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Articles for April 2016

249 articles found.

Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art

(United States of America; Germany)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 1st Apr 2016.

Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes

(United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Egypt)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 1st Apr 2016.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger, Bloomberg, 1st Apr 2016.

Marlow's history at risk following rise in illegal metal detecting

(United Kingdom)

Jasmine Rapson, Bucks Free Press, 1st Apr 2016.

Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture


UNESCO, 1st Apr 2016.

How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Nigel Fardale, National Post, 1st Apr 2016.

Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett, ABC Australia, 1st Apr 2016.

Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 1st Apr 2016.

A final attempt to recover stolen art

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian, Times Union, 1st Apr 2016.

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


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

AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Apr 2016.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins, The Guardian, 2nd Apr 2016.

Nationally important 12th century monument spray-painted by vandals

(United Kingdom)

Brian Donnelly, The Herald, 2nd Apr 2016.

Historic Moorhead church tries to repair, prevent vandalism

(United States of America)

Tim Gallagher, Hastings Tribune, 2nd Apr 2016.

Many precious artefacts too missing from NU, says probe panel member


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 2nd Apr 2016.

मंदिर से मूर्ति समेत अन्य सामान चोरी


Banke Bihari temple idol theft in Uttar Pradesh

Khaskhabar, 2nd Apr 2016.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra, 2nd Apr 2016.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Washington Times, 2nd Apr 2016.

Roban el copón de las hostias de la iglesia Jesucristo el Buen Pastor en Cúcuta


Custodia of hosts stolen from the church of Jesucristo el Buen Pastor in Cucuta

RCN, 3rd Apr 2016.

2 swords stolen from Rabindranath's Kuthibari


UNB, Prothom Alo, 3rd Apr 2016.

British Museum must sever its links with BP

(United Kingdom)

Margaret Atwood, The Guardian, 3rd Apr 2016.

Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home

(Chile; United Kingdom)

Mark Gilbert, The Chicago Tribune, 3rd Apr 2016.

Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson, Page Six, 3rd Apr 2016.

चोर की करतूत, मंदिर से पार कर दिया कीमती भगवान की मूर्ति


Kanker: Sculpture theft at temple

Patrika, 3rd Apr 2016.

पहले पूजा की फिर उड़ा दी दस करोड़ की मूर्ति


Ashtadhatu idol stolen from temple

Patrika, 3rd Apr 2016.

Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art

(United States of America)

Mara Siegler, Page Six, 3rd Apr 2016.

नसीराबाद के रामसर से चोरी हुई बलदाउ की मूर्ति


Idol stolen from Nashirabad

Pradesh 18, 3rd Apr 2016.

Panchaloha idols seized


The Hans India, 3rd Apr 2016.

Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Times-Picayune, 4th Apr 2016.

Cultural heritage destruction takes ICC main stage


Sue Blaine, Business Day, 4th Apr 2016.

Chinese villagers loot UNESCO World Heritage site while it's being cleaned


Alicia Tan, Mashable, 4th Apr 2016.

Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal


Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 4th Apr 2016.

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


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

Explosive 'Panama Papers' Highlight Art's Role in Lives of Tax-Dodging Superrich


Ben Davis, ArtNet News, 4th Apr 2016.

Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held


Kapil Dixit, The Times of India, 4th Apr 2016.

Historic castle destroyed by sea and treasure hunters in Turkey's west


Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 4th Apr 2016.

Charge dismissed in museum coin theft

(United States of America)

Marshall White, News-Press, 4th Apr 2016.

Verdun: le désolant business des pilleurs de cadavres


Stéphane Kovacs, Le Figaro, 4th Apr 2016.

'Rathkeale Rovers' gang members jailed over multi-million euro rhino horn spree

(United Kingdom)

Alexander Britton, Irish Independent, 4th Apr 2016.

Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

(United Kingdom)

Peter Swindon, The Herald, 4th Apr 2016.

Hare and the Minotaur sculpture vandalised with white paint

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Apr 2016.

Completamente saqueadas urnas funerarias en Altamura


Funerary urns completely looted in Altamura

Sabás Espinoza, Línea Directa, 4th Apr 2016.

గురజాల రామాలయంలో చోరీ


Theft in Rama Temple of Gurajala

Sakshi Post, 4th Apr 2016.

Burglars decamp with Rs. 17,480, 8 silver Chhatrs from Sarwal Temple


State Times, 4th Apr 2016.

Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint

(United States of America)

Associated Press,, 4th Apr 2016.

'Rathkeale Rovers' to be sentenced over museum raids plot

(United Kingdom)

Press Association, 4th Apr 2016.

Swiss, German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

(Switzerland; Germany)

AFP, 7 News, 5th Apr 2016.

Wikimedia's free photo database of artworks violates copyright, court rules


AFP, The Guardian, 5th Apr 2016.

ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia

(Mongolia; United States of America)

ICE, 5th Apr 2016.

Dolls theft: Cops clueless even after 40 days


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Apr 2016.

Does My Family Own a Painting Looted by Nazis?

(Germany; Netherlands)

Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times, 5th Apr 2016.

$90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House

(United States of America)

Jen Chung, Gothamist, 5th Apr 2016.

Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Hillary Ojeda, Peru This Week, 5th Apr 2016.

Arab League draft resolution to protect Arab antiquities: Araby


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 5th Apr 2016.

Inside the Ballsy Irish Traveller Gang That Stole Millions of Pounds Worth of Rhino Horn

(United Kingdom; Ireland)

Mark Wilding, Vice, 5th Apr 2016.

प्राचीन भद्रेश्वर मंदिर से घंटे चोरी


Bell stolen from Ancient Bhadreswar temple

Amar Ujala, 5th Apr 2016.

The Norton Simon Museum's Multi-Million-Dollar Nazi Restitution Case of Two Paintings by Cranach the Elder, Explained

(United States of America)

Leila Amineddoleh, Artsy, 5th Apr 2016.

Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca


Church of Suesca in Cundinamarca robbed.

Caracol Radio, 5th Apr 2016.

Stolen Edvard Munch artwork recovered after seven years


AFP, The Guardian, 6th Apr 2016.

Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?


David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 6th Apr 2016.

Smuggler of Stolen Artifacts From Palmyra Speaks Out About ISIS' Illicit Operation

(Syria; Turkey)

Richard Engel, NBC, 6th Apr 2016.

Documentary Examines US Soldier Who Stole Priceless Art

(United States of America; Germany)

Greg Flakus, Voice of America, 6th Apr 2016.

Piden tres años de cárcel a cuatro 'piteros' por expolio arqueológico


Three years in jail requested for four 'piteros' for archaeological looting.

Juan Esteban Poveda, Ideal, 6th Apr 2016.

Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Calls $65 Million Lawsuit a 'Frivolous Claim'

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 6th Apr 2016.

Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica


Archaeological site looted and forgotten

Adrián Mendoza Salazar, Diario de Poza Rica, 6th Apr 2016.

Museum Accuses Marin County Man of Stealing Missing Gold-Flecked Meteorite Over 'Seller's Remorse'

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez, NBC, 6th Apr 2016.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Denies 'Panama Papers' Allegations


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 6th Apr 2016.

Islamic State nets up to $200 million a year from antiquities: Russia

(Syria; Russia)

Louis Charbonneau, Reuters, 6th Apr 2016.

Arrests made over 2009 Edvard Munch heist from Oslo art dealer


The Scotsman, 6th Apr 2016.

Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales demora resguardo de momia Chinchorro por falta de camioneta


National Monuments Council delays safeguarding Chinchorro mummy due to lack of a truck

El Morro Cotudo, 6th Apr 2016.

Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security

(United States of America)

Associated Press, KEPRTV, 6th Apr 2016.

Mossack Fonseca's role in fight over painting stolen by Nazis

(United States of America; Panama)

Holly Watt, The Guardian, 7th Apr 2016.

Dashing rogues? No, art thieves are boring goons


Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 7th Apr 2016.

Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics

(United States of America)

Sara Weber, Arizona Daily Sun, 7th Apr 2016.

Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash


Theft of three colonial bells reported in Áncash village

Andina, 7th Apr 2016.

If Passed, Could a New Law Stop ISIS Profiting from Looted Syrian Antiquities?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 7th Apr 2016.

Chris Brown Accused Of Stealing Graffiti Artist's Tag, Artist Sues Him

(United States of America)

Nicholas Mojica, Design and Trend, 7th Apr 2016.

Private collectors fuel demand for looted Mideast antiquities


Barbara Slavin, Al Monitor, 7th Apr 2016.

How offshore firm helped billionaire change the art world for ever


Juliette Garside, The Guardian, 7th Apr 2016.

When Is It Okay To Dig Up The Dead?


