Subject: Other

Missing a creative curator

(Nepal)

Kanak Mani Dixit (2017). Missing a creative curator. Nepali Times. 28 July.

Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend

(Greece)

A. Markis (2017). Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend. Greek Reporter. 26 July.

Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief. Yahoo News. 25 July.

The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?

(United States of America)

Julia Franz (2017). The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?. PRI. 16 July.

Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head

(Spain)

Brian Boucher (2017). Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head. ArtNet News. 14 July.

Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase

(Netherlands)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase. Hyperallergic. 12 July.

Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism"

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism". Hyperallergic. 4 July.

Attica museums, ancient sites to be closed on Thursday morning due to walkout

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2017). Attica museums, ancient sites to be closed on Thursday morning due to walkout. eKathimerini. 3 July.

Teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after three-day ordeal

(France)

AFP (2017). Teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after three-day ordeal. The Guardian. 14 June.

Uganda: Ivory Scam - Shame As Uganda Apologises to China

(Uganda; China)

Sadab Kitatta (2017). Uganda: Ivory Scam - Shame As Uganda Apologises to China. All Africa. 12 June.

Banksys Plan to Sway UK Voters With Free Art Got Nixed Because It Was Totally Illegal

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Banksys Plan to Sway UK Voters With Free Art Got Nixed Because It Was Totally Illegal. ArtNet News. 6 June.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week. Hyperallergic. 31 May.

Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

(United States of America)

BBC News (2017). Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row. BBC News. 30 May.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

(Australia)

Tim Stone (2017). Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection

(United States of America)

Christian Erin-Madsen (2017). Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical

(Italy)

The Local (2017). Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical. The Local. 24 May.

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans. Hyperallergic. 11 May.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights. ArtNet News. 10 May.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

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

(United States of America)

Carrie Collins-Fadell (2017). The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?. Nonprofit Quarterly. 8 May.

The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion. ArtNet News. 5 May.

Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi

(France)

AFP (2017). Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi. South China Morning Post. 3 May.

Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi

(France)

The Local (2017). Art dealer 'forgets' €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi. The Local. 2 May.

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested. The Art Newspaper. 2 May.

MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship. ArtNet News. 26 April.

Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor

(United States of America)

Pete Kasperowicz (2017). Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor. Washington Examiner. 26 April.

Gold coins found inside piano in Shropshire are declared as treasure

(United Kingdom)

Shropshire Live (2017). Gold coins found inside piano in Shropshire are declared as treasure. Shropshire Live. 20 April.

RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work

(United Kingdom)

Ed Oldfield (2017). RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work. Devon Live. 15 April.

Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl". Hyperallergic. 14 April.

Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?. Artsy. 13 April.

The politics and power of American archaeology

(United States of America)

Holly Norton (2017). The politics and power of American archaeology. The Guardian. 10 April.

Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill

(United States of America)

Peter Hermann (2017). Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill. The Washington Post. 23 March.

Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest. ArtNet News. 21 March.

Piano gold hoard is 'life-changing' sovereign stockpile

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Piano gold hoard is 'life-changing' sovereign stockpile. BBC News. 16 March.

Italian anti-mafia raids target politicians and businessmen

(Italy)

BBC News (2017). Italian anti-mafia raids target politicians and businessmen. BBC News. 15 March.

Rock may find a home at last

(United States of America)

Mike James (2017). Rock may find a home at last. The Daily Independent. 15 March.

de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2017). de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount. Art Market Monitor. 9 March.

Swiss Authorities Seize Artworks From Billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach

(Switzerland)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). Swiss Authorities Seize Artworks From Billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach. ArtNet News. 8 March.

Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2017). Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter. Art News. 7 March.

Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

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

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS. 6 March.

Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Hyperallergic. 3 March.

Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US

(United States of America)

Juan Garcia Mosqueda (2017). Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US. Art Forum. 28 February.

Why it's so hard to return art stolen by Nazis

(Poland)

Weston Williams (2017). Why it's so hard to return art stolen by Nazis. The Christian Science Monitor. 28 February.

A Paris exhibit of Nazi-looted art honors a Europe many fear is under threat again

(France)

James McAuley (2017). A Paris exhibit of Nazi-looted art honors a Europe many fear is under threat again. The Washington Post. 28 February.

Man exposes himself to four women at ancient monument site

(United Kingdom)

Michael Race (2017). Man exposes himself to four women at ancient monument site. The Oxford Times. 27 February.

Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria

(Nigeria)

Associated Press (2017). Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria. The Guardian. 26 February.

Gucci Acropolis rental bid strikes sensitive nerve in Greece

(Greece)

Anthee Carassava (2017). Gucci Acropolis rental bid strikes sensitive nerve in Greece. DW. 24 February.

Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million

(Nigeria)

John Owen Nwachukwu (2017). Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million. Daily Post. 24 February.

Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon

(Turkey)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2017). Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art. The Art Newspaper. 22 February.

Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris (2017). Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK. The Art Newspaper. 20 February.

Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud

(Moldova)

BBC News (2017). Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud. BBC News. 17 February.

South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know

(South Korea)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know. Artsy. 17 February.

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

(Palestine; Israel)

WKNO (2017). In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage. WKNO. 16 February.

Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections

(China)

Georgina Adam (2017). Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections. The Art Newspaper. 14 February.

Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology. BBC News. 11 February.

Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns. Hyperallergic. 10 February.

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd. The Economist. 4 February.

Facebook objects to X-rated ads for Asian Art Museum antiquities

(United States of America)

Leah Garchik (2017). Facebook objects to X-rated ads for Asian Art Museum antiquities. San Francisco Chronicle. 30 January.

Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed

(United States of America)

Rachel Donadio (2017). Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed. The New York Times. 29 January.

Un ladrón llama al 112 tras caerse del tejado de la iglesia de San Pablo

(Spain)

A thief calls 112 after falling off the roof of the Church of San Pablo

El Periódico (2017). Un ladrón llama al 112 tras caerse del tejado de la iglesia de San Pablo. El Periódico. 22 January.

South Korea's culture minister Cho Yoon Sun resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP (2017). South Korea's culture minister Cho Yoon Sun resigns after arrest over arts blacklist. The Straits Times. 21 January.

Online courses: your passport to a new career

(General)

Helen Lock (2017). Online courses: your passport to a new career. The Guardian. 20 January.

This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art

(United States of America)

Antwaun Sargent (2017). This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art. Artsy. 19 January.

Syria: Islamic State group 'kills 12' in Palmyra

(Syria)

BBC News (2017). Syria: Islamic State group 'kills 12' in Palmyra. BBC News. 19 January.

German collector appeals Briullov painting seizure in Russian Constitutional Court

(Russia)

RAPSI (2017). German collector appeals Briullov painting seizure in Russian Constitutional Court. RAPSI. 18 January.

Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial

(South Korea; Japan)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Killing Fields Bones Not Brought In, Expert Says at KR Tribunal

(Cambodia)

George Wright (2017). Killing Fields Bones Not Brought In, Expert Says at KR Tribunal. The Cambodia Daily. 11 January.

In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers

(United States of America)

Steve Annear (2017). In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers. The Boston Globe. 9 January.

How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act

(Thailand)

Helen Stoilas (2017). How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act. The Art Newspaper. 9 January.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris

(France)

Javier Pes (2017). Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris. The Art Newspaper. 5 January.

Karak Castle reopens its gates after December attack

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times (2017). Karak Castle reopens its gates after December attack. The Jordan Times. 5 January.

Anish Kapoor Defies Ban And Buys PINK Pigment Over The Counter

(General)

Artlyst (2017). Anish Kapoor Defies Ban And Buys PINK Pigment Over The Counter. Artlyst. 3 January.

Facebook censors Renaissance statue of Neptune for 'explicit content'

(Italy)

Jen Mills (2017). Facebook censors Renaissance statue of Neptune for 'explicit content'. Metro. 2 January.

Early Christian book shrine caused much soul searching

(Ireland)

Fiona Gartland (2016). Early Christian book shrine caused much soul searching. The Irish Times. 29 December.

David Chipperfield's Nazi-Era Renovation Plan of Munich's Haus der Kunst Sparks Outrage

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). David Chipperfield's Nazi-Era Renovation Plan of Munich's Haus der Kunst Sparks Outrage. ArtNet News. 29 December.

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

(Belgium)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2016). Director of Belgian Royal Museums Files Criminal Complaint Against Secretary of State. ArtNet News. 23 December.

Man in Santa suit stages protest on Duke of Wellington statue

(United Kingdom)

STV (2016). Man in Santa suit stages protest on Duke of Wellington statue. STV. 22 December.

