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Articles for January 2016

271 articles found.

Roban el niño Jesús de la imagen de la Virgen del Rosario de Valencina


Baby Jesus and statue of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen in Valencia

EFE, Diario d Sevilla, 1st Jan 2016.

Two charged after museum protest


Stacy Hsu, Taipei Times, 1st Jan 2016.

Poachers using science papers to target newly discovered species


Arthur Neslen, The Guardian, 1st Jan 2016.

New York Comes Down on Art Collectors

(United States of America)

Stacy Perman, Barron's, 1st Jan 2016.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson, Hull Daily Mail, 1st Jan 2016.

Country's 'one of a kind' cannon is stolen from garden

(United Kingdom)

Lauren Howard, Daily Echo, 2nd Jan 2016.

Three idols stolen from Bhilwara temples


TNN, The Times of India, 2nd Jan 2016.

Four precious idols stolen in Bihar


IANS, The Hindu, 2nd Jan 2016.

Search is on for iconic sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Paul Broome, Hereford Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

Bihar: 14 idols stolen from Vaishali temple


Rajesh Kumar Thakur, Hindustan Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

Government working on insurance protocol for art objects in museums


Anubhuti Vishnoi, The Economic Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

Nuremberg: Germany's dilemma over the Nazis' field of dreams


Tony Paterson, The Independent, 2nd Jan 2016.

Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald, 2nd Jan 2016.

Pillage of prehistory


Hidayat Khan, The Express Tribune, 3rd Jan 2016.

Who'd Steal Lincoln's Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum

(United States of America)

Mitch Smith, The New York Times, 3rd Jan 2016.

Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR


Xaverian missionaries denounce thefts of liturgical items in SJR parish churches

Rossy Martínez, Plaza de Armas, 3rd Jan 2016.

Así fue saqueado el galeón San José

(Panama; United States of America)

Here's how the galleon San José was looted

Errol E. Caballero, La Estrella de Panamá, 3rd Jan 2016.

Photographer Sues Richard Prince for Stealing His Instagram Photo

(United States of America)

Michael Zhang, PetaPixel, 4th Jan 2016.

St. Louis archaeologists still split over last year's controversial antiquities sale

(United States of America)

Willis Ryder Arnold, St. Louis Public Radio, 4th Jan 2016.

Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue


Mark Molloy, The Telegraph, 4th Jan 2016.

National Park Services Grave Robber Will Pay Restitution and Serve Probation

(United States of America)

Mary Anette Pember, Indian Country Today, 4th Jan 2016.

Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 4th Jan 2016.

Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail

(United States of America)

David Mark Simpson, The New York Times, 4th Jan 2016.

New foundation takes over research into Gurlitt hoard


Flavia Foradini, The Art Newspaper, 4th Jan 2016.

Bronze statue goes missing at Western Monastery

(Hong Kong)

Ejinsight, 4th Jan 2016.

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

(Colombia; Peru; Panama; Spain)

Giles Richardson, Apollo, 4th Jan 2016.

Sale of historic Maori cloak attracts debate on Trade Me

(New Zealand), 4th Jan 2016.

Karkala: Thieves steal valuables worth Rs 6 lac from temple


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 4th Jan 2016.

Chinese 'tomb raider' and gang jailed for plunder of ancient relics


Alice Yan, South China Morning Post, 5th Jan 2016.

Roman coins stolen from locked case at Chelmsford Museum

(United Kingdom)

Steve Neale, Yellow Advertiser, 5th Jan 2016.

KP Antiquities Act 2015


The Nation, 5th Jan 2016.

The secret to all great art forgeries


Jeff Taylor, The Conversation, 5th Jan 2016.

$6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174

(New Zealand)

Jessy Edwards, The Dominion Post, 5th Jan 2016.

How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart

(United States of America)

Barret Baumgart, Vice, 5th Jan 2016.

Chivilcoy: asaltan una parroquia y se llevan dinero y un cáliz de oro


Chivilcoy: Parish church attacked and money and a gold chalice stolen

El Litoral, 5th Jan 2016.

