Author: Sarah Cascone

A Painting Stolen From a Belgian Church Last Week Might Have Been by Michelangelo

(Belgium)

Sarah Cascone (2019). A Painting Stolen From a Belgian Church Last Week Might Have Been by Michelangelo. ArtNet News. 15 January.

Pierre Bergé's Foundation Withdraws a Mysterious Painting the Fashion Mogul Once Attributed to Manet From Its Sale at Sotheby's

(France)

Sarah Cascone (2018). Pierre Bergé's Foundation Withdraws a Mysterious Painting the Fashion Mogul Once Attributed to Manet From Its Sale at Sotheby's. ArtNet News. 31 October.

The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal

(Nepal; India; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2018). The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal. ArtNet News. 5 April.

An Instagram-Baiting Museum in Indonesia Is Ripping Off Chris Burden and Yayoi Kusama

(Indonesia)

Sarah Cascone (2018). An Instagram-Baiting Museum in Indonesia Is Ripping Off Chris Burden and Yayoi Kusama. ArtNet News. 26 March.

Visitors to Major Modigliani Exhibition Demand a Refund After an Expert Concludes the Majority of Works Were Fake

(Italy)

Sarah Cascone (2018). Visitors to Major Modigliani Exhibition Demand a Refund After an Expert Concludes the Majority of Works Were Fake. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Utah Elementary School Fires Art Teacher for Showing Students 'Pornographic' Paintings

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2018). Utah Elementary School Fires Art Teacher for Showing Students 'Pornographic' Paintings. ArtNet News. 2 January.

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes

(General)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes. ArtNet News. 21 November.

A Thief With a Conscience? Stolen Carolee Schneemann Photos Returned to MoMA PS1

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A Thief With a Conscience? Stolen Carolee Schneemann Photos Returned to MoMA PS1. ArtNet News. 13 November.

Judge Revives Case Against the Nahmad Family Over Allegedly Looted Modigliani

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Judge Revives Case Against the Nahmad Family Over Allegedly Looted Modigliani. ArtNet News. 7 November.

A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry

(China)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry. ArtNet News. 13 October.

Harvey Weinstein Never Paid for the $100,000 Cecily Brown He Bought at Planned Parenthood's Charity Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Harvey Weinstein Never Paid for the $100,000 Cecily Brown He Bought at Planned Parenthood's Charity Auction. ArtNet News. 12 October.

As Mexico Searches for Survivors After Massive Quake, Museums Scramble to Locate Staff and Assess the Damage

(Mexico)

Sarah Cascone, Henri Neuendorf (2017). As Mexico Searches for Survivors After Massive Quake, Museums Scramble to Locate Staff and Assess the Damage. ArtNet News. 20 September.

Waterlogged Texas Museums Assess the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Waterlogged Texas Museums Assess the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey. ArtNet News. 28 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dinosaur Egg-Stealing Spree Leads to Arrests in China

(China)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Dinosaur Egg-Stealing Spree Leads to Arrests in China. ArtNet News. 21 March.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016

(General)

Sarah Cascone (2016). The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016. ArtNet News. 30 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two. ArtNet News. 20 September.

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.

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.

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.

126-Year-Old Statue Destroyed by Man Taking Selfie

(Portugal)

Sarah Cascone (2016). 126-Year-Old Statue Destroyed by Man Taking Selfie. ArtNet News. 10 May.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Christie's Withdraws Potentially Looted Dagger from Antiquities Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Christie's Withdraws Potentially Looted Dagger from Antiquities Auction. ArtNet News. 10 December.

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.

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.

Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court. ArtNet News. 9 October.

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.

SXSW Documentary Shows You How to Sell a Stolen Banksy

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2015). SXSW Documentary Shows You How to Sell a Stolen Banksy. ArtNews. 18 March.

Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Cascone (2014). Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver. ArtNet News. 3 September.

No, Helly Nahmad Is Not Hiding a $ 20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2014). No, Helly Nahmad Is Not Hiding a $ 20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani. ArtNet News. 6 June.

Helly Nahmad Sued for Hiding $ 20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2014). Helly Nahmad Sued for Hiding $ 20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani. ArtNet News. 5 June.