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Articles for September 2017

206 articles found.

Antiques smuggling: After DRI letter, Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to CM, seeks inquiry against Randhawa

(India)

Kanchan Vasdev (2017). Antiques smuggling: After DRI letter, Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to CM, seeks inquiry against Randhawa. The Indian Express. 1 September.

Archaeological objects exposed by storms, stolen

(New Zealand)

Hamish MacLean (2017). Archaeological objects exposed by storms, stolen. Otago Daily Times. 1 September.

A Green Light for Art Criminals?

(United Kingdom)

Scott Reyburn (2017). A Green Light for Art Criminals?. The New York Times. 1 September.

Smuggling of heritage furniture: UT begins probe into role of former director of Museum and Art Gallery

(India)

Hina Rohtaki (2017). Smuggling of heritage furniture: UT begins probe into role of former director of Museum and Art Gallery. The Indian Express. 1 September.

Iraq establishes new security force to protect its archaeological wealth

(Iraq)

Mustafa Saadoun (2017). Iraq establishes new security force to protect its archaeological wealth. Al Monitor. 1 September.

National monuments protect meaning, not just landscapes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Thompson (2017). National monuments protect meaning, not just landscapes. High Country News. 1 September.

Sullia: Thieves steal idol of goddess, ornaments from Subrahmanya temple

(India)

Daiji World (2017). Sullia: Thieves steal idol of goddess, ornaments from Subrahmanya temple. Daiji World. 1 September.

Germany investigating cultural goods lost under communists

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Germany investigating cultural goods lost under communists. Timmins Today. 1 September.

Popular tiny camel statue stolen from downtown Colorado Springs

(United States of America)

Bill Folsom (2017). Popular tiny camel statue stolen from downtown Colorado Springs. KOAA. 2 September.

Idol stolen from temple

(India)

Kaumudi (2017). Idol stolen from temple. Kaumudi. 2 September.

U.S. returns Saddam Hussein's precious chess board

(Iraq; United States of America)

Mohamed Mostafa (2017). U.S. returns Saddam Hussein's precious chess board. Iraqi News. 2 September.

Man heartbroken after 50 year bonsai collection stolen

(New Zealand)

Kiri Gillespie (2017). Man heartbroken after 50 year bonsai collection stolen. Bay of Plenty Times. 2 September.

One of stolen plaques irreplaceable

(Malaysia; Australia)

Daily Express (2017). One of stolen plaques irreplaceable. Daily Express. 2 September.

Italy displays marble Roman head stolen in World War II

(Italy; Algeria; France; Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Italy displays marble Roman head stolen in World War II. The Times of Israel. 2 September.

Mangaluru: 800-yr-old idol, ornaments stolen from temple

(India)

Bangalore Mirror (2017). Mangaluru: 800-yr-old idol, ornaments stolen from temple. Bangalore Mirror. 2 September.

Caravaggio the criminal: The violent life and crimes of an artistic genius

(Italy)

Noah Charney (2017). Caravaggio the criminal: The violent life and crimes of an artistic genius. Salon. 3 September.

Stubborn Stand-off Over Stolen Gardner Museum Art Could End With Sentencing Of Hartford Gangster

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Stubborn Stand-off Over Stolen Gardner Museum Art Could End With Sentencing Of Hartford Gangster. Hartford Courant. 3 September.

Artifacts stolen by IS from Mosul museum recovered

(Iraq)

Nehal Mostafa (2017). Artifacts stolen by IS from Mosul museum recovered. Iraqi News. 3 September.

Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank

(United Kingdom)

Calum Macdonald (2017). Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank. BBC News. 3 September.

Poor Egyptians dig up homes in search of antiquities

(Egypt)

Bel Trew (2017). Poor Egyptians dig up homes in search of antiquities. The Sunday Times. 4 September.

Thief steals $300,000 of jewelry made by 'Art in the Pearl' vendors, report says

(United States of America)

Aimee Green (2017). Thief steals $300,000 of jewelry made by 'Art in the Pearl' vendors, report says. The Oregonian. 4 September.

India's antiques, neglected at home but treasured abroad

(India)

Pooja Pillai (2017). India's antiques, neglected at home but treasured abroad. The Indian Express. 4 September.

Le fisc fait irruption dans l'affaire Bouvier

(Switzerland)

Tax authorities intervene in the Bouvier affair

Alexandre Haederli (2017). Le fisc fait irruption dans l'affaire Bouvier. Tribune de Genéve. 4 September.

'Fake' Tom Roberts painting bought for £7,500 could sell for £300,000 after BBC show reveals it's genuine

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Pearlman (2017). 'Fake' Tom Roberts painting bought for £7,500 could sell for £300,000 after BBC show reveals it's genuine. The Telegraph. 4 September.

