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Articles for August 2020
123 articles found.
AFP (2020). How police reclaimed a stolen Bataclan Banksy in Italy. The Local. 1 August.
Emma Elgee (2020). Mystery as 'Banksy' mural on Birnbeck pier removed. Somerset Live. 1 August.
Samuel Reilly (2020). Private enterprise – the individuals who are taking restitution into their own hands. Apollo. 1 August.
Sam Jones (2020). Spanish police recover ancient treasure from alleged looter. The Guardian. 2 August.
US Promotes Law to Exploit Maya Region
Sonia Ávilas (2020). EU impulsa ley para explotar zona maya. El Occidental. 2 August.
Masimba Mavaza (2020). Mbuya Nehanda's remains are still in a London Museum as she is insulted by Ryton Dzimiri. Bulawayo 24. 2 August.
60 Minutes (2020). Forgery Forensics: How the Smithsonian Helped Identify Two Stolen Columbus Letters. 60 Minutes. 2 August.
Jon Wertheim (2020). Who's stealing Christopher Columbus letters from libraries around the world?. 60 Minutes. 2 August.
Yohannes Lowe (2020). Metal detectorist guards £100k hoard of silver for two sleepless nights over 'nighthawk' fears. The Telegraph. 3 August.
Robert Alan Hershey (2020). Trading in Native artifacts does real harm. High Country News. 3 August.
D Vincent Arockiaraj (2020). Amman, Perumal idols unearthed from Cauvery river. The Times of India. 3 August.
Belgium gives stolen Maya mask to Guatemala
De Standard (2020). België geeft gestolen Maya-masker terug aan Guatemala. De Standard. 3 August.
Josh Halliday (2020). Brexit `should prompt UK to rethink attitude to Indigenous artefacts'. The Guardian. 3 August.
Tehran Times (2020). Tehran, Athens Discuss Ways to Cooperate in Cultural Heritage. Tehran Times. 3 August.
Nick Squires (2020). Fascist banners worth millions of pounds stolen from state archive in Italy. The Telegraph. 4 August.
The Sun (2020). Igbo group calls for return of stolen artifacts. The Sun. 4 August.
Alex Greenberger (2020). Art Companies Jostle for Ownership of Basquiat Painting in New Inigo Philbrick–Related Lawsuit. ARTnews. 4 August.
eKathimerini (2020). Stolen religious icon returned from UK. eKathimerini. 4 August.
Angelica Villa (2020). Top Three Houses See 79 Percent Year-Over-Year Drop in Second Quarter of 2020: Report. Art Market Monitor. 5 August.
Lucy Davis (2020). The Rembrandt hunter: meet the Dutch dealer who is shaking up the art world. The Telegraph. 6 August.
Peter Hardy, Alexa Levy (2020). Using Art to Evade Sanctions and Launder Money: The Senate Report. JDSupra. 6 August.
Martha Nierenberg, Holocaust survivor who sought to reclaim looted family art collection, dies at 96( )
Emily Langer (2020). Martha Nierenberg, Holocaust survivor who sought to reclaim looted family art collection, dies at 96. The Washington Post. 6 August.
Greece steps up efforts for return of Parthenon Sculptures ahead of 200th anniversary of War of Independence( )
Xinhua (2020). Greece steps up efforts for return of Parthenon Sculptures ahead of 200th anniversary of War of Independence. Global Times. 6 August.
Jane Hunt (2020). Men stole historic ship log from floating museum in drunken prank. East Anglian Daily Times. 7 August.
Ifham Nizam (2020). Kurunegala Mayor and four others face arrest over damaging of historical building. The Island. 7 August.
Jeffrey Young (2020). Returning Lost and Stolen African Art and Antiquities. Voice of America. 7 August.
As Fallout From the Inigo Philbrick Scandal Rages on, Investors Go to Court to Claim Ownership of a $12 Million Twice-Sold Basquiat Painting( )
Eileen Kinsella (2020). As Fallout From the Inigo Philbrick Scandal Rages on, Investors Go to Court to Claim Ownership of a $12 Million Twice-Sold Basquiat Painting. ArtNet News. 7 August.
Deborah Lehr (2020). Not a pretty picture: Money laundering and America's art market. The Hill. 8 August.
Adam Parker (2020). Mount Pleasant man's lawsuit to recover Dutch paintings hits snag. The Post and Courier. 8 August.
The Economist (2020). Activist curators are sharpening the debate on restitution. The Economist. 8 August.
