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Articles for February 2020
96 articles found.
Ben Quinn (2020). Devon museum in repatriation dispute over indigenous relics. The Guardian. 2 February.
Unlimited Inventiveness: Horniman Museum To Discuss Benin Artefacts With Nigerian And British Artists In London( )
Kwame Opoku (2020). Unlimited Inventiveness: Horniman Museum To Discuss Benin Artefacts With Nigerian And British Artists In London. Modern Ghana. 3 February.
Amah-Rose Abrams (2020). A Gaming Billionaire's Questionable Trove of Ancient Artifacts Is Raided by Bulgarian Authorities. ArtNet News. 3 February.
Emily Broncz (2020). Rare footy shirt swiped from National Football Museum in Manchester. Manchester Evening News. 3 February.
Alex Mitchley (2020). Man to appear in court for allegedly stealing Pierneef painting from Free State premier's office. News 24. 3 February.
Blood Buddhas: Not just about theft of antiquities, but a portrayal of much deeper malaise of societal apathy towards heritage( )
Ashish Dhar (2020). Blood Buddhas: Not just about theft of antiquities, but a portrayal of much deeper malaise of societal apathy towards heritage. Op India. 4 February.
Ruchi Kumar (2020). The Afghan artefacts that survived Taliban destruction. BBC News. 4 February.
A Nazi-looted art database prevailed in German court after a collector demanded it take down a painting.( )
Christy Kuesel (2020). A Nazi-looted art database prevailed in German court after a collector demanded it take down a painting.. Artsy. 4 February.
Gabriela Galindo (2020). Painting looted by Nazis found in Royal Library of Belgium. Brussels Times. 4 February.
William Dalrymple (2020). Desired, stolen, cursed: the history of the Koh-i-Noor diamond. History Extra. 4 February.
Diario de Sevilla (2020). Roban la Virgen de la Inmaculada de un altar en una calle de Osuna. Diario de Sevilla. 4 February.
ERN News (2020). Picasso art thief has sentence doubled. ERN News. 4 February.
Neos Kosmos (2020). Turkish ministry seeks return of Panagia Soumela artefacts. Neos Kosmos. 4 February.
Press Association (2020). 'Lost' artworks go on show in split Cyprus 45 years on. Warrington Guardian. 4 February.
Jessica Gelt (2020). A Gauguin sculpture that wasn't, and the sleuth whose fight with the Getty isn't over. Los Angeles Times. 5 February.
Gareth Harris (2020). Looted ancient temple sculpture—seized by UK police—will go home to Afghanistan. The Art Newspaper. 5 February.
Stephen Garrett (2020). An Artist Meets the Thief Who Stole Her Work in an Astonishing New Documentary. Observer. 5 February.
Asharq Al-Awsat (2020). Arab Parliament Reveals Law to Protect Antiquities. Asharq Al-Awsat. 5 February.
Roya News (2020). Three arrested for selling artifacts. Roya News. 5 February.
R. Sivaraman (2020). Five antique idols seized in Pudukottai. The Hindu. 5 February.
AFP (2020). Italy's Uffizi Gallery hails US online tout ruling. France 24. 6 February.
Carman Tse (2020). Los Angeles Public Library Offers 10K Reward for Sculpture Missing Since 1969. Hyperallergic. 6 February.
Mark Bridge (2020). Detectorists helped us find Roman Britain. The Times. 6 February.
Michael H. Hodges (2020). Plagiarism allegation roils Michigan State, museum. The Detroit News. 6 February.
Helen Holmes (2020). Banksy Theft Solved? Two Arrested in Paris for Pompidou Center Heist. Observer. 6 February.
These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.( )
Sarah Kaplan, Juliet Eilperin (2020). These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.. The Washington Post. 6 February.
Olivier Marbot (2020). Why France is dragging its feet to repatriate looted African artworks. The Africa Report. 6 February.
Delon Shurtz (2020). Fossil theft suspect may seek new lawyer. Lethbridge Herald. 6 February.
'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories( )
Chris Aadland (2020). 'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories. Casper Star Tribune. 6 February.
Anne E. Bromley (2020). What Happens When Antiquities are Obliterated? A Sociologist Investigates. UVAToday. 6 February.
Carien Du Plessis (2020). Germany needs to confront its not-so-hidden history of colonial slaughter in Namibia. Daily Maverick. 6 February.
Mike Scialom (2020). Sad Max and rueful Elvis after painting stolen from Geldart. Cambridge Independent. 6 February.