Marcellin Desboutin's stolen painting found after 28 years

(France)

Blouin Artinfo (2017). Marcellin Desboutin's stolen painting found after 28 years. Blouin Artinfo. 4 September.

Night at the museum: Why the great skylight caper at the MMFA remains unsolved, 45 years later

(Canada)

Marilla Steuter-Martin (2017). Night at the museum: Why the great skylight caper at the MMFA remains unsolved, 45 years later. CBC. 4 September.

German Police Uncover $3 Million Art Heist, Including Baselitz Work

(Germany)

Edmund Heaphy (2017). German Police Uncover $3 Million Art Heist, Including Baselitz Work. The New York Times. 5 September.

Judge delays sentencing of accused mobster tied to Boston art heist

(United States of America)

Andy Thibault (2017). Judge delays sentencing of accused mobster tied to Boston art heist. Reuters. 5 September.

Berkshire Museum's Smithsonian ties severed over art sale plan

(United States of America)

Stephanie Zollshan (2017). Berkshire Museum's Smithsonian ties severed over art sale plan. The Berkshire Eagle. 5 September.

Electric Picnic thieves stole art installation by 90 year old nun

(Ireland)

Fiona Kelly (2017). Electric Picnic thieves stole art installation by 90 year old nun. Buzz. 6 September.

Heartless thieves steal mosaics designed by Perthshire school children

(United Kingdom)

Paul Reoch (2017). Heartless thieves steal mosaics designed by Perthshire school children. The Courier. 6 September.

How Forest Forensics Could Prevent the Theft of Ancient Trees

(United States of America)

Lyndsie Bourgon (2017). How Forest Forensics Could Prevent the Theft of Ancient Trees. Smithsonian. 6 September.

Morocco opens an investigation into the selling of dinosaur fossils on the Internet

(Morocco; Ireland)

Al Arabiya (2017). Morocco opens an investigation into the selling of dinosaur fossils on the Internet. Al Arabiya. 6 September.

'Free Our Sacred' Campaign Calls for the Liberation of Sacred Afro-Brazilian Objects

(Brazil)

Lisa Hollenbach (2017). 'Free Our Sacred' Campaign Calls for the Liberation of Sacred Afro-Brazilian Objects. Rioonwatch. 6 September.

Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials. Mirror Now. 6 September.

The Netherlands Is Still Hoarding a Massive Collection of Art Looted From Jews by Nazis

(Netherlands)

Avraham Roet (2017). The Netherlands Is Still Hoarding a Massive Collection of Art Looted From Jews by Nazis. Haaretz. 7 September.

Cospicua men charged with stealing €34,000 worth of items from parish church

(Malta)

Matthew Agius (2017). Cospicua men charged with stealing €34,000 worth of items from parish church. Malta Today. 7 September.

Amid 'smuggling' controversy, govt to go in for antiquity audit

(India)

Vishav Bharti (2017). Amid 'smuggling' controversy, govt to go in for antiquity audit. The Tribune. 7 September.

The Paternity Saga That Dug Up Salvador Dalí, Explained

(Spain)

Ilana Herzig (2017). The Paternity Saga That Dug Up Salvador Dalí, Explained. Artsy. 7 September.

Turning detective in hunt for artifacts

(Turkey)

Zihao Wang (2017). Turning detective in hunt for artifacts. ECNS. 7 September.

Graves Of Fallen Soldiers Desecrated, Relics Stolen In Historic Cemetery

(United States of America)

Ellysa Chenery (2017). Graves Of Fallen Soldiers Desecrated, Relics Stolen In Historic Cemetery. Wester Journalism. 7 September.

Theft of Artifacts Sets Back Scientists Tracing Human History

(Mexico)

Michael Sainato (2017). Theft of Artifacts Sets Back Scientists Tracing Human History. Observer. 7 September.

Armenia's Ministry of Culture Seeks Return of Ancient Armenian Church Bell from Iran

(Turkey; Iran; Armenia)

Armen Press (2017). Armenia's Ministry of Culture Seeks Return of Ancient Armenian Church Bell from Iran. Asbarez. 7 September.

Two in court on Cospicua church robbery charges

(Malta)

Times of Malta (2017). Two in court on Cospicua church robbery charges. Times of Malta. 7 September.

Bruce Seals may be fake but 'still important for Scotland's history'

(United Kingdom)

Dunfermline Press (2017). Bruce Seals may be fake but 'still important for Scotland's history'. Dunfermline Press. 7 September.

Robo de los atributos de la virgen: "Estamos muy apenados", asegura el padre Federico Lagoa

(Argentina)

Theft of the attributes of the Virgin: "We are very sorry", says Father Federico Lagoa

Noticias Mercedinas (2017). Robo de los atributos de la virgen: "Estamos muy apenados", asegura el padre Federico Lagoa. Noticias Mercedinas. 7 September.

Forgery: Bona fide or bogus?

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Forgery: Bona fide or bogus?. Financial Times. 8 September.

