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Articles for July 2015

233 articles found.

ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India. ICE. 1 July.

Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts

(China)

Ellis Liang (2015). Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts. South China Morning Post. 1 July.

मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी

(India)

Four silver umbrella temple theft

Patrika (2015). मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी. Patrika. 1 July.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum

(Israel)

Ilene Prusher (2015). An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum. Haaretz. 1 July.

Pongpat gets 2 more years

(Thailand)

Bangkok Post (2015). Pongpat gets 2 more years. Bangkok Post. 1 July.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2015). British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show. The Art Newspaper. 1 July.

Isis militants destroy 2,000-year-old statue of lion at Palmyra

(Syria)

AFP (2015). Isis militants destroy 2,000-year-old statue of lion at Palmyra. The Guardian. 2 July.

The artful dodger: Prolific forger Mark Landis gave all his counterfeit paintings away for free

(United States of America)

Alex Dymoke (2015). The artful dodger: Prolific forger Mark Landis gave all his counterfeit paintings away for free. City AM. 2 July.

Rare Victorian perfume bottle stolen from Burton Constable Hall

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson (2015). Rare Victorian perfume bottle stolen from Burton Constable Hall. Hull Daily Mail. 2 July.

Looted treasures open door to a dark Nazi past

(General)

Richard Morrison (2015). Looted treasures open door to a dark Nazi past. The Australian. 2 July.

No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH

(Mexico)

No theft of sacred art in San Luis: INAH

Eduardo L. Marceleño (2015). No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH. Plano Informativo. 2 July.

Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection

(Togo)

All Africa (2015). Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection. All Africa. 2 July.

Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt (2015). Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum. NL Times. 2 July.

Rare books: Foiling the thiefs

(United Kingdom)

The Economist (2015). Rare books: Foiling the thiefs. The Economist. 2 July.

A $100,000 Eagle Finial

(United States of America)

Maine Antique Digest (2015). A $100,000 Eagle Finial. Maine Antique Digest. 2 July.

Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/07/02/feds-artist-terry-lee-whetstone-fake-indian-160941

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today (2015). Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/07/02/feds-artist-terry-lee-whetstone-fake-indian-160941. Indian Country Today. 2 July.

UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered

(Yemen)

AFP (2015). UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered. Art Daily. 3 July.

Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany

(Germany)

Melanie Hall (2015). Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany. The Telegraph. 3 July.

Palmyra: looting under the rebels, the Assad regime and the Islamic State?

(Syria)

Sam Hardy (2015). Palmyra: looting under the rebels, the Assad regime and the Islamic State?. Conflict Antiquities. 3 July.

Looted in Syria – and sold in London: the British antiques shops dealing in artefacts smuggled by Isis

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Rachel Shabi (2015). Looted in Syria – and sold in London: the British antiques shops dealing in artefacts smuggled by Isis. The Guardian. 3 July.

Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Rachel Millard (2015). Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex. The Argus. 3 July.

Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home

(China)

CRIEnglish (2015). Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home. CRIEnglish. 3 July.

Pläne der Bundesregierung: Scharfe Sanktionen beim Kunsthandel

(Germany)

Federal government plans tough sanctions against art trading

Spiegel Online (2015). Pläne der Bundesregierung: Scharfe Sanktionen beim Kunsthandel. Spiegel Online. 3 July.

जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी

(India)

Jain temple invaded by thieves, age-old statues stolen

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी. Rajasthan Patrika. 3 July.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues

(Australia)

Merinews (2015). Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues. Merinews. 4 July.

Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia

(Spain)

Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia

Religión Digital (2015). Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia. Religión Digital. 4 July.

Lowry's paintings are worth a fortune - but can you tell the real ones from the fakes?

(United Kingdom)

Terry Payne (2015). Lowry's paintings are worth a fortune - but can you tell the real ones from the fakes?. Radio Times. 5 July.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled

(India)

TNN (2015). Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled. The Times of India. 5 July.

