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Articles for October 2017

209 articles found.

Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems

(United Kingdom)

Martin Evans (2017). Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems. The Telegraph. 1 October.

The Salvation of Mosul

(Iraq)

Joshua Hammer (2017). The Salvation of Mosul. Smithsonian. 1 October.

The Prison Guards Who Stole a Salvador Dalí Painting

(United States of America)

Allison McNearney (2017). The Prison Guards Who Stole a Salvador Dalí Painting. Daily Beast. 1 October.

Palmyra statue damaged by militants goes on display in Damascus

(Syria)

Gulf Times (2017). Palmyra statue damaged by militants goes on display in Damascus. Gulf Times. 1 October.

CBI faces flak from court as case of idol theft in Allahabad drags on for 37 years

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). CBI faces flak from court as case of idol theft in Allahabad drags on for 37 years. First Post. 1 October.

4 try to steal idol from temple, land in villagers' net

(India)

TNN (2017). 4 try to steal idol from temple, land in villagers' net. The Times of India. 2 October.

CBI faces flak for delaying 37-year-old case

(India)

Shikha Verma (2017). CBI faces flak for delaying 37-year-old case. The Asian Age. 2 October.

Artists using living proof that their work is genuine

(United Kingdom)

Elizabeth Burden (2017). Artists using living proof that their work is genuine. The Times. 2 October.

US court to decide on terror victims' claim on lent artefacts

(Israel; United States of America; Iran)

Martha Lufkin (2017). US court to decide on terror victims' claim on lent artefacts. The Art Newspaper. 2 October.

वराह मंदिर से पांच सौ साल पुरानी पत्थर की प्रतिमा चोरी

(India)

Stone idol of the God Varaha stolen last night from temple

Manoj Tiwari (2017). वराह मंदिर से पांच सौ साल पुरानी पत्थर की प्रतिमा चोरी. News 18. 2 October.

He smuggled a rhino horn artifact out of Miami, but the feds were watching

(United States of America)

Kyle Swenson (2017). He smuggled a rhino horn artifact out of Miami, but the feds were watching. The Washington Post. 2 October.

Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit

(France)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit. The New York Times. 2 October.

Why Art Basel's New Ethics Rules Are Good News for the Market (and Other Insights)

(General)

Tim Schneider (2017). Why Art Basel's New Ethics Rules Are Good News for the Market (and Other Insights). ArtNet News. 2 October.

Fraudster who tried to sell fake Greek bowl foiled by Poundland notebook

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2017). Fraudster who tried to sell fake Greek bowl foiled by Poundland notebook. The Telegraph. 2 October.

After Tip-Off, Police Roll Up Nationwide Tomb Raiding Gangs

(China)

Shao Ke (2017). After Tip-Off, Police Roll Up Nationwide Tomb Raiding Gangs. Sixth Tone. 3 October.

Ancient Statue Damaged by ISIS Resurrected in Damascus

(Syria)

Brigit Katz (2017). Ancient Statue Damaged by ISIS Resurrected in Damascus. Smithsonian.com. 3 October.

Swastikas found spray-painted outside settlement archaeology site

(Palestine)

Jacob Magid (2017). Swastikas found spray-painted outside settlement archaeology site. The Times of Israel. 3 October.

Swastikas Painted on Sign to Site of Ancient Susiya Excavation

(Palestine)

Hana Levi Julian (2017). Swastikas Painted on Sign to Site of Ancient Susiya Excavation. Jewish Press. 3 October.

ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 October.

Mutter Museum to return skull of Australian soldier killed in WWI

(Australia; United States of America; Belgium)

Joseph A. Gambardello (2017). Mutter Museum to return skull of Australian soldier killed in WWI. Philly.com. 3 October.

Dead Sea Scrolls scam: Dozens of recently sold fragments are fakes, experts warn

(Israel; Palestine; United States of America)

Amanda Borschel-Dan (2017). Dead Sea Scrolls scam: Dozens of recently sold fragments are fakes, experts warn. The Times of Israel. 3 October.

The government must bring the stolen Indigenous dead home

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2017). The government must bring the stolen Indigenous dead home. The Guardian. 4 October.

Burglars steal cash from New Walk Museum - but ignore priceless artefacts

(United Kingdom)

Dan Martin (2017). Burglars steal cash from New Walk Museum - but ignore priceless artefacts. Leicester Mercury. 4 October.

From Rhino horns to Egyptian jewels - these are the items that have been stolen from Leicester's museums

(United Kingdom)

Dan Martin (2017). From Rhino horns to Egyptian jewels - these are the items that have been stolen from Leicester's museums. Leicester Mercury. 4 October.