A Magazine Publisher Is Suing Virginia's Prisons for Censoring a Rubens Painting of Adam and Eve

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). A Magazine Publisher Is Suing Virginia's Prisons for Censoring a Rubens Painting of Adam and Eve. ArtNet News. 8 September.

Ancient 'fairy fort' in Tyrone badly damaged by diggers before PSNI move in

(United Kingdom)

Eamon Sweeney (2017). Ancient 'fairy fort' in Tyrone badly damaged by diggers before PSNI move in. Belfast Telegraph. 8 September.

The amazing story of how Soviet Russians pirated music in the 1950s

(Russia)

Al Newstead (2017). The amazing story of how Soviet Russians pirated music in the 1950s. Tone Deaf. 8 September.

Mysteries In The Museum: Crime And Deception In Art

(United States of America)

Lucy Nalpathanchil, Carmen Baskauf (2017). Mysteries In The Museum: Crime And Deception In Art. WNPR. 8 September.

How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era?

(United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era?. The Art Newspaper. 11 September.

Photographer and PETA reach settlement over rights to monkey's selfie

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Photographer and PETA reach settlement over rights to monkey's selfie. Los Angeles Times. 11 September.

Time of the essence in race to restore art looted by the Nazis

(United Kingdom)

Marcus Dysch (2017). Time of the essence in race to restore art looted by the Nazis. The Jewish Chronicle. 12 September.

Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma's wake

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma's wake. The Art Newspaper. 12 September.

Government ratifies Hague Convention on protecting cultural property

(United Kingdom)

Media & Sport" "Department for Digital, Culture (2017). Government ratifies Hague Convention on protecting cultural property. Gov.uk. 12 September.

Stolen Aboriginal relics seized in NSW

(Australia)

Georgia Moore, Caroline Schelle (2017). Stolen Aboriginal relics seized in NSW. News.com.au. 13 September.

UK's restitution powers to be extended indefinitely for Nazi-era loot

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). UK's restitution powers to be extended indefinitely for Nazi-era loot. The Art Newspaper. 13 September.

Stone stackers at ancient sites could face jail, warns Historic England

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2017). Stone stackers at ancient sites could face jail, warns Historic England. The Guardian. 13 September.

Ann Freedman The End Or The Beginning For Knoedler's Disgraced Director

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Ann Freedman The End Or The Beginning For Knoedler's Disgraced Director. Artlyst. 13 September.

Art dealer who stole celebrity portraits of the Rolling Stones, Princess Diana and Bob Dylan jailed for four years

(United Kingdom)

Rod Minchin (2017). Art dealer who stole celebrity portraits of the Rolling Stones, Princess Diana and Bob Dylan jailed for four years. The Independent. 13 September.

Syrians Launch Campaign to Return Antiquities Stolen in Ongoing War

(Syria)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Syrians Launch Campaign to Return Antiquities Stolen in Ongoing War. Albawaba. 13 September.

Olympian Rhona Howie 'gutted' by Dumfries gold medal theft

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Olympian Rhona Howie 'gutted' by Dumfries gold medal theft. BBC News. 13 September.

West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses. Antiques Trade Gazette. 13 September.

Italy police recover $8.4m worth of stolen church art

(Italy; Belgium)

The News (2017). Italy police recover $8.4m worth of stolen church art. The News. 13 September.

Meet the font detectives who ferret out fakery

(General)

Glenn Fleishman (2017). Meet the font detectives who ferret out fakery. Wired. 13 September.

Police in Italy fight back against theft of art from churches

(Italy)

The Local (2017). Police in Italy fight back against theft of art from churches. The Local. 13 September.

Stolen cultural asset returned to South Korea from Japan after 20 years

(South Korea; Japan)

The Japan Times (2017). Stolen cultural asset returned to South Korea from Japan after 20 years. The Japan Times. 13 September.

Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq

(Iraq; United States of America)

Josefin Dolsten (2017). Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq. The Jewish Star. 13 September.

Public art policy suspended by Calgary city council pending review

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Public art policy suspended by Calgary city council pending review. CBC. 14 September.

Police seize stolen Aboriginal artefacts in raid

(Australia)

NITV (2017). Police seize stolen Aboriginal artefacts in raid. NITV. 14 September.

The Cactus Poachers of Phoenix who are Ruining the Arizona Desert

(United States of America)

Fiona Tapp (2017). The Cactus Poachers of Phoenix who are Ruining the Arizona Desert. The Independent. 14 September.

Metro station police foil security guard's attempt to steal artefact from Coptic Museum

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Metro station police foil security guard's attempt to steal artefact from Coptic Museum. Ahram Online. 14 September.

DSP wanted in antique idols smuggling case arrested

(India)

R. Rajaram (2017). DSP wanted in antique idols smuggling case arrested. The Hindu. 14 September.

'Stolen art' and ammunition found in west Belfast

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). 'Stolen art' and ammunition found in west Belfast. BBC News. 14 September.

