Subject: Museums

Audit report shows 227 artefacts missing from Bahawalpur museum


Majeed Gill, Dawn, 18th Jun 2017.

Aboriginal man demands Cambridge University return his ancestor's spears

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Raymond Brown, Cambridge News, 16th Jun 2017.

R12m to fix vandalised museum

(South Africa)

Rochelle de Kock, Herald Live, 14th Jun 2017.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 13th Jun 2017.

Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 12th Jun 2017.

Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo, iNews, 12th Jun 2017.

Bern museum sells part of controversial inheritance


SwissInfo, 6th Jun 2017.

Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home


G. H. Renaud, K24, 6th Jun 2017.

Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Chris Foote, STV, 2nd Jun 2017.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2017.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 31st May 2017.

Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray, Common Space, 30th May 2017.

REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Luke Sproule, The Oxford Times, 30th May 2017.

Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives

(United States of America)

Melissa Merli, The News Gazete, 28th May 2017.

Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors


Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 26th May 2017.

Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan, CBC, 26th May 2017.

Russia's Hermitage Museum recognized as victim in embezzlement case


RAPSI, 12th May 2017.

Skeletons in the art world's closet, let out after two centuries, are shunned

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Joan Altabe, Blasting News, 9th May 2017.

The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?

(United States of America)

Carrie Collins-Fadell, Nonprofit Quarterly, 8th May 2017.

The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 5th May 2017.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 5th May 2017.

How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids


Nick Holdsworth, Christian Science Monitor, 3rd May 2017.

Milos island prepares a home for much-desired return of Aphrodite


Lina Giannarou, eKathimerini, 29th Apr 2017.

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

(Switzerland; Germany)

Associated Press, News 1130, 26th Apr 2017.

Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson, Daily Herald, 24th Apr 2017.

5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession


Samhati Mohapatra, The Times of India, 23rd Apr 2017.

3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum

(United States of America)

CBS, 22nd Apr 2017.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 20th Apr 2017.

In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate

(United Kingdom)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 20th Apr 2017.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition


Express News Service, Indian Express, 18th Apr 2017.

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 17th Apr 2017.

Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts

(United States of America)

The Toledo Blade, The Crescent-News, 17th Apr 2017.

Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Jessica Long,, 15th Apr 2017.

Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins, Magic Valley, 14th Apr 2017.

Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'


Anna Marie de la Fuente, Variety, 14th Apr 2017.

Cambridge Fitzwilliam stolen jade 'lost for generations', expert says

(United Kingdom; China)

BBC News, 14th Apr 2017.

How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Bond, Forbes, 11th Apr 2017.

Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 5th Apr 2017.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 4th Apr 2017.

Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3rd Apr 2017.

Workers' Strike Closes Centre Pompidou in Paris for Fifth Consecutive Day


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 31st Mar 2017.

Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest


Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 30th Mar 2017.

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild


Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 30th Mar 2017.

Strike at the Musée Rodin Steals Thunder of Major Survey of the Artist at Grand Palais


Perwana Nazif, ArtNet News, 24th Mar 2017.

Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner, The Chicago Tribune, 21st Mar 2017.

Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry

(United States of America)

Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun Times, 20th Mar 2017.

How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove, Forbes, 17th Mar 2017.

Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?


Alice Farren-Bradley, Apollo, 16th Mar 2017.

The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades

(United States of America)

Natalie Zarrelli, Atlas Obscura, 16th Mar 2017.

Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum


Kawa Omar, Reuters, 11th Mar 2017.

No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey


Vinita Chaturvedi, The Times of India, 10th Mar 2017.

Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul


Associated Press, The National, 8th Mar 2017.

Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 7th Mar 2017.

Facing Germany's colonial heritage: It's 'detective work'


Julia Hitz, DW, 7th Mar 2017.

Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America)

CBS, 6th Mar 2017.

Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back


Paul Daley, The Guardian, 3rd Mar 2017.

Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Australia)

Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 3rd Mar 2017.

The Grand Master's dagger


Petra Caruana Dingli, Times of Malta, 26th Feb 2017.

Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears

(United Kingdom)

Robin de Peyer, Evening Standard, 20th Feb 2017.

How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums

(United States of America)

Josh Niland, Hyperallergic, 19th Feb 2017.