Senate Minority Leader: Don't Return Trove of Jewish Artifacts to Iraq

(Iraq; United States of America)

Josefin Dolsten (2017). Senate Minority Leader: Don't Return Trove of Jewish Artifacts to Iraq. The Jerusalem Post. 4 October.

Police release images of paintings stolen from art gallery

(United Kingdom)

Laura Hammond (2017). Police release images of paintings stolen from art gallery. Nottingham Post. 4 October.

Theft at Ekvira Devi Temple

(India)

Shoumojit Banerjee (2017). Theft at Ekvira Devi Temple. The Hindu. 4 October.

Italy's heritage under threat

(Italy)

Sophie Tavernese (2017). Italy's heritage under threat. EuroNews. 4 October.

Temple's Stolen Dome Sparks Quarrel Over its Fabrication

(India)

Archana More (2017). Temple's Stolen Dome Sparks Quarrel Over its Fabrication. Pune Mirror. 5 October.

Madhya Pradesh STF arrests 2 men for smuggling antiques

(India)

P. Naveen (2017). Madhya Pradesh STF arrests 2 men for smuggling antiques. The Times of India. 5 October.

Two works of Ottoman-era Turkish national painter seized 5 years after museum theft

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Two works of Ottoman-era Turkish national painter seized 5 years after museum theft. Daily Sabah. 5 October.

Stolen Rockwell painting returned to family after 40 years set for auction

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Rockwell painting returned to family after 40 years set for auction. NJ.com. 5 October.

1,000 African Skulls Stolen for Racist Research in Germany Discovered in a Museum Basement

(Germany; Rwanda; Tanzania; Burundi)

Kristin Hugo (2017). 1,000 African Skulls Stolen for Racist Research in Germany Discovered in a Museum Basement. Newsweek. 6 October.

The damage being done to our churches

(United Kingdom)

KLFM (2017). The damage being done to our churches. KLFM. 6 October.

In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure

(Palestine)

Fares Akram (2017). In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure. Phys.org. 6 October.

Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints that it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'

(United States of America)

Lindsey Bever (2017). Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints that it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'. The Washington Post. 6 October.

Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm

(India)

Sanya Dhingra (2017). Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm. The Print. 6 October.

Picasso's Weeping Woman covered in National Gallery of Victoria protest against Wilson Security

(Australia)

Jean Edwards (2017). Picasso's Weeping Woman covered in National Gallery of Victoria protest against Wilson Security. ABC Australia. 6 October.

Two held with antique idols, painting

(India)

The Hitavada (2017). Two held with antique idols, painting. The Hitavada. 6 October.

An Ancient Canaanite Treasure in Gaza Was Leveled to the Ground by Hamas

(Palestine)

Associated Press (2017). An Ancient Canaanite Treasure in Gaza Was Leveled to the Ground by Hamas. Haaretz. 6 October.

Nighthawks cause damage at scheduled monument

(United Kingdom)

Northumberland Gazette (2017). Nighthawks cause damage at scheduled monument. Northumberland Gazette. 6 October.

Now, monumental fines for graffiti

(India)

Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Now, monumental fines for graffiti. DNA India. 7 October.

Bid to smuggle Mughal-era antiquities foiled

(Pakistan; Afghanistan)

The Express Tribune (2017). Bid to smuggle Mughal-era antiquities foiled. The Express Tribune. 7 October.

Burglars decamp with temple jewellery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Burglars decamp with temple jewellery. India Today. 7 October.

New draft antiquities bill will facilitate idol theft & smuggling, say activists

(India)

Jaya Menon, Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). New draft antiquities bill will facilitate idol theft & smuggling, say activists. The Times of India. 8 October.

10th-century Shiva idol to be on home ground soon

(India)

Kumar Vikram (2017). 10th-century Shiva idol to be on home ground soon. The New Indian Express. 8 October.

Six panchaloha idols stolen from temple in Chennai

(India)

The News Minute (2017). Six panchaloha idols stolen from temple in Chennai. The News Minute. 8 October.

Handyman wanted in Sparta art theft

(United States of America)

New Jersey Herald (2017). Handyman wanted in Sparta art theft. New Jersey Herald. 8 October.

Police say plumber who stole $239K worth of comics, art from Sparta home fled to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Michael Izzo (2017). Police say plumber who stole $239K worth of comics, art from Sparta home fled to Italy. Daily Record. 9 October.

Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king

(Thailand)

Associated Press (2017). Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

UK finally steps-up to Chinese ivory efforts

(United Kingdom)

Rupert Reid (2017). UK finally steps-up to Chinese ivory efforts. Sino. 9 October.

V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident. The Art Newspaper. 9 October.