Imitation Banksy artist's work dubbed 'vandalism' by the Creative Foundation in Folkestone

(United Kingdom)

Kent Live (2017). Imitation Banksy artist's work dubbed 'vandalism' by the Creative Foundation in Folkestone. Kent Live. 14 September.

Saxonwold man offers R50k reward for stolen artworks worth millions

(South Africa)

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni (2017). Saxonwold man offers R50k reward for stolen artworks worth millions. The Citizen. 14 September.

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from archaeological site in Kasteli, Crete

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from archaeological site in Kasteli, Crete. Tornos News. 14 September.

Roman sarcophagus of Hercules returns home to Turkey

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Roman sarcophagus of Hercules returns home to Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 14 September.

Tomb raiders vandalize mysterious Judean Desert 'skull cave'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2017). Tomb raiders vandalize mysterious Judean Desert 'skull cave'. The Jerusalem Post. 15 September.

Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found in New England

(United States of America)

NH1 (2017). Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found in New England. NH1. 15 September.

Thieves break into Latin Catholic Church in Istanbul's Beyoğlu, steal artifacts

(Turkey; Uzbekistan)

Çetin Aydın (2017). Thieves break into Latin Catholic Church in Istanbul's Beyoğlu, steal artifacts. Hurriyet Daily News. 15 September.

Fatwa allowing illegal antiquities excavation triggers ire in Egypt

(Egypt)

Menna A. Farouk (2017). Fatwa allowing illegal antiquities excavation triggers ire in Egypt. Al Monitor. 15 September.

Winery painting thief escapes with spent conviction

(Australia)

Heather McNeill (2017). Winery painting thief escapes with spent conviction. Western Australia Today. 15 September.

Man admits Olympic medal theft from Dumfries museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Man admits Olympic medal theft from Dumfries museum. BBC News. 15 September.

Terry Bradley gallery 'delighted' stolen art is found

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Terry Bradley gallery 'delighted' stolen art is found. BBC News. 15 September.

Monaco's Justice Minister Resigns After Texts Reveal 'Vast Influence Peddling' in Billion-Dollar Art Fraud Case

(Monaco)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Monaco's Justice Minister Resigns After Texts Reveal 'Vast Influence Peddling' in Billion-Dollar Art Fraud Case. ArtNet News. 15 September.

Ayutthaya temple fire damages ancient Buddha statue

(Thailand)

The Nation (2017). Ayutthaya temple fire damages ancient Buddha statue. The Nation. 15 September.

Campaigners call to preserve rubble from archaeological buildings

(Nepal)

OnlineKhabar (2017). Campaigners call to preserve rubble from archaeological buildings. OnlineKhabar. 15 September.

Man charged with antiquities theft over fossils

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2017). Man charged with antiquities theft over fossils. eKathimerini. 15 September.

Tamil Nadu: Absconding DSP held for idol robbery

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2017). Tamil Nadu: Absconding DSP held for idol robbery. Deccan Chronicle. 15 September.

Thieves break into Armenian Orthodox church in Istanbul's Beyoğlu, steal artefacts

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Thieves break into Armenian Orthodox church in Istanbul's Beyoğlu, steal artefacts. Hurriyet Daily News. 15 September.

Head of Libya's archeology authority urges neighboring countries to help end smuggling of antiquities

(Libya)

Abdulkader Assad (2017). Head of Libya's archeology authority urges neighboring countries to help end smuggling of antiquities. The Libya Observer. 16 September.

Stock heritage furniture in one building, panel suggests to UT

(India)

Hina Rohtaki (2017). Stock heritage furniture in one building, panel suggests to UT. The Indian Express. 16 September.

Who Stole 'The Big Maple Leaf,' the Biggest Coin in the World?

(Germany)

Allison McNearney (2017). Who Stole 'The Big Maple Leaf,' the Biggest Coin in the World?. The Daily Beast. 16 September.

Liberia appeals for return of lost artifacts to newly restored museum

(Liberia)

Africa Times (2017). Liberia appeals for return of lost artifacts to newly restored museum. Africa Times. 16 September.

Car booter unwittingly buys stolen £30,000 painting for £40 before handing it to police

(United Kingdom)

Joe Mellor (2017). Car booter unwittingly buys stolen £30,000 painting for £40 before handing it to police. The London Economic. 17 September.

Authorities seize attempt to smuggle ancient guns to Turkey

(Egypt; Turkey)

Daily News Egypt (2017). Authorities seize attempt to smuggle ancient guns to Turkey. Daily News Egypt. 17 September.

Burglars steal Rs 22,000 silver sheet from templevalued at Rs 22,000 stolen from temple in Baner

(India)

TNN (2017). Burglars steal Rs 22,000 silver sheet from templevalued at Rs 22,000 stolen from temple in Baner. The Times of India. 18 September.

