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Articles for November 2017

201 articles found.

No breakthrough in Thulamela gold theft

(South Africa)

Tereasa Dias (2017). No breakthrough in Thulamela gold theft. Lowvelder. 1 November.

Hidden Treasures of Nazis' Art Dealer Finally Go on Display

(Germany; Switzerland; Austria)

Melissa Eddy (2017). Hidden Treasures of Nazis' Art Dealer Finally Go on Display. The New York Times. 1 November.

Artist Sean Scully's Former Assistant Allegedly Stole Work to Sell at Auction

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Artist Sean Scully's Former Assistant Allegedly Stole Work to Sell at Auction. Hyperallergic. 1 November.

Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art

(Lebanon; United Arab Emirates; United Arab Emirates)

Tim Cornwell (2017). Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art. The Art Newspaper. 1 November.

Buyer Beware: Looted Antiquities Flood Online Sites Like Amazon, Facebook

(General)

Georgi Kantchev (2017). Buyer Beware: Looted Antiquities Flood Online Sites Like Amazon, Facebook. The Wall Street Journal. 1 November.

Lebanon battles to get its treasures back

(Lebanon; United States of America)

India Stoughton (2017). Lebanon battles to get its treasures back. Al Monitor. 1 November.

Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly

(Austria)

Claire Voon (2017). Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly. Hyperallergic. 2 November.

Argentine artist thanks police for recovering stolen works of art in Los Banos

(United States of America)

David Louie (2017). Argentine artist thanks police for recovering stolen works of art in Los Banos. ABC United States. 2 November.

16 Kashmiri shawls stolen from craft museum in Delhi

(India)

Karn Pratap Singh (2017). 16 Kashmiri shawls stolen from craft museum in Delhi. Hindustan Times. 2 November.

'The discussion is over': Student calls for return of Louis Riel's walking stick to Métis

(Canada)

Jen Gerson (2017). 'The discussion is over': Student calls for return of Louis Riel's walking stick to Métis. National Post. 2 November.

Buddhists give up on lost statue

(Botswana)

Baboki Kayawe (2017). Buddhists give up on lost statue. Mmegi Online. 2 November.

ScanPyramids mission rushed in announcing 'discovery of new void' in Giza's Khufu': Egypt antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). ScanPyramids mission rushed in announcing 'discovery of new void' in Giza's Khufu': Egypt antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 2 November.

'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation

(India; United States of America)

Khushboo Narayan (2017). 'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation. The Indian Express. 2 November.

DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong

(India; United States of America; Hong Kong)

Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong. Hindustan Times. 2 November.

Here's how media and awareness led to recovery of stolen artwork in Los Banos

(United States of America)

Vikaas Shanker (2017). Here's how media and awareness led to recovery of stolen artwork in Los Banos. Los Banos Enterprise. 2 November.

Victoria Cross mystery deepens as it emerges thief may have stolen soldier hero's ceremonial sword

(United Kingdom)

Eleanor Steafel (2017). Victoria Cross mystery deepens as it emerges thief may have stolen soldier hero's ceremonial sword. The Telegraph. 2 November.

Nazi-era art hoard makes German exhibition debut in Bonn

(Germany)

Riham Alkousaa (2017). Nazi-era art hoard makes German exhibition debut in Bonn. Reuters. 2 November.

Gem society 'heartbroken' over destruction of stolen piece

(United States of America)

Teri Figueroa (2017). Gem society 'heartbroken' over destruction of stolen piece. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 2 November.

New York's Calder Foundation Accused in French Court of Withholding Sculpture

(United States of America)

Naomi Rea (2017). New York's Calder Foundation Accused in French Court of Withholding Sculpture. ArtNet News. 3 November.

Thieves Are Breaking Into Zoos and Stealing Rare Animals

(Germany; France; the Netherlands)

Ben Crair (2017). Thieves Are Breaking Into Zoos and Stealing Rare Animals. National Geographic. 3 November.

Most Antiquities Sold Online are Fake or Illegal

(General)

Jason Daley (2017). Most Antiquities Sold Online are Fake or Illegal. Smithsonian. 3 November.

Stolen Norman Rockwell painting fetches more than $900K at auction

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Norman Rockwell painting fetches more than $900K at auction. Toronto Sun. 3 November.

How I threw away a work of modern art

(France)

David Chazan (2017). How I threw away a work of modern art. BBC News. 3 November.

Wealthy Mayfair art dealers hit by cyber attack costing them up to £1m

(United Kingdom)

Ella Willis (2017). Wealthy Mayfair art dealers hit by cyber attack costing them up to £1m. Evening Standard. 3 November.