Colin Gleadell (2020). Woes over Warhols and fights over Van Dycks: the explosive and expensive world of family art feuds. The Telegraph. 8 August.
Adeola Ogunlade (2020). \d Ogbak\d o Odinani Worldwide calls for the return of stolen artifacts. The Nation. 8 August.
Ofer Aderet (2020). 150 Jewish Gravestones Uprooted by the Nazis Found in Polish Town. Haaretz. 9 August.
Phoebe Ram (2020). Appeal as 'last remaining fragments' of ancient Sherwood Forest targeted by vandals. Nottingham Post. 10 August.
Candida Moss (2020). How a Star Harvard Professor Got Suckered by `Jesus' Wife'. Daily Beast. 10 August.
Vincent Noce (2020). 'Adventurer scholar' Douglas Latchford dies in Bangkok, aged 89. The Art Newspaper. 10 August.
What Defines a Museum? The Question Has Thrown the Art World's Leading Professional Organization Into Turmoil( )
Kate Brown (2020). What Defines a Museum? The Question Has Thrown the Art World's Leading Professional Organization Into Turmoil. ArtNet News. 10 August.
Marie Hadley (2020). Explainer: who owns the copyright to your tattoo?. The Conversation. 10 August.
Margaret Carrington (2020). Art adviser sues Rudy Giuliani for $15,000 in unpaid fees. The Art Newspaper. 10 August.
Lidia Hernandez-Tapia (2020). Artist Abel Azcona Calls on His Native Spain to Atone for Its Colonial Legacy. Artsy. 10 August.
New book asks Spain to return the Quimbaya Treasury to Colombia
Pablo Gamboa Hinestrosa (2020). Nuevo libro pide a España devolver el Tesoro Quimbaya a Colombia. El Espectador. 10 August.
AFP (2020). Benin restores slavery monuments to testify to brutal past. France 24. 11 August.
The Museum of the Bible Is in Discussions With Iraq to Reach a Settlement Over Thousands of Disputed Antiquities in Its Collection( )
Naomi Rea (2020). The Museum of the Bible Is in Discussions With Iraq to Reach a Settlement Over Thousands of Disputed Antiquities in Its Collection. ArtNet News. 11 August.
Nick Lunch, Tricia Jenkins (2020). Living cultures: decolonising cultural spaces. Ecologist. 11 August.
Josh Gabert-Doyon (2020). Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp. Vice. 11 August.
Amy Weiss-Meyer (2020). What Ever Happened to the Gospel of Jesus's Wife?. The Atlantic. 11 August.
Martha Gill (2020). Museums' grip on stolen goods is loosening. The Times. 12 August.
Ariel David (2020). After Dead Sea Forgeries Exposed, How Do We Know the Scrolls in Israel Are Authentic?. Haaretz. 12 August.
John Geddes (2020). The long, dark past behind the National Gallery's latest acquisition. MacLean's. 13 August.
Catherine Hickley (2020). How recent anti-racism protests have pushed a longstanding debate about colonial looting in Europe. The Art Newspaper. 14 August.
Guatemala will received two repatriated archaeological pieces returned from the US
Infobae (2020). Guatemala repatriará dos piezas arqueológicas devueltas desde EEUU. Infobae. 14 August.
El Universal (2020). Two model cars worth thousands were stolen from Mexico's Antique Toy Museum. The Yucatan Times. 14 August.
S. Vijay Kumar (2020). US Returns 10 Smuggled Artefacts To India; Here Are Six Reasons Why This Is Significant. Swarajya. 15 August.
Nicola Smith, Josie Ensor (2020). Calls to repatriate relics after death of controversial British art dealer 'Dynamite Doug'. The Telegraph. 15 August.
David Sanderson (2020). Top forger Max Brandrett is a victim of his own success. The Times. 15 August.
DW (2020). Burundi to demand €36 billion from Germany, Belgium for colonial rule: report. DW. 16 August.
Andre Chumko (2020). Te Papa defrauded of $120,000 over more than a year. Stuff.co.nz. 17 August.
Raffi Khatchadourian (2020). Michael Rakowitz's Art of Return. The New Yorker. 17 August.
Ewout Kieckens (2020). Database is at the heart of the Italian art squad. Innovation Origins. 17 August.
A Scholar and an Art Institute Are Currently Waging a Scorched-Earth Legal Battle Over Valuable Modigliani Research( )
Eileen Kinsella (2020). A Scholar and an Art Institute Are Currently Waging a Scorched-Earth Legal Battle Over Valuable Modigliani Research. ArtNet News. 18 August.