Idol Wing IG's special camp office comes up at Tiruchi

(India)

R. Rajaram (2017). Idol Wing IG's special camp office comes up at Tiruchi. The Hindu. 9 October.

Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of Paris legal tussle

(France)

Juliette Montesse (2017). Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at center of Paris legal tussle. The Times of Israel. 9 October.

Christie's to sell Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi

(United States of America)

Sarah P. Hanson (2017). Christie's to sell Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi. The Art Newspaper. 10 October.

Stolen comic book art in North Jersey highlights increasing value of original drawings

(United States of America)

Steve Janoski, Michael Izzo, Kaitlyn Kanzle (2017). Stolen comic book art in North Jersey highlights increasing value of original drawings. North Jersey. 10 October.

Theft of Marvel exec's art reads like a comic book caper

(United States of America)

Steve Janoski (2017). Theft of Marvel exec's art reads like a comic book caper. North Jersey. 10 October.

Richard Prince Wasn't the First Artist to Face Copyright Battles—Just Ask Warhol and Rauschenberg

(United States of America)

Jessica Meiselman (2017). Richard Prince Wasn't the First Artist to Face Copyright Battles—Just Ask Warhol and Rauschenberg. Artsy. 10 October.

Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods

(India)

Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.

Forgery of ancient silk leaves chemical footprint

(United States of America; Iran)

Louisa Dalton (2017). Forgery of ancient silk leaves chemical footprint. C&EN. 11 October.

Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces

(United States of America)

Tom Ferrall (2017). Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces. Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News. 11 October.

Major Conceptual Artwork Is at the Heart of a Lawsuit Between Dueling Foundations

(United States of America; Japan)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Major Conceptual Artwork Is at the Heart of a Lawsuit Between Dueling Foundations. ArtNet News. 11 October.

Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar

(India)

Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar. DNA. 11 October.

Looted Antiquity, Once at Met Museum, to Return to Lebanon

(Lebanon; United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2017). Looted Antiquity, Once at Met Museum, to Return to Lebanon. The New York Times. 11 October.

Some priceless Niihau shell lei return home

(United States of America)

Chris Sugidono (2017). Some priceless Niihau shell lei return home. The Maui News. 11 October.

Multimillion dollar sculpture missing since 1930s discovered in Morris County

(United States of America)

William Westhoven (2017). Multimillion dollar sculpture missing since 1930s discovered in Morris County. Daily Record. 11 October.

Romanian Police recover 5,000 archaeological artifacts from treasure hunters

(Romania)

Romania Insider (2017). Romanian Police recover 5,000 archaeological artifacts from treasure hunters. Romania Insider. 11 October.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran copy: HC Seeks Status of CBI Investigation

(India)

Marouf Ali (2017). Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran copy: HC Seeks Status of CBI Investigation. Kashmir Observer. 12 October.

600-year-old idol worth Rs 2.35 crore recovered, 4 held

(India; Malaysia)

TNN (2017). 600-year-old idol worth Rs 2.35 crore recovered, 4 held. The Times of India. 12 October.

How an Oversight in Public Arts Policy Caused a Kerfuffle in Palo Alto

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). How an Oversight in Public Arts Policy Caused a Kerfuffle in Palo Alto. Hyperallergic. 12 October.

Owner of Missing Shirley Temple Dress Offers Big Reward for Lucky Finder

(United States of America)

Amber Belus (2017). Owner of Missing Shirley Temple Dress Offers Big Reward for Lucky Finder. Closer Weekly. 12 October.

Ethiopia: The Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia's Looted Heritages

(Ethiopia)

Abiy Hailu (2017). Ethiopia: The Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia's Looted Heritages. All Africa. 12 October.

Why Isn't Anyone Searching for Montreal's Stolen Masterpieces?

(Canada)

Anthony Amore (2017). Why Isn't Anyone Searching for Montreal's Stolen Masterpieces?. Observer. 12 October.

US returns 95 works from money laundering banker's collection to Brazil

(Brazil; United States of America)

James H. Miller (2017). US returns 95 works from money laundering banker's collection to Brazil. The Art Newspaper. 12 October.

Harvey Weinstein Never Paid for the $100,000 Cecily Brown He Bought at Planned Parenthood's Charity Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Harvey Weinstein Never Paid for the $100,000 Cecily Brown He Bought at Planned Parenthood's Charity Auction. ArtNet News. 12 October.

36-yr-old case: HC stays order of cost on CBI's sr officer

(India)

Outlook (2017). 36-yr-old case: HC stays order of cost on CBI's sr officer. Outlook. 12 October.

Unesco: Israel joins US in quitting UN heritage agency over 'anti-Israel bias'

(United States of America; Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2017). Unesco: Israel joins US in quitting UN heritage agency over 'anti-Israel bias'. The Guardian. 12 October.

