Country: France

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum


AFP, RFI, 14th May 2017.

Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France

(Egypt; France)

Daily News Egypt, 10th May 2017.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 8th May 2017.

Nazi-Looted Libraries: Items Must Be Returned To Owners And Heirs

(Belarus; France)

Greg Schneider, Huffington Post, 5th May 2017.

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


AFP, South China Morning Post, 3rd May 2017.

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


The Local, 2nd May 2017.

Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press, The Times of Israel, 28th Apr 2017.

Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later

(United States of America; France)

Max Kutner, Newsweek, 26th Apr 2017.

Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France

(United States of America; France)

News 9, 24th Apr 2017.

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 17th Apr 2017.

Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders

(New Caledonia; France)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 4th Apr 2017.

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

(Benin; France)

Josué Mehouenou, Art Daily, 1st Apr 2017.

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


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 31st Mar 2017.

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


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 31st Mar 2017.

Solicitan al INAH detener subasta de piezas mexicanas en Francia

(Mexico; France)

INAH requests halt to auction of Mexican pieces in France

Información Excélsior, Sistema Michoacano, 28th Mar 2017.

Art dealer knocks 'phony' King David sculpture displayed in the Met

(United States of America; France)

Isabel Vincent, New York Post, 26th Mar 2017.

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


Perwana Nazif, ArtNet News, 24th Mar 2017.

Serbia returns precious stolen violin to France

(Serbia; France; Italy)

AFP, Yahoo News, 23rd Mar 2017.

Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 20th Mar 2017.

Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?

(Malta; France)

Sarah Carabott, Times of Malta, 18th Mar 2017.

New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Mar 2017.

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


Alexis Fournol, The Art Newspaper, 17th Mar 2017.

A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire

(France; Syria)

Claudia Barbieri, The New York Times, 11th Mar 2017.

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


Alexis Fournol, The Art Newspaper, 10th Mar 2017.

Poachers kill rhino and saw off its horn at zoo near Paris


The Local, 8th Mar 2017.

Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 7th Mar 2017.

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


James McAuley, The Washington Post, 28th Feb 2017.

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


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 20th Feb 2017.

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall


Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler, 9th Feb 2017.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man


BBC News, 3rd Feb 2017.

For Paris 'Spiderman,' Stealing 5 Museum Masterpieces Was No Sweat


Benoît Morenne, The New York Times, 3rd Feb 2017.

Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Feb 2017.

How Paris' 100-million-euro art heist happened


Stefan Dege, DW, 1st Feb 2017.

Defendant Claims He Threw Out Modern and Impressionist Masterpieces After 'Spider-Man' Heist


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 31st Jan 2017.

'Spider-Man' burglar on trial over €100m Paris art theft


AFP, The Guardian, 30th Jan 2017.

Oú sont les toiles de l'homme-araignée ?


Where are the Spider Man paintings?

Brendan Kemmet, Le Parisien, 26th Jan 2017.

Russian Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Seeks Political Asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 16th Jan 2017.

Shock acquittals in Wildenstein art dynasty's tax fraud trial


Tony Cross, RFI, 12th Jan 2017.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris


Javier Pes, The Art Newspaper, 5th Jan 2017.

Verdict upheld for elderly French couple who hid Picasso works in garage


France 24, 16th Dec 2016.

Employé du muséum d'histoire naturelle d'Orléans, il revendait des pierres et fossiles sur eBay


Employee of the natural history museum of Orléans, he resold stones and fossils on eBay

Philippe Renaud, La République, 16th Dec 2016.

Nude Performance Artist Deborah de Robertis Defends Herself in French Court


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 14th Dec 2016.

Kader Attia accuses Universal Music of plagiarism over French rap video


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 8th Dec 2016.

France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites


Associated Press, The Guardian, 4th Dec 2016.

Give us back the Venus de Milo, Greeks tell Louvre

(France; Greece)

Anthee Carassava, The Times, 30th Nov 2016.