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery

(Turkey; Russia)

Shaun Walker (2016). Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery. The Guardian. 20 December.

You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million. ArtNet News. 14 December.

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

(South Africa)

Jillian Steinhauer (2016). As Artist's Murder Trial Drags On, Display of His Work Sparks Uproar. Hyperallergic. 13 December.

Filipino photographer's pagoda shoot prompts Facebook fury

(Myanmar)

Ei Ei Thu (2016). Filipino photographer's pagoda shoot prompts Facebook fury. Mayanmar Times. 13 December.

Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles

(United States of America)

Erin Arvelund (2016). Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles. Philly.com. 8 December.

'Weaponise your privilege': blocked Aboriginal Australian speaker addresses students by Skype

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Louis Klee (2016). 'Weaponise your privilege': blocked Aboriginal Australian speaker addresses students by Skype. Varsity. 5 December.

Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

(Australia)

Erin Parke (2016). Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners. ABC Australia. 4 December.

$750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami

(United States of America)

Matt Dixon (2016). $750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami. Politico. 2 December.

Bibliomania, the Dark Desire For Books That Infected Europe in the 1800s

(General)

Lauren Young (2016). Bibliomania, the Dark Desire For Books That Infected Europe in the 1800s. Atlas Obscura. 2 December.

Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations

(France; United Kingdom)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations. ArtNet News. 28 November.

Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death

(Cuba)

Alexandra Martinez (2016). Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death. Miami New Times. 27 November.

Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble. CBC. 23 November.

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

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2016). A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell. ECNS. 22 November.

Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage. ArtNet News. 16 November.

Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins

(Iraq)

Ahmed Rasheed (2016). Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins. Reuters. 14 November.

Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93

(United States of America)

William Grimes (2016). Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93. The New York Times. 9 November.

Protesters Demand Sculpture Be Removed from Contemporary Istanbul

(Turkey)

Art Forum (2016). Protesters Demand Sculpture Be Removed from Contemporary Istanbul. Art Forum. 4 November.

Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind

(Italy)

Brian Boucher (2016). Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind. ArtNet News. 2 November.

Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online

(United States of America)

Daniel Littlewood (2016). Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online. Vocativ. 28 October.

Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

(Israel; Palestine)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State. The Times of Israel. 20 October.

European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts

(Netherlands)

Tara Palmeri (2016). European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts. Politico. 19 October.

Organisers of dance party at Karnak temple referred to prosecutors for investigation

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Organisers of dance party at Karnak temple referred to prosecutors for investigation. Ahram Online. 12 October.

Temple politics in Kullu

(India)

Dipender Manta (2016). Temple politics in Kullu. The Tribune. 9 October.

Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming

(United States of America)

Bob Moen (2016). Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming. Casper Star Tribune. 7 October.

Treasure hunter believes he's closing in on lost Nazi loot

(Czech Republic)

Toronto Sun (2016). Treasure hunter believes he's closing in on lost Nazi loot. Toronto Sun. 6 October.

Revealed: how senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers

(Laos)

Nick Davies (2016). Revealed: how senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers. The Guardian. 27 September.

Popular art gallery owner shot, killed

(United States of America)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (2016). Popular art gallery owner shot, killed. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 23 September.

St Albans military collector Alan Tissington avoids jail after ammunition discovered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Debbie White (2016). St Albans military collector Alan Tissington avoids jail after ammunition discovered at his home. The Herts Advertiser. 22 September.

Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two. ArtNet News. 20 September.

The man stuffed and displayed like a wild animal

(Botswana; Spain)

Frank Westerman (2016). The man stuffed and displayed like a wild animal. BBC News. 16 September.

Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin (2016). Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

Egypt bans statues that do not have official government approval

(Egypt)

AFP (2016). Egypt bans statues that do not have official government approval. The Guardian. 7 September.

Turkish government shuts down important archaeological dig, apparently to punish Austria

(Turkey; Austria)

Erik Stokstad (2016). Turkish government shuts down important archaeological dig, apparently to punish Austria. Science. 6 September.

Search for Mythical Nazi Gold Train Resumes

(Poland)

Megan Gannon (2016). Search for Mythical Nazi Gold Train Resumes. Live Science. 16 August.

Money laundering and the art world

(Malaysia)

Akhbar Satar (2016). Money laundering and the art world. Asto Awani. 14 August.

The 10 Most Hated Public Sculptures

(General)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). The 10 Most Hated Public Sculptures. ArtNet News. 11 August.

