures

EFE (2015). Tras los pasos de falsos Picassos, Goyas o Benlliures. Las Provincias. 26 November.

Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist

(Greece; Cuba)

Ioanna Zikakou (2015). Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist. Greek Reporter. 26 November.

It is hard to overstate the gravity of the Castelvecchio thefts

(Italy)

Thomas Marks (2015). It is hard to overstate the gravity of the Castelvecchio thefts. Apollo. 25 November.

Quebec police joins search for Nazi-looted Stern art

(Canada)

Janice Arnold (2015). Quebec police joins search for Nazi-looted Stern art. The Canadian Jewish News. 25 November.

Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland

(United States of America)

Joseph Serna (2015). Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland. Los Angeles Times. 25 November.

Estate Sues Nahmad Gallery Network for Modigliani Portrait

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). Estate Sues Nahmad Gallery Network for Modigliani Portrait. The New York Times. 24 November.

A missing Mayflower leads the list of Plymouth's monumental mysteries

(United States of America)

Frank Mand (2015). A missing Mayflower leads the list of Plymouth's monumental mysteries. Wicked Local. 24 November.

Unsolved Arizona mystery: de Kooning painting valued at $100 million missing for 30 years

(United States of America)

Anne Ryman (2015). Unsolved Arizona mystery: de Kooning painting valued at $100 million missing for 30 years. AZ Central. 24 November.

India police sorry for detaining artist over cow installation

(India)

BBC News (2015). India police sorry for detaining artist over cow installation. BBC News. 23 November.

Oasis caricature worth £1,500 stolen from Lord Clifden pub

(United Kingdom)

Andy Richardson (2015). Oasis caricature worth £1,500 stolen from Lord Clifden pub. Birmingham Mail. 23 November.

Court case of former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter pushed to Dec. 21

(Canada)

Northumberland News (2015). Court case of former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter pushed to Dec. 21. Northumberland News. 23 November.

Italian Politicians Outraged Over Verona Art Heist as Wild Theories Abound

(Italy)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Italian Politicians Outraged Over Verona Art Heist as Wild Theories Abound. ArtNet News. 23 November.

Police investigate bizarre theft of Lincoln bust at Gettysburg museum

(United States of America)

Felix Rodrigues Lima (2015). Police investigate bizarre theft of Lincoln bust at Gettysburg museum. Fox. 23 November.

How thieves nearly derailed mural portrait of Clara under the Royal Park Bridge

(United States of America)

Joe Capozzi (2015). How thieves nearly derailed mural portrait of Clara under the Royal Park Bridge. Palm Beach Post. 23 November.

Denuncian a un artista por "profanar" hostias consagradas que robó en iglesias

(Spain)

Artist denounced for "profaning" consecrated hosts that were stolen from churches

La Región (2015). Denuncian a un artista por "profanar" hostias consagradas que robó en iglesias. La Región. 23 November.

UK still a safe haven for dirty money, study finds

(United Kingdom)

Jim Armitage (2015). UK still a safe haven for dirty money, study finds. The Independent. 23 November.

Stolen painting back on display in Portland

(United States of America)

WGME (2015). Stolen painting back on display in Portland. WGME. 23 November.

Gardner heist video brings in tips, but no solid leads

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2015). Gardner heist video brings in tips, but no solid leads. The Boston Globe. 23 November.

ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit

(United States of America)

Talia Jubas (2015). ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit. The Cornell Daily Sun. 22 November.

Family threaten National Gallery with legal action over Matisse painting

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Family threaten National Gallery with legal action over Matisse painting. The Guardian. 22 November.

On the trail of Paynter's paintings; sold and regained

(Sri Lanka)

Namini Wijedasa (2015). On the trail of Paynter's paintings; sold and regained. The Sunday Times. 22 November.

Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000

(United States of America)

Jack Moore (2015). That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000. GQ. 20 November.

Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

(Saudi Arabia)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia. ArtNet News. 20 November.

Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist

(Italy)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist. Hyperallergic. 20 November.

In search of looted art

(Canada)

Lynn Curwin (2015). In search of looted art. Truro Daily News. 20 November.

Secret art warehouses under government scrutiny

(Switzerland)

Robert Frank (2015). Secret art warehouses under government scrutiny. CNBC. 19 November.

U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Richard Valdmanis (2015). U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine. Reuters. 19 November.

US lawmakers call from Bayern looted art

(Germany; United States of America)

OR Politics (2015). US lawmakers call from Bayern looted art. OR Politics. 19 November.

The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting

(United States of America)

Emily Litvack (2015). The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting. UA News. 18 November.

Judge blocks sale of paintings allegedly owned by Nazi victim

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross (2015). Judge blocks sale of paintings allegedly owned by Nazi victim. New York Daily News. 18 November.

10 years later, Everhart theft remains unsolved

(United States of America)

David Singleton (2015). 10 years later, Everhart theft remains unsolved. Citizens Voice. 18 November.

Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

German Art Museum Finds 18 Nazi-Looted Paintings in Collection

(Germany)

JTA (2015). German Art Museum Finds 18 Nazi-Looted Paintings in Collection. Forward. 17 November.

Jesus portrait in Breathitt courthouse could draw lawsuit

(United States of America)

Bill Estep (2015). Jesus portrait in Breathitt courthouse could draw lawsuit. Lexington Herald Leader. 16 November.

Museum of Modern Art Returns German Artwork to Heirs of Jewish Collector

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). Museum of Modern Art Returns German Artwork to Heirs of Jewish Collector. The New York Times. 16 November.

Uncontrollable art forgery plagues Indonesia's art scene

(Indonesia)

Novia D. Rulistia (2015). Uncontrollable art forgery plagues Indonesia's art scene. The Jakarta Post. 15 November.

Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner. The Washington Times. 15 November.

Monaco gives OK to million-dollar art fraud trial

(Monaco)

AFP (2015). Monaco gives OK to million-dollar art fraud trial. News 24. 13 November.

Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2015). Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art. Hyperallergic. 13 November.

Panel talks how to get back stolen art

(United States of America)

Queens Chronicle (2015). Panel talks how to get back stolen art. Queens Chronicle. 12 November.

Charity art work stolen from Arnprior restaurant

(Canada)

John Carter (2015). Charity art work stolen from Arnprior restaurant. Inside Ottawa Valley. 11 November.

Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery

(United States of America)

Emma Whitford (2015). Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery. Gothamist. 11 November.

