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Articles for February 2017

222 articles found.

Thieves will battle to resell unique artworks heisted from Joburg gallery

(South Africa)

Jan Bornman, Times Live, 1st Feb 2017.

Ex-owner of Hitler house sues Austria

(Austria)

AFP, Art Daily, 1st Feb 2017.

Angry Pompeii workers 'tear down part of ancient Roman house in clash with management'

(Italy)

Chris Kitching, Mirror, 1st Feb 2017.

Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Feb 2017.

How Paris' 100-million-euro art heist happened

(France)

Stefan Dege, DW, 1st Feb 2017.

Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting

(Peru)

Boing Boing, BoingBoing, 1st Feb 2017.

Egypt retrieves 2 artifacts from London

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent, 1st Feb 2017.

Roof nicked, gallery floods

(South Africa)

Ufrieda Ho, Times Live, 2nd Feb 2017.

Maui temple bell stolen

(United States of America)

Gary Kubota, Star Advertiser, 2nd Feb 2017.

Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 2nd Feb 2017.

Royal Canadian Mint employee who hid stolen gold in his bum gets 30 months in prison

(Canada)

Mike Blanchfield, The Hamilton Spectator, 2nd Feb 2017.

Jury indicts man accused of stealing memorabilia from Canfield museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Mercer, WKBN, 2nd Feb 2017.

Three charged in theft by swindle art scheme

(United States of America)

Jason Sorensen, The Journal, 2nd Feb 2017.

Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry

(United States of America)

Caty Enders, The Guardian, 2nd Feb 2017.

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored

(India)

ANI, Business Standard, 2nd Feb 2017.

Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 2nd Feb 2017.

New Zealand's surprising history of art crime: 'I continue to be flabbergasted'

(New Zealand)

Elanore Ainge Roy, The Guardian, 2nd Feb 2017.

European countries are working together to tackle cultural property crime

(General)

James Ratcliffe, Apollo, 2nd Feb 2017.

It's time the art market got tough on fakes

(General)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Feb 2017.

Police seize 801 artifacts, preventing illegal sale in Sharqiya

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent, 2nd Feb 2017.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man

(France)

BBC News, 3rd Feb 2017.

Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 3rd Feb 2017.

Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves

(France)

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

Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo, South China Morning Post, 3rd Feb 2017.

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

(France)

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

'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

(United States of America)

Katie Metzger, Mercer Island Reporter, 3rd Feb 2017.

Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily, 3rd Feb 2017.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Feb 2017.

Asociación denuncia saqueo y destrucción de restos arqueológicos en Salamanca

(Spain)

Association denounces looting and destruction of archaeological remains in Salamanca

La Vanguardia, 3rd Feb 2017.

ठाकुरबाड़ी से अष्ट धातु की माँ सीता की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Ashta metal sculpture of Mother Sita stolen from Thakurbari

Live Hindustan, 3rd Feb 2017.

My grandfather left me a £2million Van Gogh - and we've spent £4k trying to prove it: Couple claim they own a piece from early in the artist's career

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Kate Pickles, The Daily Mail, 3rd Feb 2017.

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

(United States of America)

The Economist, 4th Feb 2017.

Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 4th Feb 2017.

Najaf Police confiscates 35 artifacts hidden inside vehicle

(Iraq)

Loaa Adel, Iraqi News, 5th Feb 2017.

Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It

(Egypt)

WCAI, 5th Feb 2017.

Van por 'ladrones' de vestigios mayas en Umán

(Mexico)

Police go after 'thieves' of Maya ruins in Umán

Luis Fuente, Milenio, 5th Feb 2017.

गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार

(India; Nepal)

Smuggler arrested with lord buddha stolen in Gorakhpur

Patrika, 5th Feb 2017.

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

(Poland)

Arutz Sheva, Israel National News, 5th Feb 2017.

From Rabindranath Tagore to Kailash Satyarthi, when burglars aimed for the Nobel

(General)

The Economic Times, 5th Feb 2017.

Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios

(Guatemala)

Relic of the Mercedarios Martys stolen

Miguel Lopez, Prensa Libre, 6th Feb 2017.

The Art Lost Register Resolved Eight Stolen Artworks Cases in January

(General)

Perwana Nazif, ArtNet News, 6th Feb 2017.

FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College

(United States of America)

David Spunt, CBS Philly, 6th Feb 2017.

National Gallery's £30m Pontormo bid rejected owing to sterling slump

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Slawson, The Guardian, 6th Feb 2017.

