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Articles for April 2017

213 articles found.

Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

(Benin; France)

Josué Mehouenou (2017). Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France. Art Daily. 1 April.

Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble

(Italy)

Kelly Velasquez (2017). Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble. Yahoo News. 1 April.

Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary

(New Zealand)

Anna Loren (2017). Two valuable Gottfried Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland ram raid burglary. Stuff.co.nz. 1 April.

Million-dollar Parnell art heist: Interpol on watch for thieves

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald (2017). Million-dollar Parnell art heist: Interpol on watch for thieves. New Zealand Herald. 1 April.

Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand (2017). Pania, Tuna and a McCahon: A short history of art heists in NZ. Radio New Zealand. 1 April.

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

(Greece; Germany)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi (2017). Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Greek Reporter. 1 April.

Theft of Māori paintings stuns descendant

(New Zealand)

Jacob Brown (2017). Theft of Māori paintings stuns descendant. News Hub. 2 April.

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

(Italy)

Reuters (2017). Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture. Japan Times. 2 April.

The secret lives of works of art: What percentage of a museum's holdings are likely to be fakes?

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). The secret lives of works of art: What percentage of a museum's holdings are likely to be fakes?. Salon. 2 April.

The Mystery of Lucian Freud's Missing 'Bacon'

(Germany)

Allison McNearney (2017). The Mystery of Lucian Freud's Missing 'Bacon'. The Daily Beast. 2 April.

Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom

(New Zealand)

Matthew Theunissen (2017). Art criminologist warns stolen $1m Lindauer paintings could be used for ransom. New Zealand Herald. 2 April.

Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2017). Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 April.

Popular Mural by William Kentridge in Rome Defaced by Vandals

(Italy)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Popular Mural by William Kentridge in Rome Defaced by Vandals. ArtNet News. 3 April.

Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art

(General)

Fran O'Brien (2017). Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art. Think Advisor. 3 April.

Police release CCTV footage of theft of Lindauer paintings

(New Zealand)

New Zealand Herald (2017). Police release CCTV footage of theft of Lindauer paintings. Bay of Plenty Times. 3 April.

Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq

(Syria; United States of America)

Julia Halperin (2017). Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq. The Art Newspaper. 3 April.

Frustration in Saltaire as thieves grab Yorkshire Stone just weeks before village celebrations

(United Kingdom)

Chris Young (2017). Frustration in Saltaire as thieves grab Yorkshire Stone just weeks before village celebrations. Telegraph & Argus. 3 April.

Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim

(United States of America)

The Yeshiva World News (2017). Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim. The Yeshiva World News. 3 April.

Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital. BBC News. 4 April.

Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio (2017). Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. The Science Times. 4 April.

Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Geoffrey Robertson (2017). Let's do a Brexit deal with the Parthenon marbles. The Guardian. 4 April.

Professor uses satellites to study damage to Iraq, Syria ruins

(Syria; United States of America)

Gabrielle Russon (2017). Professor uses satellites to study damage to Iraq, Syria ruins. Phys.org. 4 April.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak. Hyperallergic. 4 April.

Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Monty Fynn (2017). Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement. Varsity. 4 April.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus (2017). 28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US. Live Science. 4 April.

How the Nazi-Tainted Gurlitt Hoard Is Shaping documenta 14

(Germany; Greece)

Sarah Cascone (2017). How the Nazi-Tainted Gurlitt Hoard Is Shaping documenta 14. ArtNet News. 4 April.

US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Germany)

The Jewish Post (2017). US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art. The Jerusalem Post. 4 April.

Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders

(New Caledonia; France)

Associated Press (2017). Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders. The Daily Mail. 4 April.

The Hard Truth about the Rhino Horn "Aphrodisiac" Market

(General)

Jeremy Hsu (2017). The Hard Truth about the Rhino Horn "Aphrodisiac" Market. Scientific American. 5 April.

This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism

(General)

Brian Boucher (2017). This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 5 April.

Van Gogh burglar jumps into canal to avoid cops after brief stand-off

(Netherlands)

Zack Newmark (2017). Van Gogh burglar jumps into canal to avoid cops after brief stand-off. NLTimes. 5 April.