Marina Abramović sued by former lover and collaborator Ulay

(Netherlands)

Esther Addley (2015). Marina Abramović sued by former lover and collaborator Ulay. The Guardian. 11 November.

Stolen Wrexham sheep 'Champion' found at the top of Dinas Bran

(United Kingdom)

Gary Porter (2015). Stolen Wrexham sheep 'Champion' found at the top of Dinas Bran. Daily Post. 11 November.

Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail

(United States of America)

William Kerns (2015). Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. 11 November.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster. Reuters. 10 November.

Bronze sculptures go missing from Beach gallery

(Canada)

Joanna Lavoie (2015). Bronze sculptures go missing from Beach gallery. Inside Toronto. 10 November.

Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock. The Art Newspaper. 9 November.

'Happily married' socialite stunned by surprise divorce

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2015). 'Happily married' socialite stunned by surprise divorce. New York Post. 9 November.

11 Of The Most Audacious Art Heists In The Last Hundred Years

(General)

Anu (2015). 11 Of The Most Audacious Art Heists In The Last Hundred Years. Cupik. 8 November.

News Matisse portrait claim rejected by National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2015). News Matisse portrait claim rejected by National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.

Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art. The Canadian Jewish News. 6 November.

$9M lawsuit over damage to Andy Warhol paintings: court papers

(United States of America; Italy)

Barbara Ross (2015). $9M lawsuit over damage to Andy Warhol paintings: court papers. New York Daily News. 6 November.

Unionist parties in censorship row after demanding removal of painting showing 'Orangemen in KKK clothing'

(United Kingdom)

Nick Clark (2015). Unionist parties in censorship row after demanding removal of painting showing 'Orangemen in KKK clothing'. The Independent. 6 November.

Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

April Neale (2015). Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS. Monsters & Critics. 6 November.

German Cabinet Approves Controversial Cultural Export Bill

(Germany)

Blouin ArtInfo (2015). German Cabinet Approves Controversial Cultural Export Bill. Blouin ArtInfo. 6 November.

The Auction Gavel Finally Falls in the Wake of a 17-Year Battle Over Malevich Restitution

(United States of America; Germany; Russia)

Julie Baumgardner (2015). The Auction Gavel Finally Falls in the Wake of a 17-Year Battle Over Malevich Restitution. Artsy. 6 November.

ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston

(United States of America)

Kevin Quinn (2015). ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston. ABC United States. 5 November.

Worries of Market Chill at Sotheby's Auction of Ex-Chief's Collection

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). Worries of Market Chill at Sotheby's Auction of Ex-Chief's Collection. The New York Times. 5 November.

Fake Lindauer painting kept in cupboard for years before $75,000 Turnbull sale

(New Zealand)

Simon Hendery (2015). Fake Lindauer painting kept in cupboard for years before $75,000 Turnbull sale. The Dominion Post. 5 November.

Thief Demands $163,000 Ransom for Klimt Painting Stolen in 1997

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Thief Demands $163,000 Ransom for Klimt Painting Stolen in 1997. ArtNet News. 5 November.

Police Reportedly Seize Items From Lil Wayne's Art Collection in Raid

(United States of America)

Ryan Pfeffer (2015). Police Reportedly Seize Items From Lil Wayne's Art Collection in Raid. Miami New Times. 4 November.

$120,000 Harmony Korine Painting Stolen in Soho

(United States of America)

Emerson Rosenthal (2015). $120,000 Harmony Korine Painting Stolen in Soho. The Creator's Project. 4 November.

Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti

(Lebanon)

TF Chan (2015). Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti. Wallpaper. 4 November.

Water Is Life uses stolen art to raise money for a good cause

(Kenya)

Minda Smiley (2015). Water Is Life uses stolen art to raise money for a good cause. The Drum. 4 November.

How Did a Stolen Malevich End Up at Sotheby's?

(Netherlands; United States of America)

Blouin ArtInfo (2015). How Did a Stolen Malevich End Up at Sotheby's?. Blouin ArtInfo. 4 November.

Alfred Taubman's $500m art trove goes under the hammer

(United States of America)

Maev Kennedy (2015). Alfred Taubman's $500m art trove goes under the hammer. The Guardian. 4 November.

Germany's Dating Of Start Of Holocaust Questioned

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2015). Germany's Dating Of Start Of Holocaust Questioned. The Jewish Week. 3 November.

Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past

(Cambodia)

Bansie Vasvani (2015). Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past. Hyperallergic. 3 November.

Looted marble bust returned to Poland

(Poland; Austria)

Julia Michalska (2015). Looted marble bust returned to Poland. The Art Newspaper. 2 November.

Man who stole iconic Mobile oyster shell said he was 'bored'

(United States of America)

Cassie Fambro (2015). Man who stole iconic Mobile oyster shell said he was 'bored'. AL.com. 2 November.

Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits

(General)

Daniel Grant (2015). Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits. The Wall Street Journal. 1 November.

Art Restoration

(Canada)

Krystina Mierins (2015). Art Restoration. UC Observer. 1 November.

Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash

(United States of America)

Carlos Greer (2015). Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash. Page Six. 31 October.

Sculpture stolen from Tucson artist

(United States of America)

Cynthia Washington (2015). Sculpture stolen from Tucson artist. Tucson News Now. 31 October.

A New Battleground for 'Classic Art'

(United States of America)

Scott Reyburn (2015). A New Battleground for 'Classic Art'. The New York Times. 30 October.

Vandals Steal SculptureWalk Art

(United States of America)

Calah Kelley (2015). Vandals Steal SculptureWalk Art. Keoland. 30 October.

Vandalism of REDress art project seen as further violation of missing and murdered aboriginal women

(Canada)

Dave Squires (2015). Vandalism of REDress art project seen as further violation of missing and murdered aboriginal women. Global News. 30 October.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts

(General)

Jeremy Malies (2015). How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts. Source Security. 30 October.

Website The Oatmeal trolls HuffPo over cartoons published without permission

(General)

Jana Kasperkevic (2015). Website The Oatmeal trolls HuffPo over cartoons published without permission. The Guardian. 28 October.

Valuable painting of Paula Yates stolen in Hastings

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Valuable painting of Paula Yates stolen in Hastings. BBC News. 28 October.

Is a $20 auction find a Winslow Homer or a forgery?

(United States of America)

Ian Shapira (2015). Is a $20 auction find a Winslow Homer or a forgery?. The Washington Post. 28 October.