Will Christou, Rohan Advani (2020). Reconstructing the nation, one dome at a time. Syria Direct. 6 February.
Altarpiece of the Rosary stolen from the church of Santo Domingo
Diario de Jerez (2020). Robo en el retablo del Rosario de la iglesia de Santo Domingo. Diario de Jerez. 6 February.
Khmer Times (2020). Antiquities hunters arrested in Preah Vihear. Khmer Times. 6 February.
Neos Kosmos (2020). Brexit has strengthened the cause for return of the Parthenon Marbles. Neos Kosmos. 6 February.
Trump's Impeachment Lawyer Alan Dershowitz May Have Owned Looted Antiquities, an Art Crime Expert Says( )
Zachary Small (2020). Trump's Impeachment Lawyer Alan Dershowitz May Have Owned Looted Antiquities, an Art Crime Expert Says. ArtNet News. 7 February.
EU-OCS (2020). Bungled Fontainebleau theft shines a spotlight on organised crime in the art world. EU-OCS. 7 February.
London Police Have Issued an Arrest Warrant for Art Heiress Angela Gulbenkian After She Skipped Her Court Date( )
Sarah Cascone (2020). London Police Have Issued an Arrest Warrant for Art Heiress Angela Gulbenkian After She Skipped Her Court Date. ArtNet News. 7 February.
Crown of the Baby Jesus from the Virgin of the Rosary of Lorquí stolen
J. Ruiz Palacios, R. Hernández (2020). Roban la corona del Niño Jesús de la Virgen del Rosario de Lorquí. La Verdad. 7 February.
Kristina Abela (2020). `Highly unlikely' Preti masterpiece was stolen from Governor's Palace. Times of Malta. 8 February.
Graham Bowley (2020). The Mystery of the Painting in Gallery 634. The New York Times. 8 February.
Neal Morton (2020). Pair of valuable bonsai trees missing from Federal Way museum. The Seattle Times. 8 February.
Chris Aadland (2020). Chief Black Coal headdress returning to Northern Arapaho. The Washington Times. 8 February.
The Guardians of Rural Heritage
Gabriel de la Iglesia (2020). Los vigilantes del patrimonio rural. Burgos Conecta. 8 February.
Mohamed El-Shamaa (2020). Egypt grapples with smuggling of artifacts. Arab News. 8 February.
Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2020). Commune police chief jailed over looted artefacts. The Phnom Penh Post. 9 February.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2020). Parliament approves law amendments punishing obscene acts in Egypt's archaeological sites. Egypt Independent. 10 February.
Nederob (2020). An Open Letter to Digital Art Galleries to Unify Their Efforts. Nederob. 10 February.
Thomas Novelly (2020). Real `Black Hawk Down' and `Monuments Men' artifacts are being preserved by Citadel cadets. The Post and Courier. 10 February.
Fin Kavanagh (2020). Universities give back relics after pressure over `colonial wrongs'. The Times. 10 February.
Patrick Sullivan (2020). Cyber criminals in the frame after National Portrait Gallery is hit with 350,000 email attacks. The Commentator. 10 February.
Mustafa Marie (2020). Spain takes protection measures for Temple of Debod after Hawass visits Madrid. Egypt Today. 11 February.
Daniel Boffey (2020). EU clamps down on free ports over crime and terrorism links. The Guardian. 11 February.
Angela Giuffrida (2020). Gustav Klimt theft: police question gallery owner's widow. The Guardian. 11 February.
Tasos Kokkinidis (2020). Greek Students Sing for Return of Parthenon Marbles at British Museum. Greek Reporter. 11 February.
Telangana Today (2020). Burglars who stole from Nizam's Museum convicted in Hyderabad. Telengana Today. 11 February.
Nicole Brodeur (2020). `They are my family': Stolen bonsai trees mysteriously returned to Federal Way museum. The Seattle Times. 12 February.
A Journey of 5,000 Miles: How a Teotihuacan woman's skull traveled from the Valley of Mexico to Erie, PA and back again( )
Rachel Harris-Huffman (2020). A Journey of 5,000 Miles: How a Teotihuacan woman's skull traveled from the Valley of Mexico to Erie, PA and back again. Erie Reader. 12 February.
TNN (2020). Picture of stolen Thirumangai Alwar idol matches one in London Museum. The Times of India. 13 February.
Art Critique (2020). Gulbenkian case highlights authorities' failure to pursue art fraud. Art Critique. 13 February.
Harry Bullmore (2020). 'Shady and unscrupulous' metal detectorist hits Winchelsea. The Argus. 13 February.