Secrets Of A Courbet "Ghost" Landscape In Switzerland

(Switzerland; Germany)

Virginie Nussbaum (2017). Secrets Of A Courbet "Ghost" Landscape In Switzerland. World Crunch. 3 November.

Solving art's mysteries online

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hopkinson (2017). Solving art's mysteries online. Apollo. 3 November.

The world's biggest grave robbery: Asia's disappearing WWII shipwrecks

(General)

Oliver Holmes, Monica Ulmanu, Simon Roberts (2017). The world's biggest grave robbery: Asia's disappearing WWII shipwrecks. The Guardian. 3 November.

Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections. 660 News. 3 November.

Khanenko Museum art collection in danger because heating not turned on

(Ukraine)

Interfax Ukraine (2017). Khanenko Museum art collection in danger because heating not turned on. Kyiv Post. 3 November.

Museum Africa without power due to cable theft

(South Africa)

Times Live (2017). Museum Africa without power due to cable theft. Times Live. 4 November.

Stolen statue returned to church in huge recovery

(Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). Stolen statue returned to church in huge recovery. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette. 4 November.

Indiana Joan: Meet WA's real life tomb raider, 95-year-old Joan Howard

(Australia; Egypt)

Joseph Catanzaro (2017). Indiana Joan: Meet WA's real life tomb raider, 95-year-old Joan Howard. The West Australian. 4 November.

3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked

(India)

TNN (2017). 3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked. The Times of India. 6 November.

2,500-year-old coins discovered in a desk in Kent

(United Kingdom)

Jen Mills (2017). 2,500-year-old coins discovered in a desk in Kent. Metro. 6 November.

Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts. Daily Sabah. 6 November.

Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art

(Norway)

Jose Da Silva (2017). Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art

(France; Germany; United States of America; Austria)

The Straits Times (2017). The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art. The Straits Times. 6 November.

Lord Mayor of London returns Nazi-looted Dutch Old Master

(United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Lord Mayor of London returns Nazi-looted Dutch Old Master. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

Painting looted by Nazis found on lord mayor of London's wall

(United Kingdom)

Jack Malvern (2017). Painting looted by Nazis found on lord mayor of London's wall. The Times. 6 November.

Why Art Galleries Have Become a Ripe Target for Hackers (and Other Insights)

(United Kingdom)

Tim Schneider (2017). Why Art Galleries Have Become a Ripe Target for Hackers (and Other Insights). ArtNet News. 6 November.

York Minster to be protected with anti-terror security blocks

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). York Minster to be protected with anti-terror security blocks. BBC News. 6 November.

Egypt recovers 354 antiques seized in United Arab Emirates

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Global Times (2017). Egypt recovers 354 antiques seized in United Arab Emirates. Global Times. 6 November.

Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested

(India)

TNN (2017). Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested. The Times of India. 7 November.

Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection

(Israel; Russia)

Anny Shaw (2017). Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.

Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites

(Syria)

TRT World (2017). Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites. TRT World. 7 November.

Looted by the Nazis: French court orders American couple to return Pissarro painting to Jewish heirs

(France; United States of America)

David Chazan (2017). Looted by the Nazis: French court orders American couple to return Pissarro painting to Jewish heirs. The Telegraph. 7 November.

Judge Revives Case Against the Nahmad Family Over Allegedly Looted Modigliani

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Judge Revives Case Against the Nahmad Family Over Allegedly Looted Modigliani. ArtNet News. 7 November.

Dark Side of the Boom: Georgina Adam on the relationship between art and money in the 21st Century

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell (2017). Dark Side of the Boom: Georgina Adam on the relationship between art and money in the 21st Century. The Telegraph. 7 November.

A 95-Year-Old "Real Life Tomb Raider" Isn't a Hero, She's a Thief

(Australia; Egypt)

Rae Paoletta (2017). A 95-Year-Old "Real Life Tomb Raider" Isn't a Hero, She's a Thief. Inverse. 7 November.

Toll Brothers founder ordered to return famous painting looted during WWII

(United States of America)

Michael Taenbaum (2017). Toll Brothers founder ordered to return famous painting looted during WWII. Philly Voice. 7 November.

Why Insuring Your Art Collection Is Crucial

(General)

Richard Lord (2017). Why Insuring Your Art Collection Is Crucial. Hong Kong Tatler. 8 November.

Investigating the Hobby Lobby Family: An Interview with Candida Moss and Joel S. Baden

(United States of America)

Gordon Haber (2017). Investigating the Hobby Lobby Family: An Interview with Candida Moss and Joel S. Baden. Religion & Politics. 8 November.

Nazi art theft: How Hitler's art dealer amassed looted paintings to save his own skin

(Germany)

Michael Glover (2017). Nazi art theft: How Hitler's art dealer amassed looted paintings to save his own skin. The Independent. 8 November.

Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield

(United States of America)

Michael Coleman (2017). Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield. Albuquerque Journal. 8 November.

China butterfly smugglers jailed and fined by Jinan court

(China)

BBC News (2017). China butterfly smugglers jailed and fined by Jinan court. BBC News. 8 November.

Bipartisan Legislation To Safeguard Tribal Items Receives Key Committee Hearing

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich (2017). Bipartisan Legislation To Safeguard Tribal Items Receives Key Committee Hearing. KRWG. 8 November.

History Museum volunteer sentenced for thef

(United States of America)

Marian Hetherly (2017). History Museum volunteer sentenced for thef. WBFO. 8 November.

5 Pointz Graffiti Artists Win Jury Verdict—but Judge's Final Ruling Awaits

(United States of America)

Jessica Meiselman (2017). 5 Pointz Graffiti Artists Win Jury Verdict—but Judge's Final Ruling Awaits. Artsy. 8 November.

Valuable Fernando Botero bronze stolen from Parisian gallery

(France)

The City Paper (2017). Valuable Fernando Botero bronze stolen from Parisian gallery. The City Paper Bogota. 8 November.

American Student Falls to Death from Bagan Temple

(Myanmar; United States of America)

Coconuts Yangon (2017). American Student Falls to Death from Bagan Temple. Coconuts Yangon. 8 November.

Sudan: President Gives Directives for Formation of Committee for Study of Reality of Sudan's Archeology

(Sudan)

Sudan News Agency (2017). Sudan: President Gives Directives for Formation of Committee for Study of Reality of Sudan's Archeology. All Africa. 8 November.

Stolen $160M de Kooning painting was sold to antique shop for $2K

(United States of America)

Tamar Lapin (2017). Stolen $160M de Kooning painting was sold to antique shop for $2K. New York Post. 9 November.

Palmyra ruins 'stolen and destroyed' by IS – Director of Palmyra Museum

(Syria)

Leith Fadel (2017). Palmyra ruins 'stolen and destroyed' by IS – Director of Palmyra Museum. Al Masdar News. 9 November.

Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction. Hyperallergic. 9 November.

The Chinese art and antique market in Britain: challenges and opportunities

(United Kingdom; China)

Lauren Xandra (2017). The Chinese art and antique market in Britain: challenges and opportunities. Global Legal Post. 9 November.

Stolen Matisse Bronze Bust Returned To Swiss Museum

(Switzerland)

Artlyst (2017). Stolen Matisse Bronze Bust Returned To Swiss Museum. Artlyst. 9 November.

Guatemala Welcomes Home Mayan Artifacts Rescued from Europe

(Guatemala; Switzerland; Germany; Italy)

Telesur (2017). Guatemala Welcomes Home Mayan Artifacts Rescued from Europe. Telesur. 9 November.

Two men arrested for Norway Viking museum heist

(Norway)

The Local (2017). Two men arrested for Norway Viking museum heist. The Local. 9 November.

464 historical artifacts seized by police in Fayoum

(Egypt)

Egypt Today (2017). 464 historical artifacts seized by police in Fayoum. Egypt Today. 9 November.

Poland aims to stop auction of painting lost in WWII

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2017). Poland aims to stop auction of painting lost in WWII. Radio Poland. 9 November.

Inside the Underground World of Legal Art Forgery

(General)

Architectural Digest (2017). Inside the Underground World of Legal Art Forgery. Architectural Digest. 9 November.

What next for UNESCO?

(General)

Charlotte Joy (2017). What next for UNESCO?. Apollo. 10 November.

Ancient Mayan Heads Smuggled Out of Guatemala Return Home After More Than 50 Years

(Guatemala; Germany; Italy; Switzerland)

C. Paton (2017). Ancient Mayan Heads Smuggled Out of Guatemala Return Home After More Than 50 Years. Newsweek. 10 November.

Malevich painting in Düsseldorf state collection exposed as forgery

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Malevich painting in Düsseldorf state collection exposed as forgery. The Art Newspaper. 10 November.

A Stolen Sculpture by Matisse Was Just Found in a Swiss Thrift Store

(Switzerland)

Katherine McGrath (2017). A Stolen Sculpture by Matisse Was Just Found in a Swiss Thrift Store. Architectural Digest. 10 November.

Irish Viking artefacts recovered by Norwegian police after theft

(Norway)

Lorna Siggins (2017). Irish Viking artefacts recovered by Norwegian police after theft. The Irish Times. 10 November.

Court Blocks Berkshire Museum's Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2017). Court Blocks Berkshire Museum's Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art. The New York Times. 10 November.