TV Turns to the Art World as the Latest Glamorous Setting

(General)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). TV Turns to the Art World as the Latest Glamorous Setting. The New York Times. 28 October.

OU Undergraduate Student Congress wants research done on art with potential Nazi ties

(United States of America)

Brianna Sims (2015). OU Undergraduate Student Congress wants research done on art with potential Nazi ties. The Oklahoma Daily. 28 October.

Family Rift Clouds Death of Top South Korean Artist

(South Korea)

AFP (2015). Family Rift Clouds Death of Top South Korean Artist. Khmer Times. 28 October.

Ai Weiwei Accuses Lego of Censorship and Discrimination Over Bulk Order Refusal

(China)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Ai Weiwei Accuses Lego of Censorship and Discrimination Over Bulk Order Refusal. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights

(United Arab Emirates)

Michelle Chen (2015). Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights. The Nation. 26 October.

Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Unique painting stolen from Totnes pub for 'a drunken laugh

(United Kingdom)

C Abbott (2015). Unique painting stolen from Totnes pub for 'a drunken laugh. Herald Express. 26 October.

Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale. The Guardian. 26 October.

Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?

(United States of America)

John Kelly (2015). Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?. The Washington Post. 25 October.

Modern art installation removed by cleaners who thought it was party aftermath

(Italy)

Jen Mills (2015). Modern art installation removed by cleaners who thought it was party aftermath. Metro. 25 October.

Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware's Tax Laws

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2015). Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware's Tax Laws. The New York Times. 25 October.

Stashing Your Art in a Tax Haven Can Be Dicey

(General)

Stacy Perman (2015). Stashing Your Art in a Tax Haven Can Be Dicey. Barron's. 24 October.

Banksy's 'Dismal Aid' Sign Stolen by Enterprising Thieves

(France)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2015). Banksy's 'Dismal Aid' Sign Stolen by Enterprising Thieves. ArtNet News. 23 October.

Editorial: Lesson for library in 'fake' purchase

(New Zealand)

The Dominion Post (2015). Editorial: Lesson for library in 'fake' purchase. The Dominion Post. 23 October.

Kunst hat einen Wert, nicht nur einen Preis

(Germany)

Art has a value and it isn't just price

Norbert Lammert (2015). Kunst hat einen Wert, nicht nur einen Preis. Die Welt. 23 October.

Why can't Soviet stolen art be recovered, but Nazi theft can?

(Russia; United States of America)

Noah Feldman (2015). Why can't Soviet stolen art be recovered, but Nazi theft can?. Financial Review. 23 October.

Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud. ArtNet News. 21 October.

As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise

(United States of America)

Michael E. Ruane (2015). As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise. The Washington Post. 21 October.

National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2015). National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings. ArtNet News. 21 October.

African art needs to come home - and this is why

(General)

Dilip Ratha (2015). African art needs to come home - and this is why. The Guardian. 21 October.

Nazi claims spur fight between Vienna and Krakow over Bruegel

(Poland; Austria)

Henry Foy (2015). Nazi claims spur fight between Vienna and Krakow over Bruegel. Financial Times. 21 October.

Squatter 'makes $300,000 by selling off art collection' from San Francisco mansion

(United States of America)

Tim Walker (2015). Squatter 'makes $300,000 by selling off art collection' from San Francisco mansion. The Independent. 21 October.

Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Worth $10 Million Stolen in Nasty Divorce Tug-of-War

(France)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2015). Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Worth $10 Million Stolen in Nasty Divorce Tug-of-War. ArtNet News. 20 October.

Christie's to Auction Off Painting Looted During WWII as Part of Deal With Jewish Heirs

(France; United Kingdom; Italy)

Haaretz (2015). Christie's to Auction Off Painting Looted During WWII as Part of Deal With Jewish Heirs. Haaretz. 20 October.

Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros

(Cuba)

Associated Press (2015). Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros. The Guardian. 20 October.

Police hunting art thief after four paintings worth more than £1,000 stolen from library

(United Kingdom)

Aban Quaynor (2015). Police hunting art thief after four paintings worth more than £1,000 stolen from library. Lancashire Telegraph. 20 October.

Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony

(United States of America)

Christine Ayala (2015). Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony. The Dallas Morning News. 20 October.

Dispute over Venetian painting seized by Vichy regime resolved after more than 70 years

(France; United Kingdom; Italy)

Anny Shaw (2015). Dispute over Venetian painting seized by Vichy regime resolved after more than 70 years. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Squatter busted by SFPD in art theft at vacant Presidio Heights home

(United States of America)

KTVU (2015). Squatter busted by SFPD in art theft at vacant Presidio Heights home. KTVU. 19 October.

Artists Need to Protect Their Work From Theft

(General)

Daniel Grant (2015). Artists Need to Protect Their Work From Theft. Huffington Post. 19 October.

Have Multi-Million Dollar Forgery Scandals Changed the Art Market for Good?

(General)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Have Multi-Million Dollar Forgery Scandals Changed the Art Market for Good?. Artsy. 19 October.

$75,000 wake-up call over fake painting

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand (2015). $75,000 wake-up call over fake painting. Radio New Zealand. 19 October.

Rare £6,000 work of art stolen in rural break-in

(United Kingdom)

John Bynorth (2015). Rare £6,000 work of art stolen in rural break-in. The Herald. 18 October.

From Caravaggio to Graham Ovenden: do artists' crimes taint their art?

(United Kingdom)

Emine Saner (2015). From Caravaggio to Graham Ovenden: do artists' crimes taint their art?. The Guardian. 17 October.

Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris

(France)

DW (2015). Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris. DW. 17 October.

Painting reported stolen from Vancouver gallery's show for disabled artists

(Canada)

The Province (2015). Painting reported stolen from Vancouver gallery's show for disabled artists. The Province. 17 October.

Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'

(United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch (2015). Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 17 October.

UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit - News - Mobile UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit

(United States of America)

Andrew Clark (2015). UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit - News - Mobile UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit. The Oklahoma Daily. 16 October.

Legal battle continues over man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh 'The Night Cafe' painting

(United States of America; Russia)

Ed Stannard (2015). Legal battle continues over man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh 'The Night Cafe' painting. New Haven Register. 16 October.

Nazi-looted art trove mysteries far from solved

(Germany)

Heike Mund (2015). Nazi-looted art trove mysteries far from solved. DW. 16 October.

Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'

(United States of America)

Adrian Brune (2015). Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'. The Guardian. 16 October.

Swiss politician quizzed over Nazi-looted painting

(Switzerland)

Caroline Bishop (2015). Swiss politician quizzed over Nazi-looted painting. The Local. 15 October.

Exhibition to remember one of the real-life Monuments Men

(United Kingdom)

Leeza Clark (2015). Exhibition to remember one of the real-life Monuments Men. The Courier. 15 October.

Allegedly Fake Joan Mirós Trigger Trials in Turkey

(Turkey)

Cihan Kucuk (2015). Allegedly Fake Joan Mirós Trigger Trials in Turkey. Hyperallergic. 14 October.

Polish painting looted by Nazis makes triumphant return after decades in Ohio

(Poland; United States of America)

Alex Duval Smith (2015). Polish painting looted by Nazis makes triumphant return after decades in Ohio. The Guardian. 13 October.

Unearthing the Spoils of War

(Germany)

Tobias Timm (2015). Unearthing the Spoils of War. Handelsblatt. 13 October.

Are you buying stolen art?

(India)

TNN (2015). Are you buying stolen art?. The Times of India. 13 October.

Experts in the field of fakery

(United Kingdom)

Philip Mould (2015). Experts in the field of fakery. The Telegraph. 13 October.

FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group

(United States of America)

Desiree D'iorio (2015). FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group. Long Island Press. 13 October.

Venice Mayor to Deaccession Klimt and Chagall Masterpieces to Pay Off City Debts

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Venice Mayor to Deaccession Klimt and Chagall Masterpieces to Pay Off City Debts. ArtNet News. 12 October.

Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit

(United States of America)

Daniel Bethencourt (2015). Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit. Detroit Free Press. 12 October.

When is a knockoff a rip-off? An Atlanta artist finds the answer with a lawsuit

(United States of America)

Tony Rehagen (2015). When is a knockoff a rip-off? An Atlanta artist finds the answer with a lawsuit. Atlanta Magazine. 12 October.

Art Forgers Beware: DNA Could Thwart Fakes

(General)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Art Forgers Beware: DNA Could Thwart Fakes. The New York Times. 12 October.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot

(Germany)

DW (2015). Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot. DW. 10 October.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot

(Germany)

DW (2015). Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot. DW. 10 October.

A new look at Bührle art collection's shadowy past

(Switzerland)

Ariane Gigon (2015). A new look at Bührle art collection's shadowy past. Swiss Info. 9 October.

Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments

(General)

Belkis Wille (2015). Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments. Reuters. 9 October.

Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court. ArtNet News. 9 October.

Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders

(China; Japan)

Mark O'Neill (2015). Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

Two arrested over death of Italian man found in London canal

(United Kingdom)

Josh Halliday (2015). Two arrested over death of Italian man found in London canal. The Guardian. 8 October.

Chandigarh Architect's Artefacts Fetch Millions Abroad

(India)

IANS (2015). Chandigarh Architect's Artefacts Fetch Millions Abroad. Deccan Herald. 6 October.

Big Brother Is Bugging Ai Weiwei

(China)

Carey Dunne (2015). Big Brother Is Bugging Ai Weiwei. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan (2015). Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts. The Boston Globe. 5 October.

Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.

1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez (2015). 1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction. NBC. 5 October.

Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2015). Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case. Artlyst. 4 October.

How did a former Italian art thief end up dead in a London canal?

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Anthony (2015). How did a former Italian art thief end up dead in a London canal?. The Guardian. 4 October.

How a fake masterpiece ended up on walls of Florida museum

(United States of America)

Carlos Frías (2015). How a fake masterpiece ended up on walls of Florida museum. Palm Beach Post. 4 October.

Real or forgery? Telling the difference is a fine art

(General)

Erin Hollenbank (2015). Real or forgery? Telling the difference is a fine art. Property Casualty 360. 2 October.

National Treasure or Disputes of Heritage

(France)

AMA (2015). National Treasure or Disputes of Heritage. AMA. 2 October.

Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery

(United Kingdom)

Bath Echo (2015). Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery. Bath Echo. 1 October.

The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2015). The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?. Observer. 30 September.

Body found in London canal identified as Italian national

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Elgot (2015). Body found in London canal identified as Italian national. The Guardian. 30 September.

Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time

(France)

Henry Samuel (2015). Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time. The Telegraph. 30 September.

Drunken tourists strip off for Roman bath in famous Italian fountain

(Italy)

The Daily Telegraph (2015). Drunken tourists strip off for Roman bath in famous Italian fountain. The New Zealand Herald. 30 September.

Forever 21 Is Being Accused Of Stealing An Artist's Design For A Crop Top

(United States of America)

Stephanie McNeal (2015). Forever 21 Is Being Accused Of Stealing An Artist's Design For A Crop Top. BuzzFeed. 29 September.

Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum

(United States of America)

Adam Lynn (2015). Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum. The News Tribune. 29 September.

Theft Strikes Chicago Art Fair as Paintings Are Stolen From Local Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Theft Strikes Chicago Art Fair as Paintings Are Stolen From Local Artist. ArtNet News. 29 September.

For Norwegian Museum, a Loss Produces a Gain

(Norway)

Julia Gronnevet (2015). For Norwegian Museum, a Loss Produces a Gain. The New York Times. 28 September.

How a long-lost Polish painting, likely stolen by Nazis, ended up in Ohio

(United States of America; Poland)

Elahe Izadi (2015). How a long-lost Polish painting, likely stolen by Nazis, ended up in Ohio. The Washington Post. 28 September.

Robados dos 'goyas' de una casa de Madrid

(Spain)

Two Goyas stolen from a house in Madrid

Manuel Morales (2015). Robados dos 'goyas' de una casa de Madrid. El País. 26 September.

Painting lost in WWII returns to Poland

(Poland; United States of America)

Radio Poland (2015). Painting lost in WWII returns to Poland. Radio Poland. 26 September.

A Tug of War Over Art-Sales Transparency

(General)

Scott Reyburn (2015). A Tug of War Over Art-Sales Transparency. The New York Times. 25 September.

Expert Says M.C. Escher Museum Is Full of Replicas

(Netherlands)

Clare Voon (2015). Expert Says M.C. Escher Museum Is Full of Replicas. Hyperallergic. 25 September.

Stevenage Art Society's stolen mural found abandoned by 12-year-old schoolboy

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard (2015). Stevenage Art Society's stolen mural found abandoned by 12-year-old schoolboy. The Comet. 25 September.

