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Articles for May 2017

223 articles found.

Montículos mayas, sin indicios de destrucción

(Mexico)

Hubert Carrera Palí (2017). Montículos mayas, sin indicios de destrucción. La Jornada Maya. 1 May.

Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect

(United States of America)

WAFF (2017). Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect. WAFF. 1 May.

Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history

(Brazil)

Plus55 (2017). Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history. Plus55. 1 May.

Seamstresses restore stolen tapestry panel

(United Kingdom)

Jane Bradley (2017). Seamstresses restore stolen tapestry panel. The Scotsman. 1 May.

Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared

(Iraq)

BBC News (2017). Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared. BBC News. 1 May.

Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan

(Mexico)

Part of the gold crown of the "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" of Nopalucan stolen

J. L. Hertewing (2017). Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan. E-Tlaxcala. 1 May.

Two men killed in house collapse as they dig illegally for Egyptian artefacts

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2017). Two men killed in house collapse as they dig illegally for Egyptian artefacts. Ahram Online. 1 May.

Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen

(United Kingdom; Italy; Greece)

Nick Romeo (2017). Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artifact May Be Stolen. National Geographic. 1 May.

Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sites

(General)

Phys.org (2017). Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sites. Phys.org. 1 May.

Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead

(Yemen)

Noah Browning (2017). Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead. Reuters. 1 May.

The Art Market's Modigliani Forgery Epidemic

(General)

Milton Esterow (2017). The Art Market's Modigliani Forgery Epidemic. Vanity Fair. 1 May.

Three panchaloha idols stolen in Thanjavur

(India)

TNN (2017). Three panchaloha idols stolen in Thanjavur. The Times of India. 2 May.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal (2017). Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site. Dawn. 2 May.

Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía

(Colombia)

Gold crown of the Virgin stolen from the church of Santa Lucia in Chía

Pulzo (2017). Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía. Pulzo. 2 May.

Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants

(China; Russia)

Neil Connor (2017). Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants. The Telegraph. 2 May.

Mumbai Crime: Diamond-studded gold strips stolen from Jain temple at Marine Drive

(India)

Anurag Kamble (2017). Mumbai Crime: Diamond-studded gold strips stolen from Jain temple at Marine Drive. Mid-day. 2 May.

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested. The Art Newspaper. 2 May.

Alex Katz Painting Stolen From Munich Gallery in Broad Daylight

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Alex Katz Painting Stolen From Munich Gallery in Broad Daylight. ArtNet News. 2 May.

8 get 3 years jail for idol theft

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). 8 get 3 years jail for idol theft. India. 2 May.

Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi

(France)

The Local (2017). Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi. The Local. 2 May.

14 pieces of art which decorated Leigh's roads for pop art trial stolen

(United Kingdom)

Charlotte Austen-Hardey (2017). 14 pieces of art which decorated Leigh's roads for pop art trial stolen. Halstead Gazette. 2 May.

Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi

(France)

AFP (2017). Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi. South China Morning Post. 3 May.

Remix Culture Nears Its Logical Conclusion

(General)

Adrienne LaFrance (2017). Remix Culture Nears Its Logical Conclusion. The Atlantic. 3 May.

Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo

(Mexico)

INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo

Carlos Matus (2017). Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo. La Verdad Noticias. 3 May.

'Menace to society' Anthony Ricardo Sannd heading back to jail over theft of $130,000 motorcycle

(New Zealand)

Jared Savage (2017). 'Menace to society' Anthony Ricardo Sannd heading back to jail over theft of $130,000 motorcycle. New Zealand Herald. 3 May.

All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft

(United States of America)

Emily Duke (2017). All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft. KMVT. 3 May.

UVM Offers Reward For Stolen Rhino Horn

(United States of America)

Taylor Dobbs (2017). UVM Offers Reward For Stolen Rhino Horn. VPR. 3 May.

Ancient gate has chunk of stone knocked out by housing developers

(United Kingdom)

Daily Gazette (2017). Ancient gate has chunk of stone knocked out by housing developers. Daily Gazette. 3 May.

Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera

(Chile)

Inspection of the frigate "Blanco Encalada" submerged in Caldera bay to prevent looting.

El Que Hay de Dierto (2017). Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera. El Que Hay de Dierto. 3 May.

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids

(Russia)

Nick Holdsworth (2017). How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids. Christian Science Monitor. 3 May.