Students' artwork stolen from UNM building

(United States of America)

Brittany Costello (2017). Students' artwork stolen from UNM building. KOB. 5 April.

Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2017). Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces. The Toledo Blade. 5 April.

Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing. The Art Newspaper. 5 April.

Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1

(United States of America)

Emily Mieure (2017). Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1. Jackson Hole News & Guide. 5 April.

Second mystery in million-dollar theft of Lindauer paintings from Auckland gallery

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Johnston (2017). Second mystery in million-dollar theft of Lindauer paintings from Auckland gallery. Bay of Plenty Times. 5 April.

Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Switzerland)

David D'arcy (2017). Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years

(United States of America)

William Taylor Potter (2017). Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years. LSU Now. 6 April.

Forging Papers to Sell Fake Art

(General)

FBI (2017). Forging Papers to Sell Fake Art. FBI. 6 April.

Top 5 Unsolved Heists

(General)

Miss Rosen (2017). Top 5 Unsolved Heists. Crave Online. 6 April.

$10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center

(United States of America)

Sabra Stafford (2017). $10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center. Turlock Journal. 6 April.

West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals

(United States of America)

Emily Patrick (2017). West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals. Citizen-Times. 6 April.

Author wants to see Gardner heist solved

(United States of America)

Bera Dunau (2017). Author wants to see Gardner heist solved. The Foxboro Reporter. 6 April.

Chennai: Emerald Siva Lingam seized

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2017). Chennai: Emerald Siva Lingam seized. Deccan Chronicle. 6 April.

How Palestine is working to stop antiquities theft

(Palestine)

Aziza Nofal (2017). How Palestine is working to stop antiquities theft. Al Monitor. 6 April.

Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols

(United States of America)

Don Debenedictis (2017). LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols. Courthouse News. 6 April.

Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum. Daily Sabah. 6 April.

Here are the most famous heists in the world of art

(General)

The Economic Times (2017). Here are the most famous heists in the world of art. The Economic Times. 6 April.

Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro. India. 6 April.

Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building. CBC. 7 April.

Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300

(Austria)

JTA (2017). Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300. JTA. 7 April.

Beijing Officials Admit Artifacts Stolen From Famous Ming Tomb ... One Year Later

(China)

Charles Liu (2017). Beijing Officials Admit Artifacts Stolen From Famous Ming Tomb ... One Year Later. The Beijinger. 7 April.

Cambridge Latin graffiti to cost £4,000 to clean

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Cambridge Latin graffiti to cost £4,000 to clean. BBC News. 7 April.

1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room

(India)

Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.

Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis

(Israel; United States of America)

Aron Heller (2017). Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis. Seattle Times. 7 April.

Handyman Jailed for Stealing $623,000 in Paintings from Alan Davie

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Elbaor (2017). Handyman Jailed for Stealing $623,000 in Paintings from Alan Davie. ArtNet News. 7 April.

Recuperan cabeza reducida y otros objetos de bienes arqueológicos

(Peru)

Shrunken head and other archaeological objects recovered

La República (2017). Recuperan cabeza reducida y otros objetos de bienes arqueológicos. La República. 8 April.

Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland art heist 'radioactive'

(New Zealand)

Kirsty Wynn (2017). Lindauer paintings stolen in Auckland art heist 'radioactive'. New Zealand Herald. 9 April.

Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan

(Afghanistan)

Ali M. Latifi (2017). Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan. Dawn. 9 April.

FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2017). FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind. ArtNet News. 10 April.

Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters

(Turkey)

Ahmet Günhan (2017). Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters. Daily Sabah. 10 April.

Cultural appropriation: theft or fair exchange?

(General)

Andy Pratt (2017). Cultural appropriation: theft or fair exchange?. The Conversation. 10 April.

Saquean vestigios arqueológicos en Ixtepec

(Mexico)

Archaeological sites looted in Ixtepec

Guadalupe Ríos (2017). Saquean vestigios arqueológicos en Ixtepec. En Marcha. 10 April.