'It's very poignant': Darwin gallery taps into Indigenous incarceration conversation

(Australia)

Emilia Terzon (2016). 'It's very poignant': Darwin gallery taps into Indigenous incarceration conversation. ABC Australia. 8 August.

Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts

(Brazil)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts. The Art Newspaper. 3 August.

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure

(United States of America)

Robert Sanchez (2016). How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure. 5280. 1 August.

Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players

(Germany)

Associated Press (2016). Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players. Catholic Herald. 27 July.

Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts

(Canada)

Dean Beeby (2016). Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts. CBC. 24 July.

Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

Damien Hirst Cleared Of Formaldehyde Gate Controversy At Tate Retrospective

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst (2016). Damien Hirst Cleared Of Formaldehyde Gate Controversy At Tate Retrospective. Artlyst. 16 July.

China's Toilet Shaped Building Defies Architecture Ban

(China)

Artlyst (2016). China's Toilet Shaped Building Defies Architecture Ban. Artlyst. 14 July.

Pokémon Go in the Holocaust Museum or Ground Zero: Nintendo has no fix yet

(General)

Caroline Framke (2016). Pokémon Go in the Holocaust Museum or Ground Zero: Nintendo has no fix yet. Vox. 13 July.

Another attempt to find Amber Room fails in Poland

(Russia; Poland)

TASS (2016). Another attempt to find Amber Room fails in Poland. TASS. 12 July.

Turkey's artists face growing government pressure

(Turkey)

Sukru Kucukshin (2016). Turkey's artists face growing government pressure. Al Monitor. 11 July.

Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Russian Protest Artist Stripped Of Havel Prize Over Support For 'Partisans'

(Russia)

Tom Balmforth (2016). Russian Protest Artist Stripped Of Havel Prize Over Support For 'Partisans'. Radio Free Europe. 8 July.

Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor

(Cambodia)

AFP (2016). Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor. The Guardian. 7 July.

Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?

(United States of America)

Jacqueline Ronson (2016). Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?. Inverse. 5 July.

Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country

(Iran)

Saeed Kamali Dehghan (2016). Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country. The Guardian. 2 July.

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Oxford book dealer

(United Kingdom)

Lisa O'Carroll (2016). Man pleads not guilty to murder of Oxford book dealer. The Guardian. 1 July.

Self-proclaimed 'Australia's worst artist' hangs his own painting in the National Gallery of Victoria

(Australia)

Debbie Cuthbertson (2016). Self-proclaimed 'Australia's worst artist' hangs his own painting in the National Gallery of Victoria. The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 July.

Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers

(Poland; Russia)

TASS (2016). Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers. TASS. 15 June.

Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun. SFist. 2 June.

Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan (2016). Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves. The National. 2 June.

Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema

(General)

Andrew Marzoni (2016). Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema. ArtNews. 19 May.

Russia and Syria Use Palmyra as a Stage for Political Theater

(Syria; Russia)

Jennifer MacKenzie (2016). Russia and Syria Use Palmyra as a Stage for Political Theater. Hyperallergic. 13 May.

Egypt 'suppressing truth' over hidden chambers in Tutankhamun's tomb

(Egypt)

Julian Borger (2016). Egypt 'suppressing truth' over hidden chambers in Tutankhamun's tomb. The Guardian. 12 May.

Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes

(United States of America)

Andy Newman (2016). Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes. The New York Times. 11 May.

Pensioner wins payout from English Heritage for head injuries at Carisbrooke Castle

(United Kingdom)

Hugo Gye (2016). Pensioner wins payout from English Heritage for head injuries at Carisbrooke Castle. The Daily Mail. 11 May.

Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2016). Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures. The Telegraph. 9 May.

The Nazi Underground: Is treasure buried beneath the mountains of Poland?

(Poland)

Jake Halpern (2016). The Nazi Underground: Is treasure buried beneath the mountains of Poland?. The New Yorker. 9 May.

Can technoheritage be owned?

(General)

Sonia K. Katyal (2016). Can technoheritage be owned?. The Boston Globe. 1 May.

Kenya Set for Record Ivory Burning

(Kenya)

Heidi Vogt (2016). Kenya Set for Record Ivory Burning. The Wall Street Journal. 29 April.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

(China)

Associated Press (2016). Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf. The Daily Mail. 28 April.

Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson. Hyperallergic. 27 April.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall (2016). Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look. The New York Times. 26 April.