Exhibition of art looted from Czech Jews opens in Prague

(Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor (2017). Exhibition of art looted from Czech Jews opens in Prague. Prague Daily Monitor. 3 May.

Can Art Legally Threaten the President?

(United States of America)

Scott Indrisek (2017). Can Art Legally Threaten the President?. Artsy. 3 May.

Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war

(Syria)

NRT (2017). Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war. NRT. 4 May.

Europe's Tainted Art Works

(General)

Judy Zhou (2017). Europe's Tainted Art Works. Varsity. 4 May.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction

(General)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction. Famagusta Gazette. 4 May.

Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas

(Mexico)

INAH's disinterests provokes the looting of archaeological ruins in Lázaro Cárdenas

Jorge Castro (2017). Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas. Jorge Castro. 4 May.

At least 89 stolen artifacts returned to Syria: director

(Syria)

Leith Fadel (2017). At least 89 stolen artifacts returned to Syria: director. AMN News. 4 May.

Egypt cabinet approves bill raising max penalty for antiquities trade to life in prison

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2017). Egypt cabinet approves bill raising max penalty for antiquities trade to life in prison. Ahram Online. 4 May.

Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner

(Nigeria)

Jethro Ibileke (2017). Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner. The News. 4 May.

MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles. The Art Newspaper. 5 May.

Idols stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idols stolen from temple. The Hindu. 5 May.

Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing

(Japan)

3Ders (2017). Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing. 3Ders. 5 May.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Church regains three icons stolen from the north. Cyprus Mail. 5 May.

Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku

(Azerbaijan; Armenia; United States of America)

News.Az (2017). Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku. News.Az. 5 May.

How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank

(Palestine; Israel)

Yotam Berger (2017). How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank. Haaretz. 5 May.

The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion. ArtNet News. 5 May.

Nazi-Looted Libraries: Items Must Be Returned To Owners And Heirs

(Belarus; France)

Greg Schneider (2017). Nazi-Looted Libraries: Items Must Be Returned To Owners And Heirs. Huffington Post. 5 May.

Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art

(Mali)

Mark Rivett-Carnac (2017). Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art. Artsy. 5 May.

Destrucción y saqueo en perímetro de Monte Albán; INAH abandona tierras en Mexicápam

(Mexico)

Destruction and looting at the edge of Monte Albán; INAH has abandoned lands in Mexicápam

Carlos Javier (2017). Destrucción y saqueo en perímetro de Monte Albán; INAH abandona tierras en Mexicápam. NVI Noticias. 5 May.

The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors. The New York Times. 5 May.

Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía

(Chile)

Church dedicated to Lourdes robbed for the seventh time: tabernacle and hosts stolen

ACI Prensa (2017). Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía. Noticias Press. 5 May.

Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Phaedra Haywood (2017). Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 May.

Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us

(United States of America)

Robert Redford (2017). Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

A Group of Seven mystery

(Canada)

Marsha Lederman (2017). A Group of Seven mystery. The Globe and Mail. 6 May.

27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review

(United States of America)

Matthew Daly (2017). 27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review. Chicago Tribune. 6 May.

Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation

(Canada)

Cassandra Szklarski (2017). Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation. Metro. 7 May.

High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive. Summit Daily. 7 May.

Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'

(United Kingdom)

Liz Baker (2017). Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'. NPR. 7 May.

Why Stealing Art Is a Terrible Idea

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Why Stealing Art Is a Terrible Idea. Artsy. 7 May.

Cops hunt man who stole art from St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh city centre where Outlander was filmed

(United Kingdom)

Connor Boylan (2017). Cops hunt man who stole art from St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh city centre where Outlander was filmed. The Scottish Sun. 8 May.

Priceless artwork looted from yesteryear Bollywood actress Nutan's Mumbra bungalow

(India)

Faisal Tandel (2017). Priceless artwork looted from yesteryear Bollywood actress Nutan's Mumbra bungalow. Mid-day. 8 May.

SSB, Customs seize idols worth Rs 35 cr, one arrested

(India)

Amitava Banerjee (2017). SSB, Customs seize idols worth Rs 35 cr, one arrested. Millennium Post. 8 May.

National Museum may close exhibition room and restaurant 'to provide anti-terrorist security measures'

(Ireland)

Catherine Devine (2017). National Museum may close exhibition room and restaurant 'to provide anti-terrorist security measures'. Irish Independent. 8 May.