Mark Strauss, National Geographic, 7th Apr 2016.

NU to constitute panel to probe missing coins


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 7th Apr 2016.

Viennese Leopold Museum to Return Nazi-Looted Paintings to Jewish Owner


The Algemeiner, 7th Apr 2016.

Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 7th Apr 2016.

Pieces of Chihuly statue in Greenville park reported stolen

(United States of America)

Anna Lee, The State, 8th Apr 2016.

Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo, Free Beacon, 8th Apr 2016.

HR & CE official arrested for theft of precious temple jewels


S. Vijay Kumar, The Hindu, 8th Apr 2016.

FBI and Interpol alerted: Springfield Art Museum official says Warhol prints stolen

(United States of America)

Giacomo Bologna, The News Leader, 8th Apr 2016.

Turkey 'probing Russia claims on antiques'

(Turkey; Syria; Russia)

Press TV, 8th Apr 2016.

Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found


Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 8th Apr 2016.

Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return


Sravanth Verma, Digital Journal, 9th Apr 2016.

Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Grierson, The Guardian, 9th Apr 2016.

6 more coins from Vakataka era missing from NU dept


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 9th Apr 2016.

How the Panama Papers revealed Nazi-looted art


Sabine Oelze, DW, 11th Apr 2016.

Painting seized in Geneva after Panama Papers tip-off


Swiss Info, 11th Apr 2016.

Why Gaziantep Became Hub for Smugglers Selling Historical Syrian Artifacts

(Turkey; Syria)

Sputnik News, 11th Apr 2016.

Mysterious, ancient boulder vandalized; surveillance images released

(United States of America)

Carla Field, WYFF4, 12th Apr 2016.

Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting


Adina Bresge, City News, 12th Apr 2016.

FBI announces reward of up to $25,000 in Springfield museum theft case

(United States of America)

Gregory J. Holman, Springfield News Leader, 12th Apr 2016.

Panama Papers Shed Light on the Shadowy Art Market


Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 12th Apr 2016.

In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites


Davis Dunavin, WSHU, 12th Apr 2016.

'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft


BBC News, 12th Apr 2016.

Police seek person who stole porcupine sculpture from the Jetport

(United States of America)

Meilin Tompkins, WCSH6, 12th Apr 2016.

China's Xi orders better protection of cultural heritage


Ben Blanchard, Reuters, 12th Apr 2016.

After delay, varsity to lodge FIR in coins theft


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 12th Apr 2016.

Silver items taken away from temple


The Hindu, 12th Apr 2016.

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

(United Kingdom)

The Herald, 12th Apr 2016.

Museum burglary main suspect further remanded

(Sri Lanka)

Lakmal Sooriyagoda, Daily News, 12th Apr 2016.

Senate Votes to Ban Imports of Syrian Art and Antiquities

(United States of America; Syria)

Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times, 13th Apr 2016.

Ex-FBI agent from N.J. hunts for lost, priceless sports memorabilia

(United States of America)

Randy Miller,, 13th Apr 2016.

FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican, 13th Apr 2016.

Old Master Painting Pulled from Auction After French Government Inquiry


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 13th Apr 2016.

Cops refuse to register NU's 'vague' complaint in coin theft


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 13th Apr 2016.

Mouse figure stolen by 'rat' at opening day of Cambridge art exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News, 13th Apr 2016.

Italian police recover jewels stolen in €3m heist organised by Russian woman

(Italy; Russia)

AFP, The Guardian, 14th Apr 2016.

Shawnee State University's Amr Al-Azm aids the fight against ISIS looting in Syria (photos)


Steven Litt,, 14th Apr 2016.

Prolific graffiti artist known as 'Super' arrested by St. Louis police

(United States of America)

Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispach, 14th Apr 2016.

Leak Puts Focus On Lost Art Case


Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 14th Apr 2016.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin, The City Paper, 14th Apr 2016.

EB-5 suspect Bollen's love of ancient artifacts part of criminal case against him

(United States of America)

Seth Tupper, The Rapid City Journal, 14th Apr 2016.

Theft and forgery from Whiteley to Warhol


Gina Fairley, Arts Hub, 14th Apr 2016.

Storm clouds gather over German art market


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 14th Apr 2016.

Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nainets, Reuters, 14th Apr 2016.

Probe panel on coins theft likely next week


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 14th Apr 2016.

SC asks Centre to look into disappearance of Guwahati temple treasure


Hindustan Times, 14th Apr 2016.