NVCC hails police for cracking temple theft within 24 hours


Nagpur Today, 5th Jan 2016.

Theft of idols from Hiriyangady Basadi - two convicted


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 5th Jan 2016.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya, DNA, 6th Jan 2016.

Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 6th Jan 2016.

Our Stepmom Stole a Monet From Our Dad and We Want it Back, Sons Say

(United States of America)

James Fanelli, DNA Info, 6th Jan 2016.

Kardashian Pastor Church Sued for Art Theft

(United States of America)

TMZ, 7th Jan 2016.

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court


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

Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

Bathurst police search for thief after $10K painting stolen


Bridget Yard, CBC, 7th Jan 2016.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden, The Atlantic, 7th Jan 2016.

Why the U.S. Wants Germany to Take Another Look in Its Museums

(Germany; United States of America)

Jas Chana, Haaretz, 7th Jan 2016.

Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week


Claudia Barbieri Childs, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

Guy Wildenstein Trial To Take Five Month Hiatus Over Legal Technicality

(United States of America)

Artlyst, 7th Jan 2016.

Lady Gaga plagiarism lawsuit coming to New York

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson, Page Six, 7th Jan 2016.

Thieves walk away with Prophet's 1,400-yr-old footprint from mosque


The Statesman, The Daily Star, 8th Jan 2016.

Thieves target two temples in Junagadh


TNN, The Times of India, 8th Jan 2016.

Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum

(Austria; United States of America)

Uri Blau, Haaretz, 8th Jan 2016.

Authorities halt Angkor excavating


Sen David, The Phnom Penh Post, 8th Jan 2016.

¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?


What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.

Ángel Elías, Prensa Libre, 8th Jan 2016.

Can you help find this Co Down railway clock stolen 20 years ago?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Scott, Belfast Live, 8th Jan 2016.

Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 8th Jan 2016.

Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years

(United States of America)

Angela Brandt, Independent Record, 8th Jan 2016.

Kilvalai rock paintings face threat of fading away


S. Prasad, The Hindu, 8th Jan 2016.

Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery

(United Kingdom)

David Barnett, The Guardian, 8th Jan 2016.

Justin Bieber kicked out of ancient fortress in Mexico after 'pulling his pants down'


Gerard Couzens, Express, 8th Jan 2016.

Utalk Tackling antiquities trafficking


Euronews, 8th Jan 2016.

'Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer

(United States of America)

Anandashankar Mazumdar, BNA, 8th Jan 2016.

After plagiarism claims, Malaysian ad firm disqualified from Kancil awards

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

The Malay Mail, 8th Jan 2016.

Van Dyck painting found in Istanbul

(Turkey; Georgia; Russia)

Hurriyet Daily News, 8th Jan 2016.

Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 8th Jan 2016.

Decorative stones stolen from several local graves


Independent Westmeath, 8th Jan 2016.

Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 9th Jan 2016.

Cop killed in Bihar, Opposition to launch protest


Nayyar Azad, The Asian Age, 9th Jan 2016.

'Broken System' Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities


Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times, 9th Jan 2016.

The Gods are still leaving


Sewa Bhattarai, The Kathmandu Post, 9th Jan 2016.

'Hollyweed' Sign Prankster Arrested by Los Angeles Police

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 10th Jan 2016.

How Did Nazi-Looted Art Wind Up in Israel — and What Can Be Done About It?


Naomi Zeveloff, Forward, 10th Jan 2016.

Brass lamp worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from temple


The Pioneer, 10th Jan 2016.

Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv

(Israel; France)

The Times of Israel, 10th Jan 2016.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel,, 11th Jan 2016.

For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works


Sylvia Poggioli, NPR, 11th Jan 2016.

Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers

(United States of America)

Earl Rinehart, The Columbus Dispatch, 11th Jan 2016.

Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 11th Jan 2016.

DGAM Director General: Terrorist organizations transgressing on archeological sites in Quneitra


Syria Online, 11th Jan 2016.

Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, 11th Jan 2016.

William Boyd: how David Bowie and I hoaxed the art world


William Boyd, The Guardian, 12th Jan 2016.

Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen

(United States of America)

Jessica Clark, First Coast News, 12th Jan 2016.

When the Forgery Is the Art

(Hong Kong)

Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 12th Jan 2016.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 12th Jan 2016.

Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 12th Jan 2016.

Istanbul explosion: 10 dead and 15 wounded in suspected Isis 'suicide bombing' in Sultanahmet Square - as it happened


Samuel Osborne, The Independent, 12th Jan 2016.

Library Says Missing Painting Was Stolen

(United States of America)

Nick Rummell, Courthouse News Service, 12th Jan 2016.

Tres detenidos por el robo de más de 200 piezas en iglesias de la provincia de Burgos


Three arrested for the theft of more than 200 pieces from churches in Burgos province.

Pablo Morquecho Martínez, Tribuna Salamanca, 12th Jan 2016.

Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 12th Jan 2016.

Roban ángel de mármol en iglesia de Soledad y se lo llevan en motocarro


Marble angel from Soledad church stolen, taken in a car.

El Heraldo, 12th Jan 2016.

Four acquitted of theft at temple in Sec 37


The Tribune, 12th Jan 2016.

Historic mosque attacked in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

World Bulletin, 12th Jan 2016.

Fight 'Islamic State' by preventing illegal artifacts trade


DW, 13th Jan 2016.

Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being

(United Kingdom)

Javier Pes, The Art Newspaper, 13th Jan 2016.

End the Looting of Antiquities: A Plea for Action


Deborah Lehr, The New York Times, 13th Jan 2016.

The Grave Robbers Looting Egypt's Archaeological Heritage


Vice, 13th Jan 2016.

Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church


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

Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 13th Jan 2016.

Expolian un mosaico de 2.000 años de antigüedad en la Villa Romana de Río Verde en Marbella


Looted: a 2000-year-old mosaic in the Roman Villa of Río Verde in Marabella

J.J. Madueño, ABC España, 13th Jan 2016.

Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard, Indian Country Today, 13th Jan 2016.

Lego changes bulk buy policy after Ai Weiwei backlash


BBC News, 13th Jan 2016.

Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove, Forbes, 13th Jan 2016.

St. Cloud State professor pleads guilty to trafficking up to $1.5 million in rhino horn, ivory

(United States of America; China)

Stephen Montemayor, Star Tribune, 13th Jan 2016.

Temple loot gang busted; 4 traders among 8 held


Orissa Post, 13th Jan 2016.

Theft from Dunblane Museum

(United Kingdom)

Forth Valley Police Division, 13th Jan 2016.

Germany German task force finds five Nazi-looted works in Gurlitt trove


DW, 14th Jan 2016.

Ancient obelisk becomes makeshift memorial in Istanbul


AFP, News 24, 14th Jan 2016.

German team probing stolen Nazi art defends slow progress


AFP, The Times of Israel, 14th Jan 2016.

Temple burglary gang busted in Odisha


Susant Kumar Das, IAmIn, 14th Jan 2016.

Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security


PNS, The Daily Pioneer, 14th Jan 2016.

Few Answers on True Owners of Art Found in Gurlitt Trove


Melissa Eddy, The New York Times, 14th Jan 2016.

Gardner suspect's sentence was cut

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy, The Boston Globe, 14th Jan 2016.

Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt


Michael Tutton, The Hamilton Spectator, 14th Jan 2016.

'Priceless' ball stolen from Dunblane Museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 14th Jan 2016.

Argentina comienza la restitución de piezas arqueológicas más grande de su historia

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Argentina starts the largest return of archaeological pieces in its history

Melina Heinrich, Télam, 14th Jan 2016.

Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 14th Jan 2016.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams, Radio New Zealand, 14th Jan 2016.

Street Artist Jamie Hef Sues Pop Singer Kiesza over Unauthorized Use of His Work

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 14th Jan 2016.