Healing wounds, looted art reunited with Nazi victims' heirs

(United States of America; France)

Thomas Adamson, Sun Sentinel, 29th Nov 2016.

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, The Daily Mail, 28th Nov 2016.

Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations

(France; United Kingdom)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 28th Nov 2016.

Trente ans aprés, le dénouement d'un vol rocambolesque d'albâtres précieux?


Thirty years later, the denouement of a fantastic flight of precious alabaster?

Le Point, 18th Nov 2016.

UAE and France to announce new partnership on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage

(United Arab Emirates; France)

MENAFM, MENAFN, 16th Nov 2016.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 4th Nov 2016.

Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court


Vince Noce, The Art Newspaper, 1st Nov 2016.

Picasso widow accused of hiding art at electrician's theft trial


RFI, 1st Nov 2016.

Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones


Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 1st Nov 2016.

Billionaire Art Dealer Is Awaiting Verdict in Tax Fraud Case


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 21st Oct 2016.

Picking Apart 18th-Century French Furniture to Detect Forgery


Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times, 20th Oct 2016.

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, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

Prosecutor recommends four-year prison sentence and €250m fine for Guy Wildenstein in Paris trial


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 14th Oct 2016.

Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 14th Oct 2016.

To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art

(Belgium; France)

Garry Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 7th Oct 2016.

Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 6th Oct 2016.

French minister says stolen art may fund terror via 'free ports'


AFP, Yahoo News, 6th Oct 2016.

Trial Offers Rare View of Wildenstein Family and Fortune


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 30th Sep 2016.

US-France court battle tied to Picasso comes to a head

(United States of America; France)

Sébastien Blanc, Art Daily, 30th Sep 2016.

Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor


Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 28th Sep 2016.

Judge 'Stupefied' by Arguments on Day One of Wildenstein Tax Fraud Trial


Robert Williams, ArtNet News, 27th Sep 2016.

Art meets history in homage to legendary French Jewish dealer

(Belgium; France)

Catherine Bennett, The Times of Israel, 23rd Sep 2016.

Heir to art-dealing estate in court in major French fraud trial


Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 22nd Sep 2016.

François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East


David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 21st Sep 2016.

How the Mona Lisa became so overrated


Phil Edwards, Vox, 20th Sep 2016.

New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 8th Sep 2016.

US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 7th Sep 2016.

Paris auction workers jailed over theft scam


BBC News, 6th Sep 2016.

Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house


Associated Press, Salon, 6th Sep 2016.

French auction workers convicted in vast theft scam


Philippe Sotto, CTV, 6th Sep 2016.

Anselm Kiefer's Workshop Robbed for Raw Materials Again


Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 31st Aug 2016.

Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, Las Cruces Sun-News, 31st Aug 2016.

The Heist that Made the Mona Lisa Famous

(France; Italy)

Evan Andrews, History, 19th Aug 2016.

Former French culture minister calls for halt to restoration of Galerie Vivienne


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 18th Aug 2016.

Benin set to recover its cultural heritage from France

(Benin; France)

Africa News, 9th Aug 2016.

Trésors pillés : « La France doit répondre positivement á la demande du Bénin »

(France; Benin)

Pillaged Treasures: France must respond positively to Benin's demand

Le Monde, 1st Aug 2016.

Long-Lost Engraving by Albrecht Dürer Discovered at Flea Market

(France; Germany)

Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 29th Jul 2016.

Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga $22,000 After Losing Forgery Lawsuit


Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 26th Jul 2016.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 23rd Jul 2016.

Art 'Expert' Vanishes With an Elderly Client's Precious Leonardo da Vinci Sketch


Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 12th Jul 2016.

Art Dealer Under Investigation Again as New Evidence Emerges in Case of Stolen Picassos Linked to Yves Bouvier


Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 12th Jul 2016.

Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project


Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 11th Jul 2016.

Giacometti art trove at centre of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

(Switzerland; France)

Reuters, The Daily Mail, 4th Jul 2016.