Gurlitt's Swiss dealer breaks silence on his client

(Switzerland; Germany)

SwissInfo (2017). Gurlitt's Swiss dealer breaks silence on his client. Expatica. 12 October.

More than $20,000 in handcrafted items stolen from First Nations store

(Canada)

Mark Melnychuck (2017). More than $20,000 in handcrafted items stolen from First Nations store. Regina Leader-Post. 12 October.

Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine

(Ukraine; United Kingdom)

Interfax Ukraine (2017). Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine. Interfax Ukraine. 12 October.

Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, to be Unesco's next director-general

(General)

Vincent Noce (2017). Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, to be Unesco's next director-general. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

The U.S. Is Withdrawing from UNESCO—What Happens Now?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). The U.S. Is Withdrawing from UNESCO—What Happens Now?. Artsy. 13 October.

A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry

(China)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A Chinese Museum Has Removed Photographs Comparing Africans to Animals After a Public Outcry. ArtNet News. 13 October.

Viking loot plundered: Irish help sought in tracing artefacts

(Norway; Ireland)

Lorna Siggins (2017). Viking loot plundered: Irish help sought in tracing artefacts. The Irish Times. 13 October.

Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy Rages On

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Legal Threats Mount for Berkshire Museum as Deaccession Controversy Rages On. ArtNet News. 13 October.

HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft

(India)

The Hindu (2017). HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft. The Hindu. 13 October.

Sword attacker charged with murder attempt

(Taiwan)

Li-chung Chien (2017). Sword attacker charged with murder attempt. Taipei Times. 14 October.

California wildfire destroys 'Peanuts' creator Charles M Schulz's house

(United States of America)

Hannah Rogers (2017). California wildfire destroys 'Peanuts' creator Charles M Schulz's house. GkMen. 14 October.

'Join hands to fight idol theft'

(India)

The Hindu (2017). 'Join hands to fight idol theft'. The Hindu. 14 October.

Gabriella Coslovich on Writing the Brett Whiteley Forgery Trial

(Australia)

Daily Review (2017). Gabriella Coslovich on Writing the Brett Whiteley Forgery Trial. Daily Review. 15 October.

Back page: Penelope Jackson talks art crime in New Zealand

(New Zealand)

Scott Yeoman (2017). Back page: Penelope Jackson talks art crime in New Zealand. Bay of Plenty Times. 15 October.

National Museum of the American Indian to Show a Mile-Marker From the Standing Rock Protests

(United States of America)

Hannah Pikaart (2017). National Museum of the American Indian to Show a Mile-Marker From the Standing Rock Protests. ArtNet News. 15 October.

Legendary Kumalo photos abandoned in museum

(South Africa)

IOL (2017). Legendary Kumalo photos abandoned in museum. IOL. 16 October.

Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?

(United States of America)

Lizzie Wade (2017). Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?. Science. 16 October.

Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Germany; Nigeria; France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Border guards seize ancient books on border with Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Ukrinform (2017). Border guards seize ancient books on border with Crimea. Ukrinform. 16 October.

Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sets fire to a bank in Paris

(France; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sets fire to a bank in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Philaeni statues' disappearance refuted by antiquities authorities

(Libya)

Libya Herald (2017). Philaeni statues' disappearance refuted by antiquities authorities. Libya Herald. 16 October.

Donald Trump's 'Renoir' raises questions

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Donald Trump's 'Renoir' raises questions. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Tourism Ministry to lay more emphasis on saving, protecting shipwrecks, artefacts

(Malaysia)

Kelly Koh (2017). Tourism Ministry to lay more emphasis on saving, protecting shipwrecks, artefacts. New Straits Times. 17 October.

How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Beatrix Ruf Resigns From Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum After Accusations of Conflict of Interest

(Netherlands)

Hili Perlson (2017). Beatrix Ruf Resigns From Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum After Accusations of Conflict of Interest. ArtNet News. 17 October.

World Monuments Fund recognises sites threatened by conflict, climate change and natural disasters

(General)

Helen Stoilas (2017). World Monuments Fund recognises sites threatened by conflict, climate change and natural disasters. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Kumalo museum disgrace

(South Africa)

The Star (2017). Kumalo museum disgrace. IOL. 17 October.

Joe Quesada reveals heartbreaking details of art theft…and how you can help

(United States of America)

Heidi MacDonald (2017). Joe Quesada reveals heartbreaking details of art theft…and how you can help. The Beat. 17 October.

Norman Rockwell's Family Meets With Massachusetts AG in Attempt to Halt Sale of Berkshire Museum's Paintings

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Norman Rockwell's Family Meets With Massachusetts AG in Attempt to Halt Sale of Berkshire Museum's Paintings. ArtNet News. 17 October.