En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad


Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway

El Heraldo, 14th Jan 2016.

Assam: Government asked to stop auction of Jahangir's 400-year-old golden hookah


Hindustan Times, The Northeast Today, 14th Jan 2016.

4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group

(United States of America)

Rebecca Boone,, 15th Jan 2016.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

(Egypt; United States of America)

Alexandra Wolfe, The Wall Street Journal, 15th Jan 2016.

History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts


Don Butler, National Post, 15th Jan 2016.

The Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Proceeds to Trial

(United States of America)

Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair, 15th Jan 2016.

Libya's threatened ancient history, and why it is significant


Susan Walker, Apollo, 15th Jan 2016.

A Name Game With the Old Masters


Scott Reyburn, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2016.

Grave robbing gone wrong: Chinese tomb raiders suffocate after setting off dynamite while trying to break into ancient burial site


Sophie Williams, The Daily Mail, 15th Jan 2016.

घाटमपुर में राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी


Idol theft from Radhakrishna Temple

Inextlive, 15th Jan 2016.

From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History


Elena Goukassian, Hyperallergic, 15th Jan 2016.

Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people

(United States of America)

Mary Louise Schumacher, Journal Sentinel, 15th Jan 2016.

Switzerland returns stolen Etruscan treasures to Italy

(Switzerland; Italy)

Swiss Info, 15th Jan 2016.

Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death

(Saudi Arabia)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 15th Jan 2016.

A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Daily Journal, 15th Jan 2016.

Rote ICOM-Notfallliste: Verstärkter Kampf gegen illegal gehandelte Kulturgüter aus dem Irak


ICOM Emergency List: Fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods from Iraq strengthened.

Archäologie Online, 15th Jan 2016.

Ahir for rules to stop melting of ancient coins


TNN, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2016.

Art work stolen before exhibition opens

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij, Nelson Mail, 16th Jan 2016.

Siolim - Sodiem temple robbed by unknowns


Keshav Naik, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2016.

Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Cahal Milmo, The Independent, 16th Jan 2016.

Keith Haring mural door in Collingwood resurfaces after 20 years


Kitty Hauser, The Australian, 16th Jan 2016.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum


David Robert, The Art Newspaper, 16th Jan 2016.

Welcome to the 'Academy Awards' of Coin Collecting

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Kabir Sehgal, Fortune, 16th Jan 2016.

मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद


Thieves arrested in stolen idol case

News 18, 16th Jan 2016.

Saquean camino maya


Maya Road Looted

José Candelario Pech Ku, Diario de Yucatán, 16th Jan 2016.

The best places in England for unearthing lost treasure

(United Kingdom)

Laurence Cawley, BBC News, 17th Jan 2016.

'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'

(United Kingdom)

Hull Daily Mail, 17th Jan 2016.

Vigilante foils robbery attempt at Kwara Museum


Romoke W. Ahmad, Daily Trust, 18th Jan 2016.

WMass Artist to Madonna: 'You Stole My Material, Girl'

(United States of America)

Karen Brown, New England Public Radio, 18th Jan 2016.

Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back

(Iraq; Syria)

Irina Bokova, World Economic Forum, 18th Jan 2016.

At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline


Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 18th Jan 2016.

Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times, 19th Jan 2016.

Heritage theft ahead of Hollande's visit


Aneesh Sareen, The Tribune, 19th Jan 2016.

Library's Claim to Books Survives Timeliness Challenge

(United States of America)

Andrew Keshner, The New York Law Journal, 19th Jan 2016.

Does Art Crime pay? 5 stolen artefacts and what they sold for


Meg Lambert, FutureLearn, 19th Jan 2016.

Theft of furniture designed by Le Corbusier at Chandigarh College of Arts


Saurabh Prashar, The Times of India, 19th Jan 2016.

Allegations of botched restoration of Cairo's medieval walls are 'lies': Antiquities ministry


Zeinab El-Gundy, Ahram Online, 19th Jan 2016.