New pictures show the destruction of Palmyra

(Syria)

Bel Trew (2017). New pictures show the destruction of Palmyra. The Sunday Times. 18 September.

Despite Leading Signs, Perpetrators of 1985 de Kooning Heist May Remain a Mystery

(United States of America)

Anthony Amore (2017). Despite Leading Signs, Perpetrators of 1985 de Kooning Heist May Remain a Mystery. Observer. 18 September.

Two suspects arrested over illegal excavation in Cairo and Sharqia

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Two suspects arrested over illegal excavation in Cairo and Sharqia. Egypt Independent. 18 September.

Gallery owner says PayPal won't help enough after alleged heist

(United States of America)

Jason Knowles, Ann Pistone (2017). Gallery owner says PayPal won't help enough after alleged heist. ABC United States. 18 September.

Sculptor Michael Rakowitz Recreates Looted Artifacts Using Iraqi Food Packaging

(United States of America; Iraq)

Jason Foumberg (2017). Sculptor Michael Rakowitz Recreates Looted Artifacts Using Iraqi Food Packaging. Chicago. 18 September.

Monument to myth or history? Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.

(United States of America)

Tracie Maurillo (2017). Monument to myth or history? Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.. Chicago Tribune. 18 September.

A film on idol robberies

(India)

Kirubhakar Purushothaman (2017). A film on idol robberies. Deccan Chronicle. 18 September.

Two Stolen Chapel Paintings To Be Repatriated To Peru After Collector Voluntarily Returns The Works

(Peru; United States of America)

Fox Rothschild LLP (2017). Two Stolen Chapel Paintings To Be Repatriated To Peru After Collector Voluntarily Returns The Works. JDSupra. 18 September.

Two men jailed over Dumfries gold medal theft

(United Kingdom)

ITV (2017). Two men jailed over Dumfries gold medal theft. ITV. 19 September.

After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home

(United States of America)

Avery Lill (2017). After 87 years in a Smithsonian collection, bones of Igiugig ancestors return home. KDLG. 19 September.

Liberia Wants Its Cultural Artifacts Back, Please

(Liberia)

Natasha Frost (2017). Liberia Wants Its Cultural Artifacts Back, Please. Atlas Obscura. 19 September.

Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2017). Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation. The Telegraph. 19 September.

Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking. The Art Newspaper. 19 September.

Bring back the Met's art and antiquities squad

(United Kingdom)

James Ratcliffe (2017). Bring back the Met's art and antiquities squad. Apollo. 19 September.

Stolen church items found after tipoff during confession

(Malta)

Times of Malta (2017). Stolen church items found after tipoff during confession. Times of Malta. 19 September.

Ivory Dealer Goes Undercover to Help Bust Wildlife Smuggler

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Ivory Dealer Goes Undercover to Help Bust Wildlife Smuggler. US News and World Report. 19 September.

No Egyptian antiquities were smuggled to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum: Official

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Egypt Independent (2017). No Egyptian antiquities were smuggled to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum: Official. Egypt Independent. 19 September.

Antiques smugglers had a free run of state's heritage

(India)

Tribune News Service (2017). Antiques smugglers had a free run of state's heritage. The Tribune. 19 September.

NBI: Nine face possible charges in major art forgery case

(Finland)

YLE (2017). NBI: Nine face possible charges in major art forgery case. YLE. 20 September.

A £30k painting created by Joan Collins' son turned up at an Isle of Sheppey bootfair

(United Kingdom)

Joy Basu (2017). A £30k painting created by Joan Collins' son turned up at an Isle of Sheppey bootfair. Kent Live. 20 September.

Getty Villa To Reopen Thursday After LAPD Bomb Squad Comes Up Empty

(United States of America)

Dominic Patten (2017). Getty Villa To Reopen Thursday After LAPD Bomb Squad Comes Up Empty. Deadline. 20 September.

Theft of Qur'an: HC seeks status

(India)

D.H. Rashid (2017). Theft of Qur'an: HC seeks status. Greater Kashmir. 20 September.

As Mexico Searches for Survivors After Massive Quake, Museums Scramble to Locate Staff and Assess the Damage

(Mexico)

Sarah Cascone, Henri Neuendorf (2017). As Mexico Searches for Survivors After Massive Quake, Museums Scramble to Locate Staff and Assess the Damage. ArtNet News. 20 September.

Break-in at Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra, no artefacts missing: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Break-in at Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra, no artefacts missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 20 September.

Ottoman-era artefacts seized at Cairo airport to go to Museum of Islamic Art

(Egypt; Turkey)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ottoman-era artefacts seized at Cairo airport to go to Museum of Islamic Art. Ahram Online. 20 September.