Here's Your Chance to See Cornelius Gurlitt's Infamous Art Trove

(Switzerland; Germany)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 16th Feb 2017.

Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 16th Feb 2017.

One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat

(South Africa)

Lynsey Chutel, Quartz, 16th Feb 2017.

'Booze, bullies and perverts' rife at museum


Allison Bray, Irish Independent, 10th Feb 2017.

Germany Arrests Alleged Mastermind Behind Bardo Museum Terror Attack

(Tunisia; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 9th Feb 2017.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson, Nature, 7th Feb 2017.

Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It


WCAI, 5th Feb 2017.

Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents


Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 4th Feb 2017.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man


BBC News, 3rd Feb 2017.

Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 24th Jan 2017.

How should museums respond to art smuggling scandals?


Victoria Reed, Apollo, 24th Jan 2017.

Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba

(Cuba; United States of America)

Randy Kennedy, The New York Times, 23rd Jan 2017.

The museum director, the culture minister, and more trouble in Brussels


Ian Mundell, Apollo, 23rd Jan 2017.

Colonial looting of our culture calls for justice

(Rwanda; Germany; Belgium)

The New Times, 19th Jan 2017.

Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Jan 2017.

Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD

(United States of America)

Cameron Luttrell, Patch, 17th Jan 2017.

Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 17th Jan 2017.

Museum cut company out of multi-billion dollar art deal: suit

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Kathianne Boniello, New York Post, 15th Jan 2017.

Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan, ECNS, 13th Jan 2017.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam, The Times of India, 11th Jan 2017.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris


Javier Pes, The Art Newspaper, 5th Jan 2017.

London's Victoria & Albert Museum Evacuated in Bomb Scare

(United Kingdom)

Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 4th Jan 2017.

Kirklees council considers selling Francis Bacon painting

(United Kingdom)

Nazia Parveen, The Guardian, 28th Dec 2016.

Thieves steal hood from historic Shackleton exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Peter Johnstone, The Packet, 24th Dec 2016.

Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 23rd Dec 2016.

Napoleon's pillaged works of art on show in Rome


AFP, Shanghai Daily, 17th Dec 2016.

Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?

(United States of America; Russia)

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 16th Dec 2016.

Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation

(United States of America)

Dave Collins, Myrtle Beach Online, 16th Dec 2016.

Gericht: Gurlitts Testament ist gültig

(Switzerland; Germany)

Court: Gurlitt's will is valid

Monopol, 15th Dec 2016.

Minister Looking to Add "A Bit of Colour" to His Office Accidentally Finds Missing $150,000 Aboriginal Artwork


Isabelle Hellyer, Vice, 14th Dec 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, 14th Dec 2016.

As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar

(South Africa)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 13th Dec 2016.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 13th Dec 2016.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media, The Jewish Press, 13th Dec 2016.

Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece

(United States of America)

Ryan Torok, Jewish Journal, 12th Dec 2016.

Six major challenges facing Indian museums, says museologist Vinod Daniel


Adrija Roychowdhury, The Indian Express, 8th Dec 2016.

INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel


INAH recovers monument that was in a hotel

Union Yucatán, 7th Dec 2016.

Yucatán recupera valiosa estela de antigua ciudad maya


Yucatan recovers valuable steala from ancient Maya city

Terra, 6th Dec 2016.

Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Dec 2016.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry, Alligator, 30th Nov 2016.

Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin

(Iran; Germany)

Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 28th Nov 2016.

In Wake of Trump's Election, Protestors Address Climate Change at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 28th Nov 2016.

Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson, Vice, 23rd Nov 2016.

See Famous Artwork Missing for Over a Century at New Hokusai Museum


Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 23rd Nov 2016.

Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD

(United States of America)

Maya Rajamani, DNA Info, 22nd Nov 2016.

A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan, ECNS, 22nd Nov 2016.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art

(United States of America)

Christopher Green, Hyperallergic, 22nd Nov 2016.

History re-told through the Gweagal shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 18th Nov 2016.

Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest


Lisa Movius, The Art Newspaper, 18th Nov 2016.

Scotland back in the day: The complex tale behind how Elgin lost his Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

The National, 15th Nov 2016.

Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic

(Czech Republic)

Julia Michalska, The Art Newspaper, 14th Nov 2016.

Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 10th Nov 2016.

NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis, The Wesleyan Argus, 8th Nov 2016.

I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake

(United States of America)

Bill Sanderson, New York Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer

(United States of America)

Maria Di Mento, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 6th Nov 2016.

Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson, The Art Newspaper, 5th Nov 2016.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 4th Nov 2016.

14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe

(United States of America; Italy; Switzerland)

ICE, 4th Nov 2016.

'They've got no claim': Indigenous Australian demands British Museum return ancestral shield

(Australia; United Kingdom)

CBC, 2nd Nov 2016.

Egypt bans cooperation with Toledo Museum over antiquities' sale

(Egypt; United States of America)

Middle East Monitor, 1st Nov 2016.

Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones


Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 1st Nov 2016.

Egypt wants sanctions against museum for selling antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 29th Oct 2016.

Controversial auctioning of artifacts ends

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 27th Oct 2016.

Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 26th Oct 2016.

Rare Toledo museum items sold despite protests

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 26th Oct 2016.

Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs

(Cayman Islands)

Jewel Levy, Cayman Compass, 25th Oct 2016.

Cyprus demands auction be stopped

(United States of America; Cyprus)

Roberta Gedert, The Toledo Blade, 25th Oct 2016.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus; Greece)

Wynne Everett, The Toledo Blade, 24th Oct 2016.

Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 21st Oct 2016.

Framed: art crime in focus

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Fox, Otago Daily Times, 19th Oct 2016.

Some looted Idlib National Museum artifacts resurface, fate of others a mystery amidst 'thriving black market trade'


Noura Hourani, Syria Direct, 18th Oct 2016.

Find the artifact thief and win


Pakistan Today, 18th Oct 2016.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 17th Oct 2016.

¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional

(Costa Rica)

Do you have Precolumbian pieces on your hands? Bring them to the National Museum.

Hassel Fallas, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

Northampton Council Sekhemka statue 'now in US'

(United Kingdom; United States of America; Egypt)

BBC News, 15th Oct 2016.

Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 14th Oct 2016.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques


Jericho Knopp, CBC, 13th Oct 2016.

Why Taking Photographs Is Banned in Many Museums and Historic Places


Jay L. Zagorsky, Observer, 12th Oct 2016.

Terrorism fears see DCMS museums and galleries lose a million visitors

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel, Museums Journal, 11th Oct 2016.

Basra Museum: How Saddam's palace was given to the people


BBC News, 8th Oct 2016.

St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Oct 2016.

Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 7th Oct 2016.

Treasures of the Black Sea turn into political hostages

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Stas Sokolov, DW, 6th Oct 2016.

The future of 'Scythian gold' to be finally decided on Dec. 14

(Ukraine; Netherlands; Russia)

Ukraine Today, 6th Oct 2016.

Paintings That Bear the Scars of War


Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 5th Oct 2016.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad


Esther Anatolitis, Eureka Street, 3rd Oct 2016.

I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault

(United States of America)

Peter Simek, D Magazine, 1st Oct 2016.

Northampton Sekhemka statue sale: Council 'warned by lawyers'

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 1st Oct 2016.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 1st Oct 2016.

Egypt's Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored


Garry Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 23rd Sep 2016.

Egypt's Malawi Museum inaugurated


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 22nd Sep 2016.

Banksy artwork removed from Liverpool street to enter street art museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 19th Sep 2016.

Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Bishop, Valley News, 19th Sep 2016.

Art. Passion. Politics.

(United States of America; Russia)

Edward Goldman, Huffington Post, 13th Sep 2016.

Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector


Julia Halpern, The Art Newspaper, 7th Sep 2016.

Suspect in Colombo National Museum theft further remanded

(Sri Lanka)

Daily News, 5th Sep 2016.

V&A director's decision to quit hastened by Brexit vote

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown, The Guardian, 5th Sep 2016.

MUNA construction damaging ancient remains


Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 5th Sep 2016.

Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 26th Aug 2016.

Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

(United Arab Emirates)

Mikolai Napieralski, Quartz, 24th Aug 2016.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 24th Aug 2016.