Tiara adorned with 367 diamonds stolen from German museum

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Tiara adorned with 367 diamonds stolen from German museum. The Daily Mail. 8 May.

The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?

(United States of America)

Carrie Collins-Fadell (2017). The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?. Nonprofit Quarterly. 8 May.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

'Mammoth Man' detained as he smuggled tusk pieces under his clothes

(Russia; China)

The Siberian Times (2017). 'Mammoth Man' detained as he smuggled tusk pieces under his clothes. The Siberian Times. 8 May.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Six Bihar varsity staff absolved of stealing rare manuscript 14 years ago

(India)

Bishnu K Jha (2017). Six Bihar varsity staff absolved of stealing rare manuscript 14 years ago. Hindustan Times. 9 May.

Banksy's Brexit mural vandalised just hours after £1million EU artwork appears in Dover

(United Kingdom)

Zoie O'Brien (2017). Banksy's Brexit mural vandalised just hours after £1million EU artwork appears in Dover. Express. 9 May.

Ancient fossil chipped out of rock with heavy-duty tools at Hallett Cove Conservation Park

(Australia)

Sowaibah Hanifie (2017). Ancient fossil chipped out of rock with heavy-duty tools at Hallett Cove Conservation Park. ABC Australia. 9 May.

Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name

(China; United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2017). Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name. The Washington Post. 9 May.

Desaparece la zona arqueológica de Tepetxilotla

(Mexico)

The archaeological site of Tepetxilotla has disappeared

Paco Morales (2017). Desaparece la zona arqueológica de Tepetxilotla. XEU. 9 May.

Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe (2017). Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned. Blasting News. 9 May.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights. ArtNet News. 10 May.

Pair appear in court over alleged art theft near comedians north-east home

(United Kingdom)

Karen Roberts (2017). Pair appear in court over alleged art theft near comedians north-east home. Evening Express. 10 May.

Holocaust Survivors in Poland Find Restitution Claims 'Like a Carousel'

(Poland)

Nina Siegal (2017). Holocaust Survivors in Poland Find Restitution Claims 'Like a Carousel'. The New York Times. 10 May.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen (2017). Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy. Apollo. 10 May.

Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?

(Nigeria)

Kehinde Omotosho (2017). Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?. Pulse. 10 May.

A New Particle Accelerator Will Help Identify Art Forgeries, Because Science

(Switzerland)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A New Particle Accelerator Will Help Identify Art Forgeries, Because Science. ArtNet News. 10 May.

The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You

(United States of America)

Christopher Soloman (2017). The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You. Outside Online. 10 May.

Cultural crime: Asma Ibrahim narrates the sad tale of antiquities being stolen

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune (2017). Cultural crime: Asma Ibrahim narrates the sad tale of antiquities being stolen. The Express Tribune. 10 May.

Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun (2017). Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'. The Baltimore Sun. 10 May.

Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France

(Egypt; France)

Daily News Egypt (2017). Ministry of Antiquities retrieves stolen artifacts from France. Daily News Egypt. 10 May.

Fort Heritage plaques stolen

(Canada)

Lindsay Morey (2017). Fort Heritage plaques stolen. Fort Saskatchewan Record. 11 May.

Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?

(Nigeria)

Lizzie Crocker (2017). Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?. The Daily Beast. 11 May.

It ain't me babe: Dealer uncovers Dylan art forgery

(United Kingdom)

Dayla Alberge (2017). It ain't me babe: Dealer uncovers Dylan art forgery. The Guardian. 11 May.

Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums

(United States of America)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.

Ancient stele turns out to be fake

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Ancient stele turns out to be fake. Hurriyet Daily News. 11 May.

La Hermandad de la Resurrección denuncia el robo de varias joyas a la Virgen de la Aurora

(Spain)

The Hermandad de la Resurrección denounces the theft of various jewels from the Virgin de la Aurora

Europa Press (2017). La Hermandad de la Resurrección denuncia el robo de varias joyas a la Virgen de la Aurora. La Vanguardia. 11 May.

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans. Hyperallergic. 11 May.

Stunning Ice Age rock art vandalised by modern graffiti

(Russia)

Olga Gertcyk (2017). Stunning Ice Age rock art vandalised by modern graffiti. The Siberian Times. 11 May.

Man arrested for possession of rare antiquities in Greece

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). Man arrested for possession of rare antiquities in Greece. Tornos News. 11 May.