Art loss register reunites Stortford burglary victim with rare chronometer after six years

(United Kingdom)

Herts & Essex Observer, 14th Apr 2016.

Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Apr 2016.

Tomb thieves sentenced for protected relics robbery


Feng Shuang, ECNS, 15th Apr 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

(United States of America)

Laura Wagner, NPR, 15th Apr 2016.

Tomb-raiding gang leader faces death


Xinhua, Shanghai Daily, 15th Apr 2016.

Holocaust Art Act Would Help Facilitate Return of Stolen Works

(United States of America)

Michael V. Cusenza, The Forum, 15th Apr 2016.

HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection


Rappler, 15th Apr 2016.

Italy police stumble upon 'priceless' ancient artefacts


BBC News, 15th Apr 2016.

Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 15th Apr 2016.

Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural


The Committee for the Fight Against the Trafficking of Cultural Heritage to Meet

Diario Panorama, 15th Apr 2016.

Colorado artist makes 'new' soup prints to replace stolen ones at Springfield Art Museum

(United States of America)

KSPR, 16th Apr 2016.

Crooks hit Boca art gallery for second time in one week

(United States of America)

Charlie Keegan, WPTV, 16th Apr 2016.

Gang of thieves make-off with distinctive £10,000 statue from resident's garden as he slept

(United Kingdom)

Neil Vowles, The Argus, 16th Apr 2016.

कोतवाली पुलिस सोती रही, पड़ोस के जैन मंदिर में हो गई चोरी


Theft in Jain Temple Near Police Station, Gwalior

Dainik Bhaskar, 16th Apr 2016.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 16th Apr 2016.

Art Works at Nageswara Park Stolen


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 16th Apr 2016.

Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli


Ghulam Hussain Khwaja, Dawn, 17th Apr 2016.

Illustrators and graphic designers fume as print vendors copy their designs


Benito Fernando, Mid-day, 17th Apr 2016.

Turkish Culture Minister: No tolerance for antiquity smuggling from Syria

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah, 17th Apr 2016.

Save cultural heritage of India


Anil Paba, Daily Excelsior, 18th Apr 2016.

Couple Sought in Alleged Art Theft from 26 Degree Brewing (Video)

(United States of America)

David Minsky, New Times, 18th Apr 2016.

How do you buy Indigenous Australian art ethically?


Brigid Delaney, The Guardian, 18th Apr 2016.

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 18th Apr 2016.

Impune, el saqueo de zonas arqueológicas de Michoacán


The archaeological sites of Michoacán looted with impunity

Sayra Casillas Mendoza, Cambio de Michoacán, 18th Apr 2016.

11 Picasso Works Stolen from German Bank's Collection


Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 18th Apr 2016.

Kohinoor Diamond Belongs To Britain, Says Government In Supreme Court

(India; United Kingdom)

All India, NDTV, 18th Apr 2016.

Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 18th Apr 2016.

Italy Recovers 3 Paintings Seized During World War II

(Italy; Luxembourg)

Associated Press, ABC United States, 18th Apr 2016.

Una actuación de urgencia blinda la cueva del Cuaternario de Moclín frente a expolios


Emergency action protects the Quaternary cave of Moclín against looters

EFE, Granada Hoy, 19th Apr 2016.

Le piden 3,5 años de cárcel por robar una pila bautismal del siglo XIII


3.5 years in prison sought for the theft of a 13th century baptismal font

Ricardo Sánchez Rico, El Norte de Castilla, 19th Apr 2016.

Art Stolen From ArtSpace In Hartford

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 19th Apr 2016.

Guilty of destroying ancient Maya site, Noh Mul!


Rowland A. Parks, Amandala, 19th Apr 2016.

Exclusive Photos Show Destruction of Nineveh Gates by ISIS


Kristin Romey, National Geographic, 19th Apr 2016.

Palmyra Arch in London: 'Unethical' reconstruction of 'Disneyland' archaeology criticised

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Umberto Bacchi, International Business Times, 19th Apr 2016.

Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine, BD Live, 19th Apr 2016.

The rise of fakes and false attributions in the art world


Tejshree Savara, Tehelka, 19th Apr 2016.

Palmyra's Arch of Triumph recreated in London

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Lauren Turner, BBC News, 19th Apr 2016.

