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Articles for February 2016
279 articles found.
Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.
Grant Sloan (2016). Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered. Ozarks First. 1 February.
Martin Bailey (2016). Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.
Ben Hooper (2016). Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'. UPI. 1 February.
Artlyst (2016). Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered. Artlyst. 1 February.
Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland( )
Hannah Roberts (2016). Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland. The Daily Mail. 1 February.
Nick Squires (2016). Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva. The Telegraph. 1 February.
Laura Armitage (2016). Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler. Heidelberg Leader. 1 February.
Robin Pogrebin (2016). Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust. The New York Times. 1 February.
France 24 (2016). Arts: le "Picasso" saisi en Turquie serait un faux. France 24. 1 February.
AFP (2016). Picasso painting seized in Turkey dismissed as fake. Hurriyet Daily News. 2 February.
Rachel Thomas (2016). Aratoi museum and local iwi buy back ancient Maori cloak after century in US. Stuff.co.nz. 2 February.
For Father Joaquín, the theft of the crown of the Virgin is "a message"
El Liberal (2016). Para el padre Joaquín, el robo de la corona de la Virgen es "un mensaje". El Liberal. 2 February.
The Tribune (2016). Two held with stolen heritage furniture. The Tribune. 2 February.
Maine Antique Digest (2016). Collector Sues over Native American Art Purchases. Maine Antique Digest. 2 February.
Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina
AFP (2016). Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina. Ecuavisa. 3 February.
Isaac Park (2016). Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts. The American Prospect. 3 February.
Hillary Ojeda (2016). Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru. Living in Peru. 3 February.
Nick Bieber (2016). 'Short-sighted' council 'lost opportunity to put Northampton on the map' by selling Sekhemka. Northants Herald & Post. 3 February.
Ganesh Prabhu (2016). Ornaments taken away from Gulvady temple. The Hindu. 3 February.
Baroque tabernacle from the church of Olveira solen and fire started in the sacristy
Javier Romero (2016). Roban el sagrario barroco de la iglesia de Olveira y provocan un incendio en la sacristía. La Voz de Galicia. 3 February.
'La Conchita' of Tonanitla stolen
Juan Manuel Barrera (2016). Se roban a 'La Conchita' de Tonanitla. El Universal. 3 February.
Brian Boucher (2016). Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 3 February.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid. Ahram Online. 3 February.
Alex Johnson (2016). Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters. NBC. 3 February.
Ollie McAteer (2016). Mates have Banksy art stolen and flat trashed by Airbnb guests who left condoms and laughing gas. Metro. 3 February.
Rana Husseini (2016). House panel looking into museum artefacts after 400 ancient coins replaced with fakes. The Jordan Times. 3 February.
The Hindu (2016). Icon centres coming up. The Hindu. 3 February.
World Jewish Congress (2016). Interview with Ronald S. Lauder: 'Good faith alone doesn't make pictures clean'. World Jewish Congress. 3 February.
Cait Munro (2016). Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'. ArtNet News. 4 February.
Phoebe Segal (2016). One museum's tribute to the murdered Syrian archaeologist, Khaled al-Asaad. Apollo. 4 February.
Megan Gannon (2016). Treasures Dug Up by Tomb Robbers Returned to Italy. Live Science. 4 February.
Rolf Parker (2016). Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion. Deerfield Valley News. 4 February.
Rescuing archaeological sites
Aarón Torres (2016). Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas. AM. 4 February.
Brian Boucher (2016). Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks. ArtNet News. 4 February.
Sarah Cascone (2016). Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust. ArtNet News. 4 February.
Mark Sullivan (2016). Renowned Worcester builder's 'beehive' mausoleum targeted at Hope Cemetery. Telegram. 4 February.
Doors forced on two Bande churches but nothing was taken
Laura Fernández (2016). Fuerzan dos iglesias de Bande pero no se llevan ningún botín. La Region. 4 February.
The Hindu (2016). Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols. The Hindu. 4 February.
Amel Ahmed (2016). Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'. Al Jazeera. 5 February.