Israeli museum transfer sets 'dangerous precedent'

(Palestine; Israel)

Ylenia Gostoli, Al Jazeera, 24th Aug 2016.

Victory for Gweagal man Rodney Kelly in fight to have artefacts returned from British museums

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Lucy McNally, ABC Australia, 23rd Aug 2016.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 23rd Aug 2016.

Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?

(United States of America)

Lisa Bertagnoli, Autoweek, 23rd Aug 2016.

Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 19th Aug 2016.

Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show

(Russia; Ukraine)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 19th Aug 2016.

UK Museum Ethics Committee Rejects Allegations of Corruption in BP's Sponsorships

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 17th Aug 2016.

Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 15th Aug 2016.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez, Santa Fe New Mexican, 12th Aug 2016.

Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue

(Chile; United Kingdom)

AFP, 9 News, 12th Aug 2016.

Uma discussão de há décadas

(Portugal; Angola)

A discussion for decades

Joana Gorjão Henriques, Publico, 10th Aug 2016.

Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open


UN News Centre, 10th Aug 2016.

Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums

(United States of America)

Robert Ekelund, The Washington Post, 4th Aug 2016.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

Director of Vienna's Belvedere Museum Dismissed Over Misconduct


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 28th Jul 2016.

BP sparks campaigners' fury with new arts sponsorship deals

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown, The Guardian, 28th Jul 2016.

Undermined by silence: lack of provenance is devastating flaw of al-Sabah collection catalogue


Jane Jakeman, The Art Newspaper, 26th Jul 2016.

High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem

(Israel; Palestine)

Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 24th Jul 2016.

Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty


Mac Margolis, Bloomberg, 22nd Jul 2016.

Museums win bid to keep antiquities

(Iran; United States of America)

Patricia Manson, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 20th Jul 2016.

Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Jessie Guy-Ryan, Atlas Obscura, 17th Jul 2016.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal, The Politic, 8th Jul 2016.

Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted

(Australia; India)

ABC Australia, 4th Jul 2016.

Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India

(Australia; India)

Sally Pryor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4th Jul 2016.

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Anne Quito, Quartz, 2nd Jul 2016.

German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis


Menachem Rephun, JP Updates, 30th Jun 2016.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 23rd Jun 2016.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, 23rd Jun 2016.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed


Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle, 16th Jun 2016.

King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica


Joel Tsvakwi, Bulawayo 24, 12th Jun 2016.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art


ANSA, 8th Jun 2016.

Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft

(United States of America)

News Net 5, 2nd Jun 2016.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Jun 2016.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding


Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 2nd Jun 2016.

Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all

(United States of America)

James Cuno, The Art Newspaper, 31st May 2016.

Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 20th May 2016.

Inquiry report points out irregularities in Peshawar Museum


The News, 20th May 2016.

Greenpeace activists scale British Museum to protest BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, 19th May 2016.

Protesters Disrupt a BP-Sponsored Exhibition at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th May 2016.

Palestinian Museum Prepares to Open, Minus Exhibits


James Glanz, The New York Times, 16th May 2016.

Italian Mayor Refuses to Loan Piero della Francesca Masterpiece Fearing It Won't Be Returned


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 16th May 2016.

Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 11th May 2016.

Can we trust in museum trustees?

(United Kingdom)

Giles Waterfield, Apollo, 29th Apr 2016.

Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi

(United Arab Emirates)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 29th Apr 2016.

Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall, The New York Times, 26th Apr 2016.

The Case against the Universal Museum


Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 26th Apr 2016.

National natural history museum gutted


Vibha Sharma, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 25th Apr 2016.

Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer, The Telegraph, 23rd Apr 2016.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin, The City Paper, 14th Apr 2016.

Dolls theft: Cops clueless even after 40 days


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Apr 2016.

Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint

(United States of America)

Associated Press,, 4th Apr 2016.

British Museum must sever its links with BP

(United Kingdom)

Margaret Atwood, The Guardian, 3rd Apr 2016.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra, 2nd Apr 2016.

Obsessing about past 'wrongs' is to miss the power of culture

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins, The Guardian, 2nd Apr 2016.

AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Apr 2016.

Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes

(United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Egypt)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 1st Apr 2016.