Theft of teak trees of temple near Nellore: teams formed to nab accused


G. Ravikiran, The Hindu, 19th Apr 2016.

Brigadas patrimoniales evalúan desde hoy daños en los contenedores de la memoria


Heritage teams evaluate damage in the 'containers of memory'

El Telégrafo, 19th Apr 2016.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001


Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL, Prensa Libre, 19th Apr 2016.

Montreal art gallery displays paintings 'stolen' from the Internet


Robert Everett-Greene, The Globe and Mail, 19th Apr 2016.

Vandals target local dinosaur sculpture


Prince George Citizen, 19th Apr 2016.

Damien Hirst's Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes [UPDATED]

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 20th Apr 2016.

The Donald Threatens to Sue Artist Over Her Trump Micropenis Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 20th Apr 2016.

Picasso piece tangled in tug-of-war between dealer, billionaire

(United States of America)

Charles Rabin, Miami Herald, 20th Apr 2016.

Minoan-Era Kouros Found in Heraklion Valued at 1.3 Million


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 20th Apr 2016.

In a U-turn Narendra Modi government promises to take all steps to bring back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Anubhuti Vishnoi, The Economic Times, 20th Apr 2016.

Should the FBI Offer Reward Money for Stolen Art?

(United States of America)

Jillian Sequeria, Law Street Media, 20th Apr 2016.

Macherla police help TS cops crack temple theft case


The Hans India, 20th Apr 2016.

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


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 21st Apr 2016.

Francis Bacon Controversy: Unauthenticated Drawings Go On Sale

(United Kingdom)

Paul Black, Artlyst, 21st Apr 2016.

Texas students charged in Utah dinosaur fossil theft

(United States of America)

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

LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 21st Apr 2016.

Now, NU unearths 15 Mughal era coins in museum


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 21st Apr 2016.

Gurlitt Exhibition Postponed Due to Relative's Legal Challenge

(Germany; Switzerland)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 21st Apr 2016.

Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 21st Apr 2016.

A Documentary About the Artist Who Stole Banksy's Work Out of Spite

(United Kingdom)

Alina Cohen, Hyperallergic, 22nd Apr 2016.

A treasure returned


Kristine Power, Memorial University Gazette, 22nd Apr 2016.

Los Angeles Art Dealer Is Arrested on Embezzlement Charges

(United States of America)

Ian Lovett, The New York Times, 22nd Apr 2016.

चोरी से पहले हनुमानजी की पूजा, फिर चुराई तेल की बोतल और कुर्सियां


Temple theft caught on CCTV footage

Bhaskar, 22nd Apr 2016.

Polish historian hopes crumbling bunker hides Amber Room


Justin Huggler, The Telegraph, 22nd Apr 2016.

Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 22nd Apr 2016.

'The Kohinoor is but one flashy stone'

(India; United Kingdom)

Radhika Santhanam, The Hindu, 22nd Apr 2016.

Noh Mul cost Grijalva $6,000


The Reporter, 22nd Apr 2016.

Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Times of Israel, 23rd Apr 2016.

Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer, The Telegraph, 23rd Apr 2016.

Saquean Cerro del Muerto


Andrea Verdín, AM, 23rd Apr 2016.

Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage


Emma Cunliffe, The Wire, 23rd Apr 2016.

Monuments Men go after state's treasure


Vandana Kamath, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Apr 2016.

Egypt retrieves ancient statue from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

State Information Service, 24th Apr 2016.

Police missed 'golden opportunity' to solve £20k coin heist

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Shaw, Edinburgh Evening News, 25th Apr 2016.

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


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 25th Apr 2016.

Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash


Ranjani Govind, The Hindu, 25th Apr 2016.

Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 25th Apr 2016.

Meet Dr Donna Yates, the expert aiming to make antiquities-collecting socially unacceptable

(United Kingdom)

Russell Leadbetter, The Herald, 25th Apr 2016.

Three historical human skulls stolen from Arizona store

(United States of America)

Cynthia Washington, Tucson News Now, 25th Apr 2016.

Stolen Marathon messenger statue to be replaced


George Georgakopoulos, eKathimerini, 25th Apr 2016.

Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press, ABC United States, 25th Apr 2016.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government


Press Trust of India, The New Indian Express, 25th Apr 2016.

Stolen Sarcophagus Returned

(Turkey; United States of America)

Ahmet Balan, Associated Press, 26th Apr 2016.

Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall, The New York Times, 26th Apr 2016.

The Case against the Universal Museum


Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 26th Apr 2016.