Treasures... Beware of artful codgers

(General)

Eleanor Flegg (2015). Treasures... Beware of artful codgers. Irish Independent. 25 September.

French Court Tosses 'Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim' Lawsuit

(France; Italy; United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). French Court Tosses 'Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim' Lawsuit. Hyperallergic. 24 September.

Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities

(France)

Henry Samuel (2015). Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities. The Telegraph. 24 September.

Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends

(United States of America)

Meghan E. Irons (2015). Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends. The Boston Globe. 24 September.

This is bad news for people who spend millions on art

(General)

Stacy Perman (2015). This is bad news for people who spend millions on art. Fortune. 24 September.

There Is No Romance in Art Fraud

(General)

Anthony M. Amore (2015). There Is No Romance in Art Fraud. Huffington Post. 24 September.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum. CTV. 24 September.

Missing Sioux City Statue

(United States of America)

Jetske Wauran (2015). Missing Sioux City Statue. Siouxland News. 24 September.

Bozeman police on lookout for missing statue

(United States of America)

Judith Retana (2015). Bozeman police on lookout for missing statue. NBC. 23 September.

The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman

(France; Monaco; Singapore; Hong Kong)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman. The New York Times. 23 September.

Police launch nationwide appeal to trace stolen Hertfordshire artwork

(United Kingdom)

Michael Steward (2015). Police launch nationwide appeal to trace stolen Hertfordshire artwork. Dunmow Broadcast. 23 September.

Building owner deals with fame of alleged Fairey art

(United States of America)

Louis Aguilar (2015). Building owner deals with fame of alleged Fairey art. The Detroit News. 22 September.

Muralist victim in Capitol Hill art heist

(United States of America)

Jseattle (2015). Muralist victim in Capitol Hill art heist. Capitol Hill Seattle. 22 September.

Police seek paintings stolen from Vineyard home

(United States of America)

Cape Cod Today (2015). Police seek paintings stolen from Vineyard home. Cape Cod Today. 22 September.

Oligarchs and Orchestras: Inside Luxembourg's Secretive Low-Tax 'Fortress of Art' Warehouse

(Luxembourg)

John Letzing (2015). Oligarchs and Orchestras: Inside Luxembourg's Secretive Low-Tax 'Fortress of Art' Warehouse. The Wall Street Journal. 21 September.

Otto Krebs Collection: Spoils of War or Plunder in Peace?

(Germany)

Alex Boyle (2015). Otto Krebs Collection: Spoils of War or Plunder in Peace?. Art Antiques Design. 20 September.

Tate's Constable masterpiece, once Nazi loot, now set to leave UK

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Doward (2015). Tate's Constable masterpiece, once Nazi loot, now set to leave UK. The Guardian. 20 September.

'We are heavy hearted' — Great Tapestry of Scotland stitchers speak out after panel is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Craig Smith (2015). 'We are heavy hearted' — Great Tapestry of Scotland stitchers speak out after panel is stolen. The Courier. 19 September.

Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst. ArtNet News. 18 September.

Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works

(Czech Republic)

Simon Hewitt (2015). Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works. The Art Newspaper. 18 September.

Works of art — handle with care

(General)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Works of art — handle with care. Financial Times. 18 September.

Tapestry panel stolen from Kirkcaldy Galleries has yet to be found

(United Kingdom)

Fiona Dobie (2015). Tapestry panel stolen from Kirkcaldy Galleries has yet to be found. Fife Today. 17 September.

Judge probes use of four fake Goyas to fund Madrid hospital

(Spain)

Esther Sánchez (2015). Judge probes use of four fake Goyas to fund Madrid hospital. El País. 16 September.

Bristol council to keep Renoir painting sold at Nazi-organised auction

(United Kingdom)

Press Assocaition (2015). Bristol council to keep Renoir painting sold at Nazi-organised auction. The Guardian. 16 September.

Tapestry panel theft slammed in Borders

(United Kingdom)

The Southern Reporter (2015). Tapestry panel theft slammed in Borders. The Southern Reporter. 15 September.

Beauty, not folklore, may have been tapestry thief's main motivation

(United Kingdom)

Craig Smith (2015). Beauty, not folklore, may have been tapestry thief's main motivation. The Courier. 15 September.

German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill

(Germany)

Julia Michalska (2015). German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill. The Art Newspaper. 15 September.

Gallery 'sold artist's paint spattered carpet' as her own work

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Gallery 'sold artist's paint spattered carpet' as her own work. The Telegraph. 15 September.

Couple Wants Money Back for Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Nick Divito (2015). Couple Wants Money Back for Stolen Art. Courthouse News Service. 15 September.

Dennis the Menace statue stolen ten years ago shows up across country

(United States of America)

David Pescovitz (2015). Dennis the Menace statue stolen ten years ago shows up across country. BoingBoing. 14 September.

Wrexham sheep sculptures look for new home after two are stolen

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Wrexham sheep sculptures look for new home after two are stolen. BBC News. 14 September.

Swiss dealer faces charges as judge investigates €36m Picasso sales

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Swiss dealer faces charges as judge investigates €36m Picasso sales. The Art Newspaper. 14 September.

Artwork stolen, vandalised at upmarket Auckland office building

(New Zealand)

Maria Slade (2015). Artwork stolen, vandalised at upmarket Auckland office building. Stuff.co.nz. 11 September.

Rosslyn Chapel panel 'stolen from Great Tapestry of Scotland'

(United Kingdom)

Brian Ferguson (2015). Rosslyn Chapel panel 'stolen from Great Tapestry of Scotland'. The Scotsman. 11 September.

Painting of Royal Pavilion stolen from homeless artist

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Millard (2015). Painting of Royal Pavilion stolen from homeless artist. The Argus. 10 September.

British Panel Urges Tate to Return Looted Constable Painting, Again

(United Kingdom)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). British Panel Urges Tate to Return Looted Constable Painting, Again. The New York Times. 10 September.

Artist draws £15k art theft suspect from memory in bid to track her down

(United Kingdom)

Melanie Adams (2015). Artist draws £15k art theft suspect from memory in bid to track her down. Southern Daily Echo. 10 September.

9 Andy Warhol prints stolen from an L.A. business and replaced with fakes

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2015). 9 Andy Warhol prints stolen from an L.A. business and replaced with fakes. Los Angeles Times. 9 September.