Barbie Latza Nadeau (2020). Romanian Billionaire Poisoned by Call Girl at Sex Club Featuring `Virgin' Ponies. Daily Beast. 19 August.
Pasadena Now (2020). Pasadena Appeals Court Rules Against Heir in Nazi-Looted Art Case. Pasadena Now. 19 August.
The Times of Israel (2020). Valuable statues 'worth millions' stolen from kibbutz museum in northern Israel. The Times of Israel. 19 August.
AFP (2020). Hunt is on for rightful owner of Nazi-looted French painting. The Guardian. 20 August.
Jane Arraf (2020). In Iraq, Authorities Continue To Fight Uphill Battle Against Antiquities Plunder. NPR. 20 August.
Travis McDade (2020). The Inside Story of the $8 Million Heist From the Carnegie Library. Smithsonian. 20 August.
Murielle Kasprzak (2020). Nazi-looted French painting on display in search for rightful owner. The Times of Israel. 20 August.
American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India( )
Eileen Kinsella (2020). American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India. ArtNet News. 20 August.
The Times (2020). Paolo Giorgio Ferri obituary. The Times. 20 August.
Tess Davis (2020). Douglas Latchford: The Man Who Pillaged Cambodia. The Diplomat. 21 August.
Justin McCurry (2020). Japanese ninja museum caught with guard down by thieves who stole 1m yen. The Guardian. 21 August.
Cnaan Liphshiz (2020). More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery. Forward. 21 August.
Louth Leader (2020). Trio admit stealing lead from Lincolnshire churches. Louth Leader. 21 August.
Delon Shurtz (2020). Ammonite theft case may be headed to trial. Lethbridge Herald. 22 August.
Desconocimiento y falta de interés por la conservación ha provocado la destrucción de sitios arqueológicos en Chiapas( )
Ignorance and lack of interest in conservation has led to the destruction of archaeological sites in Chiapas
Adriana Santos (2020). Desconocimiento y falta de interés por la conservación ha provocado la destrucción de sitios arqueológicos en Chiapas. Chiapas Paralelo. 23 August.
Naomi Rea (2020). How Does a Thief Unload Stolen Art? Here Are 5 Ways Criminals Actually Profit From Museum Heists. ArtNet News. 24 August.
The Louvre, UNESCO, and Other Cultural Organizations Unite to Provide $5 Million in `Cultural First Aid' to Beirut( )
Naomi Rea (2020). The Louvre, UNESCO, and Other Cultural Organizations Unite to Provide $5 Million in `Cultural First Aid' to Beirut. ArtNet News. 24 August.
German art dealer and socialite, 38, is arrested in Lisbon and faces being extradited to UK over '£1m sale of Yayoi Kusama pumpkin that buyer never received'( )
Nicole Conner (2020). German art dealer and socialite, 38, is arrested in Lisbon and faces being extradited to UK over '£1m sale of Yayoi Kusama pumpkin that buyer never received'. The Daily Mail. 24 August.
Rachel Morris (2020). Museums are the guardians of our memories – but they are fighting to survive. INews. 24 August.
Wim Bossema (2020). Let Western Museums Lease the Art Stolen in Colonial Times. Zam Magazine. 24 August.
BBC News (2020). Sudan's Jabal Maragha: Illegal gold diggers destroy ancient site. BBC News. 24 August.
Exit News (2020). Serbia Has Returned Only One of 1248 Cultural Artifacts Stolen from Kosovo. Exit News. 24 August.
Shelley Marriott (2020). Vandals sprayed graffiti on 13th century wall at Codnor Castle. Ripley & Heanor News. 24 August.
The News Minute (2020). Ganesha idol stolen from Andhra temple on Vinayaka Chavithi. The News Minute. 24 August.
James Graves (2020). Campaign raises £2,000 after gravestone stolen and churchyard desecrated in St Michael's on Wyre. The Gazette. 25 August.
Jean Christou (2020). Stolen ancient vase on its way back home. Cyprus Mail. 25 August.
Mai Lynn Miller Nguyen, Onyekachi Wambu (2020). Q&A: Racial Justice and Restitution. Open Society Foundations. 26 August.
Betsy Bradley (2020). A Museum Director Asks: What if Art Museums Can't Measure Up to the Present Moment?. Hyperallergic. 26 August.
Olivia Gantzer (2020). Gloucestershire burglar who raided Wiltshire mansion jailed. Wilts and Clocestershite Standard. 26 August.