Watch awarded to honour war hero's bravery returned five months after being stolen

(United Kingdom)

Michael Muncaster (2017). Watch awarded to honour war hero's bravery returned five months after being stolen. Chronicle Live. 20 September.

Sarcophagus of Hercules set in place

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Sarcophagus of Hercules set in place. Daily Sabah. 20 September.

Theft At Temple In Siliguri's Champasari

(India)

Siliguri Times (2017). Theft At Temple In Siliguri's Champasari. Siliguri Times. 20 September.

Gerard Vaughan retires from the National Gallery of Australia

(Australia)

Karen Hardy (2017). Gerard Vaughan retires from the National Gallery of Australia. The Canberra Times. 21 September.

9/11 Memorial Art Stolen After Truthers Threaten Display, Police Say

(United States of America)

Allegra Hobbs (2017). 9/11 Memorial Art Stolen After Truthers Threaten Display, Police Say. DNA Info. 21 September.

National Gallery can keep 'stolen' Henri Matisse painting, judge rules

(United Kingdom)

iNews (2017). National Gallery can keep 'stolen' Henri Matisse painting, judge rules. iNews. 21 September.

Discovering our Common Humanity through Space Archaeology

(United States of America)

Kristin Butler (2017). Discovering our Common Humanity through Space Archaeology. Discover. 21 September.

Navajo Nation vows to sue Trump if he shrinks Bears Ears national monument

(United States of America)

Josh Siegel (2017). Navajo Nation vows to sue Trump if he shrinks Bears Ears national monument. Washington Examiner. 21 September.

Stolen, recovered, and now for sale: The saga of Cherry Hill's Norman Rockwell painting

(United States of America)

Kevin Riordan (2017). Stolen, recovered, and now for sale: The saga of Cherry Hill's Norman Rockwell painting. Philly.com. 21 September.

Global market for forged and stolen artworks is thriving and underpoliced

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Clive Williams (2017). Global market for forged and stolen artworks is thriving and underpoliced. The Sydney Morning Herald. 21 September.

Stolen WW1 watch for bravery returned to Blyth museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Stolen WW1 watch for bravery returned to Blyth museum. BBC News. 21 September.

National Gallery wins legal battle over Henri Matisse's Portrait of Greta Moll

(United Kingdom)

Barney Henderson (2017). National Gallery wins legal battle over Henri Matisse's Portrait of Greta Moll. The Telegraph. 21 September.

Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Leslie Macmillan (2017). Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts. The New York Times. 21 September.

Taiwan and Vietnamese men arrested for illegal logging

(Taiwan; Vietnam)

Asia Times (2017). Taiwan and Vietnamese men arrested for illegal logging. Asia Times. 22 September.

Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to undergo psychiatric test

(United States of America)

Scott Malone (2017). Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to undergo psychiatric test. Reuters. 22 September.

Berlin police laugh off theft of their own Nazi artefacts

(Germany)

David Charter (2017). Berlin police laugh off theft of their own Nazi artefacts. The Sunday Times. 22 September.

Paphos mayor accuses foreign ministry staff of wrongdoing

(Cyprus; France; China)

George Psyllides (2017). Paphos mayor accuses foreign ministry staff of wrongdoing. Cyprus Mail. 22 September.

Kos quake caused 95 million euros in damages

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2017). Kos quake caused 95 million euros in damages. eKathimerini. 22 September.

US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court. The Art Newspaper. 22 September.

Idol theft gang falls in CID trap

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Idol theft gang falls in CID trap. The New Indian Express. 22 September.

Idol theft case: Arrested cop didn't cooperate with investigators, says police officer

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2017). Idol theft case: Arrested cop didn't cooperate with investigators, says police officer. The Times of India. 23 September.

Portrait's bullet holes shocks art gallery worker

(New Zealand)

Dionne Christian (2017). Portrait's bullet holes shocks art gallery worker. New Zealand Herald. 23 September.

RCMP inks deal to return Louis Riel artifacts to Métis people

(Canada)

Alex Soloducha (2017). RCMP inks deal to return Louis Riel artifacts to Métis people. CBC. 23 September.

Suspended DSP produced in court

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Suspended DSP produced in court. The Hindu. 23 September.

Cultural guardians

(Afghanistan; Syria; Pakistan)

Bina Shah (2017). Cultural guardians. Dawn. 24 September.

The myth of the art thief: It's not a gentleman's crime

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). The myth of the art thief: It's not a gentleman's crime. Salon. 24 September.

Marseille: A stele of Egyptian Stolen from a Museum in the Middle of the Day

(France)

A. Gelebart (2017). Marseille: A stele of Egyptian Stolen from a Museum in the Middle of the Day. The Sherbrooke Times. 24 September.

DSP held in idol theft case proves hard nut to crack

(India)

A Selvaraj (2017). DSP held in idol theft case proves hard nut to crack. The Times of India. 24 September.