National natural history museum gutted


Vibha Sharma, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Mungo Man still lies in a cardboard box. Why?


Tom Keneally, The Age, 26th Apr 2016.

Antiquities expert on Palmyra visit: 'Syria can't possibly restore the destroyed artifacts'


Bahira al-Zarier, Syria Direct, 26th Apr 2016.

One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites


Erich Theophile, Apollo, 26th Apr 2016.

Fire destroys Natural History Museum in Delhi


Press Trust of India, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 26th Apr 2016.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP, The Nation, 27th Apr 2016.

Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos


Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting

EFE, ABC España, 27th Apr 2016.

Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial

(United States of America)

Anette Cary, Tri-City Herald, 27th Apr 2016.

Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 27th Apr 2016.

Youths vandalize historic site


Matan Tzuri, Ynet News, 27th Apr 2016.

Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals

(United Kingdom)

David Whelan, Belfast Media Group, 27th Apr 2016.

NU's missing probe report on stolen Vakataka coins resurfaces


Vaibhav Ganjapure, The Times of India, 27th Apr 2016.

US Congress approves bill seeking to curb looting and trade of antiquities

(United States of America)

Lawyer Herald, 27th Apr 2016.

CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft


The Hans India, 27th Apr 2016.

Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches

(United States of America)

Peter Andrew Hart, Huffington Post, 28th Apr 2016.

9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino, National Post, 28th Apr 2016.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Apr 2016.

Woodcarving stolen from Kingswood Park

(United Kingdom)

L Churchill, Bristol Post, 28th Apr 2016.

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

(Austria; France)

The Local, 28th Apr 2016.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 28th Apr 2016.

Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held


Press Trust of India, NDTV, 28th Apr 2016.

How transparent is the art market?


Georgina Adam, Financial Times, 28th Apr 2016.

The Right to Own Living Memorials


Stephen E. Nash, Sapiens, 29th Apr 2016.

Kenya Set for Record Ivory Burning


Heidi Vogt, The Wall Street Journal, 29th Apr 2016.

Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi

(United Arab Emirates)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 29th Apr 2016.

Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?


S. Vijay Kumar, MyIndMakers, 29th Apr 2016.

Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era


Richi Verma, The Times of India, 29th Apr 2016.

Miners plunder 'Ramayana' heritage in MP


P. Naveen, The Times of India, 29th Apr 2016.

Suspects indicted in French Laundry wine theft-spree

(United States of America)

Julie Johnson, The Press Democrat, 29th Apr 2016.

The Freeport Scandal That Isn't … a Scandal


Marion Maneker, Art Market Monitor, 29th Apr 2016.

Artifacts stolen from grounds of new Museum L-A in Lewiston

(United States of America)

Christopher Williams, Sun Journal, 29th Apr 2016.

Art Collectors Start to Quit Geneva as Scandals Dent Reputation


Bloomberg, Swiss Info, 29th Apr 2016.

Armi, droga e reperti archeologici nel "box delle meraviglie": arrestato 32enne denunciata la moglie


Weapons, drugs, and archaeological finds in "box of wonders": 32 year old arrested, implicates wife

Corriere Salentino, 29th Apr 2016.

Two arrested for trying to sell idols stolen from temple near Ponneri


The Hindu, 29th Apr 2016.

मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी, ग्रामीण भड़के


Idols stolen from temple in Raebareli

Amar Ujala, 29th Apr 2016.

Can we trust in museum trustees?

(United Kingdom)

Giles Waterfield, Apollo, 29th Apr 2016.

Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah, 29th Apr 2016.

Roban una de las tres campanas de la iglesia de Carracedo tras utilizar una grúa


One of the three bells of the church of Carracedo stolen with the use of a crane

La Opinión de Zamora, 29th Apr 2016.

भगवान राम पड़े अकेले, माता सीता को ले गए चोर, पुलिस ढूंढ़ रही पता


Idol Theft From Temple In Jhansi

Bhaskar, 30th Apr 2016.

Rosslyn stitchers remake stolen panel from Great Tapestry

(United Kingdom)

Jane Bradley, The Scotsman, 30th Apr 2016.

70 years on, the search continues for artwork looted by the Nazis


Phil Hirchkorn, PBS, 30th Apr 2016.

Roban la corona de oro de la Virgen del Rosario en la iglesia de Gallegos del Río


Gold crown of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen from the church of Gallegos del Río

La Opinión de Zamora, 30th Apr 2016.