Damien Hirst's Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes [UPDATED]

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Damien Hirst's Pickled Animals May Have Leaked Carcinogenic Fumes [UPDATED]. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection

(Philippines)

Rappler (2016). HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection. Rappler. 15 April.

Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS. Hyperallergic. 15 April.

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2016). Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge. The Herald. 12 April.

Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Grierson (2016). Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home. The Guardian. 9 April.

When Is It Okay To Dig Up The Dead?

(General)

Mark Strauss (2016). When Is It Okay To Dig Up The Dead?. National Geographic. 7 April.

Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal

(Russia)

Cristina Ruiz (2016). Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal. The Art Newspaper. 4 April.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger (2016). Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black. Bloomberg. 1 April.

Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Why Palmyra is a pawn in Assad's game with the West

(Syria)

Sabine Oelze (2016). Why Palmyra is a pawn in Assad's game with the West. DW. 30 March.

Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs

(Nicaragua)

John R. Platt (2016). Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs. Takepart. 24 March.

Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

(Canada)

Marie-Danielle Smith (2016). Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins. Embassy. 23 March.

An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies

(Italy)

Britaly Post (2016). An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies. Britaly Post. 21 March.

Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging

(United States of America)

Carlos R. Munoz (2016). Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging. Herald-Tribune. 17 March.

Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto

(Canada; Iraq)

Jillian D'Amours (2016). Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto. Middle East Eye. 17 March.

France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Alan Stamm (2016). 'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe. Deadline Detroit. 14 March.

The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.

(France)

Jeff Maysh (2016). The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.. Smithsonian. 9 March.

Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish

(New Zealand)

Anne Gibson (2016). Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish. The New Zealand Herald. 8 March.

British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site

(Peru)

John Shammas (2016). British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site. Mirror. 4 March.

How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates

(Germany)

Anny Shaw (2016). How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Webb (2016). Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study. BBC News. 3 March.

But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village

(United States of America)

James Wilkinson (2016). But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village. The Daily Mail. 28 February.

Artists Covertly Scan Bust of Nefertiti and Release the Data for Free Online

(Germany; Egypt)

Claire Voon (2016). Artists Covertly Scan Bust of Nefertiti and Release the Data for Free Online. Hyperallergic. 19 February.

$28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move

(United States of America)

Gwynn Hogan (2016). $28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move. DNA Info. 15 February.

Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court

(France)

Artlyst (2016). Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court. Artlyst. 13 February.

Justin Bieber apologises for 'mooning' on ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico

(Mexico)

Olivia Blair (2016). Justin Bieber apologises for 'mooning' on ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico. The Independent. 12 February.

Facebook removes image of Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' because it is 'suggestive content'

(General)

Jack Shepherd (2016). Facebook removes image of Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' because it is 'suggestive content'. The Independent. 11 February.

The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet

(United States of America)

Sam Knight (2016). The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet. The New Yorker. 8 February.

One museum's tribute to the murdered Syrian archaeologist, Khaled al-Asaad

(Syria; United States of America)

Phoebe Segal (2016). One museum's tribute to the murdered Syrian archaeologist, Khaled al-Asaad. Apollo. 4 February.

In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft

(General)

Russell Leadbetter (2016). In the frame for a cutting-edge course on art theft. Evening Times. 27 January.

Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit

(Vatican; Iran; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2016). Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit. The New York Times. 27 January.

Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues

(Vatican; Iran)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner (2016). Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues. The Guardian. 26 January.

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal

(Lebanon)

Gareth Harris (2016). Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Framed: the new course that teaches you about art crime and antiquities trafficking

(General)

Russell Leadbetter (2016). Framed: the new course that teaches you about art crime and antiquities trafficking. The Herald. 24 January.

Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities

(Lebanon)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities. Hyperallergic. 22 January.

New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld

(General)

University of Glasgow (2016). New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld. University of Glasgow. 19 January.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum

(Tunisia)

David Robert (2016). Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum. The Art Newspaper. 16 January.

Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death

(Saudi Arabia)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death. ArtNet News. 15 January.

From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History

(General)

Elena Goukassian (2016). From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History. Hyperallergic. 15 January.

History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts

(Canada)

Don Butler (2016). History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts. National Post. 15 January.

Ancient obelisk becomes makeshift memorial in Istanbul

(Turkey)

AFP (2016). Ancient obelisk becomes makeshift memorial in Istanbul. News 24. 14 January.