The politics and power of American archaeology

(United States of America)

Holly Norton (2017). The politics and power of American archaeology. The Guardian. 10 April.

WW1 watch stolen from Blyth museum

(United Kingdom)

ITV (2017). WW1 watch stolen from Blyth museum. ITV. 11 April.

Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling

(India)

Ahmed Ali (2017). Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling. The Times of India. 11 April.

Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry

(General)

Elizabeth Blosfield (2017). Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry. Insurance Journal. 11 April.

Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks. ArtNet News. 11 April.

Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda

(India)

Mumbai Mirror (2017). Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda. Mumbai Mirror. 11 April.

Ecuadoran tourist cited for writing names on Roman Colosseum

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Ecuadoran tourist cited for writing names on Roman Colosseum. The Daily Mail. 11 April.

How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Bond (2017). How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?. Forbes. 11 April.

Jewish family renews fight for Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Daniel Estrin (2017). Jewish family renews fight for Passover manuscript. The China Post. 12 April.

Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home

(United States of America)

David Unze (2017). Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home. SCTimes. 12 April.

CSI says man brought tool to steal replicas of priceless artifacts

(United States of America)

Julie Wootton (2017). CSI says man brought tool to steal replicas of priceless artifacts. Magic Valley. 12 April.

Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?

(United States of America)

James Barron (2017). Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?. The New York Times. 12 April.

Semana Santa: advierten riesgo de invasión en sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Easter Week: warning of risk of looting at archaeological sites

La República (2017). Semana Santa: advierten riesgo de invasión en sitios arqueológicos. La República. 12 April.

The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia

(Cambodia)

Noah Charney (2017). The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia. Observer. 12 April.

The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans

(United States of America)

Selina Cheng (2017). The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans. Quartz. 12 April.

Mammoth tusk haul seized by Chinese customs

(China; Russia)

BBC News (2017). Mammoth tusk haul seized by Chinese customs. BBC News. 13 April.

Thieves destroy famed Mississippi Civil War-era home

(United States of America)

Sarah Fowler (2017). Thieves destroy famed Mississippi Civil War-era home. The Clarion-Ledger. 13 April.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama

(Bosnia)

A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina (2017). Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama. Nezavisne. 13 April.

Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?. Artsy. 13 April.

Tesoros recuperados

(Peru)

Recovered Treasures

El Peruano (2017). Tesoros recuperados. El Peruano. 13 April.

Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner. Artlyst. 13 April.

Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government

(Iran)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government. Hyperallergic. 13 April.

Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa

(Peru)

Archaeological sites monitored against possible Easter Week looters

RPP (2017). Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa. RPP. 13 April.

2 arrested for smuggling 11th C idol

(India)

TNN (2017). 2 arrested for smuggling 11th C idol. The Times of India. 13 April.

Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era. The Art Newspaper. 13 April.

Requisaron en Bolivia 17 piezas arqueológicas de Perú que iban hacia EE.UU.

(Bolivia; Peru)

17 archaeological pieces from Peru seized in Bolivia on their way to the US

RPP (2017). Requisaron en Bolivia 17 piezas arqueológicas de Perú que iban hacia EE.UU.. RPP. 13 April.

How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.

¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?

(Peru)

Why is there an increase in archaeological looting in Easter Week?

RPP (2017). ¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?. RPP. 13 April.

Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified

El Comercio (2017). Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas. El Comercio. 13 April.

Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'

(Mexico)

Anna Marie de la Fuente (2017). Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'. Variety. 14 April.

Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site

(United Kingdom)

Harry Yorke (2017). Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site. The Telegraph. 14 April.

Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court

(United States of America; Germany)

Spencer S. Hsu (2017). Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court. The Washington Post. 14 April.

NASA 'sting' operation against 74-year-old widow of Apollo engineer draws court rebuke

(United States of America)

Fred Barbash (2017). NASA 'sting' operation against 74-year-old widow of Apollo engineer draws court rebuke. The Washington Post. 14 April.

Dundee designer accuses German reality star of plagiarising t-shirt

(United Kingdom)

Ciaran Sneddon (2017). Dundee designer accuses German reality star of plagiarising t-shirt. The Courier. 14 April.

Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl". Hyperallergic. 14 April.

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied

(United States of America)

Jennifer Mcdermott (2017). Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied. Stamford Advocate. 14 April.

Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Lindahl (2017). Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts. Cape Cod Times. 14 April.

Cambridge Fitzwilliam stolen jade 'lost for generations', expert says

(United Kingdom; China)

BBC News (2017). Cambridge Fitzwilliam stolen jade 'lost for generations', expert says. BBC News. 14 April.

Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins (2017). Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect. Magic Valley. 14 April.

200-yr-old bronze temple idol stolen

(India)

TNN (2017). 200-yr-old bronze temple idol stolen. The Times of India. 15 April.

RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work

(United Kingdom)

Ed Oldfield (2017). RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work. Devon Live. 15 April.

Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Jason Okundaye (2017). Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition. Varsity. 15 April.

Smuggler with six Gupta period idols arrested

(India)

Outlook (2017). Smuggler with six Gupta period idols arrested. Outlook. 15 April.

Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody

(India)

Neha L.M. Tripathi (2017). Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody. The Asian Age. 15 April.

Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Jessica Long (2017). Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 15 April.

Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

(China; Taiwan)

Xinhua (2017). Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland. Xinhua. 16 April.

Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Bust of Father Jaime Salcido stolen, was at the church of Fátima

Pepe Ávila (2017). Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima. Expreso. 16 April.

Outcry after historic plaque goes missing

(Thailand)

The Nation (2017). Outcry after historic plaque goes missing. The Nation. 16 April.

Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals

(Thailand)

Kornkamon Aksorndech (2017). Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals. The Nation. 16 April.

Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol. Artsy. 17 April.

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups. The Art Newspaper. 17 April.

Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive. Daily Sabah. 17 April.

Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts

(United States of America)

The Toledo Blade (2017). Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts. The Crescent-News. 17 April.

Fake money was part of everyday life in Roman Cumbria

(United Kingdom)

North-West Evening Mail (2017). Fake money was part of everyday life in Roman Cumbria. North-West Evening Mail. 17 April.

One of Wheal Martyn's famous St Austell clay worker statues is vandalised and another stolen

(United Kingdom)

C G Steve (2017). One of Wheal Martyn's famous St Austell clay worker statues is vandalised and another stolen. Cornwall Live. 18 April.

Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2017). Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII. Cleveland.com. 18 April.

Stolen Panchaloha idol seized, youth held

(India)

Web India 123 (2017). Stolen Panchaloha idol seized, youth held. Web India 123. 18 April.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.

Nat'l museum pushes ahead with exhibit to show Chun Kyung-ja's 'Beautiful Woman'

(South Africa)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Nat'l museum pushes ahead with exhibit to show Chun Kyung-ja's 'Beautiful Woman'. Yonhap News Agency. 18 April.

Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy

(Japan)

The Japan Times (2017). Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy. The Japan Times. 18 April.

Bronze idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol recovered. Business Standard. 18 April.

Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works. Yonhap News Agency. 18 April.

Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore

(Singapore; Switzerland)

Vincent Noce (2017). Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore. The Art Newspaper. 19 April.

Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government

(United States of America; Italy)

Anthony Brooks (2017). Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government. WBUR. 19 April.

ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

ICE (2017). ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 19 April.

For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties

(India; United States of America)

TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.

Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says

(United States of America)

Michael Braun (2017). Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says. News-Press. 20 April.

The Nazis didn't just burn Jewish books - they stole millions, too

(Germany)

Rafael Medoff (2017). The Nazis didn't just burn Jewish books - they stole millions, too. Haaretz. 20 April.

Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2017). Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.

Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution

(United States of America; Germany)

Stewart Ain (2017). Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution. The Jewish Week. 20 April.

Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial. ArtNet News. 20 April.

Gold coins found inside piano in Shropshire are declared as treasure

(United Kingdom)

Shropshire Live (2017). Gold coins found inside piano in Shropshire are declared as treasure. Shropshire Live. 20 April.

Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Donald (2017). Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft. Belleville News-Democrat. 20 April.