Newbury Street gallery robbed, and suspected thief caught within moments

(United States of America)

John R. Ellement, The Boston Globe, 6th Feb 2017.

Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix

(United Kingdom)

Alex Williams, Premier, 6th Feb 2017.

दिनदहाड़े राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Radhakrishna Temple Ashtadhatu Statues Stolen In Broad Daylight

Amar Ujala, 6th Feb 2017.

Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership

(South Korea; Japan)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Feb 2017.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 6th Feb 2017.

Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra

(Italy; Syria)

ANSA, 7th Feb 2017.

We can preserve elephants AND conserve art

(General)

Martin Levy, Apollo, 7th Feb 2017.

Antiquities robber caught red-handed in a Byzantine site

(Israel; Palestine)

Elisha Ben Kimon, Ynet News, 7th Feb 2017.

Nobel Prize stolen from social activist Kailash Satyarthi's house

(India)

Sohini Mitter, Mashable, 7th Feb 2017.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson, Nature, 7th Feb 2017.

Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough

(United States of America)

Hailey Konnath, Omaha World-Herald, 7th Feb 2017.

Major Art Market Players Band Together to Shake Industry's "Shady" Image

(General)

Anna Louie Sussman, Artsy, 7th Feb 2017.

A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell, The Telegraph, 7th Feb 2017.

Metal detectorists urged to 'brush up on skills' to avoid damaging treasures

(United Kingdom)

Jody Harrison, The Herald, 7th Feb 2017.

Stopping the fake indigenous art flood when does cultural appropriation become theft?

(Australia)

Lexology, 7th Feb 2017.

Sotheby's heads to court in dispute over 'fake' Old Master

(United Kingdom)

James Pickford, Financial Times, 7th Feb 2017.

Police seize 1 billion liras worth of Hellenistic jewelry in western Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah, 7th Feb 2017.

Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle

(Spain)

Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered

Granada Hoy, 7th Feb 2017.

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel citation, medal replica stolen

(India)

The Tribune, 7th Feb 2017.

New document by Chun Kyung-ja says 'Beautiful Woman' is fake

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 7th Feb 2017.

Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling

(India)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 8th Feb 2017.

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

(Iran; United States of America)

Amir Vahdat, Phys.org, 8th Feb 2017.

Ethics code and transparency are key in protecting image of art market

(General)

Laura Chesters, Antiques Trade Gazette, 8th Feb 2017.

Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery

(United States of America; Canada; Italy)

Chris Perez, New York Post, 8th Feb 2017.

Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap

(Malaysia; Japan)

Oliver Holmes, The Guardian, 9th Feb 2017.

Santa Fe couple convicted in artifact-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Uriel J. Garcia, Santa Fe New Mexican, 9th Feb 2017.

Germany Arrests Alleged Mastermind Behind Bardo Museum Terror Attack

(Tunisia; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 9th Feb 2017.

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall

(France)

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

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years

(Israel)

Bethan McKernan, The Independent, 9th Feb 2017.

Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage

(Iraq)

Katharyn Hanson, Smithsonian, 9th Feb 2017.

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 9th Feb 2017.

Urartu-era antiquities found in a truck in Hungary

(Hungary; Turkey; Armenia; Lithuania)

PanArmenian, 9th Feb 2017.

5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah, 9th Feb 2017.

Hombre que robó obra de arte fue detenido tras jactarse de delito para hablar con mujer

(Chile)

Man who stole piece of art was arrested after boasting of crime to woman

P. Silva, La Tercera, 10th Feb 2017.

Bolton saleroom offer convicted faker's 'Lowry' imitations

(United Kingdom)

Alex Capon, Antiques Trade Gazette, 10th Feb 2017.

DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke, Hindustan Times, 10th Feb 2017.

Medieval, modern looters destroy most mummies in Russia's Yamal — scientist

(Russia)

TASS, 10th Feb 2017.

Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000

(United Kingdom)

Mark Foster, Darlington & Stockton Times, 10th Feb 2017.

Wall mural stolen from Kensington Gardens school, SA

(Australia)

Mirage News, 10th Feb 2017.

Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 10th Feb 2017.

'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum

(Ireland)

Allison Bray, Irish Independent, 10th Feb 2017.

Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th Feb 2017.

Right-Wing Extremists Vandalize Politically Charged Art Exhibition in Kiev

(Ukraine)

Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 10th Feb 2017.

'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'

(Malaysia)

New Straits Times, 10th Feb 2017.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield, Western Advocate, 10th Feb 2017.