Lego changes bulk buy policy after Ai Weiwei backlash

(General)

BBC News (2016). Lego changes bulk buy policy after Ai Weiwei backlash. BBC News. 13 January.

Istanbul explosion: 10 dead and 15 wounded in suspected Isis 'suicide bombing' in Sultanahmet Square - as it happened

(Turkey)

Samuel Osborne (2016). Istanbul explosion: 10 dead and 15 wounded in suspected Isis 'suicide bombing' in Sultanahmet Square - as it happened. The Independent. 12 January.

Justin Bieber kicked out of ancient fortress in Mexico after 'pulling his pants down'

(Mexico)

Gerard Couzens (2016). Justin Bieber kicked out of ancient fortress in Mexico after 'pulling his pants down'. Express. 8 January.

$6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174

(New Zealand)

Jessy Edwards (2016). $6K Maori cloak sold a month ago for $174. The Dominion Post. 5 January.

Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue

(Denmark)

Mark Molloy (2016). Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue. The Telegraph. 4 January.

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan

(Russia)

RT (2015). ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan. RT. 31 December.

Shooting at ancient citadel in Russia's Caucasus, one dead

(Russia)

Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber (2015). Shooting at ancient citadel in Russia's Caucasus, one dead. Yahoo News. 30 December.

Artist's Fury After 'Female Beauty' Exhibition Combatting Negative Body Image Is Denied By Police

(Denmark)

Natasha Hinde (2015). Artist's Fury After 'Female Beauty' Exhibition Combatting Negative Body Image Is Denied By Police. Huffington Post. 21 December.

Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck

(Colombia)

Willie Drye (2015). Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck. National Geographic. 18 December.

Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum. The Art Newspaper. 17 December.

United Nations exhibition highlights the protection of cultural heritage

(United States of America)

UNESCO (2015). United Nations exhibition highlights the protection of cultural heritage. UNESCO. 16 December.

Nazi gold train: 'No evidence' of discovery in Poland

(Poland)

BBC News (2015). Nazi gold train: 'No evidence' of discovery in Poland. BBC News. 15 December.

Tragedy in India as Artist Hema Upadhyay and Her Lawyer Are Found Brutally Murdered in Mumbai

(India)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2015). Tragedy in India as Artist Hema Upadhyay and Her Lawyer Are Found Brutally Murdered in Mumbai. ArtNet News. 14 December.

Apsara Acts on Koh Ker Logging

(Cambodia)

May Titthara (2015). Apsara Acts on Koh Ker Logging. Khmer Times. 7 December.

Let Leonard Peltier Paint

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Let Leonard Peltier Paint. Indian Country Today. 6 December.

Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang (2015). Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach. Miami Herald. 4 December.

The woman turning ancient buried treasure into jewellery

(United Kingdom)

Maev Kennedy (2015). The woman turning ancient buried treasure into jewellery. The Guardian. 3 December.

The Black Years: how Nazi art came back to Berlin

(Germany)

Rob Sharp (2015). The Black Years: how Nazi art came back to Berlin. The Guardian. 27 November.

Denuncian a un artista por "profanar" hostias consagradas que robó en iglesias

(Spain)

Artist denounced for "profaning" consecrated hosts that were stolen from churches

La Región (2015). Denuncian a un artista por "profanar" hostias consagradas que robó en iglesias. La Región. 23 November.

ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit

(United States of America)

Talia Jubas (2015). ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit. The Cornell Daily Sun. 22 November.

That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000

(United States of America)

Jack Moore (2015). That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000. GQ. 20 November.

Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner. The Washington Times. 15 November.

Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2015). Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art. Hyperallergic. 13 November.

Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery

(United States of America)

Emma Whitford (2015). Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery. Gothamist. 11 November.

'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland

(Poland)

Alex Duval Smith (2015). 'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland. The Guardian. 8 November.

Unionist parties in censorship row after demanding removal of painting showing 'Orangemen in KKK clothing'

(United Kingdom)

Nick Clark (2015). Unionist parties in censorship row after demanding removal of painting showing 'Orangemen in KKK clothing'. The Independent. 6 November.

Water Is Life uses stolen art to raise money for a good cause

(Kenya)

Minda Smiley (2015). Water Is Life uses stolen art to raise money for a good cause. The Drum. 4 November.

TV Turns to the Art World as the Latest Glamorous Setting

(General)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). TV Turns to the Art World as the Latest Glamorous Setting. The New York Times. 28 October.

Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid

(United States of America)

Jaime Fuller (2015). Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid. New York Magazine. 27 October.

Ram-raiders used BULLDOZER to smash their way into an antiques shop causing £500,000 of damage – but left empty-handed because there was no cash in the safe

(United Kingdom)

James Dunn (2015). Ram-raiders used BULLDOZER to smash their way into an antiques shop causing £500,000 of damage – but left empty-handed because there was no cash in the safe. The Daily Mail. 26 October.

Ai Weiwei Accuses Lego of Censorship and Discrimination Over Bulk Order Refusal

(China)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). Ai Weiwei Accuses Lego of Censorship and Discrimination Over Bulk Order Refusal. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?

(United States of America)

John Kelly (2015). Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?. The Washington Post. 25 October.

Stashing Your Art in a Tax Haven Can Be Dicey

(General)

Stacy Perman (2015). Stashing Your Art in a Tax Haven Can Be Dicey. Barron's. 24 October.

Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed. Peru This Week. 23 October.

Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast

(United States of America)

Jamie Ratliff (2015). Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast. NBC. 22 October.

Farmer faces arrest after refusing to tear down mock castle he built without permission and hid behind straw bales

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Moore (2015). Farmer faces arrest after refusing to tear down mock castle he built without permission and hid behind straw bales. The Independent. 22 October.

Cusco regional strike against concession of archaeological sites

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco regional strike against concession of archaeological sites. Peru This Week. 21 October.

Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros

(Cuba)

Associated Press (2015). Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros. The Guardian. 20 October.

US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board

(United States of America)

DW (2015). US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board. DW. 19 October.

Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit

(United States of America)

Daniel Bethencourt (2015). Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit. Detroit Free Press. 12 October.

Two arrested over death of Italian man found in London canal

(United Kingdom)

Josh Halliday (2015). Two arrested over death of Italian man found in London canal. The Guardian. 8 October.

Big Brother Is Bugging Ai Weiwei

(China)

Carey Dunne (2015). Big Brother Is Bugging Ai Weiwei. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan (2015). Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts. The Boston Globe. 5 October.

How did a former Italian art thief end up dead in a London canal?

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Anthony (2015). How did a former Italian art thief end up dead in a London canal?. The Guardian. 4 October.

The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2015). The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?. Observer. 30 September.

Drunken tourists strip off for Roman bath in famous Italian fountain

(Italy)

The Daily Telegraph (2015). Drunken tourists strip off for Roman bath in famous Italian fountain. The New Zealand Herald. 30 September.

Body found in London canal identified as Italian national

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Elgot (2015). Body found in London canal identified as Italian national. The Guardian. 30 September.

Nazi 'gold train': Polish Army start digging but men who originally claimed find say efforts are 'pointless'

(Poland)

Rose Troup Buchanan (2015). Nazi 'gold train': Polish Army start digging but men who originally claimed find say efforts are 'pointless'. The Independent. 29 September.

Treasure-hunter obsessed by search for Nazi gold in Polish town dies after falling into a tomb he thought was packed with loot

(Poland)

Ed Wight (2015). Treasure-hunter obsessed by search for Nazi gold in Polish town dies after falling into a tomb he thought was packed with loot. The Daily Mail. 9 September.

Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2015). Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'. The Telegraph. 7 September.

Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2015). Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt. Irish Independent. 29 August.

Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered

(Poland)

Jim Dobson (2015). Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered. Forbes. 29 August.

Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works

(United Kingdom)

Chris Green (2015). Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works. The Independent. 26 August.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam (2015). Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera. The Guardian. 20 August.

'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland

(Poland)

DW (2015). 'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland. DW. 19 August.

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen (2015). Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities. The Guardian. 19 August.

Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups

(Germany)

Mary M. Lane (2015). Bronze 'Nazi Horse' at German School Draws Fire From Jewish Groups. The Wall Street Journal. 18 August.

BBC among broadcasters to repeatedly breach Ofcom broadcasting code over funded content

(United Kingdom)

Ian Burrell (2015). BBC among broadcasters to repeatedly breach Ofcom broadcasting code over funded content. The Independent. 17 August.

The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer. Hyperallergic. 13 August.

New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds

(United States of America)

Kathleen Massara (2015). New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery Closes Amid Accusations of Financial Misdeeds. ArtNet News. 11 August.