Precious locket of Ambalappuzha temple goes missing; probe on

(India)

TNN (2017). Precious locket of Ambalappuzha temple goes missing; probe on. The Times of India. 20 April.

Treasured wartime documents returned

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2017). Treasured wartime documents returned. Nanton News. 20 April.

जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की तीन मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Three Statues Of Ashtadhutra Stolen From Jain Temple

Amar Ujala (2017). जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की तीन मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 20 April.

In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate

(United Kingdom)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep. Daily Sabah. 20 April.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz (2017). Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy. The Art Newspaper. 20 April.

How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America's Largest Antiquities Looters

(United States of America)

Kathleen Sharp (2017). How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America's Largest Antiquities Looters. Mens Journal. 20 April.

Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center. ArtNet News. 21 April.

German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims

(United States of America; Germany)

Reuters (2017). German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims. Reuters. 21 April.

Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms

(United States of America)

Jonathan Leack (2017). Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms. Game Revolution. 21 April.

Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters

(General)

Julia Halperin (2017). Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters. The Art Newspaper. 21 April.

Art thieves steal $30,000 worth of work from painter

(New Zealand)

Jimmy Kouratoras (2017). Art thieves steal $30,000 worth of work from painter. Scoop. 21 April.

Man accused of stealing 'Mein Kampf' from Collinsville museum because it 'fascinated' him

(United States of America)

Dana Rieck (2017). Man accused of stealing 'Mein Kampf' from Collinsville museum because it 'fascinated' him. Belleville News-Democrat. 21 April.

Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals

(Australia)

SBS (2017). Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals. SBS. 22 April.

Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face. CBC. 22 April.

Poland recovers artwork looted in World War II

(Poland)

Roberto Galea (2017). Poland recovers artwork looted in World War II. Poland Radio. 22 April.

Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted

(United States of America)

David Boddiger (2017). Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted. Fusion. 22 April.

3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). 3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum. CBS. 22 April.

SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Dhananjay Mahapatra (2017). SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor. The Times of India. 22 April.

Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested. Business Standard. 22 April.

5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession

(India)

Samhati Mohapatra (2017). 5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession. The Times of India. 23 April.

Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries

(New Zealand)

Jessica Long (2017). Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries. Stuff.co.nz. 23 April.

Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale

(Austria)

Kate Connolly (2017). Nazi-looted painting to be auctioned as owners' heirs fail to halt sale. The Guardian. 23 April.

Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2017). Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum. Daily Herald. 24 April.

Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France

(United States of America; France)

News 9 (2017). Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France. News 9. 24 April.

Black Market Art: How To Restore Ethics To The Antiquities World

(General)

Liza Oliver (2017). Black Market Art: How To Restore Ethics To The Antiquities World. WBUR. 24 April.

Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Ben Paviour (2017). Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 24 April.

Maple Syrup Thief Gets 5 Years in Prison, $1.2 Million Fine

(Canada)

Kelly Faircloth (2017). Maple Syrup Thief Gets 5 Years in Prison, $1.2 Million Fine. Jezebel. 24 April.

Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed

(United States of America)

Cody Thorn (2017). Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed. Maryville Daily Forum. 24 April.

Egyptian ministry staff face trial over theft from Giza Pyramids

(Egypt)

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din (2017). Egyptian ministry staff face trial over theft from Giza Pyramids. Ahram Online. 24 April.

A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return

(Austria)

Cleve Wootson (2017). A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction despite a Jewish familys demand for its return. The Washington Post. 24 April.

Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter

(India)

Debabrata Mohapatra (2017). Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter. The Times of India. 24 April.

Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2017). Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen. Murcia Today. 24 April.

Roman Jewellery Stolen from Shop

(United Kingdom)

Alex Ross (2017). Roman Jewellery Stolen from Shop. York Press. 25 April.

Stolen Second Temple period antiquities recovered in Samaria

(Palestine; Israel)

Ido Ben Porat (2017). Stolen Second Temple period antiquities recovered in Samaria. Arutz Sheva. 25 April.