Museum-quality heirloom stolen from Hamilton home

(New Zealand)

Te Ahua Maitland,, 19th Jan 2016.

Ayyappa temple announces award for clues about stolen lamp


Neeraj Santoshi, Hindustan Times, 19th Jan 2016.

Sheriff's Dept. seeking glass artwork stolen from Green Valley house

(United States of America)

Arizona Daily Star, 19th Jan 2016.

Plea on 'Missing' Jewels of Rameswaram Temple


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 19th Jan 2016.

New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld


University of Glasgow, 19th Jan 2016.

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

(Cambodia; France)

AFP, Art Daily, 20th Jan 2016.

Dipinti rubati recuperati dai Carabinieri del Nucleo Tutela Patrimonio di Ancona


Stolen paintings recovered by the Carabinieri Heritage Unit in Ancona

ETV Marche, 20th Jan 2016.

Chicago Art Institute accuses Level 3 Construction of damaging underground vault

(United States of America)

Robert Hadley, Cook County Record, 20th Jan 2016.

Three held for stealing idols from Jain temples


Leena Dhankhar, Hindustan Times, 20th Jan 2016.

Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones


Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million

José Ramón Villalba, Ideal, 20th Jan 2016.

Destruction in Kabul: I watched as the Taliban destroyed my life's work


Yahya Muhibzada, BBC News, 20th Jan 2016.

शहर चुने आपके शहर की ख़बरें मंदिर से लक्ष्मण की मूर्ति चोरी


Statue stolen from the temple

Amar Ujala, 20th Jan 2016.

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery


Arutz Sheva, 20th Jan 2016.

'Scumbags' steal Altona Homestead artefacts


Goya Dmytryshchak, Star Weekly, 20th Jan 2016.

Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Detroit News, 20th Jan 2016.

Tomb Raiding Is a Growing Problem in the Middle East


Mark Hey, Vice, 21st Jan 2016.

Probe team seeks record of Corbusier furniture


TNN, The Times of India, 21st Jan 2016.

Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 21st Jan 2016.

National Library employee to face trial over theft of 216 books


Tom Tuite, The Irish Times, 21st Jan 2016.

Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts

(United States of America)

Jen Hayden, Daily Kos, 21st Jan 2016.

Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21st Jan 2016.

Meet the Indiana Jones of Stolen Art


Beckett Mufson, Vice, 21st Jan 2016.

The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed


Sarah Kershaw, The Washington Post, 21st Jan 2016.

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

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 21st Jan 2016.

Kunstmuseum Bern Director Questions Expectation Surrounding Gurlitt Trove


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 21st Jan 2016.

Lawmakers to decide: Will artifacts be studied or sold?

(United States of America)

James Call, Tallahassee Democrat, 22nd Jan 2016.

Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 22nd Jan 2016.

Man, boy arrested for theft of artifacts, cell phone

(United States of America)

Doug Keeler, Taft Midway Driller, 22nd Jan 2016.

Partying for Palmyra: A Davos party with a difference


Joe Miller, BBC News, 22nd Jan 2016.

To make a case against Islamic State's cultural vandalism, Western armies must set an example

(Iraq; Syria)

Erasmus, The Economist, 22nd Jan 2016.

Love Locket sculpture vandalized at Container Park

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 22nd Jan 2016.

Thieves make off with prized art works from Iqaluit museum


Steve Ducharme, Nunatsiaq Online, 22nd Jan 2016.

Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities


Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 22nd Jan 2016.

Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 22nd Jan 2016.

Shah Jehan mosque started losing tiles in the 70s, claims khatib


The Express Tribune, 22nd Jan 2016.

Stolen artwork returned to gallery

(New Zealand)

Sara Meij,, 23rd Jan 2016.

'Operation Pandora' recovers thousands of artefacts


BBC News, 23rd Jan 2016.

'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP


Press Trust of India, PTI News, 23rd Jan 2016.

Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 24th Jan 2016.