CAG holds Directorate of Arts & Culture guilty


The Shillong Times, 28th Mar 2016.

Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 27th Mar 2016.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 27th Mar 2016.

Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks


Rain Embuscado, ArtNet News, 24th Mar 2016.

Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals


The Hans India, 22nd Mar 2016.

Egyptian bid to buy Sekhemka statue back for £15m is 'unethical', says action group

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch, Northampton Chronicle & Echo, 18th Mar 2016.

Repatriation of indigenous artefacts a hot topic for museums


Rosemary Neill, The Australian, 12th Mar 2016.

Egyptian embassy could buy Sekhemka statue and loan it to British Museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Paul Lynch, Northampton Chronicle & Echo, 11th Mar 2016.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 10th Mar 2016.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 9th Mar 2016.

Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 8th Mar 2016.

How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?

(United States of America)

Samuel J. Redman, History News Network, 6th Mar 2016.

Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns

(United Kingdom)

Cahil Milmo, The Independent, 1st Mar 2016.

Why art galleries are quietly clearing out their vaults


Patricia Treble, McLean's, 28th Feb 2016.

Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?

(United States of America)

Ken Faulk,, 26th Feb 2016.

Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures

(Australia; India)

Geoff Hiscock, Nikkei, 26th Feb 2016.

Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 26th Feb 2016.

Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomen, Business Insider, 17th Feb 2016.

Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt

(Australia; India)

Shalailah Medhora, The Guardian, 17th Feb 2016.

FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum


Chika Okeke, Leadership, 5th Feb 2016.

'Short-sighted' council 'lost opportunity to put Northampton on the map' by selling Sekhemka

(United Kingdom)

Nick Bieber, Northants Herald & Post, 3rd Feb 2016.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales, The Universe, 31st Jan 2016.

Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller, East Idaho News, 29th Jan 2016.

Sekhemka Egyptian statue sale prompts museum ethics code change

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 28th Jan 2016.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt, Honolulu Magazine, 27th Jan 2016.

Connecting with artefacts taken by Cook

(New Zealand)

The Gisborne Herald, 25th Jan 2016.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum


David Robert, The Art Newspaper, 16th Jan 2016.

Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being

(United Kingdom)

Javier Pes, The Art Newspaper, 13th Jan 2016.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden, The Atlantic, 7th Jan 2016.

Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 4th Jan 2016.

Jackie Chan donates replicas of 12 zodiac antiquities to a museum in Taiwan


Gu Liping, ECNS, 30th Dec 2015.

Gurlitt 'sane' when donating art to museum


Swiss Info, 22nd Dec 2015.

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

(Denmark; United States of America)

WENN, Contact Music, 22nd Dec 2015.

Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 21st Dec 2015.

Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation

(Canada; India)

Nazim Baksh, CBC, 21st Dec 2015.

Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty


Todd McEwen, Northumberland News, 21st Dec 2015.

Lambayeque: difunden en Panamá hallazgo de tumba intacta de Señor de Sipán

(Peru; Panama)

Lambayeque: Recreation in Panama the site of the intact tomb of the Lord of Sipán

RPP, 19th Dec 2015.

Figurine from sophisticated ancient South African society creates culture war over whether it should be allowed to tour abroad

(South Africa)

AFP, The Japan Times, 18th Dec 2015.

Former Field Museum employee charged with theft resulting in $900,000 loss

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 16th Dec 2015.

Former Field Museum employee accused of stealing $900,000 over 7 years

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 11th Dec 2015.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy, Australian Geographic, 7th Dec 2015.

Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 26th Nov 2015.

Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 26th Nov 2015.

Science Museum ends sponsorship deal with Shell

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, 12th Nov 2015.

Encounters at National Museum of Australia: our Elgin Marbles come home


Julie Power, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6th Nov 2015.

Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin, The Bristol Bay Times, 6th Nov 2015.

Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti


TF Chan, Wallpaper, 4th Nov 2015.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts


Jeremy Malies, Source Security, 30th Oct 2015.

Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights

(United Arab Emirates)

Michelle Chen, The Nation, 26th Oct 2015.

Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo

(United States of America)

Matthew Dutton, The Register-Mail, 26th Oct 2015.

Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum


Lucy Cormack, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Oct 2015.

National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 21st Oct 2015.