Kirsten Elder (2016). Old camcorder footage sparks fresh appeal over antique rail clock stolen in Nineties museum robbery. Belfast Telegraph. 5 February.
Chika Okeke (2016). FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum. Leadership. 5 February.
Lizzie Crocker (2016). Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son. The Daily Beast. 5 February.
Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report. The Art Newspaper. 5 February.
A treasure lost for 30 years is returned to a Native American community
Amaury Peyrach' (2016). Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien. Le Figaro. 5 February.
Henri Neuendorf (2016). Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft. ArtNet News. 5 February.
Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000
P. Sepúlveda (2016). Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones. La Tercera. 5 February.
All Africa (2016). Angola: Sindika Dokolo Foundation to Recover Two More Angolan Culture Artefacts. All Africa. 5 February.
Two people implicated in 20 church robberies detained in Ourense.
Europa Press (2016). Detenidas en Ourense dos personas implicadas en 20 robos en iglesias. 20 Minutos. 5 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court. Business Standard. 5 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen. The Siasat Daily. 5 February.
Stephanie Ip (2016). Vancouver artist a repeat victim of thieves targeting his paintings and art supplies. The Province. 6 February.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed. Ahram Online. 6 February.
I24 News (2016). California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork. I24 News. 6 February.
Associated Press (2016). Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting. Journal Sentinel. 6 February.
Egyptian Streets (2016). Three Arrested for 'Selling Pieces' of the Giza Pyramids for $32. Egyptian Streets. 6 February.
Tasnim News Agency (2016). Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US. Tasnim News Agency. 6 February.
Three other robberies of religious art from churches clarified
El Correo De Burgos (2016). Esclarecen otros 3 robos de arte sacro en iglesias. El Correo De Burgos. 6 February.
Robberies in churches, heritage in danger
Fernando Pérez Ávila (2016). Robos en iglesias, un patrimonio en peligro. Diario de Sevilla. 7 February.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home. Swarajya. 7 February.
Gabrielle Bruney (2016). Former Dealer of Art Forgeries Exhibits His Own (Legal) Paintings. Vice. 7 February.
Lisa Movius (2016). Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings. The Art Newspaper. 7 February.
Amit Sharma (2016). Heritage table goes up in smoke. The Tribune. 7 February.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Antiquities official blames journalists for harming tourism through pyramids stone selling video. Egypt Independent. 7 February.
Colin Moynihan (2016). Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko. The New York Times. 7 February.
Ahram Online (2016). Egyptian archaeologists call for tougher security measures after 'sale of pyramid pieces'. Ahram Online. 7 February.
Sputnik News (2016). Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures. Sputnik News. 7 February.
Ashwin Aghor (2016). A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer. Catch News. 8 February.
Ivan Dikov (2016). 2 Treasure Hunters Arrested While Destroying Ancient Roman City Ratiaria near Bulgaria's Archar. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 8 February.
Ofer Aderet (2016). 'Buyer, Be Fair' Nonagenarian Warns Owner of Family Art Stolen in WW2. Haaretz. 8 February.
Brett French (2016). Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns. Billings Gazette. 8 February.
Sam Knight (2016). The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet. The New Yorker. 8 February.
Suzette Lohmeyer (2016). Solving art history mysteries with open data. GCN. 8 February.
Ram Janaki temple idol theft
Amar Ujala (2016). राम जानकी मंदिर से मूर्ति चोरी. Amar Ujala. 8 February.
Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain( )
Gianluca Mezzofiore (2016). Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain. The Daily Mail. 8 February.
The St. Petersburg Tribune (2016). Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 8 February.
Raed Omari (2016). Ancient coins were replaced with fakes between 2001-2002 — PM. The Jordan Times. 9 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor. The Australian. 9 February.
Jane Morice (2016). John Carroll University employee indicted on grand theft charges in museum jewel heist. Cleveland.com. 9 February.
A vendor was selling Roman columns and vases on the internet
La Verdad (2016). Un comerciante vendía vasijas y columnas romanas por internet. La Verdad. 9 February.
Mostafa Heddaya (2016). Knoedler Trial Breaks Unexpectedly Ahead of Key Witness Testimony. Blouin ArtInfo. 9 February.