Larnaca CID seize stolen ancient Egyptian pot

(Cyprus; Egypt)

Angelos Anastasiou (2017). Larnaca CID seize stolen ancient Egyptian pot. Cyprus Mail. 17 October.

Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism

(United States of America)

Stephen Nash (2017). Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism. The New York Times. 18 October.

New Bible Museum Previews Exhibits and Ethical Standards

(United States of America)

John Kessup (2017). New Bible Museum Previews Exhibits and Ethical Standards. The Christian Perspective. 18 October.

EU admits the Elgin Marbles will REMAIN in Britain after Brexit

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jon Rogers (2017). EU admits the Elgin Marbles will REMAIN in Britain after Brexit. Express. 18 October.

Lady Somerleyton loses heirloom pendant in Morrisons supermarket

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Lady Somerleyton loses heirloom pendant in Morrisons supermarket. BBC News. 18 October.

Benghazi palace may become archaeological museum

(Libya)

Maha Ellawati (2017). Benghazi palace may become archaeological museum. Libya Herald. 18 October.

It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums. ArtNet News. 18 October.

FBI agent tells Norfolk crowd he's still optimistic about solving famous Boston art heist case

(United States of America)

Robyn Sidersky (2017). FBI agent tells Norfolk crowd he's still optimistic about solving famous Boston art heist case. The Virginian-Pilot. 18 October.

Gardai recover iconic Finglas statue stolen during Hurricane Ophelia

(Ireland)

Stephen McDermott (2017). Gardai recover iconic Finglas statue stolen during Hurricane Ophelia. Dublin Live. 18 October.

Islamic State's looting of antiquities is rising but hard facts remain scarce

(Iraq; Syria)

Vincent Noce (2017). Islamic State's looting of antiquities is rising but hard facts remain scarce. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Trump Continues to Lie About His Fake Renoir

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Trump Continues to Lie About His Fake Renoir. Hyperallergic. 19 October.

The history of Iraqi Jews is in jeopardy

(United States of America; Iraq)

Joseph Samuels (2017). The history of Iraqi Jews is in jeopardy. The Washington Post. 19 October.

'Stolen Salvador Dali' painting recovered in Lebanon

(Lebanon)

BBC News (2017). 'Stolen Salvador Dali' painting recovered in Lebanon. BBC News. 19 October.

Russian Artist Is Charged Over Fire at Central Bank Building in Paris

(France)

Anna Codrea-Rado (2017). Russian Artist Is Charged Over Fire at Central Bank Building in Paris. The New York Times. 19 October.

Historical Porcelain Pots smuggling attempt

(Egypt; Lebanon)

Egypt Today (2017). Historical Porcelain Pots smuggling attempt. Egypt Today. 19 October.

A Remnant from Caligula's Ship, Once a Coffee Table, Heads Home

(Italy; United States of America)

James C. McKinley (2017). A Remnant from Caligula's Ship, Once a Coffee Table, Heads Home. The New York Times. 19 October.

Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church. The Guardian. 19 October.

Ancient Roman artifacts repatriated to Italy following ICE probe

(United States of America; Italy)

ICE (2017). Ancient Roman artifacts repatriated to Italy following ICE probe. ICE. 20 October.

Victory for Matisse family in $4.5m cut-out battle with dealer

(France)

Vincent Noce (2017). Victory for Matisse family in $4.5m cut-out battle with dealer. The Art Newspaper. 20 October.

Kinkier than Thou: Pompidou Installs Doggie-Style Sculpture the Louvre Dumped

(France)

Claire Voon (2017). Kinkier than Thou: Pompidou Installs Doggie-Style Sculpture the Louvre Dumped. Hyperallergic. 20 October.

Pressure On Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation And Humboldt-Forum To Return Illegally Acquired Artefacts And Human Remains

(Ghana; Germany)

Kwame Opoku (2017). Pressure On Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation And Humboldt-Forum To Return Illegally Acquired Artefacts And Human Remains. Modern Ghana. 20 October.

Thieves steal 200-pound anvil, vandalize historical marker in Shawnee

(United States of America)

Tony Rizzo (2017). Thieves steal 200-pound anvil, vandalize historical marker in Shawnee. The Kansas City Star. 20 October.

Found: A Mosaic From Caligula's Ceremonial Ship, Turned Into a Coffee Table

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Laskow (2017). Found: A Mosaic From Caligula's Ceremonial Ship, Turned Into a Coffee Table. Atlas Obscura. 20 October.

National museum suffers £60,000 of thefts in five years

(United Kingdom)

Emma O'Neill (2017). National museum suffers £60,000 of thefts in five years. STV. 20 October.

After 20 years, has mystery of Oñate's foot been solved?

