Source: Los Angeles Times

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.

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.

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

(United States of America)

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

Why a Massachusetts museum selling its prized Norman Rockwell painting should worry art museums everywhere

(United States of America)

Christopher Knight (2017). Why a Massachusetts museum selling its prized Norman Rockwell painting should worry art museums everywhere. Los Angeles Times. 23 August.

Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline

(India)

Shashank Bengali, M.N. Parth (2017). The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline. Los Angeles Times. 26 July.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt (2017). Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy. Los Angeles Times. 13 June.

ISIS militants battered Syria's ancient Palmyra, but signs of splendor still stand

(Syria)

Patrick J. McDonnell (2017). ISIS militants battered Syria's ancient Palmyra, but signs of splendor still stand. Los Angeles Times. 2 June.

Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets. Los Angeles Times. 23 May.

Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison

(United States of America)

Los Angeles Times (2017). Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison. Los Angeles Times. 30 March.

Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again

(United States of America)

Hailey Branson-Potts (2017). Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again. Los Angeles Times. 23 March.

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts

(General)

Melissa Healy (2017). Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts. Los Angeles Times. 22 February.

Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players

(United States of America)

Sarah D. Wire (2017). Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players. Los Angeles Times. 11 January.

After Islamic State institutionalized looting in Syria, the market for fake antiquities is booming

(Syria)

Nibih Bulous (2016). After Islamic State institutionalized looting in Syria, the market for fake antiquities is booming. Los Angeles Times. 31 December.

Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity

(Spain)

Deborah Solon (2016). Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity. Los Angeles Times. 17 December.

A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should

(Spain)

Los Angeles Times (2016). A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should. Los Angeles Times. 14 December.

LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight

(United States of America)

Brittny Mejia (2016). LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

Mono County doctor pleads guilty to looting Native American artifacts from public lands

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun (2016). Mono County doctor pleads guilty to looting Native American artifacts from public lands. Los Angeles Times. 15 August.

FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection

(Guatemala; United States of America)

Ruben Vives (2016). FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection. Los Angeles Times. 22 July.

Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC

(United States of America)

Alexia Fernandez (2016). Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC. Los Angeles Times. 15 July.

Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall. Los Angeles Times. 21 June.

The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft

(United States of America)

Sharon Mizota (2016). The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft. Los Angeles Times. 1 March.

Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree

(United States of America)

Geoffrey Mohan (2016). Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree. Los Angeles Times. 15 February.

Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park. Los Angeles Times. 19 January.

Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland

(United States of America)

Joseph Serna (2015). Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland. Los Angeles Times. 25 November.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2015). Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages. Los Angeles Times. 21 September.

Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun (2015). Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?. Los Angeles Times. 12 September.

9 Andy Warhol prints stolen from an L.A. business and replaced with fakes

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2015). 9 Andy Warhol prints stolen from an L.A. business and replaced with fakes. Los Angeles Times. 9 September.

Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia

(Slovakia; United States of America)

David Ng (2015). Bernini bust at Getty Museum prompts criminal complaint in Slovakia. Los Angeles Times. 3 August.

Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

David Ng (2015). Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors

(General)

Carolina A. Miranda (2015). 'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors. Los Angeles Times. 9 July.

Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected

(Israel)

Bathsheva Sobelman (2015). Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected. Los Angeles Times. 18 June.

Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on

(United States of America; India)

Jessica Gelt (2015). Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on. Los Angeles Times. 9 April.

Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art

(United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2014). Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

(United States of America)

Lee Romney (2014). Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters. Los Angeles Times. 6 July.

Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay. Los Angeles Times. 5 June.

Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm (2014). Italian court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' is delayed until Thursday. Los Angeles Times. 4 June.

Sorry, Italy, the 'Getty Bronze' belongs in L.A

(United States of America; Italy)

The Times Editorial Board (2014). Sorry, Italy, the 'Getty Bronze' belongs in L.A. Los Angeles Times. 2 June.

Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem (2014). Can Getty keep prized 'Bronze'? Italy's high court delays ruling. Los Angeles Times. 8 May.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

David Ng (2014). Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem (2014). The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

Letters: Archaeology and anti-looting laws

(United States of America)

Patty Gerstenblith (2014). Letters: Archaeology and anti-looting laws. Los Angeles Times. 12 April.

Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery

(Greece)

David Ng (2014). Getty Museum to return 12th century New Testament to Greece monastery. Los Angeles Times. 7 April.

Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

(United States of America; Greece)

Mike Boehm (2014). Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art. Los Angeles Times. 14 March.

Origin of Gold Country coins remains a mystery

(United States of America)

Samantha Schaefer (2014). Origin of Gold Country coins remains a mystery. Los Angeles Times. 11 March.