Zachary T. Sampson (2016). Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.
Jonathan Stempel (2016). Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album. Reuters. 9 February.
Barbara Grijalva (2016). Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson. Tucson News Now. 9 February.
Eileen Kinsella (2016). Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence. ArtNet News. 9 February.
Molly Moorhead (2016). Da Vinci, van Gogh and now Chihuly: Art thieves strike everywhere. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.
Three ashtadhatu idols stolen from temple
Amar Ujala (2016). वेंकटेश मंदिर से बेशकीमती मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 9 February.
Vietnam Net (2016). Hue loses large amounts of artifacts. Vietnam Net. 9 February.
Three arrested for theft of gold and silver pieces from the church of Aes (Cantabria)
Europa Press (2016). Tres detenidos por robar piezas de oro y plata de la parroquia de Aes (Cantabria). El Diario. 9 February.
TNN (2016). Thieves caught robbing Jain temple on cam. The Times of India. 10 February.
IANS (2016). Nine idol smugglers arrested in Bihar. Mid-day. 10 February.
Vincent Noce (2016). Cheikhmous Ali: the Syrian archaeologist who doesn't take sides. The Art Newspaper. 10 February.
Ben Beagle (2016). Wadsworth tomb ornaments suspected stolen. Livingston County News. 10 February.
Kumar Rajesh (2016). Idol smugglers' gang busted, nine held in Bhagalpur. The Times of India. 10 February.
Two pieces stolen from the Larreta Museum
Ana Martínez Quijano (2016). Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta. Ámbito Financiero. 10 February.
Juliet Ceresole (2016). From Artifice to Artefact. V&A Blog. 10 February.
Kristen Mitchell (2016). Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 10 February.
Delinquents steal jewelry and liturgical items from church
RPP (2016). Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia. RPP. 11 February.
Lizzy Acker (2016). FBI Deploying Art Crime Team to Investigate If Militants Desecrated Paiute Graves. Willamette Week. 11 February.
Elise Kaplan (2016). Museum: dog statue stolen from grounds. Albuquerque Journal. 11 February.
Elizabeth Reickn (2016). Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case. News 10. 11 February.
Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail( )
Mike Lockley (2016). Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail. Mirror. 11 February.
Janene Pieters (2016). Report: Ukraine "doing nothing" to recover stolen Dutch art. NL Times. 11 February.
Tim Cornwell (2016). Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database. The Art Newspaper. 11 February.
Richard Giedroyc (2016). Import restrictions extended, not expanded. Numismaster. 11 February.
Jack Shepherd (2016). Facebook removes image of Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' because it is 'suggestive content'. The Independent. 11 February.
Ramadan Al Sherbini (2016). Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales. Gulf News. 11 February.
Henri Neuendorf (2016). Is The Controversial Art Law Fueling Germany's Recent 'Art Drain'?. ArtNet News. 11 February.
The Hindu (2016). Idol lifters nabbed. The Hindu. 11 February.
Statue of the Virgen Perefrina stolen on Ash Wednesday from Morelos church
SDP Noticias (2016). Roban imagen de Virgen Peregrina durante miércoles de ceniza en iglesia de Morelos. SDP Noticias. 11 February.
Egyptian Streets (2016). Three Valuable Islamic Lamps to Return to Cairo After Being Looted, Replaced With Fakes. Egyptian Streets. 11 February.
Doğan News Agency (2016). Spray painted tomb to be cleaned by experts. Hurriyet Daily News. 11 February.
Olivia Blair (2016). Justin Bieber apologises for 'mooning' on ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico. The Independent. 12 February.
M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Ganapati idol stolen from temple of Hoysala period. The Hindu. 12 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where. The Australian. 12 February.
Artlyst (2016). Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here. Artlyst. 12 February.
Sarah Wildman (2016). The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue. The New Yorker. 12 February.
Eileen Kinsella (2016). Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 12 February.
Diario de Morelos (2016). Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango. Diario de Morelos. 12 February.
Sonu Wasu (2016). Spotting a fake fossil at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Tucson News Now. 13 February.