Remembering Barbara Mertz

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr (2015). Remembering Barbara Mertz. Huffington Post. 6 August.

John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague

(General)

Terry Nagel (2015). John Henry Merryman: Art Law Pioneer and Much-Loved Colleague. Stanford Law School. 5 August.

The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'

(Iraq; Syria)

Damaris Colhoun (2015). The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'. Atlas Obscura. 4 August.

If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?

(United Kingdom)

Mary Dejevsky (2015). If even Ai Weiwei can't trust the UK's visa system, who can?. The Guardian. 3 August.

The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet (2015). The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men. Haaretz. 2 August.

Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon Snow smuggles it out of Gaza

(Palestine; United Kingdom)

Nick Clark (2015). Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon Snow smuggles it out of Gaza. The Independent. 31 July.

Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2015). Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition. The Guardian. 21 July.

The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery

(United States of America)

Lisa Belkin (2015). The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery. Yahoo News. 15 July.

Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall

(United Kingdom)

Michael Alexander (2015). Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall. The Courier. 8 July.

New York Prison Escapee Traded Art for Favors From a Guard

(United States of America)

Susanne Craig (2015). New York Prison Escapee Traded Art for Favors From a Guard. The New York Times. 25 June.

Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria

(Finland)

YLE (2015). Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria. YLE. 9 June.

Russia-bound 'looted ceramic' was not pillaged from Syrian museum, says antiquities chief

(Finland)

Umberto Bacchi (2015). Russia-bound 'looted ceramic' was not pillaged from Syrian museum, says antiquities chief. International Business Times. 9 June.

Gunmen kill two tourism police near Giza pyramids

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2015). Gunmen kill two tourism police near Giza pyramids. Ahram Online. 3 June.

Art: the new frontier in the fight against money laundering

(Switzerland)

Isabelle Eichenberger (2015). Art: the new frontier in the fight against money laundering. Swiss Info. 1 June.

Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?

(United States of America)

Aaminah Shakur (2015). Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?. Hyperallergic. 7 May.

Ministry to inventory antiquities after 4 found in US Alexandria consulate

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). Ministry to inventory antiquities after 4 found in US Alexandria consulate. The Cairo Post. 24 March.

Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival. The Art Newspaper. 2 February.

App, nuevo mecanismo de defensa para el arte

(Vatican)

App: new defence mechanism for art; Vatican

Gustavo Mendoza Lemus (2015). App, nuevo mecanismo de defensa para el arte. Milenio. 1 February.

The mystery of missing brains in Texas solved: They were thrown out in 2002

(United States of America)

Fred Barbash (2014). The mystery of missing brains in Texas solved: They were thrown out in 2002. The Washington Post. 4 December.

Totem's Sound takes a cynical look at American colonialism

(Germany)

Chris Prisetman (2014). Totem's Sound takes a cynical look at American colonialism. Kill Screen Daily. 8 October.

Mummy delayed at customs arrives at science center

(United States of America)

Mike Clary (2014). Mummy delayed at customs arrives at science center. Sun Sentinel. 5 October.

Risk of being duped on looted artefacts lost on NGA

(Australia)

Australia

Michaela Boland (2014). Risk of being duped on looted artefacts lost on NGA. The Australian. 5 August.

5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2014). 5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site. The Jerusalem Post. 3 August.

Treasure Hunting Is the World's Worst Investment

(United States of America; Bahamas)

Peter B. Campbell (2014). Treasure Hunting Is the World's Worst Investment. Bloomberg. 7 May.

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app

(Italy)

AFP (2014). Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app. Digital Journal. 2 April.

Fury over the National Geographic channel historians digging up Second World War graves

(United Kingdom; Poland; Latvia)

Guy WalterS (2014). Fury over the National Geographic channel historians digging up Second World War graves. The Daily Mail. 28 March.

Filling the colonial mind: Napoleon and the looting of the Orient

(France; Egypt)

Jonathan Gornall (2014). Filling the colonial mind: Napoleon and the looting of the Orient. The National. 20 March.

Egypt: Antiquities Minister Meets U.S. Officials

(Egypt)

All Africa (2014). Egypt: Antiquities Minister Meets U.S. Officials. All Africa. 13 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.

SAFE Beacon honours Egyptian archaeologist Monica Hanna

(Egypt)

Thoraia Abou Bakr (2014). SAFE Beacon honours Egyptian archaeologist Monica Hanna. Daily News Egypt. 9 March.