Un detenido por robar piezas arqueológicas del yacimiento íbero de Ulldecona

(Spain)

One detained for stealing archaeological pieces from Iberian site of Ulldecona

"La Vanguardia" (2017). Un detenido por robar piezas arqueológicas del yacimiento íbero de Ulldecona. La Vanguardia. 24 September.

Ancient Hercules sarcophagus returns home to Turkey with splendid welcome

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Ancient Hercules sarcophagus returns home to Turkey with splendid welcome. Daily Sabah. 24 September.

The Surprising Truth About Fake Art and How to Avoid Being Scammed

(General)

Ben Ryder Howe (2017). The Surprising Truth About Fake Art and How to Avoid Being Scammed. Town and Country. 25 September.

Earthquake In Mexico Hit Churches Hard in Puebla State

(Mexico)

Carrie Kahn (2017). Earthquake In Mexico Hit Churches Hard in Puebla State. NPR. 25 September.

In the battle over stolen work, social media may just be indie designers' greatest weapon

(United States of America)

Lea Rose Emery (2017). In the battle over stolen work, social media may just be indie designers' greatest weapon. The Daily Dot. 25 September.

Security headache of idol's valuables in pandal

(India)

Arabinda Panda (2017). Security headache of idol's valuables in pandal. The New Indian Express. 25 September.

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. The Province. 25 September.

Art Handlers, Long Overlooked, Push for Better Wages and Union Representation

(United States of America)

Daisy Alioto (2017). Art Handlers, Long Overlooked, Push for Better Wages and Union Representation. Artsy. 25 September.

How researchers can stop the plundering of cultural treasures

(General)

Fillip-André Baarøy (2017). How researchers can stop the plundering of cultural treasures. Phys.org. 25 September.

We're in the Age of Fake Photos and Videos—Here's How to Spot Them

(General)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). We're in the Age of Fake Photos and Videos—Here's How to Spot Them. Artsy. 25 September.

The Yeats Collection sale is only the latest sign of Ireland's broken heritage export system

(Ireland)

Robert O'Byrne (2017). The Yeats Collection sale is only the latest sign of Ireland's broken heritage export system. Apollo. 25 September.

Vandals spray swastika on Sculpture Projects Münster exhibit

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Vandals spray swastika on Sculpture Projects Münster exhibit. The Art Newspaper. 25 September.

Meet Kevin McCormick, the man who made it his mission to return Canada's lost military medals

(Canada)

Alison Crawford (2017). Meet Kevin McCormick, the man who made it his mission to return Canada's lost military medals. CBC. 25 September.

Roban las joyas de la Virgen de la Alegría de Majadahonda y destrozan el despacho parroquial de Santa Catalina

(Spain)

Jewels of the Virgen de la Alegría of Majadahonda stolen and parish office of St Catherine destroyed

Majadahonda Magazin (2017). Roban las joyas de la Virgen de la Alegría de Majadahonda y destrozan el despacho parroquial de Santa Catalina. Majadahonda Magazin. 25 September.

Safeguarding India's heritage: DNA takes a look at Ministry of Culture

(India)

Amrita Madhukalya (2017). Safeguarding India's heritage: DNA takes a look at Ministry of Culture. DNA India. 25 September.

Heist at Whistler art gallery spurs police to ask for public's help

(Canada)

Ashley Burr (2017). Heist at Whistler art gallery spurs police to ask for public's help. Global News. 26 September.

Public urged to help find missing art

(Taiwan)

Wei-han Chen (2017). Public urged to help find missing art. Taipei Times. 26 September.

'Stolen' 9/11 Subway Art Was Unauthorized and Removed by Cleaner, NYPD Says

(United States of America)

Allegra Hobbs (2017). 'Stolen' 9/11 Subway Art Was Unauthorized and Removed by Cleaner, NYPD Says. DNA Info. 26 September.

Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'

(United States of America)

Gareth Harris (2017). Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'. The Art Newspaper. 26 September.

No CBI Probe into Melukote Temple Theft

(India)

Shyam Prasad (2017). No CBI Probe into Melukote Temple Theft. Bangalore Mirror. 26 September.

Smugglers preying on fossils in Narmada valley, officials

(India)

Outlook (2017). Smugglers preying on fossils in Narmada valley, officials. Outlook. 26 September.

Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon

(Lebanon; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon. ArtNet News. 26 September.

Idol lifting case: accused produced in court

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idol lifting case: accused produced in court. The Hindu. 26 September.

Minister receives Briton who returned ancient jug

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Daily Sabah (2017). Minister receives Briton who returned ancient jug. Daily Sabah. 26 September.

National Inuit org honours return of stolen Nunatsiavut remains

(Canada)

Nunatsiaq News (2017). National Inuit org honours return of stolen Nunatsiavut remains. Nunatsiaq Online. 26 September.