140 Saudis, 14 Americans honored for returning priceless artefacts to SCTH

(Saudi Arabia; United States of America)

Mohammed Al-Sulami (2017). 140 Saudis, 14 Americans honored for returning priceless artefacts to SCTH. Arab News. 10 November.

Reward Offered for Artifacts Stolen From Florida Museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Reward Offered for Artifacts Stolen From Florida Museum. US News and World Report. 10 November.

Marina Abramovic raised $2M for canceled art project, hasn't given money back

(United States of America)

Isabel Vincent, Melissa Klein (2017). Marina Abramovic raised $2M for canceled art project, hasn't given money back. New York Post. 11 November.

ASI orders nationwide survey of 92 'missing' monuments

(India)

Dibyendu Mondal (2017). ASI orders nationwide survey of 92 'missing' monuments. Sunday Guardian Live. 11 November.

Art Fakes Loom Over Modigliani Madness

(Italy)

Matthew Clayfield (2017). Art Fakes Loom Over Modigliani Madness. The Daily Beast. 11 November.

Artefact at Louvre raises doubt

(France; India)

R. Sivaraman (2017). Artefact at Louvre raises doubt. The Hindu. 11 November.

Who Stole the $165M De Kooning Found Behind a Bedroom Door?

(United States of America)

Allison McNearney (2017). Who Stole the $165M De Kooning Found Behind a Bedroom Door?. The Daily Beast. 11 November.

Thieves target Jain temple 2nd time in 2 months, get away with 25kg silver

(India)

TNN (2017). Thieves target Jain temple 2nd time in 2 months, get away with 25kg silver. The Times of India. 12 November.

Stolen art had $350,000 ransom

(Ireland)

John Burns (2017). Stolen art had $350,000 ransom. The Times. 12 November.

Woman wanted for questioning after shipping stolen photos worth $105G back to MoMA PS1

(United States of America)

Laura Dimon (2017). Woman wanted for questioning after shipping stolen photos worth $105G back to MoMA PS1. New York Daily News. 12 November.

Accidental archaeology: Roman ruins found under 'illegally' demolished house in Plovdiv

(Bulgaria)

The Sofia Globe (2017). Accidental archaeology: Roman ruins found under 'illegally' demolished house in Plovdiv. The Sofia Globe. 12 November.

FIR Against Air India Ex-Executive Director For Allegedly Stealing Painting By Renowned Artist

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). FIR Against Air India Ex-Executive Director For Allegedly Stealing Painting By Renowned Artist. NDTV. 12 November.

Inside Maharaja's belly: How Air India's paintings scam was buried for years

(India)

Chankesh Rao (2017). Inside Maharaja's belly: How Air India's paintings scam was buried for years. India Samvad. 13 November.

Finding Mungo Man: the moment Australia's story suddenly changed

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2017). Finding Mungo Man: the moment Australia's story suddenly changed. The Guardian. 13 November.

Hamilton County Parks fined for archaeological digs into Native American graves

(United States of America)

Chris Sikich (2017). Hamilton County Parks fined for archaeological digs into Native American graves. IndyStar. 13 November.

A Thief With a Conscience? Stolen Carolee Schneemann Photos Returned to MoMA PS1

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). A Thief With a Conscience? Stolen Carolee Schneemann Photos Returned to MoMA PS1. ArtNet News. 13 November.

Islamic State militant sentenced to death for smashing monuments in Mosul

(Iraq)

Nehal Mostafa (2017). Islamic State militant sentenced to death for smashing monuments in Mosul. Iraqi News. 13 November.

Archaeologists say human evolution study used stolen bone

(Netherlands; Germany)

Ewan Callaway (2017). Archaeologists say human evolution study used stolen bone. Nature. 13 November.

Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

(Iraq; United Arab Emirates)

The New Arab (2017). Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. The New Arab. 13 November.

Fake news: Queen Victoria's Cranach turns out to be the real thing

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2017). Fake news: Queen Victoria's Cranach turns out to be the real thing. The Guardian. 14 November.

Putting the Con in Constructivism: Russian Avant-Garde Fakes Found in European Museums

(Russia)

Hili Perlson (2017). Putting the Con in Constructivism: Russian Avant-Garde Fakes Found in European Museums. ArtNet News. 14 November.

Painting looted from Hitler to be auctioned in Cologne

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Painting looted from Hitler to be auctioned in Cologne. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Mumbai Unit Of DRI Arrests Antique Sculpture Smuggler In Delhi

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Mumbai Unit Of DRI Arrests Antique Sculpture Smuggler In Delhi. Mid-day. 14 November.

Arrest made in connection to N Idaho family's stolen crystals

(United States of America)

Danamarie McNicholl-Carter (2017). Arrest made in connection to N Idaho family's stolen crystals. KREM. 14 November.