Cynthia Coleman Emery (2016). Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe. Indian Country Today. 13 February.
Artlyst (2016). Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court. Artlyst. 13 February.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). Investigations on in disappearence of 157 artefacts from Saqqara galleries. Ahram Online. 13 February.
Ben MacIntyre (2016). Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor. The Australian. 13 February.
Pune Mirror (2016). Cops bust gang that targetted 21 temples, stole jewellery, cash. Pune Mirror. 13 February.
Daily Excelsior (2016). Thief arrested for stealing idols, other items from ISKCON temple. Daily Excelsior. 13 February.
Lizzie Wade (2016). How cat hair brought down a pair of art forgers. Science. 14 February.
Kelsey Stein (2016). Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology. AL.com. 14 February.
El Tiempo (2016). Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales. El Tiempo. 14 February.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany. Ahram Online. 14 February.
James Rothwell (2016). Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on. The Telegraph. 14 February.
Pedro Fernández Barbadillo (2016). 75 años del regreso de la 'Dama de Elche'. Libertad. 14 February.
Dave Marcheskie (2016). Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum. ABC United States. 14 February.
Theft at Jain temple in Udaipur.
Rajasthan Patrika (2016). मुख्यमंत्री शहर में थी, इसलिए छिपाये रखा. Rajasthan Patrika. 14 February.
Popular Archaeology (2016). Drones for research: Use of the UAV in archaeology. Popular Archaeology. 14 February.
David Kahn (2016). More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal. Observer. 15 February.
Burcu Calik (2016). Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned. Daily Sabah. 15 February.
Gwynn Hogan (2016). $28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move. DNA Info. 15 February.
Geoffrey Mohan (2016). Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree. Los Angeles Times. 15 February.
Agencia Angola Press (2016). Angola: Culture Minister visits exhibition of recovered art works. Agencia Angola Press. 15 February.
Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). India must start working to reverse plunder of our national artistic heritage. The Economic Times. 15 February.
Tim Willis (2016). Why the UK replica furniture market is about to be hit by new copyright laws. The Independent. 15 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official. Penn Live. 15 February.
TNN (2016). 20 idols stolen from 2 temples in Udaipur. The Times of India. 16 February.
Anny Shaw (2016). American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.
Derek Scally (2016). Hunt for Russia's missing Amber Room turns to Czech castle. The Irish Times. 16 February.
Anuja Jaiswal (2016). Idol installed by President in Vrindavan temple stolen. The Times of India. 16 February.
Greg Russell (2016). New 'paper trail' rules to help crack down on metal thieves. The National. 16 February.
Zoe Kleinman (2016). Kanye West album 'pirated 500,000 times' already. BBC News. 16 February.
Art Daily (2016). The Art Loss Register locates two paintings stolen in a house burglary in Amsterdam in 2010. Art Daily. 16 February.
Ralph Blumenthal (2016). Sarah Parcak to Use TED Prize Money for Crowdsourcing on Archaeological Sites. The New York Times. 16 February.
The Knoedler Gallery Settlement Is the Biggest Missed Opportunity for Greater Art Market Transparency in 100 Years( )
Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Knoedler Gallery Settlement Is the Biggest Missed Opportunity for Greater Art Market Transparency in 100 Years. Artsy. 16 February.
Alan Clendenning (2016). Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case. Associated Press. 16 February.
Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.
Associated Press (2016). Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists. The Guardian. 16 February.
Sam Kurtz (2016). Bluestone is being chipped away on the Preseli Hills. Western Telegraph. 17 February.
Elise Kaplan (2016). 'Sparky' found in recycling yard. Albuquerque Journal. 17 February.
Simon Thomen (2016). National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance. Business Insider. 17 February.
Sarah Cascone (2016). Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme. ArtNet News. 17 February.
Shalailah Medhora (2016). Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt. The Guardian. 17 February.
Heather Pringle (2016). Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting. National Geographic. 17 February.
Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit. Penn Live. 17 February.
Eileen Kinsella (2016). Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 17 February.