New Tool Maps Cultural Trail of Destruction Left by Islamic Extremist Groups


Lucy Westcott, Newsweek, 24th Jan 2016.

New laws to curb antiques trade

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News, 24th Jan 2016.

Framed: the new course that teaches you about art crime and antiquities trafficking


Russell Leadbetter, The Herald, 24th Jan 2016.

Greece a transit country for trade in illicit antiquities from Syria, Iraq

(Greece; Iraq; Syria)

eKathimerini, 24th Jan 2016.

8 antiquities' employees referred to trial over damage to Tutankamun mask


Daily News Egypt, 24th Jan 2016.

Piden hasta 2 años de cárcel para tres implicados en la compraventa de piezas robadas en iglesias


Up to 2 years in prison sought for three involved in the sale of art stolen from churches

El Norte de Castilla, 24th Jan 2016.

El tesoro de los Quimbayas

(Colombia; Spain)

The treasure of the Quimbayas

Óscar Domínguez G., El Universal, 25th Jan 2016.

Sotheby's Announces Significant Losses in Its Historic Taubman Sale

(United States of America)

Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 25th Jan 2016.

Someone has stolen a hockey-stick holding metal beaver from outside an Edmonton home


Janet French, National Post, 25th Jan 2016.

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 25th Jan 2016.

Woman sues AP for taking and selling stock photo of her wearing a headscarf

(United States of America)

Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post, 25th Jan 2016.

Roban tres copones de plata, cálices y la recaudación del cepillo en una iglesia de Sevilla


Actuall, 25th Jan 2016.

Germany's looted art probe efforts 'failing'


Toby Axelrod, The Jewish Chronicle, 25th Jan 2016.

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 25th Jan 2016.

Jewish Heirs Sue Swiss Museum to Recover Constable Painting


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

Proposed bill could allow looting of artifacts, experts fear

(United States of America)

Ben Brotemarkle, Florida Today, 25th Jan 2016.

US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand

(Thailand; United States of America)

Bangkok Post, 25th Jan 2016.

Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús

(United States of America)

La Tribuna Hispana, 25th Jan 2016.

Connecting with artefacts taken by Cook

(New Zealand)

The Gisborne Herald, 25th Jan 2016.

Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat


Katie A. Paul, Slate, 26th Jan 2016.

Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel, The Art Newspaper, 26th Jan 2016.

Art Loss Register faces competition complaint from Art Recovery Group

(United Kingdom)

Melanie Gerlis, The Art Newspaper, 26th Jan 2016.

Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage


Meg Lambert, FutureLearn, 26th Jan 2016.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted


Reuters, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

New York Times Sues Publisher Over War Photos, Fair Use At Issue

(United States of America)

Jeff John Roberts, Fortune, 26th Jan 2016.

Switzerland to Finance Research Into Disputed Art


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2016.

Atacan y profanan tres iglesias en Sevilla y Lugo


Three churches in Sevilla and Lugo attacked and profaned

La Gaceta, 26th Jan 2016.

Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 26th Jan 2016.

Carmel art gallery catches theft on camera

(United States of America)

Brynne Whittaker, KSBW, 26th Jan 2016.

Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues

(Vatican; Iran)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

Cae "especialista" en robo de imágenes sacras: tendría conexión con coleccionistas


Specialists implicated in the theft of sacred statues: had a connection with collectors

Hoy, 27th Jan 2016.

Why a Swiss gallery should return its looted Nazi art out of simple decency


Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 27th Jan 2016.

Marana police arrest man in connection to stolen cacti

(United States of America)

Carmen Duarte, Arizona Daily Star, 27th Jan 2016.

Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 27th Jan 2016.

Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 27th Jan 2016.

Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit

(Vatican; Iran; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 27th Jan 2016.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt, Honolulu Magazine, 27th Jan 2016.

In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft


Russell Leadbetter, Evening Times, 27th Jan 2016.

Man on trial for having ancient stolen books in his house


The Journal, 27th Jan 2016.

The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?