Daily Sabah (2020). Ancient chariot and Sidamara sarcophagus en route back to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 13 February.
Yasemin Kalyoncuoglu (2020). Turkey to bring back two cultural artifacts from UK. AA. 13 February.
The Economist (2020). Oxford University restores Maasai artefacts. The Economist. 13 February.
FBI Art Crime Team Announces the Repatriation of Over 450 Cultural and Historical Artifacts to the Republic of Haiti( )
FBI (2020). FBI Art Crime Team Announces the Repatriation of Over 450 Cultural and Historical Artifacts to the Republic of Haiti. FBI.gov. 14 February.
Anastassia Boutsko (2020). How Berlin's lost Victoria statue turned up at the Hermitage Museum. DW. 14 February.
Alex Spencer (2020). Thief smashes priceless Cambridge church windows by Victorian artist. Cambridge Independent. 14 February.
Lisa O'Carroll (2020). Former Commons photographer's home raided 'over stolen furniture'. The Guardian. 14 February.
Associated Press (2020). Egypt Sentences Ex-Minister's Brother for Artifact Smuggling. The New York Times. 15 February.
Daily Pioneer (2020). `Odisha has turned a major hub of stolen idols'. Daily Pioneer. 16 February.
ITV (2020). Banksy's new Valentine's Day artwork boarded up following vandalism. ITV. 17 February.
Fanni Kaszás (2020). Operation Budapest: Documentary on the 1983 Fine Arts Museum Heist. Hungary Today. 18 February.
Press Association (2020). Parthenon marbles `not up for discussion' during EU trade talks – Government. The National. 18 February.
Gareth Harris (2020). Suspect list in stolen Klimt saga grows. The Art Newspaper. 19 February.
Evie Andreou (2020). Collection of ancient coins returned to Cyprus by US authorities. Cyprus Mail. 19 February.
Catherine Hickley (2020). Leaked draft of EU paper stirs Parthenon Marbles dispute. The Art Newspaper. 19 February.
Karen Chernick (2020). Stolen Jacob's Ladder by Chagall nets 130K. The Jewish Star. 19 February.
Seung-hyun Song (2020). Cultural Heritage Administration unveils 2 returned cultural artifacts. The Korea Herald. 19 February.
Austin Davis (2020). Berlin gold coin heist: 3 sentenced to jail. DW. 20 February.
Sarah Rose Sharp (2020). Artworks by Famed Street Artist “Phase 2” Stolen From Lower East Side Studio. Hyperallergic. 20 February.
UNIAN (2020). Painting stolen by Nazis from Ukraine during WW2 to be returned from U.S.. UNIAN. 20 February.
CMarie Fuhrman (2020). On stolen land that is being still robbed. Inlander. 20 February.
Janene Pieters (2020). Netherlands Returns Stolen 18th Century Ceremonial Crown to Ethiopia. NLTimes. 20 February.
Saudi Gazette (2020). French geologist returns bronze antique coins he acquired from AlUla in 1966. Saudi Gazette. 20 February.
AFP (2020). Peru recovers priceless Inca manuscript stolen during occupation. France 24. 21 February.
David Batty (2020). India asks Oxford museum to return 'stolen' bronze statue. The Guardian. 21 February.
Ali Alameh (2020). Nicolas Cage Once Out Bid Leo DiCaprio On A Stolen Dinosaur Skull... Here's Where It Is Now. The Things. 21 February.
Beverly Cassirer, whose family demanded return of $30-million painting looted by Nazis, dies waiting( )
Steve Marble (2020). Beverly Cassirer, whose family demanded return of $30-million painting looted by Nazis, dies waiting. Los Angeles Times. 21 February.
Catherine Hickley (2020). Italy hands Nazi-looted Renaissance sculpture from the Uffizi to Germany. The Art Newspaper. 21 February.
Max Horberry (2020). The Artist Beneath the Art Forger. The New York Times. 21 February.
Katie McKellar (2020). Utah is one step closer to designating Utahraptor State Park. Deseret News. 21 February.
Alisha Sijapati (2020). Replicating Nepal's stolen gods. Nepali Times. 21 February.
Egypt Today (2020). Egypt, Greece ministers tackle combating illegal trafficking in antiquities. Egypt Today. 22 February.
Theft of sacred art: everyday and unpunished
El Universal (2020). Robo de arte sacro, cotidiano e impune. Pulso. 23 February.
Prasun Sonwalkar (2020). India seeks return of 15th century Tamil statue in Oxford. Hindustan Times. 23 February.