Erika Pesantes (2016). Paintings worth $10K grabbed from Deerfield business after persistent burglary, investigators say. Sun Sentinel. 17 February.
Casey Quackenbush (2016). These ISIS-Destroyed Artifacts Are Now Available to Download and 3-D Print. Observer. 17 February.
Midweek Herald (2016). Picasso thief signs away right to haul. Midweek Herald. 17 February.
Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3( )
Express News Service (2016). Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3. The New Indian Express. 17 February.
Indiana Daily Student (2016). EDITORIAL: Restoring artifacts to their rightful owners. Indiana Daily Student. 17 February.
TNN (2016). Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites. The Times of India. 18 February.
Anny Shaw (2016). Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The Art Newspaper. 18 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). National Gallery judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities. The Australian. 18 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull. The Australian. 18 February.
Victoria Cortez (2016). Painting reported stolen from Fine Arts Building gallery. The Shorthorn. 18 February.
Stolen ancient idol from Chhapra recovered from pond
Jagran (2016). छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद. Jagran. 18 February.
Anuja Jaiswal (2016). 4 including temple security supervisor held in Vrindavan idol theft case. The Times of India. 18 February.
Alan Marsden (2016). Oroville man sentenced for taking Native American artifacts. Action News Now. 18 February.
Danielle Le Messurier (2016). Police investigate Aboriginal artwork stolen from Fremantle home. Perth Now. 18 February.
The Hindu (2016). Gang dealing in ancient coins busted. The Hindu. 18 February.
Radio Poland (2016). Germany returns looted treasures to Poland. Radio Poland. 18 February.
The Telegraph (2016). Stonehenge tourist bosses demand visitors stop chipping stones and selling them on eBay. The Telegraph. 18 February.
Asian Correspondent (2016). Thief impersonates monk to smuggle relics from ancient Burmese site. Asian Correspondent. 18 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). 3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP. The Times of India. 18 February.
The Cambridge Student (2016). BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria. The Cambridge Student. 18 February.
Claire Voon (2016). Artists Covertly Scan Bust of Nefertiti and Release the Data for Free Online. Hyperallergic. 19 February.
Evgenia Choros (2016). Athenians' Association Turns to the European Court of Human Rights for the Parthenon Marbles. Greek Reporter. 19 February.
Chu Yiming (2016). Roof Sculpture Missing in Forbidden City. CRIEnglish. 19 February.
Artlyst (2016). Art Dealer Torsten Brohan Ordered To Disclose Proceeds Of 20th Century Sale To China. Artlyst. 19 February.
Rain Embuscado (2016). 12 'Poorly Forged' Lee Ufan Paintings Spark Investigation in South Korea. ArtNet News. 19 February.
Hannah Augur (2016). Makers in Uproar over Poached Thingiverse Models on eBay. All 3D Print. 19 February.
The Hindu (2016). Panchaloha idol of Sri Ram stolen from Mudhol temple. The Hindu. 19 February.
Herald Goa (2016). Navdurga temple priests oppose idol replacement. Herald Goa. 19 February.
Olivia Rutigliano (2016). 6 Amazing Oscar Heists and 5 Happy Endings. Vanity Fair. 19 February.
Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi (2016). 24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece. Greek Reporter. 19 February.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Watchman killed in attempted heist at archaeological site. Egypt Independent. 20 February.
DW (2016). 'Guilty' verdict on the spectacular 2010 Paris art theft. DW. 20 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). Idols found damaged in temple. India.com. 20 February.
R B Jagadish (2016). Karkala: Thieves break into Shirlalu Basadi, decamp with valuable idols, ornaments. Daijiworld. 21 February.
Raghava M. (2016). Idols, jewellery stolen from Jain Basadi. The Hindu. 22 February.
Wang Fan (2016). Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years. ECNS. 22 February.
Charlie Peat (2016). Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain. Express. 22 February.
Katie Banks (2016). Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included. Fox. 22 February.
Cait Munro (2016). Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary. ArtNet News. 22 February.
Archaeological sites looted
Saraí Vargas Prieto (2016). Saquean zona arqueológica. El Sol de León. 22 February.