Serpent Mound damaged by vandalism over Fourth of July weekend

(United States of America)

Rory Ryan (2015). Serpent Mound damaged by vandalism over Fourth of July weekend. The Highland County Press. 5 July.

Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters

(United Kingdom)

Anita Singh (2015). Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters. The Telegraph. 5 July.

Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting

(Pakistan)

Peerzada Salman (2015). Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting. Dawn. 5 July.

A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London. Ahram Online. 5 July.

Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?

(United States of America)

Paul Post (2015). Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?. The New York Times. 6 July.

Plea for return of artworks

(New Zealand)

Carla Green (2015). Plea for return of artworks. Otago Daily Times. 6 July.

Master forger makes rare appearance to help TV investigation into art fraud

(United Kingdom)

Liam Thorp (2015). Master forger makes rare appearance to help TV investigation into art fraud. This is Lancashire. 6 July.

Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca reported to the Attorney General's Office for theft

David Monroy (2015). Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo. Milenio. 6 July.

Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis

(United States of America; Russia)

Sol Rieger (2015). Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis. JP Updates. 6 July.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel (2015). France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China. The Telegraph. 6 July.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley (2015). Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities. Visual Arts Hub. 6 July.

தேவகோட்டை அருகே கோவிலில் சிலை திருடிய மாணவர் உள்பட 2 பேர் கைது

(India)

Two, including a student, arrested for stealing a statue in a temple near Devakottai

Maalaimalar (2015). தேவகோட்டை அருகே கோவிலில் சிலை திருடிய மாணவர் உள்பட 2 பேர் கைது. Maalaimalar. 6 July.

Swiss art dealer seeks to have assets unfrozen

(Singapore)

Selina Lum (2015). Swiss art dealer seeks to have assets unfrozen. The Straits Times. 7 July.

How my family recovered a painting stolen by the Nazis and sold it for $2.9 million

(United States of America)

Peter J. Toren (2015). How my family recovered a painting stolen by the Nazis and sold it for $2.9 million. Yahoo News. 7 July.

Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online

(India; Sri Lanka)

Bangalore Mirror (2015). Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online. Chetan R. 7 July.

Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán

(Mexico)

Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán

Evaristo Torres (2015). Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán. La Unión de Morelos. 7 July.

Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples. Bangalore Mirror. 7 July.

Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca asserts that he did not steal sacred art

Agencia Universal (2015). Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro. El Manana. 7 July.

Cleveland artist Frank Oriti says London's National Portrait Gallery reports his painting safe after attempted theft

(United Kingdom)

Steven Litt (2015). Cleveland artist Frank Oriti says London's National Portrait Gallery reports his painting safe after attempted theft. Cleveland.com. 8 July.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help

(Iraq)

Dominic Evans (2015). Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help. Reuters. 8 July.

Van found minus art

(New Zealand)

Carla Green (2015). Van found minus art. Otago Daily Times. 8 July.

Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum. The Times of India. 8 July.

Major Native American jewelry collection stolen

(United States of America)

Chris McKee (2015). Major Native American jewelry collection stolen. KRQE News. 8 July.

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

(France)

Doug Bolton (2015). Hôtel Drouot auction house removal men and auctioneers to stand trial for alleged art thefts. The Independent. 8 July.

Bronze statue worth £40,000 stolen in brazen daytime raid in Mayfair

(United Kingdom)

Paul Gallagher (2015). Bronze statue worth £40,000 stolen in brazen daytime raid in Mayfair. The Independent. 8 July.

Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2015). Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info. Haaretz. 8 July.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead

(Australia)

Sarah Hudson (2015). Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead. The Weekly Times. 8 July.

Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland

(Romania; Poland)

ActMedia (2015). Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland. ActMedia. 8 July.

Father enlists 4 kids to unearth 'treasure' from Second Temple period protected by 'demon'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Father enlists 4 kids to unearth 'treasure' from Second Temple period protected by 'demon'. The Jerusalem Post. 8 July.

Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall

(United Kingdom)

Michael Alexander (2015). Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall. The Courier. 8 July.

El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado

(Costa Rica)

The Return of What's Ours: Recovered Heritage

Costa Rica On (2015). El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado. Costa Rica On. 8 July.

Serpent Mound suspect arrested

(United States of America)

Times Gazette (2015). Serpent Mound suspect arrested. Times Gazette. 8 July.

35 Greco-Roman artifacts seized in illicit digging attempt in Alexandria

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). 35 Greco-Roman artifacts seized in illicit digging attempt in Alexandria. The Cairo Post. 8 July.

$70K statue torn from downtown Portland pedestal

(United States of America)

KATU (2015). $70K statue torn from downtown Portland pedestal. KATU. 9 July.

Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Cooper (2015). Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches. Apollo. 9 July.

Collector Fights for African Art

(Angola)

Raphael Minder (2015). Collector Fights for African Art. The New York Times. 9 July.

'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors

(General)

Carolina A. Miranda (2015). 'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors. Los Angeles Times. 9 July.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft

(India)

Chaitraly Deshmukh (2015). Father turns in son for Pune temple theft. Mid-day. 9 July.

Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Matilda Battersby (2015). Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London. The Independent. 9 July.

Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple

(India)

FPJ Bureau (2015). Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple. The Free Press Journal. 9 July.

Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple. The Indian Express. 9 July.

German court studying Gurlitt will seeks psychiatric report

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). German court studying Gurlitt will seeks psychiatric report. ABC United States. 10 July.

Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation: Application of Spanish Law of Adverse Possession Vests Title to Pissaro Painting in Spanish Museum, Not Original Owner's Heirs

(United States of America; Spain)

Kevin P. Ray (2015). Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation: Application of Spanish Law of Adverse Possession Vests Title to Pissaro Painting in Spanish Museum, Not Original Owner's Heirs. The National Law Review. 10 July.

Essex Police leads national campaign targeting illegal treasure hunters

(United Kingdom)

Will Lodge (2015). Essex Police leads national campaign targeting illegal treasure hunters. East Anglian Daily Times. 10 July.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva (2015). Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues. Brisbane Times. 10 July.

$1 million reward offered for ruby slippers stolen from Minnesota museum

(United States of America)

Lisa Kaczke (2015). $1 million reward offered for ruby slippers stolen from Minnesota museum. Grand Forks Herald. 10 July.

Elgin debt relief

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jonathan Foreman (2015). Elgin debt relief. Politico. 10 July.

Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas

(Spain)

Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes

La Rioja (2015). Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas. La Rioja. 10 July.

Charges laid over art theft

(Taiwan)

Chen Wen-chan (2015). Charges laid over art theft. Taipei Times. 10 July.

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Berthereau (2015). Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world. Yahoo News. 10 July.

4-member Gang Held, Gold Seized

(India)

Express News Service (2015). 4-member Gang Held, Gold Seized. The New Indian Express. 10 July.

Mandai Ganpati temple gold haul: Suspect nabbed while unscrewing tap from court in Shivajinagar

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Mandai Ganpati temple gold haul: Suspect nabbed while unscrewing tap from court in Shivajinagar. The Indian Express. 10 July.

Have you seen this plant?

(United States of America)

Chase Olivarius-Mcallister (2015). Have you seen this plant?. The Durango Herald. 10 July.

I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal

(India)

Anurag Bende (2015). I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal. Pune Mirror. 11 July.

Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion. Ahram Online. 11 July.

Entire SPECIES Found Piled In Shipping Crate

(Philippines)

Ameena Schelling (2015). Entire SPECIES Found Piled In Shipping Crate. The Dodo. 11 July.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul (2015). Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia. Bangkok Post. 12 July.

Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Chea Vannak (2015). Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand. Khmer Times. 12 July.

Syria civil war: Bomb damages Aleppo's ancient citadel

(Syria)

BBC News (2015). Syria civil war: Bomb damages Aleppo's ancient citadel. BBC News. 12 July.

Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church

(Israel)

The Times of Israel (2015). Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church. The Times of Israel. 12 July.

Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones. The Times of Israel. 13 July.

Sin miedo asegura obispo de Cuernavaca por el robo de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca doesn't fear the investigation for robbery of sacred art

Dulce Gaviña (2015). Sin miedo asegura obispo de Cuernavaca por el robo de arte sacro. El Sol de Puebla. 13 July.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times (2015). मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार. Navbharat Times. 13 July.

Filmmaker Joe Gibbons Gets a Year in Prison for a Robbery He Called Performance Art

(United States of America)

Noah Remnick (2015). Filmmaker Joe Gibbons Gets a Year in Prison for a Robbery He Called Performance Art. The New York Times. 13 July.

Man who transported stolen Wyeth paintings to be sentenced

(United States of America)

Judy Harrison (2015). Man who transported stolen Wyeth paintings to be sentenced. Bangor Daily News. 13 July.

Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods

(Egypt)

Interpol (2015). Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods. Interpol. 13 July.

Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity"

(United States of America)

Native News Online (2015). Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity". Native News Online. 13 July.

Nuevamente roban en una capilla

(Argentina)

Chapel robbed again

Diario El Comercial (2015). Nuevamente roban en una capilla. Diario El Comercial. 13 July.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found. Business Standard. 13 July.

Is BSU museum piece stolen art?

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh (2015). Is BSU museum piece stolen art?. The Star Press. 14 July.

Why Baselitz could be the first of many artists to 'bloodlet' Germany's museums

(Germany)

Peter Raue (2015). Why Baselitz could be the first of many artists to 'bloodlet' Germany's museums. DW. 14 July.

Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi

(India; Germany)

Mail Today (2015). Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi. India Today. 14 July.

Ex-Harrisburg mayor accused of corruption

(United States of America)

Karen Langley (2015). Ex-Harrisburg mayor accused of corruption. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 14 July.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking

(India)

Nithin Sridhar (2015). Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking. NewsGram. 14 July.

Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates

(India)

Nithin Sridhar (2015). Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates. NewsGram. 14 July.

US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Return Armenian Property in Incirlik Turkey

(Turkey)

Massis Post (2015). US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Return Armenian Property in Incirlik Turkey. Massis Post. 14 July.

Turkish manuscripts returned from US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Anadolu Agency (2015). Turkish manuscripts returned from US. Hurriyet Daily News. 14 July.

Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu. NDTV. 14 July.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise (2015). S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan. The Asahi Shimbun. 15 July.

Imprimir Enviar Recomienda INAH denunciar saqueo de fósiles

(Mexico)

INAH recommends the reporting of fossil looting

Héctor López (2015). Imprimir Enviar Recomienda INAH denunciar saqueo de fósiles. El Diario de Coahuila. 15 July.

The skull of famed horror film director is stolen; 'Satanists' suspected

(Germany)

Justin Wm. Moyer (2015). The skull of famed horror film director is stolen; 'Satanists' suspected. The Washington Post. 15 July.

Serpent Mound vandal's punishment: Research paper?

(United States of America)

Carrie Blackmore Smith (2015). Serpent Mound vandal's punishment: Research paper?. Cincinnati.com. 15 July.

The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery

(United States of America)

Lisa Belkin (2015). The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery. Yahoo News. 15 July.

Sotheby's sued over John Olsen artworks

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Sotheby's sued over John Olsen artworks. The Australian. 15 July.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed (2015). U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State. Reuters. 15 July.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris (2015). Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader. The Washington Post. 15 July.

Art dealer's 'ambulance chasers' Holocaust restitution jibe criticised

(General)

Sandy Rashty (2015). Art dealer's 'ambulance chasers' Holocaust restitution jibe criticised. The Jewish Chronicle. 15 July.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners

(Canada)

Howard Plotkin (2015). Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners. Edmonton Journal. 15 July.

Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News (2015). Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Cambridge News. 15 July.

Records detail arrests, pursuit of N.C. Wyeth art stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Scott Dolan (2015). Records detail arrests, pursuit of N.C. Wyeth art stolen in Maine. Portland Press Herald. 16 July.

"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls

(United Kingdom)

Ben Miller (2015). "When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls. Culture 24. 16 July.

Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett (2015). Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years. The Chester Chronicle. 16 July.

Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack

(Madagascar)

Abby Phillip (2015). Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack. The Washington Post. 16 July.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service (2015). 'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'. The Himalayan Times. 16 July.

Meeting to tackle heritage crime at Bexhill Museum

(United Kingdom)

Bexhill-on-sea Observer (2015). Meeting to tackle heritage crime at Bexhill Museum. Bexhill-on-sea Observer. 16 July.

Baselitz removes art from Dresden gallery

(Germany)

DW (2015). Baselitz removes art from Dresden gallery. DW. 17 July.

Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2015). Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door. Hiru News. 17 July.

Art World Defends Bank Robber 'Performer'

(United States of America)

Justin Joffe (2015). Art World Defends Bank Robber 'Performer'. Observer. 17 July.

Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies

(Peru)

Helena Cavendish de Moura (2015). Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies. CNN. 17 July.

The skull robbers: how celebrity culture lost its head

(General)

Colin Dickey (2015). The skull robbers: how celebrity culture lost its head. The Guardian. 17 July.

Missing 'Vampire' Director's Skull: Why People Snatch Bodies

(General)

Stephanie Pappas (2015). Missing 'Vampire' Director's Skull: Why People Snatch Bodies. Live Science. 17 July.

Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel

(United Kingdom)

David Wilkes (2015). Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel. The Daily Mail. 17 July.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?. Observer. 17 July.

प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी

(India)

Ancient Jain temple donation box, parasol theft

Naidunia (2015). प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी. Naidunia. 17 July.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2015). Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts. Korea Herald. 17 July.

भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा

(India)

Mahamaya temple theft

Naidunia (2015). भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा. Naidunia. 18 July.

వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Theft in Venkateshwara Swamy Temple

Namasthe Telangaana (2015). వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ. Namasthe Telangaana. 18 July.

Kinky Dolls Stolen from Japanese Sex Museum

(Japan)

Eric Stimson (2015). Kinky Dolls Stolen from Japanese Sex Museum. Anime News Network. 19 July.

Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic

(United States of America; Turkey)

Jennifer Pinkowski (2015). Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic. Al Jazeera. 19 July.

'Chinese student held in Iraq not IS linked'

(Iraq)

IANS (2015). 'Chinese student held in Iraq not IS linked'. Business Standard. 20 July.

Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano

(Mexico)

Statue of Saint Judas Tadeo stolen from community temple

Cambio de Puebla (2015). Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano. Cambio de Puebla. 20 July.

Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar

(Canada)

Peggy MacDonald (2015). Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar. CBC. 20 July.

Artwork, arson and insurance fraud have Sotheby's in a bind

(Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt (2015). Artwork, arson and insurance fraud have Sotheby's in a bind. NL Times. 20 July.

Super-rich art collectors settle bitter dispute with dealer they treated 'like a son'

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Super-rich art collectors settle bitter dispute with dealer they treated 'like a son'. The Telegraph. 20 July.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park (2015). Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.. The Korea Observer. 21 July.

Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2015). Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition. The Guardian. 21 July.

Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise

(Turkey)

Ahmet Topal (2015). Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise. Daily Sabah. 21 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.

PGR rescata piezas mayas

(Mexico)

PGR rescues Maya artefacts

La Verdad (2015). PGR rescata piezas mayas. La Verdad. 21 July.

Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project

(Bhutan)

Heather Wardle (2015). Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project. Lion's Roar. 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

(China)

Associated Press (2015). Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself. The Guardian. 21 July.