Stolen UVM rhino horn could be headed for black market, officials say

(United States of America)

Lindsay Freed (2017). Stolen UVM rhino horn could be headed for black market, officials say. The Vermont Cynic. 12 May.

Police recover stolen ancient coins, lamps, other antiquities near Hebron

(Palestine)

Jacob Magid (2017). Police recover stolen ancient coins, lamps, other antiquities near Hebron. The Times of Israel. 12 May.

Harry Potter prequel stolen in Birmingham burglary

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Harry Potter prequel stolen in Birmingham burglary. BBC News. 12 May.

Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case

(Russia)

RAPSI (2017). Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case. RAPSI. 12 May.

Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán

(Peru)

RPP (2017). Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán. RPP. 12 May.

The Treasures of Timbuktu

(Mali)

Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.

'Iuris&Lex' Analiza a fondo la nueva Ley contra el tráfico de arte

(General)

Juris & Lex thoroughly analyse the new anti art trafficking law

'El Economista' (2017). 'Iuris&Lex' Analiza a fondo la nueva Ley contra el tráfico de arte. El Economista. 12 May.

Are the Dutch Lagging in Efforts to Return Art Looted by the Nazis?

(Netherlands)

Nina Siegal (2017). Are the Dutch Lagging in Efforts to Return Art Looted by the Nazis?. The New York Times. 12 May.

Cops recover stolen idols worth Rs 180 crore

(India)

TNN (2017). Cops recover stolen idols worth Rs 180 crore. The Times of India. 13 May.

'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home

(United States of America)

Edward Helmore (2017). 'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home. The Guardian. 13 May.

Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín

(Bolivia)

Jewels of 4 saints 3 virgins stolen from San Agustín temple

Pamela Pomacahua (2017). Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín. Página Siete. 13 May.

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

(France)

AFP (2017). Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum. RFI. 14 May.

"Tomb raider" arrested after 23 years on the run

(China)

Hou Qiang (2017). "Tomb raider" arrested after 23 years on the run. Xinhua. 14 May.

Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque

(Peru)

American returns archaeological pieces from the Mochica and Lambayeque cultures

Andina (2017). Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque. Andina. 14 May.

Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found. Bristol Herald Courier. 14 May.

Pens Worth $40,000 Stolen From Car Parked At Museum Campus

(United States of America)

Kelly Bauer (2017). Pens Worth $40,000 Stolen From Car Parked At Museum Campus. DNA Info. 15 May.

Suspect nabbed after theft from historic Rolls-Royce

(United States of America)

Andy Rosen (2017). Suspect nabbed after theft from historic Rolls-Royce. The Boston Globe. 15 May.

Injecting Your Painting With Synthetic DNA Could End Art Forgery as We Know It

(General)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Injecting Your Painting With Synthetic DNA Could End Art Forgery as We Know It. ArtNet News. 15 May.

Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Waatea News (2017). Stolen skulls heading back from Sweden. Waatea News. 15 May.

Libyan authorities issue international circular on looted antiquities from Libya

(Libya)

Safa Alharathy (2017). Libyan authorities issue international circular on looted antiquities from Libya. The Libya Observer. 15 May.

Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held

(India)

Kashi Prasad (2017). Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held. The Times of India. 15 May.

El robo del retablo de Olivares

(Spain)

The theft of the altarpiece of Olivares

Agapito Ojosnegros Lázaro (2017). El robo del retablo de Olivares. El Norte de Castilla. 15 May.

Saqueo y destrucción de montículos mayas

(Mexico)

Theft and destruction of Maya mounds

Campeche Hoy (2017). Saqueo y destrucción de montículos mayas. Yucatan a la Mano. 15 May.

The Downfall of an Ancient Coin Dealer Who Defrauded Customers of Millions and Lost a Bronze Head

(United States of America)

Hillel Aron (2017). The Downfall of an Ancient Coin Dealer Who Defrauded Customers of Millions and Lost a Bronze Head. LA Weekly. 16 May.

Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas

(United States of America)

Times-News (2017). Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas. Times-News. 16 May.

Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork

(United States of America)

Jamie Feldman (2017). Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork. Huffington Post. 16 May.

Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million

(United States of America)

Allyssia Alleyne (2017). Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million. CNN. 16 May.

Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum

(New Zealand; Sweden)

Radio New Zealand (2017). Māori ancestral remains to return home from Swedish medical museum. Radio New Zealand. 16 May.