Benjamin Sutton (2016). Looters Kill Two Guards at Ancient Egyptian Necropolis. Hyperallergic. 22 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else. Penn Live. 22 February.
Art Daily (2016). Symposium at MKG develops ideas for dealing with silver formerly owned by Jews in museums. Art Daily. 22 February.
Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Guard Shot Dead by Looters at Archaeological Site in Egypt. ArtNet News. 22 February.
Freya Leng (2016). Cambridge church community devastated by theft of 'priceless' stained glass window. Cambridge News. 23 February.
Kayla Root (2016). Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft. KRQE News. 23 February.
Treasure Hunters Destroy Ancient Roman Bridge near Bulgaria's Drangovo in Search of Legendary Gold Treasure( )
Ivan Dikov (2016). Treasure Hunters Destroy Ancient Roman Bridge near Bulgaria's Drangovo in Search of Legendary Gold Treasure. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 23 February.
Stealing virgins in León to fake the Mona Lisa
Verónica Viñas (2016). De robar vírgenes en León a plagiar la Gioconda. Diario de León. 23 February.
Dara Bramsos (2016). Where it is safe to do so, cultural artefacts should be repatriated. The Economist. 23 February.
Daniel C. Houston (2016). University of Oklahoma agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting. Associated Press. 23 February.
Adam Klasfeld (2016). Judge Swaps Vote on Iran Bank to Save Relics. Courthouse News Service. 23 February.
Express News Service (2016). Three Held for Temple Heist in Odisha. The New Indian Express. 23 February.
TNN (2016). Calangute theft probe draws blank. The Times of India. 24 February.
Jennifer Smith (2016). To Detect Fakes, Art Meets Science. The Wall Street Journal. 24 February.
Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.
Martin Bailey (2016). Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.
Liz Graves (2016). Theft of Tiffany window unsolved. Mount Desert Islander. 24 February.
Biggest operation against against plundering in decades shelved after five years
Juan Esteban Poveda (2016). Archivan tras cinco años la mayor operación contra el expolio en décadas. Ideal. 24 February.
Archaeological pieces feared looted in Sierra La Palma, Altamira
Diana Alvarado (2016). Temen saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en Sierra La Palma de Altamira. Hoy Tamaulipas. 24 February.
ITV News (2016). Church congregation in shock after thieves steal priceless medieval stained glass window. ITV News. 24 February.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). 1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'. The New Indian Express. 24 February.
Curt Prendergast (2016). Tucson gem show dinosaur smuggler convicted. Arizona Daily Star. 24 February.
Elizabeth Reed (2016). Police arrest suspect in stolen dog statue case. KOB4. 25 February.
Some of the bronze shells that mark the Camino de Santiago in Valladolid are stolen
Víctor Vela (2016). Roban varias de las conchas de bronce que indican el Camino de Santiago en Valladolid. El Norte de Castilla. 25 February.
Steven Boggs (2016). Naughty Dog Apologizes For Stolen Artwork in Uncharted 4 Trailer. The Escapist. 25 February.
Jonathan Bailey (2016). Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue. Indian Country Today. 25 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary. Penn Live. 25 February.
Steven Henshaw (2016). Man charged with stealing $25,000 in rare video games. Reading Eagle. 25 February.
Doreen Carvajal (2016). Setback for Picasso's Daughter in Battle Over Sculpture. The New York Times. 25 February.
Localsyr (2016). New rewards offered in case of stolen championship boxing belts. Localsyr. 25 February.
Times of Israel (2016). Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing. The Times of Israel. 25 February.
Justin Samanski-Langille (2016). $5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant. Ottawa Sun. 25 February.
Spalding Guardian (2016). 'We think owl Kevin was stolen to order' – Baytree Owl Centre manager. Spalding Guardian. 25 February.
The Siberian Times (2016). Rare $3 million painting by French master Jean-Léon Gérôme returned after 70 years. The Siberian Times. 25 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). Dolls Worth Rs 25 Lakh Stolen From Museum Warehouse In Rajkot. Scoop Whoop. 25 February.