Delhi museum thieves held in Kolkata

(India)

TNN (2017). Delhi museum thieves held in Kolkata. The Times of India. 15 November.

Training IDF Soldiers Uncover Large Scale Antiquities Robbery in Gush Etzion

(Israel)

David Israel (2017). Training IDF Soldiers Uncover Large Scale Antiquities Robbery in Gush Etzion. Jewish Press. 15 November.

Final Piece of Lost Magritte Painting Discovered after 85 Years

(Belgium)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Final Piece of Lost Magritte Painting Discovered after 85 Years. Artsy. 15 November.

Golden idol lifter arrested, articles seized

(India)

Siasat (2017). Golden idol lifter arrested, articles seized. Siasat. 15 November.

How London became a hotspot for art theft - the world's third most profitable criminal enterprise

(United Kingdom)

Kate Willis (2017). How London became a hotspot for art theft - the world's third most profitable criminal enterprise. Evening Standard. 15 November.

Police investigating ram raid on Waikato art gallery

(New Zealand)

Phillipa Yalden (2017). Police investigating ram raid on Waikato art gallery. Stuff.co.nz. 15 November.

Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 15 November.

Tres detenidos por el robo de azulejos históricos de El Torbiscal valorados en 63.000 euros

(Spain)

El Correo (2017). Tres detenidos por el robo de azulejos históricos de El Torbiscal valorados en 63.000 euros. El Correo. 15 November.

Art, antiquities among victims of warfare

(United States of America)

Rosa Salter Rodriguez (2017). Art, antiquities among victims of warfare. The Journal Gazette. 15 November.

Officials negligence leads to gold ornaments theft

(Pakistan)

The Nation (2017). Officials negligence leads to gold ornaments theft. The Nation. 15 November.

INAH inicia procedimiento legal contra foto de Chichén, tomada por un dron

(Mexico)

La Jornada Maya (2017). INAH inicia procedimiento legal contra foto de Chichén, tomada por un dron. La Jornada Maya. 15 November.

Italy police confiscate millions of euros from Mafia-linked art dealer

(Italy)

German Press Agency (2017). Italy police confiscate millions of euros from Mafia-linked art dealer. Daily Sabah. 15 November.

US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe

(Zimbabwe; United States of America)

Bibi van der Zee, Olivier Milman (2017). US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe. The Guardian. 16 November.

The meteorite hunters

(Morocco)

Kenneth R. Rosen (2017). The meteorite hunters. Financial Times. 16 November.

The Theft of the Gods

(United States of America)

Kathleen Sharp (2017). The Theft of the Gods. Pacific Standard. 16 November.

'Banksy' restored: Post-Katrina mural brought back to life in Faubourg Marigny

(United States of America)

Annette Sisco (2017). 'Banksy' restored: Post-Katrina mural brought back to life in Faubourg Marigny. The Ad. 16 November.

Bankrupt Manhattan Art Gallery Accused of Defrauding Clients

(United States of America)

Erik Larson (2017). Bankrupt Manhattan Art Gallery Accused of Defrauding Clients. Bloomberg. 16 November.

Man has $20,000 artwork stolen from Atlanta studio

(United States of America)

Adam Murphy (2017). Man has $20,000 artwork stolen from Atlanta studio. WENY. 16 November.

German museum cancels Max Stern exhibit because of 'restitution claims'

(Germany)

Catherine Solyom (2017). German museum cancels Max Stern exhibit because of 'restitution claims'. Montreal Gazette. 16 November.

The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains

(General)

Chip Colwell (2017). The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains. Atlas Obscura. 16 November.

Whiskey of 700,000 worth was stolen – Only one bottle of it costs 100,000 €

(France)

Anastasios Manaras (2017). Whiskey of 700,000 worth was stolen – Only one bottle of it costs 100,000 €. Weekly Observer. 16 November.

Hacen misa para recuperar imagen robada de templo

(Mexico)

Jesús Valencia (2017). Hacen misa para recuperar imagen robada de templo. AM. 16 November.

Putin to return famous Vrubel painting to Sargsayan

(Russia)

Armen Press (2017). Putin to return famous Vrubel painting to Sargsayan. Armen Press. 16 November.

Apollo astronaut watch, stolen in Ecuador, recovered 30 years later

(United States of America; Ecuador)

Collect Space (2017). Apollo astronaut watch, stolen in Ecuador, recovered 30 years later. Collect Space. 16 November.

China launches lost cultural relics information website

(China)

Dehua Chi (2017). China launches lost cultural relics information website. GB Times. 17 November.

New Website Aims to Bring Home Missing Treasures

(China)

Liya Fan (2017). New Website Aims to Bring Home Missing Treasures. Sixth Tone. 17 November.