World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate

(Malaysia; Netherlands; Japan)

George Dvorsky, Gizmodo, 10th Feb 2017.

South Korea ex-culture minister charged over artist blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP, Art Daily, 11th Feb 2017.

Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 11th Feb 2017.

Man stole bronze figurine worth £400 but was "so drunk" he left it on bus

(United Kingdom)

Kate Wilson, Daily Echo, 11th Feb 2017.

Pensioner jailed for spate of art thefts

(United Kingdom)

Fiona Hamilton, The Times, 11th Feb 2017.

Attempted art heist on Super Bowl foiled by BU students

(United States of America)

Nicole Fleming, The Boston Globe, 11th Feb 2017.

Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts

(India)

Ejaz Kaiser, The New Indian Express, 12th Feb 2017.

DRI vs Nanda case: DRI recovered antique Mughal sculpture during searc

(India)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat, India Today, 12th Feb 2017.

Thieves steal £2m of rare books by abseiling into warehouse

(United Kingdom)

George Sandeman, The Guardian, 12th Feb 2017.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya

(Mexico)

Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas, El Expreso, 12th Feb 2017.

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 12th Feb 2017.

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 12th Feb 2017.

Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artifacts

(Albania)

Associated Press, The Pueblo Chieftan, 12th Feb 2017.

More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 12th Feb 2017.

Why auctioneers are buying into forensics

(General)

Melanie Gerlis, The Art Newspaper, 13th Feb 2017.

A lawsuit involving American Indian artifacts, alleged excessive force and a Utahn's suicide has hit another wall

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 13th Feb 2017.

Reports of illegal metal detecting near the historic Weeting Castle

(United Kingdom)

Rebecca Murphy, Watton & Swaffham Times, 13th Feb 2017.

Jóvenes expoliadores saquean yacimientos de la Comunitat Valenciana y lo difunden por internet

(Spain)

Young looters sack sites in the Comunitat Valenciana and sell them on the internet

J. A. Marrahí, Las Provincias, 13th Feb 2017.

After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum

(United States of America)

Allison Shapiro, Daily Journal, 13th Feb 2017.

Ancient statue a riddle for experts

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 13th Feb 2017.

13 years on, no sign of 'ancient' paintings missing from Qila Mubarak

(India)

Manish Sirhindi, The Times of India, 13th Feb 2017.

Mission impossible: trying to flog a stolen 500-year-old Dante manuscript

(United Kingdom)

Chitra Ramaswamy, The Guardian, 13th Feb 2017.

Italy Recovers 14 More Paintings, Including a Salvador Dalí, From Collection of Mafia Boss

(Italy)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 13th Feb 2017.

Thieves who stole Satyarthi's Nobel don't remember if they took certificate

(India)

Press Trust of India, Deccan Chronicle, 14th Feb 2017.

Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art

(Bosnia)

Igor Spaic, Balkan Insight, 14th Feb 2017.

Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections

(China)

Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 14th Feb 2017.

Stolen artifacts from Turkey found in Germany

(Turkey; Germany)

Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 14th Feb 2017.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

The Associated Press, Star Tribune, 14th Feb 2017.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries

(Israel)

Michelle Z. Donahue, National Geographic, 14th Feb 2017.

The Ancient Syrian City ISIS Is Destroying, Preserved Online

(Syria)

Jason Farago, The New York Times, 15th Feb 2017.

Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities

(Greece)

Tornos News, 15th Feb 2017.

Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work

(Australia; United States of America)

Karen MIchael, Domain, 15th Feb 2017.

Cyprus 'very interested' in return of Parthenon Marbles says Kadis

(Cyprus; Greece)

Cyprus Mail, 15th Feb 2017.

181 artifacts from looted site found, BLM asks for help

(United States of America)

Julie Applegate, St George News, 15th Feb 2017.

Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove

(Switzerland; Germany)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 16th Feb 2017.

Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 16th Feb 2017.

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

(Palestine; Israel)

WKNO, 16th Feb 2017.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA, 16th Feb 2017.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy

(Malaysia)

Julia Chan, The Malay Mail, 16th Feb 2017.

Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang"

(Australia)

Shaya Laughlin, The Daily Telegraph, 16th Feb 2017.

Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis

(United States of America)

Allison Plake, SMU Daily, 16th Feb 2017.

Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings

(United States of America)

Reuters, NBC, 16th Feb 2017.

Case of Japan painting theft to be concluded by early March

(Japan; Thailand)

The Nation, 16th Feb 2017.

Markus Lüpertz Ditches His Düsseldorf Studio

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 16th Feb 2017.

Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 16th Feb 2017.

Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters, Antiques Trade Gazette, 16th Feb 2017.

4 held with ancient Buddha idol

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 16th Feb 2017.

One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat

(South Africa)

Lynsey Chutel, Quartz, 16th Feb 2017.

A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft

(United States of America)

Chris Davis, ABC United States, 17th Feb 2017.

South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know

(South Korea)

Anna Louie Sussman, Artsy, 17th Feb 2017.

One more bone inventory, then Kennewick Man may finally go home

(United States of America)

Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times, 17th Feb 2017.

The Islamic State's 'business model' is failing, study says

(Syria; Iraq)

Rick Noack, The Washington Post, 17th Feb 2017.

Pontormo Failure Prompts Calls for Tighter UK Heritage Protection Rules

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 17th Feb 2017.

Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud

(Moldova)

BBC News, 17th Feb 2017.

Art enthusiast devastated after Bradford on Avon gallery raided and £10,000 of paintings stolen

(United Kingdom)

Robin Murray, Wiltshire Times, 18th Feb 2017.

Tourist Arrested For Vandalizing Colosseum With Ancient Coin

(Italy)

Glory Moralidad, Travelers Today, 18th Feb 2017.

Ludhiana: Crowns, jewels stolen from Kali temple

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 18th Feb 2017.

Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground

(United States of America)

Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, 19th Feb 2017.

The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art

(Egypt)

Artlyst, 19th Feb 2017.

How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums

(United States of America)

Josh Niland, Hyperallergic, 19th Feb 2017.

Has the Art Market Become an Unwitting Partner in Crime?

(General)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 19th Feb 2017.

Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Christopher D. Shea, The New York Times, 20th Feb 2017.

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ido Ben Porat, Arutz Sheva, 20th Feb 2017.

Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Colin Randall, The National, 20th Feb 2017.

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

(France)

Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 20th Feb 2017.

Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law

(Malaysia; Japan)

Avila Geraldine, The Straits Times, 20th Feb 2017.

Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 20th Feb 2017.

Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears

(United Kingdom)

Robin de Peyer, Evening Standard, 20th Feb 2017.

Palestinian nabbed at crossing with sack of ancient coins

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 20th Feb 2017.

Family catches antiquity thief in the act

(Israel)

Arutz Sheva, 20th Feb 2017.

With an eye to national identity, Beijing vows to stem loss of cultural treasures

(China)

Jun Mai, South China Morning Post, 20th Feb 2017.

Suspect arrested in theft of LeBron James painting

(United States of America)

Maria Arcega-Dunn, Fox, 20th Feb 2017.

Policeman sacked for keeping gold coin proceeds

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 20th Feb 2017.

Germany returns Adolph von Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution

(Germany)

Associated Press, CBC, 20th Feb 2017.

Two valuable Lenkiewicz paintings have been stolen from a Plymouth home

(United Kingdom)

C Turner, The Herald, 20th Feb 2017.

Los controles que siguen faltando

(Argentina)

Controls are still missing

El Ancastí, 20th Feb 2017.

An Artful Robbery

(General)

Yvonne Dewerne, Harpers Bazaar, 21st Feb 2017.

World's most infamous art forger legally sells fake Lowry-style paintings at auction for triple the expected value

(United Kingdom)

Paul Harper, The Sun, 21st Feb 2017.

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts

(General)

Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times, 22nd Feb 2017.

Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case

(United States of America)

Nicholas Handy, Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 22nd Feb 2017.

Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 22nd Feb 2017.

Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey's Adana

(Turkey; Syria)

Fatih Karacali, Hurriyet Daily News, 22nd Feb 2017.

Police clueless about stolen Dattatreaya Statuette

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 22nd Feb 2017.

Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2017.

Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Ben Paviour, The Cambodia Daily, 22nd Feb 2017.

Five held with stolen panchaloha idol

(India)

TNN, Bosco Dominique, 23rd Feb 2017.

Guardia Civil arrest a gang involved in producing and selling fake paintings

(Spain)

John Smith, EuroWeekly, 23rd Feb 2017.

Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription

(Israel; Turkey)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 23rd Feb 2017.

Asbury Park police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art

(United States of America)

Alex Napoliello, NJ.com, 23rd Feb 2017.

Popular Billericay park statue is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Mark Richardson, The Enquirer, 23rd Feb 2017.

Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon

(Turkey)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 23rd Feb 2017.

US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 23rd Feb 2017.

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group

(Iraq)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 23rd Feb 2017.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto, The Atlantic, 23rd Feb 2017.