Sculptures 'disappear' from Sir Antony Gormley's lake installation in Australia

(Australia)

Jonathan Pearlman (2015). Sculptures 'disappear' from Sir Antony Gormley's lake installation in Australia. The Telegraph. 9 September.

German Police Crack Down On Booming Online Market for Dada Forgeries

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). German Police Crack Down On Booming Online Market for Dada Forgeries. ArtNet News. 8 September.

The International Fight Over Marcel Duchamp's Chess Set

(France; United States of America)

Quinn Norton (2015). The International Fight Over Marcel Duchamp's Chess Set. The Atlantic. 8 September.

Art owner discovers his original Andy Warhol prints of Jews worth $350,000 have been stolen from wall of LA movie studio and replaced with fakes

(United States of America)

Corey Charlton (2015). Art owner discovers his original Andy Warhol prints of Jews worth $350,000 have been stolen from wall of LA movie studio and replaced with fakes. The Daily Mail. 8 September.

Anish Kapoor's Versailles Sculpture Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Slurs

(France)

Hrag Vartanian (2015). Anish Kapoor's Versailles Sculpture Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Slurs. Hyperallergic. 7 September.

Millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen from the country mansion of cider heir found by 'The Scream' sleuth

(United Kingdom)

Ian Gallagher (2015). Millions of pounds worth of paintings stolen from the country mansion of cider heir found by 'The Scream' sleuth. The Daily Mail. 6 September.

Woman dressed as nurse wanted for art theft

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2015). Woman dressed as nurse wanted for art theft. ITV News. 5 September.

Banner over OU football stadium to push return of stolen painting

(United States of America)

Randy Krehbiel (2015). Banner over OU football stadium to push return of stolen painting. Tulsa World. 5 September.

Britain has a 'hidden' art collection worth £3.5bn

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Britain has a 'hidden' art collection worth £3.5bn. BBC News. 4 September.

Canada's biggest art theft still unsolved

(Canada)

Marc Montgomery (2015). Canada's biggest art theft still unsolved. Radio Canada International. 4 September.

Trailer full of artwork stolen in Palm Springs

(United States of America)

Anna Rumer (2015). Trailer full of artwork stolen in Palm Springs. The Desert Sun. 4 September.

Who stole two Steele artworks

(New Zealand)

NZ Catholic (2015). Who stole two Steele artworks. NZ Catholic. 1 September.

Dispute raises fears for one of world's most unique art museums

(Uzbekistan)

Isabel Gorst (2015). Dispute raises fears for one of world's most unique art museums. The Irish Times. 31 August.

Swiss banks' stashes of looted art an 'open secret'

(Switzerland)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Swiss banks' stashes of looted art an 'open secret'. The Sunday Times. 30 August.

Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures

(Canada)

Alison Shouldice (2015). Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures. The Star. 30 August.

The Bean and the Bubble

(China; United States of America)

The Economist (2015). The Bean and the Bubble. The Economist. 29 August.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection

(Russia)

Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.

Russian police find pieces of bas relief believed stolen by right-wing group

(Russia)

Irina Titova (2015). Russian police find pieces of bas relief believed stolen by right-wing group. CTV. 28 August.

Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank

(Hungary; United States of America)

Hungary Today (2015). Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank. Hungary Today. 27 August.

Portrait of Putin as a Simpsons Character Stolen From Moscow Exhibit

(Russia)

The Moscow Times (2015). Portrait of Putin as a Simpsons Character Stolen From Moscow Exhibit. The Moscow Times. 27 August.

Aristotle statue vandalized at ancient site

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2015). Aristotle statue vandalized at ancient site. Hurriyet Daily News. 26 August.

Barry McGee Sign in Tenderloin Stolen

(United States of America)

Chris Roberts (2015). Barry McGee Sign in Tenderloin Stolen. SF Weekly. 26 August.

Painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake

(Taiwan)

AFP (2015). Painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake. Sky News. 26 August.

Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works

(United Kingdom)

Chris Green (2015). Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works. The Independent. 26 August.

French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls. ArtNet News. 26 August.

Row as Uzbekistan art museum director sacked

(Uzbekistan)

Abdujalil Abdurasulov (2015). Row as Uzbekistan art museum director sacked. BBC News. 25 August.

Jute Sack Artworks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist

(Ghana; Ireland)

Sarah Douglas (2015). Jute Sack Artworks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist. ArtNews. 25 August.

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million

(Taiwan)

Michael Segalov (2015). Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million. The Independent. 25 August.

New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer's Nazi-era art collection

(Switzerland)

AFP (2015). New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer's Nazi-era art collection. The Japan Times. 25 August.

Crystal Skulls & Ape-Man Bones: 6 Archaeological Forgeries That Tried to Change History

(General)

Owen Jarus (2015). Crystal Skulls & Ape-Man Bones: 6 Archaeological Forgeries That Tried to Change History. Live Science. 24 August.

Great art forger continues to ridicule experts from beyond the grave

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Great art forger continues to ridicule experts from beyond the grave. The Guardian. 24 August.

Inside the search for the legendary 'Orpheus Clock' stolen by the Nazis

(Germany)

Joselin Linder (2015). Inside the search for the legendary 'Orpheus Clock' stolen by the Nazis. New York Post. 23 August.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears

(Russia)

Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.

Security upgrade at Thakurbari

(India)

Saikat Ray (2015). Security upgrade at Thakurbari. The Times of India. 23 August.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce. The Art Newspaper. 21 August.

What the Nazis Stole

(Germany)

Martin Rubin (2015). What the Nazis Stole. The Wall Street Journal. 21 August.

All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'

(France)

Sara Boboltz (2015). All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'. Huffington Post. 21 August.

Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting

(Netherlands)

Associated Press (2015). Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting. The Guardian. 21 August.

Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square

(United States of America)

Fran Maye (2015). Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square. Southern Chester County News. 21 August.

A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time

(Germany)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time. Hyperallergic. 21 August.

Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2015). Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine. Al Monitor. 21 August.

Rodin bust stolen from Copenhagen art museum

(Denmark)

The Local (2015). Rodin bust stolen from Copenhagen art museum. The Local. 20 August.

European Andy Warhol Museum Loses Two Iconic Works in Shady Loan Agreement

(Slovakia)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). European Andy Warhol Museum Loses Two Iconic Works in Shady Loan Agreement. ArtNet News. 20 August.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam (2015). Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera. The Guardian. 20 August.

Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000

(Russia)

News.Az (2015). Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000. News.Az. 19 August.

Iconic Elliott County Folk Art Missing

(United States of America)

Lex18 (2015). Iconic Elliott County Folk Art Missing. Lex18. 19 August.

FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings

(United States of America)

Scott Malone (2015). FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings. Reuters. 18 August.

Review: 'Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery' Tells How a Swindler Fooled the World

(Germany)

Ben Kenigsberg (2015). Review: 'Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery' Tells How a Swindler Fooled the World. The New York Times. 18 August.

Sotheby's fights copyright agency over Olsen art

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Sotheby's fights copyright agency over Olsen art. The Australian. 18 August.

Woman finds mother's Picasso vase on auction site 2 years after its theft

(United States of America)

Kate Jacobson (2015). Woman finds mother's Picasso vase on auction site 2 years after its theft. Deseret News. 18 August.

Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups

(Germany)

Mary M. Lane (2015). Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups. The Wall Street Journal. 18 August.

'Disbelief' after £15,000 worth of art stolen from exhibition at Rookesbury Park, Wickham

(United Kingdom)

Emma Streatfield (2015). 'Disbelief' after £15,000 worth of art stolen from exhibition at Rookesbury Park, Wickham. Hampshire Chronicle. 17 August.

Hunt for acclaimed photographer Vivian Maier's long-lost brother heats up

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner (2015). Hunt for acclaimed photographer Vivian Maier's long-lost brother heats up. The Chicago Tribune. 17 August.

Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum

(United States of America)

Tom Humphrey (2015). Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum. Knoxville News Sentinel. 17 August.

Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?

(General)

Justin Peters (2015). Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?. Slate. 14 August.

Back of disputed painting lacks Nazi stamp, University of Oklahoma says

(United States of America)

Rick Green (2015). Back of disputed painting lacks Nazi stamp, University of Oklahoma says. NewsOK. 14 August.

Police hunt man after £100,000 panther sculpture stolen from art show

(United Kingdom)

Tom Marshall (2015). Police hunt man after £100,000 panther sculpture stolen from art show. Evening Standard. 14 August.

'Cloud Gate'-Gate: Artist Refutes Chicago Mayor over China Art

(China; United States of America)

Felicia Sonmez (2015). 'Cloud Gate'-Gate: Artist Refutes Chicago Mayor over China Art. The Wall Street Journal. 14 August.

Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found

(Canada)

CTV (2015). Sculpture stolen from Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery found. CTV. 13 August.

Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition. The Telegraph. 13 August.

The search for a family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Simon Goodman (2015). The search for a family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis. The Irish Times. 13 August.

Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey

(France; United States of America)

Angela Greiling Keane (2015). Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey. Bloomberg. 12 August.

U.S. Says Mobster Lied, Claiming Ignorance Of Museum Heist

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2015). U.S. Says Mobster Lied, Claiming Ignorance Of Museum Heist. Hartford Courant. 12 August.

Sigmar Polke Estate Ordered to Return Allegedly Stolen Painting

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Sigmar Polke Estate Ordered to Return Allegedly Stolen Painting. ArtNet News. 12 August.

Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership

(Spain; France; United States of America)

Marlon Ramtahal (2015). Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership. NBC. 12 August.

Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings. The Art Newspaper. 11 August.

New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds

(United States of America)

Kathleen Massara (2015). New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds. ArtNet News. 11 August.

An Taisce files lawsuit against National Gallery of Ireland

(Ireland)

AMA (2015). An Taisce files lawsuit against National Gallery of Ireland. Art Media Agency. 10 August.

Attorney says former client can ID man in Gardner video

(United States of America)

Hilary Sargent (2015). Attorney says former client can ID man in Gardner video. Boston.com. 10 August.

How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years

(China)

Robert Fulford (2015). How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years. National Post. 10 August.

What is the Art Law on Authenticating Works by Old Masters?

(General)

Ronald D. Spencer (2015). What is the Art Law on Authenticating Works by Old Masters?. ArtNet News. 9 August.

Call the special branch! Riddle as £15k 'Snake Stick' goes on sale - 40 years after disappearing from Lake District

(United Kingdom)

Chris Hastings (2015). Call the special branch! Riddle as £15k 'Snake Stick' goes on sale - 40 years after disappearing from Lake District. The Daily Mail. 9 August.

Mounties investigating after Black Diamond artist's paintings pinched from auction

(Canada)

Laura Booth (2015). Mounties investigating after Black Diamond artist's paintings pinched from auction. Calgary Sun. 8 August.

OU Responds To State Lawmaker's Allegations Of Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Steve Shaw (2015). OU Responds To State Lawmaker's Allegations Of Stolen Art. News9. 8 August.

After Illegally Copying Sculptures, Billionaire Owes Artist $640,000

(United States of America)

Alex Greenberfer (2015). After Illegally Copying Sculptures, Billionaire Owes Artist $640,000. ArtNews. 7 August.

Dixon Ticonderoga uses museum to highlight stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Paul Brinkman (2015). Dixon Ticonderoga uses museum to highlight stolen paintings. Orlando Sentinel. 7 August.

FBI: Suspects in $500 M. Gardner Museum Theft Are Dead

(United States of America)

Hannah Ghorashi (2015). FBI: Suspects in $500 M. Gardner Museum Theft Are Dead. ArtNews. 7 August.

Gardner guard never made secret of events

(United States of America)

Andy Rosen (2015). Gardner guard never made secret of events. The Boston Globe. 7 August.

'Summer Streets' Art Swiped, Again

(United States of America)

Sonja Sharp (2015). 'Summer Streets' Art Swiped, Again. The Wall Street Journal. 6 August.

Video suggests a dry run of Gardner theft

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2015). Video suggests a dry run of Gardner theft. The Boston Globe. 6 August.

New Gardner museum video may show thieves 24 hours before art heist

(United States of America)

Sam Thielman (2015). New Gardner museum video may show thieves 24 hours before art heist. The Guardian. 6 August.

Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown. The Art Newspaper. 6 August.

John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague

(General)

Terry Nagel (2015). John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague. Stanford Law School. 5 August.

State rep calls for allowance of physical inspection of Nazi-stolen painting

(United States of America)

Andrew Clark (2015). State rep calls for allowance of physical inspection of Nazi-stolen painting. The Oklahoma Daily. 5 August.

Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?

(Belgium)

AFP (2015). Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?. The Telegraph. 5 August.