(United States of America)

Megan Bennett (2017). After 20 years, has mystery of Oñate's foot been solved?. Albuquerque Journal. 20 October.

Accused of Defrauding Clients of Millions of Dollars, Art Dealer Timothy Sammons Goes to Jail in New York

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Accused of Defrauding Clients of Millions of Dollars, Art Dealer Timothy Sammons Goes to Jail in New York. ArtNet News. 20 October.

Norman Rockwell's Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby's Sale

(United States of America)

Andrew Russeth (2017). Norman Rockwell's Sons Sue Berkshire Museum, Seeking Halt to Sotheby's Sale. Art News. 20 October.

Who Owns Graffiti, the Artists or the Developers? A Landmark Trial Over 5Pointz Considers This With Fresh Eyes

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Who Owns Graffiti, the Artists or the Developers? A Landmark Trial Over 5Pointz Considers This With Fresh Eyes. ArtNet News. 20 October.

Replica of Nelson's stolen jewel on display

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Matthews (2017). Replica of Nelson's stolen jewel on display. The News. 20 October.

Infamous art forger John Myatt reveals his secret: you have to love the artist

(United Kingdom)

Gabriella Coslovich (2017). Infamous art forger John Myatt reveals his secret: you have to love the artist. The Sydney Morning Herald. 20 October.

Performance Artist Who Exposed Herself In Front of the "Mona Lisa" Is Acquitted

(France)

Joseph Nechvatal (2017). Performance Artist Who Exposed Herself In Front of the "Mona Lisa" Is Acquitted. Hyperallergic. 20 October.

Drug dealer caught with stolen £1m Sir Stanley Spencer painting jailed

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Greenfield (2017). Drug dealer caught with stolen £1m Sir Stanley Spencer painting jailed. The Guardian. 20 October.

The man who stole gods

(India)

Narayan Lakshman (2017). The man who stole gods. The Hindu. 21 October.

File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC

(India)

Apoorva Mandhani (2017). File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC. Live Law. 21 October.

The murky trail of stolen antiquities

(India)

A. Srivathsan (2017). The murky trail of stolen antiquities. The Hindu. 21 October.

Is An Ancient Text In The Museum of the Bible Real Or Fake?

(United States of America; Turkey; Egypt)

Joel Baden Candida Moss (2017). Is An Ancient Text In The Museum of the Bible Real Or Fake?. Daily Beast. 22 October.

A masterpiece of Baroque painting, missing for more than a century, is hiding somewhere in L.A.

(United States of America)

Christopher Knight (2017). A masterpiece of Baroque painting, missing for more than a century, is hiding somewhere in L.A.. Los Angeles Times. 22 October.

Looted antiquities allegedly on sale at London Frieze Masters art fair

(Italy; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Howard Swains (2017). Looted antiquities allegedly on sale at London Frieze Masters art fair. The Guardian. 22 October.

Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship

(Italy; United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship. Reuters. 22 October.

Hundreds of Italy's Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.

(Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). Hundreds of Italy's Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.. The New York Times. 22 October.

Saudi Arabia retrieves 52,000 historical artefacts since 2011

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News (2017). Saudi Arabia retrieves 52,000 historical artefacts since 2011. Arab News. 22 October.

Gurlitt art collection 'opportunity for Switzerland'

(Switzerland)

SwissInfo (2017). Gurlitt art collection 'opportunity for Switzerland'. SwissInfo. 22 October.

HC seeks report on steps taken for digitisation of art objects

(India)

Millennium Post (2017). HC seeks report on steps taken for digitisation of art objects. Millennium Post. 22 October.

Looted Greek Antiquities Allegedly on Sale at London Art Fair

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Looted Greek Antiquities Allegedly on Sale at London Art Fair. Greek Reporter. 23 October.

German State Returns Human Bones Stolen From Hawaii Caves

(Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). German State Returns Human Bones Stolen From Hawaii Caves. US News. 23 October.

Owner of NM jewelry stores pleads guilty to fraudulently selling Filipino-made jewelry as Native American-made

(United States of America)

Department of Justice (2017). Owner of NM jewelry stores pleads guilty to fraudulently selling Filipino-made jewelry as Native American-made. Cherokee One Feather. 24 October.

Artforum Publisher Knight Landesman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

(United States of America)

Rachel Corbett (2017). Artforum Publisher Knight Landesman Accused of Sexual Misconduct. ArtNet News. 24 October.

Berkshire Museum Director to Go on Medical Leave

(United States of America)

Andrew Russeth (2017). Berkshire Museum Director to Go on Medical Leave. Art News. 24 October.

Turkey seeks return of 16th-century Quran from London

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Turkey seeks return of 16th-century Quran from London. Daily Sabah. 24 October.