Missing ancient coins: Ex-HOD still missing

(India)

Vaibhav Ganjapure (2017). Missing ancient coins: Ex-HOD still missing. The Times of India. 25 April.

Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest. Hurriyet Daily News. 25 April.

Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor

(United States of America)

Pete Kasperowicz (2017). Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor. Washington Examiner. 26 April.

Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Hul Reaksmey (2017). Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership. Voice of America. 26 April.

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

(Switzerland; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June. News 1130. 26 April.

Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later

(United States of America; France)

Max Kutner (2017). Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later. Newsweek. 26 April.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad

(Argentina)

Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ (2017). Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad. MDZ. 26 April.

Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum

(United States of America)

Karl Fortier (2017). Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum. Fox. 26 April.

Search for stolen gold coin throws up plenty of clues but no suspect

(Germany)

German Press Agency (2017). Search for stolen gold coin throws up plenty of clues but no suspect. Daily Sabah. 26 April.

MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship. ArtNet News. 26 April.

Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy

(Italy)

German Press Agency (2017). Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy. Daily Sabah. 26 April.

Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2017). Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds. New Jersey Jewish News. 27 April.

Police hunt thieves who stole six-foot African sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Mark Mackay (2017). Police hunt thieves who stole six-foot African sculpture. The Courier. 27 April.

SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS (2017). SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal. India. 27 April.

Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath (2017). Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain. Santa Fe New Mexican. 27 April.

Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police

(Spain)

John Smith (2017). Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police. EuroWeekly. 27 April.

'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats

(Austria)

Nina Siegal (2017). 'It's not for moral reasons': Owner withdraws Nazi-looted painting from auction after receiving threats. National Post. 27 April.

Roban un Cristo del siglo XVI de la capilla del cementerio de Artea

(Spain)

16th century Christ stolen from the chapel of the cemetery of Artea

El Correo (2017). Roban un Cristo del siglo XVI de la capilla del cementerio de Artea. El Correo. 27 April.

Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard. The Daily Mail. 27 April.

Chinese history buff uses feng shui knowledge to raid ancient tombs

(China)

Eva Li (2017). Chinese history buff uses feng shui knowledge to raid ancient tombs. South China Morning Post. 28 April.

Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission

(United States of America)

Cara Ober (2017). Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission. Hyperallergic. 28 April.

Piper painting worth £10,000 stolen in 'targeted theft'

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Piper painting worth £10,000 stolen in 'targeted theft'. BBC News. 28 April.

Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea

(Russia; Ukraine; Germany)

Fionn Hargreaves (2017). Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea. The Daily Mail. 28 April.

Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist

(United States of America)

Andrea V. Watson (2017). Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist. DNA Info. 28 April.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.

Police inquiries under way as jewellery and paintings taken in house raids

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2017). Police inquiries under way as jewellery and paintings taken in house raids. The Herald. 28 April.

Art worth thousands stolen from Lincolnshire home

(United Kingdom)

Nicholas Fletcher (2017). Art worth thousands stolen from Lincolnshire home. Lincolnshire Live. 28 April.

Italian Art Dealer Swindled Out of Paintings by Rembrandt and Renoir Worth $30 Million

(Italy)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Italian Art Dealer Swindled Out of Paintings by Rembrandt and Renoir Worth $30 Million. ArtNet News. 28 April.

Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL...

(Lebanon)

Surprising Roman fragrances at Biel...

May Makarem (2017). Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL.... L'Orient Le Jour. 28 April.

Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US. The Times of Israel. 28 April.

Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite

(Greece)

Lina Giannarou (2017). Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite. eKathimerini. 29 April.

National Museum Burgled

(St. Kitts and Nevis)

L.K. Hewlett (2017). National Museum Burgled. WinnFM. 29 April.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people

(Canada)

Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.

War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Collins (2017). War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum. Naples News. 29 April.

Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure. Hurriyet Daily News. 29 April.

Illegal excavations stir reaction in Myndos

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2017). Illegal excavations stir reaction in Myndos. Hurriyet Daily News. 29 April.

New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal

(New Zealand)

Mānia Clarke (2017). New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal. Maori Television. 30 April.

Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US. Hurriyet Daily News. 30 April.