Inside private art collections with Scan the World

(General)

Beau Jackson, 3D Printing Industry, 23rd Feb 2017.

Dunfermline man jailed for art theft

(United Kingdom)

Dunfermline Press, 24th Feb 2017.

Stolen Gate Returned to Germany's Dachau Concentration Camp

(Germany; Norway)

Ken Schwartz, Voice of America, 24th Feb 2017.

Gucci Acropolis rental bid strikes sensitive nerve in Greece

(Greece)

Anthee Carassava, DW, 24th Feb 2017.

Swiss tycoon's ex 'destroyed $25million art collection after using a blowtorch to empty out the safe in their Paris pad during nasty divorce and leaving behind just her wedding ring'

(Switzerland)

Chris Spargo, The Daily Mail, 24th Feb 2017.

Azerbaijan to appeal to UNESCO over illegal archaeological activity in occupied lands

(Azerbaijan; Armenia)

APA, 24th Feb 2017.

Thieves swoop on seascapes

(South Africa)

Barbara Hollands, Dispatch Live, 24th Feb 2017.

Smart solution to stop theft of Hartshill Castle stones

(United Kingdom)

Nuneaton News, 24th Feb 2017.

Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 24th Feb 2017.

Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?

(United Kingdom)

Dan Hicks, Apollo, 24th Feb 2017.

Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million

(Nigeria)

John Owen Nwachukwu, Daily Post, 24th Feb 2017.

In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage

(Iraq)

AFP, The Jordan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

(Indonesia)

Natali Pearson, The Conversation, 26th Feb 2017.

Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing

(United States of America)

Fox, 26th Feb 2017.

Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria

(Nigeria)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 26th Feb 2017.

Jasper Johns Stolen Drawings Case Fred Dorfman Gallery Sued

(Canada; United States of America)

Artlyst, 26th Feb 2017.

The Grand Master's dagger

(Malta)

Petra Caruana Dingli, Times of Malta, 26th Feb 2017.

Idiots vandalising ancient Aboriginal rock art in Flinders Ranges

(Australia)

Erin Jones, The Advertiser, 26th Feb 2017.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today

(Nepal)

Sabitri Dhakal, The Himalayan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

Son of Nazi governor returns art stolen from Poland during second world war

(Poland)

Uki Goñi, The Guardian, 26th Feb 2017.

The $20 Million Heist at the Biggest Party in the World

(Brazil)

Allison McNearney, The Daily Beast, 26th Feb 2017.

A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art

(United States of America)

William D. Cohan, The New York Times, 27th Feb 2017.

Archaeology smuggler caught with 500 stolen artifacts at Big Bend

(United States of America; Mexico)

Claire Ricke, KXAN, 27th Feb 2017.

Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist

(United States of America)

Mark Glover, The Sacramento Bee, 27th Feb 2017.

Stolen painting finds way home

(United Kingdom)

Tanya Yilmaz, This is Wiltshire, 27th Feb 2017.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple near Ariyalur

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th Feb 2017.

Man exposes himself to four women at ancient monument site

(United Kingdom)

Michael Race, The Oxford Times, 27th Feb 2017.

Sentinels to guard Marayur dolmens

(India)

Giji K. Raman, The Hindu, 27th Feb 2017.

Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 27th Feb 2017.

Archaeologist: Kuwait keen to safeguard relics

(Kuwait)

Khaled Al-Jabbar, KUNA, 27th Feb 2017.

Scientists Shoot Stones to Study War's Impact on Heritage Sites

(General)

Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 28th Feb 2017.

Christie's eyes loophole to duck Nazi-confiscated art suit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh, New York Post, 28th Feb 2017.

Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman, NHPR, 28th Feb 2017.

Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul

(Iraq)

Josie Ensor, The Telegraph, 28th Feb 2017.

5 Art Market Misdeeds With Impressive Provenance

(General)

Bill Glass, Artlyst, 28th Feb 2017.

Detienen a un vecino de Calonge que robó el cáliz de la iglesia de Sant Martí

(Spain)

Resident of Calonge arrested for stealing a chalice from the church of San Martí

EFE, La Vanguardia, 28th Feb 2017.

Weighing the Risks and Returns of Art and Antiquities

(General)

Tom Kline, Wealth Management, 28th Feb 2017.

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

(France)

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

Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US

(United States of America)

Juan Garcia Mosqueda, Art Forum, 28th Feb 2017.

Why it's so hard to return art stolen by Nazis

(Poland)

Weston Williams, The Christian Science Monitor, 28th Feb 2017.