France to return 8 stolen ancient Egyptian artefacts on Thursday

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). France to return 8 stolen ancient Egyptian artefacts on Thursday. Ahram Online. 25 October.

Libyan antiquities are subject to an awareness campaign

(Libya)

Housam Najjair (2017). Libyan antiquities are subject to an awareness campaign. The Libya Observer. 25 October.

Statues taken from SF Children's Museum found buried in back yard

(United States of America)

Edmundo Carrillo (2017). Statues taken from SF Children's Museum found buried in back yard. Albuquerque Journal. 25 October.

The Saga of a Long-Lost 15th-Century Illuminated Prayer Book

(United States of America)

Vittoria Traverso (2017). The Saga of a Long-Lost 15th-Century Illuminated Prayer Book. Atlas Obscura. 25 October.

Remains stolen from burial caves return to Hawaii after more than a century

(United States of America; Germany)

KHON (2017). Remains stolen from burial caves return to Hawaii after more than a century. KHON. 26 October.

Beyond Genghis Khan: how looting threatens to erase Mongolia's history

(Mongolia)

William Taylor (2017). Beyond Genghis Khan: how looting threatens to erase Mongolia's history. The Guardian. 26 October.

Attention, New Yorkers: If You See a Monument That Incites Hate You Can Now Report It to Bill de Blasio

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Attention, New Yorkers: If You See a Monument That Incites Hate You Can Now Report It to Bill de Blasio. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London

(United Kingdom; Greece; Switzerland)

Theo Ioannou (2017). Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London. Greek Reporter. 26 October.

CISF teams to guard Allahabad Museum

(India)

Vinod Khanal (2017). CISF teams to guard Allahabad Museum. The Times of India. 26 October.

Painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot—thanks to a tiny repair hole

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot—thanks to a tiny repair hole. The Art Newspaper. 26 October.

Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Young Gazans mobilize to save Palestine's oldest archaeological site

(Palestine)

Moath al-Amoudi (2017). Young Gazans mobilize to save Palestine's oldest archaeological site. Al Monitor. 26 October.

Ancient Ganesh idol stolen

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Ancient Ganesh idol stolen. The New Indian Express. 26 October.

An Insufficient Antiquities Bill

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, J.Sai Deepak (2017). An Insufficient Antiquities Bill. The Pioneer. 27 October.

Works hoarded by son of Nazi art dealer to go on public display

(Switzerland; Germany)

Kate Connolly (2017). Works hoarded by son of Nazi art dealer to go on public display. The Guardian. 27 October.

Works by 'Michelangelo of Montreal' stored in Château Dufresne at risk, group charges

(Canada)

Susan Schwartz (2017). Works by 'Michelangelo of Montreal' stored in Château Dufresne at risk, group charges. Montreal Gazette. 27 October.

Artifact for sale on eBay questioned by Saskatchewan Metis community

(Canada)

Laura Woodward (2017). Artifact for sale on eBay questioned by Saskatchewan Metis community. CTV. 27 October.

The Art World Reacts to Allegations of Sexual Harassment in Its Ranks

(General)

Andy Battaglia; Alex Greenberg (2017). The Art World Reacts to Allegations of Sexual Harassment in Its Ranks. Art News. 27 October.

Four wrecks off south east England at risk

(United Kingdom)

Katy Stickland (2017). Four wrecks off south east England at risk. Yachting & Boating World. 27 October.

Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, J. Sai Deepak (2017). Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017. Swarajya Magazine. 28 October.

Gurlitt Nazi Looted Art Collection Goes On Display

(Germany; Switzerland)

Artlyst (2017). Gurlitt Nazi Looted Art Collection Goes On Display. Artlyst. 28 October.

Two stolen tourmaline pieces recovered intact

(United States of America)

Tom Ferrall (2017). Two stolen tourmaline pieces recovered intact. Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News. 28 October.

Artist's employee busted for trying to sell stolen art: cops

(United States of America)

Stephanie Pagones (2017). Artist's employee busted for trying to sell stolen art: cops. New York Post. 28 October.

The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal

(United Kingdom)

Eleanor Steafel (2017). The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal. The Telegraph. 28 October.

Ancient tomb of Jewish prophet 'in danger' amid Iraq-Kurdish tensions

(Iraq)

Seth J. Frantzman (2017). Ancient tomb of Jewish prophet 'in danger' amid Iraq-Kurdish tensions. The Jerusalem Post. 28 October.

Egypt retrieves 8 looted antiquities from France

(Egypt; France; United Kingdom)

Egypt Today (2017). Egypt retrieves 8 looted antiquities from France. Egypt Today. 28 October.

U.S. court suspends auction of ancient Iranian relief

(Iran; United States of America)

Tehran Times (2017). U.S. court suspends auction of ancient Iranian relief. Tehran Times. 28 October.