Who is Dmitry Rybolovlev? Meet the Russian billionaiore who just sold Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi for a record $450m

(Russia)

Joy Lo Dico (2017). Who is Dmitry Rybolovlev? Meet the Russian billionaiore who just sold Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi for a record $450m. Evening Standard. 17 November.

Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission

(United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

MPs want stolen 'Sisi gift' to remain as part of police probe

(Cyprus; Egypt)

Elias Hazou (2017). MPs want stolen 'Sisi gift' to remain as part of police probe. Cyprus Mail. 17 November.

1,500 year old statues left in the trash at National Museum

(Pakistan)

Hafeez Tunio (2017). 1,500 year old statues left in the trash at National Museum. The Express Tribune. 17 November.

Gardner Heist Gangster Robert Gentile Decries "Cruel and Unusual Punishment"

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Gardner Heist Gangster Robert Gentile Decries "Cruel and Unusual Punishment". Hartford Courant. 17 November.

The long way: fire and smoke for Mungo Man and the ancestors on their road home

(Australia)

Miki Perkins (2017). The long way: fire and smoke for Mungo Man and the ancestors on their road home. The Age. 17 November.

We Should Toss That $450M da Vinci into a Particle Accelerator

(United States of America)

Carl Endelking (2017). We Should Toss That $450M da Vinci into a Particle Accelerator. Discover. 17 November.

Police: Man stole painting from Saratoga Springs art gallery

(United States of America)

Post Star (2017). Police: Man stole painting from Saratoga Springs art gallery. Post Star. 17 November.

Cancellation of Max Stern exhibition an affront to memory

(Germany; Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2017). Cancellation of Max Stern exhibition an affront to memory. Montreal Gazette. 17 November.

Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts

(China)

Ben Bland (2017). Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts. Financial Times. 18 November.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Displaying Stolen Artifacts, Iraqis Claim

(Iraq; United Arab Emirates)

Albawaba (2017). Louvre Abu Dhabi Displaying Stolen Artifacts, Iraqis Claim. Albawaba. 18 November.

Thousands of archaeological items recovered by police in Spain

(Spain)

Karl Smallman (2017). Thousands of archaeological items recovered by police in Spain. EuroWeekly. 18 November.

Most Wanted: Vermeer's 'The Concert,' the World's Most Expensive Missing Work of Art

(United States of America)

Allison McNearney (2017). Most Wanted: Vermeer's 'The Concert,' the World's Most Expensive Missing Work of Art. Daily Beast. 18 November.

Man linked to Gardner art heist seeks prison release in weapons case

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Man linked to Gardner art heist seeks prison release in weapons case. Boston.com. 18 November.

Tomb raider gangs arrested after Chinese police smash ring that stole priceless artefacts from Han dynasty graves

(China)

Zhen Liu (2017). Tomb raider gangs arrested after Chinese police smash ring that stole priceless artefacts from Han dynasty graves. South China Morning Post. 19 November.

Knoxville man arrested in Maryville oil painting theft

(United States of America)

Wes Wade (2017). Knoxville man arrested in Maryville oil painting theft. The Daily Times. 19 November.

Archaeology dept to probe gold antiquities theft in Sirkap

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal (2017). Archaeology dept to probe gold antiquities theft in Sirkap. Dawn. 19 November.

Twenty Six Antiquities to Be Repatriated from Austria

(Greece; Austria)

A. Markis (2017). Twenty Six Antiquities to Be Repatriated from Austria. Greek Reporter. 19 November.

Australian antiques dealer facing prison term in US for wildlife smuggling

(Australia; United States of America)

Rachel Olding (2017). Australian antiques dealer facing prison term in US for wildlife smuggling. The Sydney Morning Herald. 19 November.

Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls

(United States of America)

Michael Greshko (2017). Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls. National Geographic. 19 November.

Another blow for embattled museum as senior official quits

(Ireland)

Justine McCarthy (2017). Another blow for embattled museum as senior official quits. The Times. 19 November.

International suspect slows Aspen police in slashed painting case

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). International suspect slows Aspen police in slashed painting case. Aspen Times. 19 November.

Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 19 November.

The Void at the Heart of 'Gurlitt: Status Report'

(Switzerland; Germany)

Michael Kimmelman (2017). The Void at the Heart of 'Gurlitt: Status Report'. The New York Times. 19 November.

Egypt requests return of ancient vessel through normal procedure

(Cyprus; Egypt)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Egypt requests return of ancient vessel through normal procedure. Cyprus Mail. 19 November.

La Victoria: se llevan S/ 90.000 en joyas de iglesia y profanan imagen del Señor de Los Milagros

(Peru)

La Victoria: 90,000 soles in jewels taken from church and statue of Señor de Los Milagros desecrated

La República (2017). La Victoria: se llevan S/ 90.000 en joyas de iglesia y profanan imagen del Señor de Los Milagros. La República. 19 November.

Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police

(Palestine; Israel)

The Algemeiner (2017). Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police. The Algemeiner. 19 November.

Egypt to retrieve 14 artifacts from Cyprus

(Cyprus; Egypt)

Egypt Independent (2017). Egypt to retrieve 14 artifacts from Cyprus. Egypt Independent. 19 November.

Idol theft case: Witness identifies suspended DSP

(India)

TNN (2017). Idol theft case: Witness identifies suspended DSP. The Times of India. 20 November.

CBI pulled up for 'shoddy probe' in idol theft case

(India)

Nirnimesh Kumar (2017). CBI pulled up for 'shoddy probe' in idol theft case. The Hindu. 20 November.

Bucket Trail designer at war with Asda over design theft claims

(United Kingdom)

Paul Malik (2017). Bucket Trail designer at war with Asda over design theft claims. The Courier. 20 November.

Govt set to publish 'Heritage and Antiquities' act this month

(Gibralter)

Eyleen Shell (2017). Govt set to publish 'Heritage and Antiquities' act this month. Gibraltar Chronicle. 20 November.

International law prevents recovery of Rosetta Stone from UK, Egypt's antiquities minister tells MPs

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Gamal Essam El-Din (2017). International law prevents recovery of Rosetta Stone from UK, Egypt's antiquities minister tells MPs. Ahram Online. 20 November.

Indonesia Can't Stop Its Illegal Treasure Hunters

(Indonesia)

Adi Renaldi (2017). Indonesia Can't Stop Its Illegal Treasure Hunters. Vice. 20 November.

The art of solving crimes involving missing treasures

(United States of America)

Rick Pfeiffer (2017). The art of solving crimes involving missing treasures. Lockport Journal. 20 November.

Six months after a man slashed a $3 million painting in Aspen, police have a suspect but not an arrest

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). Six months after a man slashed a $3 million painting in Aspen, police have a suspect but not an arrest. Vail Daily. 20 November.

Air India's massive art collection comes under scrutiny

(India)

Samanth Subramanian (2017). Air India's massive art collection comes under scrutiny. The National. 20 November.

Devout thief at Howrah temple

(India)

The Telegraph (2017). Devout thief at Howrah temple. The Telegraph. 20 November.

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry struggles with smuggling

(Egypt)

Hani Sameer (2017). Egypt's Antiquities Ministry struggles with smuggling. Al Monitor. 21 November.

Egypt awaits return of stolen Ramses II ship from Cyprus

(Egypt; Cyprus)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Egypt awaits return of stolen Ramses II ship from Cyprus. Egypt Independent. 21 November.

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes

(General)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes. ArtNet News. 21 November.

Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn

(Israel; Palestine; United States of America)

Peter Beaumont, Oliver Laughland (2017). Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn. The Guardian. 21 November.

Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Berlin

(Germany; Turkey)

BBC News (2017). Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Berlin. BBC News. 21 November.

Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid

(China)

Alice Shen (2017). Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid. South China Morning Post. 22 November.

Palestinian police help recover Torah scrolls stolen from Israeli shul

(Palestine; Israel)

Nathan Jeffay (2017). Palestinian police help recover Torah scrolls stolen from Israeli shul. The Jewish Chronicle. 22 November.

Saudi Arabia thanks Bend woman for return of ancient ceramic pot

(Saudi Arabia)

Barney Lerten (2017). Saudi Arabia thanks Bend woman for return of ancient ceramic pot. KTVZ. 22 November.

Minister of Antiquities: 33,000 Egyptian Artefacts are Missing

(Egypt)

Walid Abdul Rahman (2017). Minister of Antiquities: 33,000 Egyptian Artefacts are Missing. Asharq Al-Awsat. 22 November.

Judge Will Not Free Gardner Heist Suspect Robert Gentile

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Judge Will Not Free Gardner Heist Suspect Robert Gentile. The Hartford Courant. 22 November.

'Detectorist' finds on the rise as treasure hunters are inspired by TV shows

(United Kingdom)

Olivia Rudgard (2017). 'Detectorist' finds on the rise as treasure hunters are inspired by TV shows. The Telegraph. 22 November.

Desecrated in macabre ways, the ancestral remains of Catalina's Native Americans finally come home

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun (2017). Desecrated in macabre ways, the ancestral remains of Catalina's Native Americans finally come home. Los Angeles Times. 22 November.

'Priceless' Italian painting stolen from French museum

(France)

The Local (2017). 'Priceless' Italian painting stolen from French museum. The Local. 22 November.