National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts

(Syria; Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor (2017). National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts. Prague Daily Monitor. 16 May.

Wheal Martyn in St Austell offers cash reward for safe return of iconic clay worker statue

(United Kingdom)

Shannon Hards (2017). Wheal Martyn in St Austell offers cash reward for safe return of iconic clay worker statue. Cornwall Live. 17 May.

'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner

(United Kingdom)

Sam Evans (2017). 'I'm sorry:' Stolen oil painting mysteriously returned in mint condition to Stroud owner. Stroud News. 17 May.

Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno

(Ecuador)

Theft in Pío Noveno church

El Diario (2017). Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno. El Diario. 17 May.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings. Hyperallergic. 17 May.

Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers

(Cyprus)

Menelaos Hadjicostis (2017). Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers. Fox News. 17 May.

Numismatics—acquiring old coins—outperforms other investments

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Numismatics—acquiring old coins—outperforms other investments. The Economist. 18 May.

Grave Robbers with Far-Right Links Could Be Stealing Ancestral Māori Skulls

(New Zealand)

Tess McClure (2017). Grave Robbers with Far-Right Links Could Be Stealing Ancestral Māori Skulls. Vice. 18 May.

Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag. Ahram Online. 18 May.

How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft

(Egypt)

Salwa Samir (2017). How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft. Al Monitor. 18 May.

Stolen Nigerian artifact found in Italy

(Nigeria; Italy)

The Cable (2017). Stolen Nigerian artifact found in Italy. The Cable. 18 May.

Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii

(Italy)

The Local (2017). Thieves steal 6th-century ornament from Pompeii. The Local. 18 May.

Case dropped against north-east pair accused of stealing paintings worth more than £100,000

(United Kingdom)

Evening Express (2017). Case dropped against north-east pair accused of stealing paintings worth more than £100,000. Evening Express. 18 May.

$7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting

(United States of America)

Joe Malinconico (2017). $7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting. North Jersey. 18 May.

Wracają nieliczne utracone dzieła sztuki

(Poland)

Few lost artworks returned

Gra\.zyna Zawadka (2017). Wracają nieliczne utracone dzieła sztuki. Rzeczpospolita. 18 May.

Roban más de 400 piezas de una colección arqueológica que iba a convertirse en museo en Campillos

(Spain)

Stolen: More than 400 pieces of an archaeological collection that was to become a museum in Campillos

Fernando Torres (2017). Roban más de 400 piezas de una colección arqueológica que iba a convertirse en museo en Campillos. Diario Sur. 18 May.

Bungling lorry driver gets truck stuck under Grade I-listed ancient Roman arch

(United Kingdom)

Mirror (2017). Bungling lorry driver gets truck stuck under Grade I-listed ancient Roman arch. Mirror. 19 May.

True or 'Valse'? Eccentric art museum features genuine fakes.

(Netherlands)

Claudia Capos (2017). True or 'Valse'? Eccentric art museum features genuine fakes.. The Boston Globe. 19 May.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

Cody Hooks (2017). BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review. The Taos News. 19 May.

Caretaker accused of stealing $37,500 in jewelry, artifacts

(United States of America)

Adrinenne Cutway (2017). Caretaker accused of stealing $37,500 in jewelry, artifacts. Click Orlando. 19 May.

Cyprus leads effort to stamp out 'trade in blood antiquities'

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). Cyprus leads effort to stamp out 'trade in blood antiquities'. Famagusta Gazette. 19 May.

Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Sally Wardle (2017). Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook. Irish News. 20 May.

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

(India)

M. A. Parray (2017). HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum. Kashmir Reader. 20 May.

Twist in $1m heist riddle

(New Zealand)

Phil Taylor (2017). Twist in $1m heist riddle. New Zealand Herald. 21 May.

Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena

(Greece)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena. Greek Reporter. 21 May.

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say. Reuters. 22 May.

$425,000 antique clock reported stolen from Chicago show at Merchandise Mart

(United States of America)

Leonor Vivanco (2017). $425,000 antique clock reported stolen from Chicago show at Merchandise Mart. Chicago Tribune. 22 May.

Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit

(United States of America)

Sasha Lenninger (2017). Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit. KOAT. 22 May.