Iran Says It Foiled 'Illegal Gathering' At Tomb Of Cyrus The Great

(Iran)

Radio Farda (2017). Iran Says It Foiled 'Illegal Gathering' At Tomb Of Cyrus The Great. Radio Farda. 29 October.

Hurghada airport officials foil attempt to smuggle 18th-century Coptic icon

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Hurghada airport officials foil attempt to smuggle 18th-century Coptic icon. Ahram Online. 29 October.

Remarkable Dinosaur Finds Threatened By Trump Plan To Shrink Utah Monument

(United States of America)

Mary Papenfuss (2017). Remarkable Dinosaur Finds Threatened By Trump Plan To Shrink Utah Monument. Huffington Post. 29 October.

Fake art is an epidemic we must stop!

(Australia)

Bec Mac (2017). Fake art is an epidemic we must stop!. The Au Review. 30 October.

Delincuentes roban joyas de plata del Cristo de Huamán en Reque

(Peru)

Delinquents steal silver jewels of the Cristo de Huamán in Reque

RPP (2017). Delincuentes roban joyas de plata del Cristo de Huamán en Reque. RPP. 30 October.

Woman spray paints profanities on fence after political art stolen

(United States of America)

Corley Peel (2017). Woman spray paints profanities on fence after political art stolen. News 4. 30 October.

Why Unesco Needs the United States

(United States of America)

Hugh Eakin (2017). Why Unesco Needs the United States. The New York Times. 30 October.

It's time to talk about the ivory trade

(General)

Thomas Marks (2017). It's time to talk about the ivory trade. Apollo. 30 October.

Nearly 300 paintings stolen from the back of a truck in Los Banos

(United States of America)

Rob Parsons (2017). Nearly 300 paintings stolen from the back of a truck in Los Banos. The Modesto Bee. 30 October.

79 rare antiques stolen from Tel Al-Fara'een

(Egypt)

Egypt Today (2017). 79 rare antiques stolen from Tel Al-Fara'een. Egypt Today. 30 October.

A visual history of Benin City returns home

(Nigeria)

The Economist (2017). A visual history of Benin City returns home. The Economist. 30 October.

Gov. Obaseki Reinstates Commitment To Bring Back Stolen Benin Artifacts

(Nigeria)

Richard Eweka (2017). Gov. Obaseki Reinstates Commitment To Bring Back Stolen Benin Artifacts. The Nigerian Observer. 31 October.

Pair of Photos Worth $100K Stolen From MoMA PS1, Police Say

(United States of America)

Jeanmarie Evelly (2017). Pair of Photos Worth $100K Stolen From MoMA PS1, Police Say. DNA Info. 31 October.

KP govt urged to retrieve 3,147 artefacts from other provinces

(Pakistan)

Adil Parvez (2017). KP govt urged to retrieve 3,147 artefacts from other provinces. GeoTV. 31 October.

Two photos worth over $100G swiped from MoMA PS1 museum

(United States of America)

Graham Rayman (2017). Two photos worth over $100G swiped from MoMA PS1 museum. Daily News. 31 October.

Panchaloha idol worth Rs 5L stolen from temple

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Panchaloha idol worth Rs 5L stolen from temple. The New Indian Express. 31 October.

Duke's Auctioneers fined over Alfred Wallis fakes

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Duke's Auctioneers fined over Alfred Wallis fakes. BBC News. 31 October.

Plaques stolen from historic monument

(South Africa)

Sue MacLennan (2017). Plaques stolen from historic monument. Grocott's Mail. 31 October.

Zurich admits to 'losing' nearly a thousand works of art over the years

(Switzerland)

The Local (2017). Zurich admits to 'losing' nearly a thousand works of art over the years. The Local. 31 October.

The Most Faked Artists in History

(General)

Maria Howard (2017). The Most Faked Artists in History. Mutual Art. 31 October.

Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy

(Kyrgyzstan)

Tolkun Namatbayeva (2017). Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy. Phys.org. 31 October.

Persian Antiquities Dispute With US Remains Unresolved

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute (2017). Persian Antiquities Dispute With US Remains Unresolved. Financial Times. 31 October.

Mexican artisans claim copyright infringement by corporations

(Mexico)

The Yucatan Times (2017). Mexican artisans claim copyright infringement by corporations. The Yucatan Times. 31 October.

Hungerford butler stole Faberge eggs, Picasso artwork and £1.9m of jewellery from friends of Prince Charles

(United Kingdom)

The Reading Chronicle (2017). Hungerford butler stole Faberge eggs, Picasso artwork and £1.9m of jewellery from friends of Prince Charles. The Reading Chronicle. 31 October.