A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 3rd Jul 2016.

Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact

(Egypt; France)

Aswat Masriya, All Africa, 30th Jun 2016.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, News Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

Trémel. Un joyau du XVIe siécle ravagé par un incendie


Trémel. A sixteenth century jewel destroyed by fire

Le Télégramme, 21st Jun 2016.

Theatre built as tribute to Anglo-French friendship vandalised

(France; United Kingdom)

Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 20th Jun 2016.

Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 9th Jun 2016.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Jun 2016.

Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art»


Girodet Museum: "Water has flooded hundreds of works of art"

Le Figaro, 6th Jun 2016.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal, 5th Jun 2016.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding


Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 2nd Jun 2016.

US hails 'small victory' as Paris auction withdraws Native American shield

(United States of America; France)

France 24, 30th May 2016.

Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal, 30th May 2016.

Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal, 30th May 2016.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press, Yahoo News, 27th May 2016.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich, KRWG, 26th May 2016.

Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'

(United States of America; France)

David Smith, The Guardian, 25th May 2016.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th May 2016.

Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts

(Nigeria; Togo; France)

Chika Okeke, Leadership, 20th May 2016.

Egypt Repatriates 44 Stolen Archaeological Objects from France

(Egypt; France)

Egyptian Streets, 17th May 2016.

France returns Nazi-stolen Degas drawing to rightful owners


Associated Press, CBC, 9th May 2016.

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

(Austria; France)

The Local, 28th Apr 2016.

Plagued by Castrating Vandals, a Public Sculpture Gets a Detachable Penis


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 25th Apr 2016.

France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 21st Apr 2016.

Brass Foundry Is Closing, but Debate Over Degas's Work Goes On


William D. Cohan, The New York Times, 4th Apr 2016.

Verdun: le désolant business des pilleurs de cadavres


Stéphane Kovacs, Le Figaro, 4th Apr 2016.

Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Apr 2016.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

Vong Sokheng, The Phnom Penh Post, 31st Mar 2016.

Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations


Elenore Thery, The Art Newspaper, 25th Mar 2016.

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach

(Liechtenstein; France)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 24th Mar 2016.

Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 18th Mar 2016.

France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 16th Mar 2016.

'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 16th Mar 2016.

Were investors conned into buying rare manuscripts?


BBC News, 15th Mar 2016.

Paris auction porters go on trial for alleged 'pilfering' of thousands of items


Jon Henley, The Guardian, 14th Mar 2016.

UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage

(Syria; France; Switzerland)

UNESCO, 10th Mar 2016.

The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.


Jeff Maysh, Smithsonian, 9th Mar 2016.

Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 9th Mar 2016.

The Battle for Picasso's Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire


Milton Esterow, Vanity Fair, 7th Mar 2016.

How French Art Police Are Hunting ISIS Antiquities Racket


Dominique Perrin, World Crunch, 7th Mar 2016.

Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found


Expatica, 7th Mar 2016.

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items


AFP, The Journal, 6th Mar 2016.

French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein

(France; Liechtenstein)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 4th Mar 2016.

Le collectionneur Sindika Dokolo remporte son bras de fer contre un galeriste parisien

(Angola; France)

Roxana Azimi, Le Monde, 29th Feb 2016.

French cleaners scrub off street art


BBC News, 28th Feb 2016.

Setback for Picasso's Daughter in Battle Over Sculpture


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 25th Feb 2016.

'Guilty' verdict on the spectacular 2010 Paris art theft


DW, 20th Feb 2016.

Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court


Artlyst, 13th Feb 2016.

The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue

(France; Germany)

Sarah Wildman, The New Yorker, 12th Feb 2016.

Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien

(Colombia; France)

A treasure lost for 30 years is returned to a Native American community

Amaury Peyrach', Le Figaro, 5th Feb 2016.

Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered


Artlyst, 1st Feb 2016.

Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 21st Jan 2016.

France's Guimet Museum returns looted statue head to national museum in Phnom Penh

(Cambodia; France)

AFP, Art Daily, 20th Jan 2016.

Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church


Margot Boutges, The Art Newspaper, 13th Jan 2016.

Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv

(Israel; France)

The Times of Israel, 10th Jan 2016.

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court


Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

(Syria; Iraq; France)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 29th Dec 2015.

Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 21st Dec 2015.

Art Law: French Judgment Against Expert in Max Ernst Forgery Case Set Aside


Dispute Resolution in Germany, 10th Dec 2015.

L'historien d'art Werner Spies innocenté dans l'affaire du faux Max Ernst


Art Historian Werner Spies acquitted in case of fake Max Ernst

Harry Bellet, Le Monde, 10th Dec 2015.

Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects

(United States of America; France)

Evan Ryan, United States Department of State, 4th Dec 2015.

Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister

(Iraq; Syria; France)

David Chazan, The Telegraph, 4th Dec 2015.

Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities

(United States of America; France)

United States Department of the Interior, 2nd Dec 2015.

French national treasure recovered by The Art Loss Register

(France; United Kingdom)

Art Loss Register, 1st Dec 2015.

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

(Greece; France)

Philip Crysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 26th Nov 2015.

Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists

(France; Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 20th Nov 2015.

In France, Fears that Rare Book and Manuscript Fund is a €500m Fraud


Marion Maneker, Art Market Monitor, 19th Nov 2015.

Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 19th Nov 2015.

Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art


Associated Press, The Daily Star, 17th Nov 2015.

Banksy's 'Dismal Aid' Sign Stolen by Enterprising Thieves


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 23rd Oct 2015.

Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Worth $10 Million Stolen in Nasty Divorce Tug-of-War


Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 20th Oct 2015.

Christie's to Auction Off Painting Looted During WWII as Part of Deal With Jewish Heirs

(France; United Kingdom; Italy)

Haaretz, 20th Oct 2015.

Dispute over Venetian painting seized by Vichy regime resolved after more than 70 years

(France; United Kingdom; Italy)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 19th Oct 2015.

Un inventaire pour protéger le patrimoine religieux


An inventory for protecting religious heritage

Ouest France, 17th Oct 2015.

Stolen Basquiat painting reappears in Paris


DW, 17th Oct 2015.

National Treasure or Disputes of Heritage


AMA, 2nd Oct 2015.

Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 30th Sep 2015.

Lot-et-Garonne: 700 objets découverts chez les pilleurs d'églises


Lot-et-Garonne : 700 objects found in the home of church robbers

Sud Ouest, 26th Sep 2015.

México recupera bajorrelieve monumental

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recovers monumental relief

INAH, 24th Sep 2015.

French Court Tosses 'Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim' Lawsuit

(France; Italy; United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 24th Sep 2015.

México recupera en París una pieza olmeca robada hace más de 40 años

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recuperates from Paris an Olmec piece stolen more than 40 years ago

EFE, La Opinión, 24th Sep 2015.

Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France

(Mexico; France)

Associated Press, Fox, 24th Sep 2015.

Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 24th Sep 2015.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press, CTV, 24th Sep 2015.

Stolen wooden statuette to be repatriated to Egypt from France

(Egypt; France)

The Cairo Post, 24th Sep 2015.

The Billionaire, the Picassos and a $30 Million Gift to Shame a Middleman

(France; Monaco; Singapore; Hong Kong)

Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 23rd Sep 2015.

French collector returns gold artifacts to China

(China; France)

Xinhua, 22nd Sep 2015.

Swiss dealer faces charges as judge investigates €36m Picasso sales


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 14th Sep 2015.

A Petition to Stop "Irresponsible" Restoration of Chartres Cathedral


Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 11th Sep 2015.

The International Fight Over Marcel Duchamp's Chess Set

(France; United States of America)

Quinn Norton, The Atlantic, 8th Sep 2015.

Anish Kapoor's Versailles Sculpture Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Slurs


Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 7th Sep 2015.

Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église


Castelginest police dismantle a church robbers network

Laurence Cabrol, Ariege News, 31st Aug 2015.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 21st Aug 2015.

All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'


Sara Boboltz, Huffington Post, 21st Aug 2015.

Smuggled Picasso Heading Home to France After 14-Year Odyssey

(France; United States of America)

Angela Greiling Keane, Bloomberg, 12th Aug 2015.

Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership

(Spain; France; United States of America)

Marlon Ramtahal, NBC, 12th Aug 2015.

Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury

(France; China)

Sébastien Blanc, Khmer Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Hôtel Drouot auction house removal men and auctioneers to stand trial for alleged art thefts


Doug Bolton, The Independent, 8th Jul 2015.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 6th Jul 2015.

Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction

(France; United States of America)

Aaron Granillo, KNAU, 9th Jun 2015.

Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest

(France; United States of America)

Jamey Keaten, ABC United States, 1st Jun 2015.

Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions

(United States of America; France)

Dennis Wagner, AZ Central, 27th May 2015.

Plot thickens in alleged Picasso theft case


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 23rd May 2015.

Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 19th May 2015.

Russian billionaire's family trust joins Picasso heir in accusations against leading art dealer


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 18th May 2015.

Guggenheim vs Guggenheim in French court over art treasures housed in Venice

(Italy; France)

AFP, Art Daily, 18th May 2015.

French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet

(France; China)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 12th May 2015.

Picasso stepdaughter accuses Paris dealer of stealing artist's works


Rory Mulholland, The Telegraph, 12th May 2015.

A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today

(United States of America; France)

Anne Quito, Quartz, 5th May 2015.

A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today

(United States of America; France)

Anne Quito, Quartz, 5th May 2015.

Couple ordered to return 'stolen Picassos,' won't face jail


DW, 20th Mar 2015.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 18th Mar 2015.

Paris show features stolen crown

(France; Thailand)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 17th Mar 2015.

Artworks Looted from Beijing's Old Summer Palace Stolen in French Art Heist

(France; China)

Margaux Schreurs, The Beijinger, 3rd Mar 2015.

Rare objects stolen from Fontainebleau palace's Chinese museum

(France; China)

Sybille de La Hamaide, Reuters, 1st Mar 2015.

France Returns 250 Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Egypt

(Egypt; France)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 1st Dec 2014.

The Frenchman who saved the Mona Lisa


Justin Jalil, The Times of Israel, 23rd Nov 2014.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects


Laurent Carpentier, The Guardian, 3rd Nov 2014.

Investments in Antiquities Pay Off in Museum in the South of France

(France; United Kingdom)

Geraldine Fabrikant, The New York Times, 2nd Sep 2014.

Stolen National Treasures From France's Presidential Palace Turn Up on eBay


Kristin Hohenadel, Slate, 4th Aug 2014.

French Museum Collections in Trouble


Mostafa Heddaya, Hyperallergic, 10th Jul 2014.

Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France

(Egypt; Denmark; France)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th Jul 2014.

Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Turns Up at Paris Auction

(Ethiopia; France)

ArtNet news, ArtNet News, 7th Jul 2014.

Dali sculpture snatched from Paris museum


The Local, 2nd Jun 2014.

Vancouver Island First Nation recovers historic blanket that turned up at Paris auction 100 years after it disappeared

(Canada; France)

Tristin Hopper, National Post, 10th Apr 2014.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur, 2nd Apr 2014.

Filling the colonial mind: Napoleon and the looting of the Orient

(France; Egypt)

Jonathan Gornall, The National, 20th Mar 2014.

The Paris art theft has robbed us of some truly great paintings


Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 20th May 2013.

Robert Hecht, Antiquities Dealer, Dies at 92


Bruce Webber, The New York Times, 9th Feb 2012.

Paris art museum theft the work of lone robber


Lizzy Davies, The Guardian, 20th May 2010.

£6.9m Picasso sketchbook stolen in Paris


Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian, 9th Jun 2009.