How to Save Art From Islamic State

(United States of America)

Maxwell L. Anderson, The Wall Street Journal, 20th Oct 2015.

Museum Of The Aleutians Closes After 1801 Bible Found In Director's House

(United States of America)

Greta Mart, KUCB, 19th Oct 2015.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Oct 2015.

Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'

(United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch, Northampton Chronicle & Echo, 17th Oct 2015.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy, Marinij, 17th Oct 2015.

Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin, The Bristol Bay Times, 16th Oct 2015.

Elizabeth Hurley Booted From V&A Museum After Selfie on 16th-Century Bed

(United Kingdom)

Abigail Rowe, Observer, 13th Oct 2015.

Probe opened into alleged graft in Grand Egyptian Museum


Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 13th Oct 2015.

'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett, The Telegraph, 13th Oct 2015.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot


DW, 10th Oct 2015.

Jewish leader 'disappointed' about German art exhibit of potential Nazi loot


DW, 10th Oct 2015.

Action group says DCMS lobbied it to fundraise for Sekhemka

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel, Museums Journal, 7th Oct 2015.

Association of Art Museum Directors Establish New Protocol for Protecting Antiquities

(United States of America)

Art Forum, 2nd Oct 2015.

Marion True Does Not Deserve Our Sympathy


Justin St. P. Walsh, Hyperallergic, 2nd Oct 2015.

Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery

(United Kingdom)

Bath Echo, 1st Oct 2015.

Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends

(United States of America)

Meghan E. Irons, The Boston Globe, 24th Sep 2015.

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

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 21st Sep 2015.

Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 18th Sep 2015.

Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works

(Czech Republic)

Simon Hewitt, The Art Newspaper, 18th Sep 2015.

Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree

(United States of America)

Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News, 18th Sep 2015.

Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 15th Sep 2015.

Activists occupy British Museum over BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson, The Guardian, 13th Sep 2015.

The revised mission of the Green family's Museum of the Bible

(United States of America)

Noah Charney, Tulsa World, 13th Sep 2015.

Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection


Clare Colley, The Canberra Times, 10th Sep 2015.

Britain has a 'hidden' art collection worth £3.5bn

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Sep 2015.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection


Ukraine Today, 28th Aug 2015.

Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials

(United States of America)

County10, 28th Aug 2015.

Third Piece Of Legendary "Christ Trilogy" To Be Removed From Debrecen Museum After Talks Collapse With National Bank

(Hungary; United States of America)

Hungary Today, 27th Aug 2015.

Disgraced Getty Curator Marion True Roars Back With Tell-All Memoir

(United States of America)

Alanna Martinez, Observer, 25th Aug 2015.

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million


Michael Segalov, The Independent, 25th Aug 2015.

Statue 'might never be seen in public again'

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston, IOL, 24th Aug 2015.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears


Ivan Nechepurenko, The Moscow Times, 23rd Aug 2015.

Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Ian Johnston, The Independent, 23rd Aug 2015.

One of the world's most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers, The Washington Post, 22nd Aug 2015.

Egypt's antiquities ministry urges Egyptians to donate to buy ancient statue sold by museum

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Maram Mazen, Star Tribune, 22nd Aug 2015.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 21st Aug 2015.

Marion True, the exiled curator, in her own words

(United States of America)

Geoff Edgers, The Washington Post, 20th Aug 2015.

Artifacts from Crimean Museums Are Held Hostage by Politics

(Ukraine; Russia; Netherlands)

Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 17th Aug 2015.

Ashe charges bias, mismanagement at state museum

(United States of America)

Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel, 17th Aug 2015.

The China Collectors by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac [Review]


Donna Yates, Anonymous Swiss Collector, 14th Aug 2015.

Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges

(United States of America)

Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean, 12th Aug 2015.

Government extends Sekhemka export bar

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Steel, Museums Journal, 11th Aug 2015.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer, NPR, 8th Aug 2015.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage

(United Kingdom)

James Rose, Kent Online, 5th Aug 2015.

Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Peachy, BBC News, 31st Jul 2015.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson, The Herald-Dispatch, 29th Jul 2015.

Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'

(United Kingdom)

Mike Brooke, The Docklands & East London Advertiser, 28th Jul 2015.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 27th Jul 2015.

Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene"

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 26th Jul 2015.

Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum


The Asian Age, 26th Jul 2015.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri, Hindustan Times, 24th Jul 2015.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Jul 2015.

Delaware Art Museum Completes Sale of Artworks to Repay Debt

(United States of America)

Randy Kennedy, The New York Times, 30th Jun 2015.

Museums and looted art: the ethical dilemma of preserving world cultures


Kanishk Tharoor, The Guardian, 29th Jun 2015.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel


Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia, 31st May 2015.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco


Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación, 31st May 2015.

James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts


James Cuno, Foreign Affairs, 11th May 2015.

Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt, Fortune, 9th May 2015.

Egypt urged to expedite efforts to keep Sekhemka statue on display

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Marwan Sultan, Ahram Online, 11th Apr 2015.

Export bar on ancient Egyptian treasure sold by Northampton council

(United Kingdom)

Caroline Davies, The Guardian, 30th Mar 2015.

'Rebel' museums face funding blacklist

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 27th Mar 2015.

Head of Egypt museums arrested for taking bribe


Ahram Online, 24th Mar 2015.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 6th Mar 2015.

Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister


Web India 123, 2nd Mar 2015.

Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old

(United States of America)

Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel, 27th Feb 2015.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC


Press Trust of India, Z News, 3rd Feb 2015.

The moment vandal was caught punching Monet


Maeve Sheehan, Irish Independent, 7th Dec 2014.

Elgin marbles are not political pawns

(United Kingdom; Greece; Russia)

Tifanny Jenkins, The Scotsman, 6th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles loaned to Russian museum

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Parthenon marbles: Greece furious over British loan to Russia

(Russia; Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 5th Dec 2014.

Museums bring objects closer to home

(United States of America)

Theresa Bakker, SIT News, 4th Dec 2014.

Nazi Looted Pissarro Discovered in Gurlitt Trove Gifted to Bern


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 4th Dec 2014.

Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?


Lyndel Prott, The Conversation, 30th Nov 2014.

NCMM to stop illegal museums


Osun Defender, 29th Nov 2014.

With Naming Rights, 'Perpetuity' Doesn't Always Mean Forever


Sam Roberts, The New York Times, 28th Nov 2014.

The Frenchman who saved the Mona Lisa


Justin Jalil, The Times of Israel, 23rd Nov 2014.

St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities

(United States of America)

Garry Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 6th Nov 2014.

The art world's shame: why Britain must give its colonial booty back

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 4th Nov 2014.

Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Nov 2014.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects


Laurent Carpentier, The Guardian, 3rd Nov 2014.

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

(United States of America)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 3rd Nov 2014.

UK cultural institutions leave their WWI cases empty to protest insane copyright

(United Kingdom)

Boing Boing, BoingBoing, 2nd Nov 2014.

Swiss Museum's Decision on Gurlitt Art Trove


Rozalia Jovanovic, ArtNet News, 9th Oct 2014.

Authorities probe burglary at Yogi Berra museum

(United States of America)

Sporting News, 8th Oct 2014.

Egyptian Sekhemka Statue: Trials and Tribulations of Northampton Museum Private Auction Row

(United Kingdom)

Mary-Ann Russon, Yahoo News, 7th Oct 2014.

ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof


Express News Service, The Sunday Standard, 7th Sep 2014.

Met Wins Latest Round in Clash Over Ancient Sicilian Silver

(United States of America; Italy)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 3rd Sep 2014.

Stolen National Treasures From France's Presidential Palace Turn Up on eBay


Kristin Hohenadel, Slate, 4th Aug 2014.

Sale of Egyptian Statue By English Museum Draws Criticism

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 11th Jul 2014.

Egypt fails to retrieve ancient statue before sale at UK auction

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 11th Jul 2014.

French Museum Collections in Trouble


Mostafa Heddaya, Hyperallergic, 10th Jul 2014.

Egyptian bid to stop Northampton's ancient statue sale

(United Kingdom; Egypt)

BBC News, 8th Jul 2014.

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

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 5th Jun 2014.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 4th Jun 2014.

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

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 4th Jun 2014.