Ali Tüfekçi (2020). Ibrahim Hakkı Konyalı: Art historian who saved Ottoman heritage. Daily Sabah. 26 August.
Atiya Irvin-Mitchell (2020). In weighing fate of Pittsburgh's Columbus statue, first a disagreement over who decides. Public Source. 26 August.
Erik the Belgan, the thief that passed by an El Greco
José Ángel Montañes (2020). Erik el Belga, el ladrón que pasó de largo de El Greco. El País. 26 August.
Tehran Times (2020). Police bust gang trading historical objects online. Tehran Times. 26 August.
Candida Moss (2020). Is Iraq Getting Screwed in a Looted Treasures Deal with the Hobby Lobby?. The Daily Beast. 27 August.
Anna V. Smith (2020). Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection. High Country News. 27 August.
Jennifer Rankin (2020). Treble Dutch: £13m old master painting stolen for a third time. The Guardian. 27 August.
David Styles (2020). Black Lives Matter, Benin Bronzes and Britishness: how can UK museums decolonise?. Museums and Heritage Advisor. 27 August.
Nina Loasana (2020). Presidential Secretariat hands over artifacts from Netherlands to National Museum. The Jakarta Post. 27 August.
BBC News (2020). Frans Hals Dutch masterpiece stolen for third time. BBC News. 27 August.
Darryl Chamberlain (2020). St Luke's Church roof vandalised by metal thieves. The Charlton Champion. 27 August.
Hindustan Times (2020). Customs officials seize 25 antiques worth Rs 35.3 crore in north Bengal. Hindustan Times. 27 August.
Alex Marshall (2020). The British Museum Reopens to a World That Has Changed. The New York Times. 27 August.
Tom Mashberg (2020). Douglas A.J. Latchford, Khmer Antiquities Expert, Dies at 88. The New York Times. 27 August.
Adam Chan (2020). Island RCMP discover painting stolen in 2018 through unrelated investigation. CTV. 28 August.
Jenny Yuen (2020). Toronto cops on hunt for stolen 500 pound sculpture. Toronto Sun. 28 August.
Banksy's The Sad Young Girl: How the theft of a tribute to Bataclan terror victims has ended with the arrest of a luxury designer( )
Cahal Milmo (2020). Banksy's The Sad Young Girl: How the theft of a tribute to Bataclan terror victims has ended with the arrest of a luxury designer. INews. 28 August.
Noah Oskow (2020). Ancestral Ainu Remains Returned by Tokyo University. Unseen Japan. 28 August.
Alan Smith (2020). Call police if you are offered bronze sculpture stolen from art gallery in Tunbridge Well. Kent Online. 28 August.
Adrian Horton (2020). Driven to Abstraction: the inside story of a $60m art forgery hoax. The Guardian. 28 August.
A bell stolen from the Tulancingo church
Concepción Ocádiz (2020). Se robaron una campana en iglesia de Tulancingo. El Sol de Tulancingo. 28 August.
Garbrielle Hickmon (2020). The Long Fight for Restitution. Condé Nast Traveler. 28 August.
Anna Wichmann (2020). Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum. Greek Reporter. 28 August.
Alex Zaragoza (2020). The Whitney Museum Pillaging Black Art Is Nothing New. Vice. 28 August.
Farhan Shaikh (2020). Two arrested for stealing seven silver idols from temple in Navi Mumbai. Hindustan Times. 29 August.
Mark Brown (2020). 'Fake' Rembrandt came from artist's workshop and is possibly genuine. The Guardian. 30 August.
Maxine Jacons (2020). Theft of high-priced huia from rural museum remains a mystery. Stuff.co.nz. 30 August.
Jessica Carpani (2020). Christie's launches war on 'unfounded accusations' questioning the origins of objects. The Telegraph. 30 August.
Antonio Cascais (2020). Germany's colonial past catches up with it. DW. 30 August.
Michael Kalenderian, James Hamilton, Jed Oelbaum (2020). The Art World Is Full of Lies, Smuggling, and Financial Hijinks. Vice. 30 August.
Press Trust of India (2020). Idol of Lord Nataraja found in Tamil Nadu lake. Deccan Herald. 30 August.
eKathimerini (2020). Fire at Mycenae has not damaged antiquities, ministry says. eKathimerini. 30 August.
Taing Rinith (2020). André Malraux: big hero or `little thief'?. Khmer Times. 31 August.
Our museums are full of stolen colonial loot – let's face up to our shameful history and give it back( )
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (2020). Our museums are full of stolen colonial loot – let's face up to our shameful history and give it back. INews. 31 August.