(United States of America)

Anson Stevens-Bollen, Santa Fe Reporter, 27th Jan 2016.

La Policía detiene al presunto autor del robo de piezas litúrgicas del Corpus Christi


Police arrest suspect in the robbery of liturgical pieces from Corpus Christi.

Sevilla Directo, 27th Jan 2016.

Man arrested over alleged theft of Roman coins from Chelmsford Museum

(United Kingdom)

Yellow Advertiser, 27th Jan 2016.

La Policía recupera un cáliz de plata robado en una iglesia de Zamora


Police recover silver chalice stolen from a Zamora church

La Opinión de Zamora, 27th Jan 2016.

The arrival and success of Indian curio shops in Tempe

(United States of America)

Jay Mark, The Arizona Republic, 28th Jan 2016.

Stolen art tracking companies ALR and ARG embroiled in 'bizarre' legal row

(United Kingdom)

Nick Clark, The Independent, 28th Jan 2016.

Looted: How global theft fuels trafficking, unrest & cultural control

(Syria; Iraq; Afghanistan; India)

Rattanamol Singh, Guernica Magazine, 28th Jan 2016.

Heartbroken pupils write letter to thieves to return Geevor Tin Mine artifacts

(United Kingdom)

Kirste Smith, The Cornishman, 28th Jan 2016.

Anthony Lister found guilty of wilful damage over graffiti artworks


Steph Harmon, The Guardian, 28th Jan 2016.

Sekhemka Egyptian statue sale prompts museum ethics code change

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 28th Jan 2016.

The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive with Harlan J. Berk

(United States of America)

Coin Week, 28th Jan 2016.

Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings

(United States of America)

Thomas Macmillan, The Wall Street Journal, 28th Jan 2016.

The Economist uses virtual reality to reconstruct museum lost in IS attack


Jessica Goodfellow, The Drum, 28th Jan 2016.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press, 28th Jan 2016.

Historic castle cleansed of graffiti


Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 28th Jan 2016.

French Book Helps Trace Stolen Idol and Art and Arrest of International Trafickers


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 28th Jan 2016.

Wu-Tang Clan 'Shaolin' Album Jacked My Art ... Fan Claims

(United States of America)

TMZ, 29th Jan 2016.

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

(Italy; United States of America)

Patrick Browne, The Local, 29th Jan 2016.

Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 29th Jan 2016.

Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water"

(United States of America)

Deirdra Funcheon, Broward Palm Beack New Times, 29th Jan 2016.

Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces

(Colombia; Spain)

Sally Palomino, El País, 29th Jan 2016.

In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann, Voice of America, 29th Jan 2016.

Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson, The Guardian, 29th Jan 2016.

Probation for dealer who smuggled artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post, 29th Jan 2016.

Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller, East Idaho News, 29th Jan 2016.

Theft of historic daggers: Police fail to make any breakthrough


The Tribune, 29th Jan 2016.

Five men paraded through the streets of Guizhou as punishment for stealing cultural relics


Lucy Liu, Shanghaiist, 30th Jan 2016.

Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 30th Jan 2016.

Jackie Chan's bronzes draw critics and vandals to new Taipei museum

(Taiwan; China)

Alexandra Seno, The Art Newspaper, 30th Jan 2016.

On the trail of the lost bulls: art detectives who track down missing public treasures

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 30th Jan 2016.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jan 2016.

Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation


Emre Basaran, Daily Sabah, 30th Jan 2016.

Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 30th Jan 2016.

Detective seeks public's help in tracking down artwork stolen from NH Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Shawne K. Wickham, The Union Leader, 30th Jan 2016.

A Brief History of Art Forgery—From Michelangelo to Knoedler & Company


Leila Amineddoleh, Artsy, 30th Jan 2016.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales, The Universe, 31st Jan 2016.

मंदिर से 400 साल पुरानी 30 किलो की गदा चोरी, पहले भी हो चुकी है वारदात


400-year old, 30g temple mace stolen.

Dainik Bhaskar, 31st Jan 2016.