Pezeshknia Painting Stolen

(Iran)

Financial Tribute (2017). Pezeshknia Painting Stolen. Financial Tribute. 26 September.

Chinese monument being used as climbing wall by visitors

(China)

Laurie Chen (2017). Chinese monument being used as climbing wall by visitors. South China Morning Post. 27 September.

Inter-state robbers nabbed

(India)

The Hans India (2017). Inter-state robbers nabbed. The Hans India. 27 September.

The art of anti-terrorism

(General)

Peter Watts (2017). The art of anti-terrorism. Apollo. 27 September.

Ghent: Two paintings returned to their owners after 78 years

(Belgium)

Christopher Vincent (2017). Ghent: Two paintings returned to their owners after 78 years. The Brussels Times. 27 September.

Picton artist Sirpa Alalääkkölä 'heartbroken' at theft of paintings worth 'hundreds of thousands'

(New Zealand)

Melissa Nightengale (2017). Picton artist Sirpa Alalääkkölä 'heartbroken' at theft of paintings worth 'hundreds of thousands'. New Zealand Herald. 27 September.

Ukraine and Russia fight over Crimean heritage

(Ukraine; Russia)

AFP (2017). Ukraine and Russia fight over Crimean heritage. The New Indian Express. 28 September.

How China and America Can Protect the World's Antiquities

(China; United States of America)

Eleni Wah (2017). How China and America Can Protect the World's Antiquities. Foreign Affairs. 28 September.

Judge Orders Another Exam For Mobster Gentile, Who Remains Silent On Notorious Gardner Heist

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Judge Orders Another Exam For Mobster Gentile, Who Remains Silent On Notorious Gardner Heist. Hartford Courant. 28 September.

Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2017). Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage. Mexico News Daily. 28 September.

Four held for stealing silver palanquin

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Four held for stealing silver palanquin. The Hindu. 28 September.

4 robbers held, booty worth Rs 7.5 lakh seized

(India)

Express News Service (2017). 4 robbers held, booty worth Rs 7.5 lakh seized. The New Indian Express. 28 September.

7 idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Udaipur Times (2017). 7 idols stolen from Jain temple. Udaipur Times. 28 September.

'Nighthawk' artefacts hunters hit Hadrian's Wall area Roman site

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Minting (2017). 'Nighthawk' artefacts hunters hit Hadrian's Wall area Roman site. The Northern Echo. 28 September.

The archaeological treasures IS failed to destroy

(Iraq)

Sebastian Rey, John MacGinnis (2017). The archaeological treasures IS failed to destroy. BBC News. 29 September.

Four including temple staff held for stealing silver palanquin

(India)

TNN (2017). Four including temple staff held for stealing silver palanquin. The Times of India. 29 September.

Matisse's heirs claim two cut-outs worth $4.5m

(France; Hong Kong)

Vincent Noce (2017). Matisse's heirs claim two cut-outs worth $4.5m. The Art Newspaper. 29 September.

Aivazovsky painting stolen from Russia in 1976 found in Switzerland

(Russia; Switzerland)

RAPSI (2017). Aivazovsky painting stolen from Russia in 1976 found in Switzerland. RAPSI. 29 September.

Alleged art heist no heist at all

(New Zealand)

Adele Redmond (2017). Alleged art heist no heist at all. Stuff.co.nz. 29 September.

Police appeal for witnesses after 2000 pieces of silver stolen from Kent antiques dealer

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Police appeal for witnesses after 2000 pieces of silver stolen from Kent antiques dealer. Antiques Trade Gazette. 29 September.

Thieves in smash-and-grab heist take 'iconic' museum gems

(United States of America)

Teri Figueroa (2017). Thieves in smash-and-grab heist take 'iconic' museum gems. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 29 September.

The story behind the world's oldest surviving wharenui at Te Papa

(New Zealand)

Laura Macdonald (2017). The story behind the world's oldest surviving wharenui at Te Papa. Newshub. 29 September.

Antique Idol Stolen From Cuttack Recovered In UP

(India)

Odisha TV (2017). Antique Idol Stolen From Cuttack Recovered In UP. Odisha TV. 29 September.

Sale of heritage furniture to invite punishment

(India)

The Tribune (2017). Sale of heritage furniture to invite punishment. The Tribune. 29 September.

Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu (2017). Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives. The Guardian. 30 September.

Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum

(United States of America; Nigeria)

Alexander Okere (2017). Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum. Punch. 30 September.

Renoir painting stolen before auction near Paris

(France)

BBC News (2017). Renoir painting stolen before auction near Paris. BBC News. 30 September.

Theft at puja older than city

(India)

Subhasish Chaudhuri (2017). Theft at puja older than city. Telegraph India. 30 September.

3 sentenced to prison for looting Mississippi Indian mound

(United States of America)

The Republic (2017). 3 sentenced to prison for looting Mississippi Indian mound. The Republic. 30 September.