Man linked to art heist will remain held in weapons case

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Man linked to art heist will remain held in weapons case. The Washington Post. 22 November.

Police recover Buddha heads

(China)

Mengxi Gu (2017). Police recover Buddha heads. ECNS. 23 November.

The art of the steal: When does a copyright go too far?

(General)

Robert Shore (2017). The art of the steal: When does a copyright go too far?. CBB. 23 November.

Accused of Having Wanted to Sell a Fake Riopelle on eBay

(Canada)

The Quebec Telegram (2017). Accused of Having Wanted to Sell a Fake Riopelle on eBay. The Quebec Telegram. 23 November.

The legally murky hobby of metal detecting in Nova Scotia

(Canada)

Cory Funk (2017). The legally murky hobby of metal detecting in Nova Scotia. The Signal. 24 November.

Inspired by Dhoom, man posed as scholar and stole shawls worth Rs 2cr from Delhi museum

(India)

Shubhomoy Sikdar (2017). Inspired by Dhoom, man posed as scholar and stole shawls worth Rs 2cr from Delhi museum. Hindustan Times. 24 November.

A broken museum, in a broken country: Meet the man trying to save CAR's history

(Central African Republic)

Simon Allison (2017). A broken museum, in a broken country: Meet the man trying to save CAR's history. Mail & Guardian. 24 November.

Stolen Lindauer painting appears in dark web auction - but auction image appears to be fake

(New Zealand)

Luke Appleby (2017). Stolen Lindauer painting appears in dark web auction - but auction image appears to be fake. TVNZ. 24 November.

A rare painting is stolen… then it appears for sale on the dark web

(New Zealand)

Matt Burgess (2017). A rare painting is stolen… then it appears for sale on the dark web. Wired. 24 November.

'Indiana Joan': 95-year-old accused of looting Middle East tombs

(Australia; Egypt)

BBC News (2017). 'Indiana Joan': 95-year-old accused of looting Middle East tombs. BBC News. 24 November.

Goddess Lakshmi's crown missing in Puri Jagannath Temple

(India)

Pragativadi (2017). Goddess Lakshmi's crown missing in Puri Jagannath Temple. Pragativadi. 24 November.

Trio Busted with 60 Stolen Pagoda Statues

(Myanmar)

Coconuts Yangon (2017). Trio Busted with 60 Stolen Pagoda Statues. Coconuts Yangon. 24 November.

'Indiana Joan': Perth woman, 95, accused of looting Egypt artefacts

(Australia; Egypt)

Associated Press (2017). 'Indiana Joan': Perth woman, 95, accused of looting Egypt artefacts. The Guardian. 24 November.

Idols stolen from Lalitpur's Rudrayani Temple

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times (2017). Idols stolen from Lalitpur's Rudrayani Temple. The Himalayan Times. 24 November.

World Museum, Vienna, Re-Opens: Renovated Premises For Cultural Objects Of Others But No Solution For Restitution.

(General; Austria)

Kwame Opoku (2017). World Museum, Vienna, Re-Opens: Renovated Premises For Cultural Objects Of Others But No Solution For Restitution.. Modern Ghana. 27 November.

A Stolen NASA Space Watch Found After 30 Years

(United States of America)

Jack Forster (2017). A Stolen NASA Space Watch Found After 30 Years. Bloomberg. 27 November.

Dark-Web Shoppers Are Bidding $350,000 in Bitcoin for a Stolen Painting—and It's Likely a Fake

(New Zealand)

Naomi Rea (2017). Dark-Web Shoppers Are Bidding $350,000 in Bitcoin for a Stolen Painting—and It's Likely a Fake. ArtNet News. 28 November.

Commemorative gold coins worth £15,000 stolen from Devon museum

(United Kingdom)

Lauren Harris (2017). Commemorative gold coins worth £15,000 stolen from Devon museum. Devon Live. 28 November.

Indigenous cultural appropriation: what not to do

(Australia)

Angelina Hurley (2017). Indigenous cultural appropriation: what not to do. The Conversation. 28 November.

Four Arrested in Turkey for Stealing 700-Year Old Torah Scroll

(Turkey)

Sputnik (2017). Four Arrested in Turkey for Stealing 700-Year Old Torah Scroll. Sputnik. 28 November.

Loss of heritage is loss of living culture

(Nepal)

Sangita Shrestha (2017). Loss of heritage is loss of living culture. My Republica. 28 November.

Liberia: Govt Announces the Re-Opening of National Museum

(Liberia)

All Africa (2017). Liberia: Govt Announces the Re-Opening of National Museum. All Africa. 28 November.

Polish painting withdrawn from London auction

(Poland; Germany; United Kingdom)

Radio Poland (2017). Polish painting withdrawn from London auction. Radio Poland. 28 November.