East Grinstead Online (2016). Police search for stolen 18th century prints. East Grinstead Online. 25 February.
Liyan Qi (2016). Cultural Protection Law Revision Triggers Doubts as China's Economy Slows. The Wall Street Journal. 26 February.
Lisa Phu (2016). Native art goes missing from Juneau school. Juneau Empire. 26 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.
Ken Faulk (2016). Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?. AL.com. 26 February.
Donna Yates (2016). Illicit antiquities chic? Faux decapitated Buddha heads as decor. Anonymous Swiss Collector. 26 February.
Brian Boucher (2016). Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 February.
Neelima Choahan (2016). Graffiti tagger destroys historical Smith Street feminist mural. The Age. 26 February.
Geoff Hiscock (2016). Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures. Nikkei. 26 February.
Sameer Mandhro (2016). Old graveyard dug up and no one knows who's doing it. The Express Tribune. 26 February.
Helen Stoilas (2016). Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.
Yelena Chernenko (2016). U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia. Russia Beyond the Headlines. 26 February.
Henri Neuendorf (2016). UK Imposes Export Ban on $2.9 Million Giacometti Sculpture. ArtNet News. 26 February.
James Whitbrook (2016). Some Asshole Stole This Gorgeous Piece of Batman Art Before It Reached Its New Owner. io9. 26 February.
Leila Amineddoleh (2016). How western art collectors are helping to fund Isis. The Guardian. 26 February.
eKathimerini (2016). Police seize 1 mln euros' worth of antiquities from three suspects. eKathimerini. 26 February.
Shanghai Daily (2016). Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years. Shanghai Daily. 26 February.
Syrian Radio & TV (2016). Stolen archaeological pieces seized in Qamishli. Syrian Radio & TV. 26 February.
Selina Lum (2016). Art gallery owner admits keeping client's $2m. The Straits Times. 27 February.
Chris Davis (2016). Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft. ABC United States. 27 February.
Alison Stacey (2016). Vandals destroy beloved Stirchley Park art mural by painting over Banksy-style images. Birmingham Mail. 27 February.
Nandi temple theft
Sakshi Post (2016). ఆలయంలో నంది విగ్రహం చోరీ. Sakshi Post. 27 February.
NPR (2016). Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage. NPR. 28 February.
S. Prasad (2016). ASI seeks info on provenance of idols. The Hindu. 28 February.
Patricia Treble (2016). Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults. McLean's. 28 February.
Ben Hartman (2016). Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts. The Jerusalem Post. 28 February.
BBC News (2016). French cleaners scrub off street art. BBC News. 28 February.
James Wilkinson (2016). But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village. The Daily Mail. 28 February.
AFP (2016). Romanian police seize stolen archaeological treasures. Phys.org. 29 February.
Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. Cambodia Daily. 29 February.
Vice (2016). CC to Decide If Malian Teacher Will Face Charges for Destroying Timbuktu Artifacts. Vice. 29 February.
Roxana Azimi (2016). Le collectionneur Sindika Dokolo remporte son bras de fer contre un galeriste parisien. Le Monde. 29 February.
Robert Doman (2016). Bible valued £2,000 stolen as church thefts go on the rise in Powys. News North Wales. 29 February.
Dozens of jewels and works of art are lost to robberies in churches
Antonio Botías (2016). Decenas de joyas y obras de arte están perdidas por los robos en iglesias. La Verdad. 29 February.
Marion Maneker (2016). Christie's Seeks Judgment Against Mugrabi Family for $32m Unpaid on Basquiat Painting. Art Market Monitor. 29 February.
Rathkeale Rovers: How an enthusiastic gardener and his Leylandii trimmings helped to bring gang leaders to justice( )
Paul Peachey (2016). Rathkeale Rovers: How an enthusiastic gardener and his Leylandii trimmings helped to bring gang leaders to justice. The Independent. 29 February.
Seamus McKinney (2016). Manannan Mac Lír statue back in place at Binevenagh. The Irish News. 29 February.
Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh. BBC News. 29 February.
Finbarr Toesland (2016). Antiquities: The long road home. The Africa Report. 29 February.