Birthday girl, boyfriend arrested for art theft

(China)

Global Times (2017). Birthday girl, boyfriend arrested for art theft. Global Times. 22 May.

LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients. Star Tribune. 22 May.

Ex-attorney charged in connection to theft ring

(United States of America)

Renee Fox (2017). Ex-attorney charged in connection to theft ring. Tribune Chronicle. 23 May.

Million-dollar Lindauer art heist in Auckland more sophisticated than police have revealed

(New Zealand)

Kurt Bayer (2017). Million-dollar Lindauer art heist in Auckland more sophisticated than police have revealed. New Zealand Herald. 23 May.

Cotswolds art dealer, 69, 'stole paintings worth £1million including artworks by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood from his clients'

(United Kingdom)

Dave Burke (2017). Cotswolds art dealer, 69, 'stole paintings worth £1million including artworks by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood from his clients'. The Daily Mail. 23 May.

Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2017). Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Zacatecas

Raúl García (2017). El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas. El Sol de Zacatecas. 23 May.

Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets. Los Angeles Times. 23 May.

Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes

(India)

P S Sajimon (2017). Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes. The Times of India. 23 May.

Perth bids to 'bring home' the Stone of Destiny from Edinburgh as part of heritage plans

(United Kingdom)

Kirsteen Paterson (2017). Perth bids to 'bring home' the Stone of Destiny from Edinburgh as part of heritage plans. The National. 23 May.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News (2017). Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now. PTI News. 23 May.

GST impact: Auction of coins, stamps on hold

(India)

Sharath S. Srivatsa (2017). GST impact: Auction of coins, stamps on hold. The Hindu. 23 May.

Thieves raid safe and loot artefacts during church break-in

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Gage (2017). Thieves raid safe and loot artefacts during church break-in. The Brecon & Radnor Express. 24 May.

Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia

(India)

IANS (2017). Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia. Business Standard. 24 May.

A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa

(General)

Claire Voon (2017). A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Hyperallergic. 24 May.

Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists

(United States of America)

James Chapin (2017). Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists. Creative Loafing. 24 May.

Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.

UAE's federal council passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama (2017). UAE's federal council passes antiquities draft law. Zawya. 24 May.

Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical

(Italy)

The Local (2017). Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical. The Local. 24 May.

Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Middle East Monitor (2017). Egypt says it retrieved 4 stolen artefacts from Britain. Middle East Monitor. 24 May.

Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.

(United States of America)

Jim Monk (2017). Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.. KFGO. 25 May.

Dozens of Māori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums

(New Zealand; Germany)

Allison Meier (2017). Dozens of Māori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums. Hyperallergic. 25 May.

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

(Italy; United States of America)

Jennifer Peltz (2017). Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC. ABC United States. 25 May.

LGBTI refugees stole a piece of art and the artist is loving it

(Greece)

Stefanie Gerdes (2017). LGBTI refugees stole a piece of art and the artist is loving it. Gay Star News. 25 May.

David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH

(United States of America)

Melissa Hanson (2017). David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH. Mass Live. 25 May.

Is Ulhasnagar's Chaliya Mandir's stolen gold worth Rs 5 lakh or Rs 8 lakh?

(India)

Faisal Tandel (2017). Is Ulhasnagar's Chaliya Mandir's stolen gold worth Rs 5 lakh or Rs 8 lakh?. Mid-day. 25 May.

Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted. The Art Newspaper. 25 May.

'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight

(United States of America)

Bill Lindelof (2017). 'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight. The Sacramento Bee. 25 May.

Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú

(Paraguay)

Antique saint stolen in Caapucú

ABC Paraguay (2017). Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú. ABC Paraguay. 25 May.

Fake relics "found" in Michigan at turn of century still provoke interest

(United States of America)

Michigan Radio (2017). Fake relics "found" in Michigan at turn of century still provoke interest. Michigan Radio. 25 May.

Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work

(United States of America; Ukraine)

Emma Gatten (2017). Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work. The Telegraph. 25 May.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection

(United States of America)

Christian Erin-Madsen (2017). Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Ancient tomb seized from treasure hunters in central Turkey

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Ancient tomb seized from treasure hunters in central Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 26 May.

American Space Race Artifact Stolen and Put Up for Auction

(United States of America)

Erin Rubin (2017). American Space Race Artifact Stolen and Put Up for Auction. Nonprofit Quarterly. 26 May.