Charles Goldstein Dies at 78; Sought Return of Art Looted by Nazis

(United States of America)

Sam Roberts (2015). Charles Goldstein Dies at 78; Sought Return of Art Looted by Nazis. The New York Times. 5 August.

€25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban

(Spain)

Kim Willsher (2015). €25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban. The Guardian. 4 August.

If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?

(United Kingdom)

Mary Dejevsky (2015). If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?. The Guardian. 3 August.

Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia

(Slovakia; United States of America)

David Ng (2015). Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia. Los Angeles Times. 3 August.

NY judge rejects extradition to Poland of Russian art dealer accused of having Nazi-stolen art

(Poland; United States of America)

Larry Neumeister (2015). NY judge rejects extradition to Poland of Russian art dealer accused of having Nazi-stolen art. Star Tribune. 3 August.

A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood

(Japan; United States of America)

Anthony M. Amore (2015). A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood. Salon. 2 August.

Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst dealers investigated as buyers left with nothing

(United Kingdom)

Paul Gallagher (2015). Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst dealers investigated as buyers left with nothing. The Independent. 2 August.

Cuban exiles hope diplomatic thaw can help them regain confiscated property

(Cuba)

Joe Lamar (2015). Cuban exiles hope diplomatic thaw can help them regain confiscated property. The Guardian. 1 August.

Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon Snow smuggles it out of Gaza

(Palestine; United Kingdom)

Nick Clark (2015). Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon Snow smuggles it out of Gaza. The Independent. 31 July.

Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Peachy (2015). Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates. BBC News. 31 July.

Artist victim of late-night antics

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Ryan (2015). Artist victim of late-night antics. Otago Daily Times. 31 July.

New York University in legal saga over Villa La Pietra, half a world away in Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner (2015). New York University in legal saga over Villa La Pietra, half a world away in Italy. The New York Times. 31 July.

Sotheby's primed for battle over John Olsen copyright

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Sotheby's primed for battle over John Olsen copyright. The Australian. 31 July.

The story of art forgers is one of fame, money and talent

(United States of America)

Steve Siegel (2015). The story of art forgers is one of fame, money and talent. The Morning Call. 31 July.

An interview with Wesley A. Fisher on the restitution of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

AMA (2015). An interview with Wesley A. Fisher on the restitution of Nazi-looted art. AMA. 30 July.

Adega gallery raided in Algarve's first art heist

(Portugal)

Carrie-Marie Bratley (2015). Adega gallery raided in Algarve's first art heist. The Portugal News. 30 July.

Is Art Theft and Copyright Infringement On the Rise?

(Kenya)

Nduta Waweru (2015). Is Art Theft and Copyright Infringement On the Rise?. All Africa. 29 July.

Finding stolen works a huge challenge

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Finding stolen works a huge challenge. The Canadian Jewish News. 29 July.

Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

David Ng (2015). Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada. The Canadian Jewish News. 29 July.

Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme

(United States of America)

Steven Dubois (2015). Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme. The Washington Times. 29 July.

Startup wants to catalogue every piece of artwork ever

(General)

James Tarmy (2015). Startup wants to catalogue every piece of artwork ever. Financial Review. 29 July.

Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?

(United States of America)

Noelle Bodick (2015). Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?. Blouin ArtInfo. 28 July.

Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000

(Ireland)

Michael Parsons (2015). Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000. The Irish Times. 28 July.

What Big Data Strategists Can Learn From A Con Artist

(General)

Margaret Harrist (2015). What Big Data Strategists Can Learn From A Con Artist. Forbes. 27 July.

Lauder Hires ACG to Pursue Nazi-Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Kevin McCauley (2015). Lauder Hires ACG to Pursue Nazi-Stolen Art. O'Dwyer's. 27 July.

Rep. Wesselhöft Urges Oklahoma University To Return Holocaust Painting

(United States of America)

Suzanne Vega (2015). Rep. Wesselhöft Urges Oklahoma University To Return Holocaust Painting. JP Updates. 26 July.

Police arrest suspect in alleged chain-saw theft from renowned South Jersey artist

(United States of America)

Joe Warner (2015). Police arrest suspect in alleged chain-saw theft from renowned South Jersey artist. NJ.com. 26 July.

Artists accuse local gallery of stealing their work

(United States of America)

Dave Eckert (2015). Artists accuse local gallery of stealing their work. KCTV. 25 July.

Bronze bust of 'Faust' writer Goethe stolen from Rochester park

(United States of America)

Geoff Hebert (2015). Bronze bust of 'Faust' writer Goethe stolen from Rochester park. Syracuse.com. 24 July.

Post Box public sculpture latest to be stolen in Tehran

(Iran)

Payvand News (2015). Post Box public sculpture latest to be stolen in Tehran. Radio Zamaneh. 24 July.

Bangs Hallet House robbery in Yarmouth remains unsolved

(United States of America)

Conor Powers-Smith (2015). Bangs Hallet House robbery in Yarmouth remains unsolved. Wicked Local. 24 July.

Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle

(Denmark)

Art Media Agency (2015). Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle. Art Media Agency. 24 July.

Key witness' age spurs cops to speed up 1994 Tataguni case

(India)

Kushala S (2015). Key witness' age spurs cops to speed up 1994 Tataguni case. Bangalore Mirror. 24 July.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri (2015). The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting. Hindustan Times. 24 July.

Latitude Festival golden heads art stolen

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Latitude Festival golden heads art stolen. BBC News. 23 July.

Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms

(China)

Niu Honglin (2015). Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms. CRIEnglish. 23 July.

Statute of Limitations Issues in Looted-Art Cases

(United States of America)

Chris Michaels (2015). Statute of Limitations Issues in Looted-Art Cases. The Legal Intelligencer. 22 July.

Mobster Tied To Boston Art Heist Assails FBI Tactics

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2015). Mobster Tied To Boston Art Heist Assails FBI Tactics. Hartford Courant. 22 July.

Stolen painting found after 19 years

(Czech Republic)

Raymond Johnston (2015). Stolen painting found after 19 years. Prague Post. 22 July.

Das Werk von Gerhard Richter: Ich mal mir meine Welt

(Germany)

The work of Gerhard Richter: I paint my world

Bernhard Schulz (2015). Das Werk von Gerhard Richter: Ich mal mir meine Welt. Der Tagesspiegel. 21 July.

Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself

(China)

Nicola Davison (2015). Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself. The Telegraph. 21 July.

Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself

(