Comic Conman

(United States of America)

Russell Brandom (2015). Comic Conman. The Verge. 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.

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.

Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church

(United Kingdom)

East Lindsey Target (2015). Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church. East Lindsey Target. 22 July.

Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury

(France; China)

Sébastien Blanc (2015). Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury. Khmer Times. 23 July.

Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala

(Mexico)

18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered

Miriam Bueno (2015). Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala. Noticieros Televisa. 23 July.

Man, woman accused of stealing ancient ivory penis carvings from NC business

(United States of America)

Fox (2015). Man, woman accused of stealing ancient ivory penis carvings from NC business. Fox. 23 July.

Cajamarca: Police seize Pre-Inca blankets

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cajamarca: Police seize Pre-Inca blankets. Peru This Week. 23 July.

Emprenderán proceso legal contra daño patrimonial en Tlaltizapán

(Mexico)

Legal proceedings begun for loss of heritage in Tlaltizapán

Angelina Albarrán (2015). Emprenderán proceso legal contra daño patrimonial en Tlaltizapán. El Sol de Cuautla. 23 July.

Latitude Festival golden heads art stolen

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Latitude Festival golden heads art stolen. BBC News. 23 July.

The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation

(India)

Tom Mashberg (2015). The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation. The New York Times. 23 July.

Accused of thefts from History Museum, former volunteer shifts blame

(United States of America)

Phil Fairbanks (2015). Accused of thefts from History Museum, former volunteer shifts blame. Buffalo News. 23 July.

Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms

(China)

Niu Honglin (2015). Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms. CRIEnglish. 23 July.

How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India

(India)

The New York Times (2015). How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India. The New York Times. 23 July.

Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP. Press Trust of India. 23 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.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani (2015). Protecting the ruins. Nepali Times. 24 July.

Dr. Morris Confirms That Myles Damaged Uxbenka

(Belize)

Daniel Ortiz (2015). Dr. Morris Confirms That Myles Damaged Uxbenka. 7 News Belize. 24 July.

Ex-mayor of Pennsylvania's capital charged with corruption

(United States of America)

Alan Binder (2015). Ex-mayor of Pennsylvania's capital charged with corruption. Sentinel Republic. 24 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.

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.

Disgusted residents hope ancient DEATH CURSE will 'scare the s**t' out of neds who sprayed a penis and a swastika on a church

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Norton (2015). Disgusted residents hope ancient DEATH CURSE will 'scare the s**t' out of neds who sprayed a penis and a swastika on a church. Daily Record. 24 July.

Carson man pleads guilty in case of stolen antiques

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2015). Carson man pleads guilty in case of stolen antiques. The Taos News. 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.

Cufflinks made from Bluebird car and worth £3,500 stolen from Beaulieu

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Yandell (2015). Cufflinks made from Bluebird car and worth £3,500 stolen from Beaulieu. Southern Daily Echo. 24 July.

WWII Purple Heart Medals return home

(United States of America)

Randall Stillinger (2015). WWII Purple Heart Medals return home. DVIDS. 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.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered

(India)

TNN (2015). 500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered. The Times of India. 25 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.

Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud

(Bolivia)

Church of Huari reports major theft

Giannina Machicado (2015). Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud. Los Tiempos. 25 July.

Burglars hit Masonic Lodge

(United States of America)

Rachel Van Horn (2015). Burglars hit Masonic Lodge. Woodward News. 26 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.

Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene"

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene". BBC News. 26 July.

Honour etched in stone

(India)

Prakesh Bhandari (2015). Honour etched in stone. The Statesman. 26 July.

Thieves strike at three places, including temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Thieves strike at three places, including temple. The Hindu. 26 July.

Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh

(India)

Niti Central (2015). Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh. Niti Central. 26 July.

Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum

(India)

The Asian Age (2015). Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum. The Asian Age. 26 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.

Theft in Lingala temple

(India)

Sakshi Post (2015). Theft in Lingala temple. Sakshi Post. 27 July.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums. Business Standard. 27 July.

Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?

(United States of America)

Noelle Bodick (2015). Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?. Blouin ArtInfo. 28 July.

Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'

(United Kingdom)

Mike Brooke (2015). Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'. The Docklands & East London Advertiser. 28 July.

Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles

(Greece)

Rossella Lorenzi (2015). Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles. Discovery News. 28 July.

Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed

(United States of America)

Steve Marroni (2015). Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed. The Patriot News. 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.

Des voleurs dérobent des objets au musée d'horlogerie

(Switzerland)

Thieves steal items from clock museum

Tribune de Genève (2015). Des voleurs dérobent des objets au musée d'horlogerie. Tribune de Genève. 28 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.

Hasta 10 años de prisión para quienes demolieron capilla del siglo XIX

(Mexico)

Up to 10 years in prison for people who demolished 19th century chapel

Lucía Pérez (2015). Hasta 10 años de prisión para quienes demolieron capilla del siglo XIX. E-consulta. 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.

Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid

(United Kingdom)

Tom Barnes (2015). Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid. Isle of Thanet Gazette. 29 July.

Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in

(Switzerland)

Caroline Bishop (2015). Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in. The Local. 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.

Finding stolen works a huge challenge

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Finding stolen works a huge challenge. The Canadian Jewish News. 29 July.

Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada. The Canadian Jewish News. 29 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.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson (2015). Feds probe MU artifact collection. The Herald-Dispatch. 29 July.

El fructuoso negocio de la industria "cazatesoros" en Florida

(United States of America)

The fruitful "treasure hunting" business in Florida

La Vanguardia (2015). El fructuoso negocio de la industria "cazatesoros" en Florida. La Vanguardia. 29 July.

Criminal case opened on 'damaging world's oldest wooden statue'

(Russia; Germany)

The Siberian Times (2015). Criminal case opened on 'damaging world's oldest wooden statue'. The Siberian Times. 29 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.

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples

(India)

AMA (2015). India demands return of objects stolen from its temples. AMA. 30 July.

Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco

(Spain)

Two medals stole from Our Lady of Sorrows in Villanueva del Trabuco

Rocío Luque (2015). Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco. La Opinión de Málaga. 30 July.

Inside the Underground Trade to Sell Off Syria's History

(Syria)

Mike Giglio (2015). Inside the Underground Trade to Sell Off Syria's History. BuzzFeed. 30 July.

Ancient pictographs near Helena irreparably vandalized

(United States of America)

Tom Kuglin (2015). Ancient pictographs near Helena irreparably vandalized. Independent Record. 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.

Statues built on ancient bricks

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues built on ancient bricks. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 July.

Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella

(Spain)

Chalice stolen from the parish church of San Juan Bautista Estella

María Puy Portillo (2015). Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella. Diario de Navarra. 30 July.

New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones

(United Kingdom)

Archaeology (2015). New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones. Archaeology. 30 July.

Antiquities theft thwarted near Beit Shemesh in late night helicopter chase

(Israel)

Hayah Goldlist-Eichler (2015). Antiquities theft thwarted near Beit Shemesh in late night helicopter chase. The Jerusalem Post. 30 July.

Neo-Nazi group loses appeal to inherit $250K coin collection

(Canada)

CBC (2015). Neo-Nazi group loses appeal to inherit $250K coin collection. CBC. 31 July.

Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh

(India)

TNN (2015). Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh. The Times of India. 31 July.

Artist victim of late-night antics

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Ryan (2015). Artist victim of late-night antics. Otago Daily Times. 31 July.

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.

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.

Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate

(United Kingdom)

Goolistan Cooper (2015). Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate. Get West London. 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.

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.

How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?

(Greece)

Patrick Sisson (2015). How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?. Curbed. 31 July.

Looters find path to export antiquities via Lebanon

(Lebanon)

Al Monitor (2015). Looters find path to export antiquities via Lebanon. Al Monitor. 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.