Copper thief targets county museum

(United States of America)

Travis Weik (2017). Copper thief targets county museum. The Courier-Times. 26 May.

Purple Heart marker recovered

(United States of America)

Nikki Younk (2017). Purple Heart marker recovered. The Daily News. 26 May.

Bulgaria recovers over 5,000 antiquities in joint anti-smuggling op with Turkey, France

(Bulgaria; France; Turkey)

AFP (2017). Bulgaria recovers over 5,000 antiquities in joint anti-smuggling op with Turkey, France. Daily Sabah. 26 May.

Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media

(Hong Kong; United States of America)

Catherine Shaw (2017). Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media. Wallpaper. 26 May.

Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan (2017). Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry. CBC. 26 May.

Greek police recover illegally excavated statue, arrest 2

(Greece)

Associated Press (2017). Greek police recover illegally excavated statue, arrest 2. The Republic. 26 May.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

(Australia)

Tim Stone (2017). Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida. CBS. 26 May.

Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.

A Northland man is under investigation by Heritage New Zealand for tampering with historic burial sites

(New Zealand)

Shabnam Dsatgheib (2017). A Northland man is under investigation by Heritage New Zealand for tampering with historic burial sites. Stuff.co.nz. 27 May.

Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor

(India; Australia)

TNN (2017). Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor. The Times of India. 27 May.

'I wasn't cock-a-hoop that I'd fooled the experts': Britain's master forger tells all

(United Kingdom)

Simon Parkin (2017). 'I wasn't cock-a-hoop that I'd fooled the experts': Britain's master forger tells all. The Guardian. 27 May.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). How idol thieves deceived devotees. The Hindu. 27 May.

1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). 1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu. The Hindu. 27 May.

Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives

(United States of America)

Melissa Merli (2017). Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives. The News Gazete. 28 May.

Why did the Nazis steal so many books?

(Germany)

Noah Charney (2017). Why did the Nazis steal so many books?. Salon. 28 May.

After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Austria; France)

Malcolm Gay (2017). After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art. The Boston Globe. 28 May.

Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic

(Italy; Sweden)

Andrea Vogt (2017). Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic. The Telegraph. 28 May.

Rare Violin Stolen From Irish Musician

(Canada)

VOCM (2017). Rare Violin Stolen From Irish Musician. VOCM. 29 May.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez (2017). Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored. Fox. 29 May.

Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto

(Argentina)

Unusual: Bell stolen from a church and loaded into a car

El Periódico (2017). Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto. El Periódico. 29 May.

From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby's: Bag could bring $2 million-plus at auction

(United States of America)

Scott Canon (2017). From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby's: Bag could bring $2 million-plus at auction. The Kansas City Star. 29 May.

Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray (2017). Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains. Common Space. 30 May.

Ten sandalwood poachers arrested, four absconding

(India)

Praveen Kumar (2017). Ten sandalwood poachers arrested, four absconding. Bangalore Mirror. 30 May.

Man out to prove Māori not original settlers under investigation

(New Zealand)

Mihingarangi Forbes (2017). Man out to prove Māori not original settlers under investigation. Radio New Zealand. 30 May.

US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII

(Egypt)

Frank Jordans (2017). US museum returns ancient Egyptian stele missing since WWII. Phys.org. 30 May.

Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

(United States of America)

BBC News (2017). Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row. BBC News. 30 May.

REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Luke Sproule (2017). REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces. The Oxford Times. 30 May.

'Stolen' book of world leaders' autographs turns up in Spain

(Serbia; Spain)

AFP (2017). 'Stolen' book of world leaders' autographs turns up in Spain. The Local. 31 May.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week. Hyperallergic. 31 May.

Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations

(Switzerland; Syria; Lebanon; Belgium; France; United States of America)

Benoit Foucon (2017). Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations. The Wall Street Journal. 31 May.

Art Basel Sues Adidas for Trademark Infringement

(Switzerland)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Art Basel Sues Adidas for Trademark Infringement. Artsy. 31 May.

Why It's So Hard to Find the Original Owners of Nazi-Looted Art

(General)

Jackie Mansky (2017). Why It's So Hard to Find the Original Owners of Nazi-Looted Art. Smithsonian. 31 May.

Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs

(Serbia; Spain)

Outlook (2017). Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs. Outlook. 31 May.

Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors

(United Kingdom)

Ben Barnett (2017). Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors. The Yorkshire Post. 31 May.