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

(United States of America; Italy)

The Times Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times, 2nd Jun 2014.

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th May 2014.

Former Ukrainian president's art collection on display in Kiev museum


UPI, Ed Adamczyk, 10th May 2014.

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

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem, Los Angeles Times, 8th May 2014.

Italian high court asked to order return of ancient statue

(United States of America; Italy)

Gazzetta del Sud, 7th May 2014.

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

(United States of America; Italy)

Mike Bohem, Los Angeles Times, 7th May 2014.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia


David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 7th May 2014.

London's Victoria and Albert Museum willing to lend Eros head to Istanbul

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Hurriyet Daily News, 5th May 2014.

Russian ministries set to return Scythian gold collection back to Crimean museums

(Russia; Ukraine)

Voice of Russia, 12th Apr 2014.

Overcoming looting and years of war, Iraq Museum moves to reopen


Jane Arraf, The Christian Science Monitor, 11th Apr 2014.

'Socrates' seeks Royals' help to return Elgin Marbles


Scoopit, 10th Apr 2014.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7th Apr 2014.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art


eKantipur, 4th Apr 2014.

Second Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artefact from display

(Australia; India)

IBN Live, 2nd Apr 2014.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur, 2nd Apr 2014.

Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA


M. Kalyanaraman, The Times of India, 31st Mar 2014.

Museum porcelain may have been looted by Nazis

(United Kingdom)

David Sanderson, The Times, 29th Mar 2014.

Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Padraic Flanagan, The Telegraph, 28th Mar 2014.

Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums

(Netherlands; Ukraine)

APA, 27th Mar 2014.

Crimean museums fear loss of ancient treasures

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

AFP, Global Times, 27th Mar 2014.

Art Theft Scandal Widens As Art Gallery of NSW Removes Statue India Wants Back

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 27th Mar 2014.

India wants looting scandal statues including Dancing Shiva returned in 30 days

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 27th Mar 2014.

NGA refuses to return $US5m Shiva statue despite evidence it was stolen from Indian temple

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Mar 2014.

Whereabouts and future of Gaza Apollo still unclear


Haaretz, 21st Mar 2014.

National Gallery Director Steps Down As Cloud Remains Over $5M Indian Sculpture

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomsen, Business Insider, 21st Mar 2014.

Shiva swap involves National Gallery of Australia in international art looting case

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21st Mar 2014.

The National Gallery of Australia dances into trouble with Shiva

(Australia; India)

Rachel Kleinman, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18th Mar 2014.

Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world


A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 17th Mar 2014.

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

(United States of America; Greece)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 14th Mar 2014.

The Great Giveback

(United States of America)

Hugh Eakin, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2013.

Return of lost Matisse revives questioning of Caracas museum


Virginia Lopez, The Guardian, 17th Aug 2012.

Italy Presses Its Fight for a Statue at the Getty

(Italy; United States of America)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2010.

Greece demands return of stolen heritage

(Greece; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2006.

Oxford Union accused of bias over marble debate

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Polly Curtis, The Guardian, 11th May 2004.

New shots in Marbles battle

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 15th Jan 2004.

Virtual intervention in battle over Parthenon marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 7th Oct 2003.

Italian loan puts marbles pressure on British Museum

(Greece; United Kingdom; Italy)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Dec 2002.

Museum sinks hope of marbles deal

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Fiachra Gibbons, The Guardian, 13th Nov 2002.

Greeks offer deal to get marbles back

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith, The Guardian, 11th Nov 2002.

Elgin Marbles 'should be shared' with Greece

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 13th Jan 2002.

Greece presses for loan deal on Elgin marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2001.

Greek weapon in fight for marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

John Ezard, The Guardian, 22nd Jun 2001.

Talking Turkey; Who owns the treasures of antiquity?

(Turkey; United States of America)

Geraldine Norman, The Independent, 13th Jun 1993.

Peru regains lost heritage: Govt returns 2000-year-old stolen shroud

(Australia; Peru)

Helen Thew, AAP, 24th Oct 1989.

'Hot' Relic Goes Back

(Australia; Peru)

QNP, 24th Oct 1989.

Wrong Mantle, Claims Gallery

(Australia; Peru)

Peter Cochrane, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26th Sep 1988.