Subject: Other

Teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after three-day ordeal


AFP, The Guardian, 14th Jun 2017.

Uganda: Ivory Scam - Shame As Uganda Apologises to China

(Uganda; China)

Sadab Kitatta, All Africa, 12th Jun 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 6th Jun 2017.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 31st May 2017.

Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

(United States of America)

BBC News, 30th May 2017.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat


Tim Stone, The Art Newspaper, 26th May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Christian Erin-Madsen, ArtNet News, 25th May 2017.

Rome authorities defend controversial stage built amidst ruins for rock musical


The Local, 24th May 2017.

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 11th May 2017.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 10th May 2017.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper, 8th May 2017.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 8th 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 Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 5th May 2017.

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


AFP, South China Morning Post, 3rd May 2017.

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


The Local, 2nd May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 2nd May 2017.

MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 26th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Pete Kasperowicz, Washington Examiner, 26th Apr 2017.

Gold coins found inside piano in Shropshire are declared as treasure

(United Kingdom)

Shropshire Live, 20th Apr 2017.

RSPCA concerned over animal deaths in Damien Hirst's work

(United Kingdom)

Ed Oldfield, Devon Live, 15th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 14th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 13th Apr 2017.

The politics and power of American archaeology

(United States of America)

Holly Norton, The Guardian, 10th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 24th Mar 2017.

Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill

(United States of America)

Peter Hermann, The Washington Post, 23rd Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 21st Mar 2017.

Piano gold hoard is 'life-changing' sovereign stockpile

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 16th Mar 2017.

Italian anti-mafia raids target politicians and businessmen


BBC News, 15th Mar 2017.

Rock may find a home at last

(United States of America)

Mike James, The Daily Independent, 15th Mar 2017.

de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker, Art Market Monitor, 9th Mar 2017.

Swiss Authorities Seize Artworks From Billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 8th Mar 2017.

Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman, Art News, 7th Mar 2017.

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


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 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.

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

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 3rd Mar 2017.

Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US

(United States of America)

Juan Garcia Mosqueda, Art Forum, 28th Feb 2017.

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


Weston Williams, The Christian Science Monitor, 28th Feb 2017.

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


James McAuley, The Washington Post, 28th Feb 2017.

Man exposes himself to four women at ancient monument site

(United Kingdom)

Michael Race, The Oxford Times, 27th Feb 2017.

Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria


Associated Press, The Guardian, 26th Feb 2017.

Gucci Acropolis rental bid strikes sensitive nerve in Greece


Anthee Carassava, DW, 24th Feb 2017.

Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million


John Owen Nwachukwu, Daily Post, 24th Feb 2017.

Turkish Publisher Shuts Down Magazine for Printing Moses Cartoon


Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 23rd Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 23rd Feb 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 22nd Feb 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 20th Feb 2017.

Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud


BBC News, 17th Feb 2017.

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

(South Korea)

Anna Louie Sussman, Artsy, 17th Feb 2017.

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

(Palestine; Israel)

WKNO, 16th Feb 2017.

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


Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 14th Feb 2017.

Missing Harry Potter painting prompts Parcelforce apology

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 11th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 10th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

The Economist, 4th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle, 30th Jan 2017.

Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed

(United States of America)

Rachel Donadio, The New York Times, 29th Jan 2017.

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


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

El Periódico, 22nd Jan 2017.

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

(South Korea)

AFP, The Straits Times, 21st Jan 2017.

Online courses: your passport to a new career


Helen Lock, The Guardian, 20th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Antwaun Sargent, Artsy, 19th Jan 2017.

Syria: Islamic State group 'kills 12' in Palmyra


BBC News, 19th Jan 2017.

German collector appeals Briullov painting seizure in Russian Constitutional Court


RAPSI, 18th Jan 2017.

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

(South Korea; Japan)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 12th Jan 2017.

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


George Wright, The Cambodia Daily, 11th Jan 2017.

In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers

(United States of America)

Steve Annear, The Boston Globe, 9th Jan 2017.

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


Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jan 2017.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris


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

Karak Castle reopens its gates after December attack


The Jordan Times, 5th Jan 2017.

Anish Kapoor Defies Ban And Buys PINK Pigment Over The Counter


Artlyst, 3rd Jan 2017.

Facebook censors Renaissance statue of Neptune for 'explicit content'


Jen Mills, Metro, 2nd Jan 2017.

Early Christian book shrine caused much soul searching


Fiona Gartland, The Irish Times, 29th Dec 2016.

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


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 29th Dec 2016.

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


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 23rd Dec 2016.

Man in Santa suit stages protest on Duke of Wellington statue

(United Kingdom)

STV, 22nd Dec 2016.

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery

(Turkey; Russia)

Shaun Walker, The Guardian, 20th Dec 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 14th Dec 2016.

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

(South Africa)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 13th Dec 2016.

Filipino photographer's pagoda shoot prompts Facebook fury


Ei Ei Thu, Mayanmar Times, 13th Dec 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Erin Arvelund,, 8th Dec 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 5th Dec 2016.

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


Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 4th Dec 2016.

$750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami

(United States of America)

Matt Dixon, Politico, 2nd Dec 2016.

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


Lauren Young, Atlas Obscura, 2nd Dec 2016.

Controversial Photographer David Hamilton Dies Amid Rape Allegations

(France; United Kingdom)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 28th Nov 2016.

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


Alexandra Martinez, Miami New Times, 27th Nov 2016.

Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble


CBC, 23rd 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.

Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 21st Nov 2016.

Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 16th Nov 2016.

Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins


Ahmed Rasheed, Reuters, 14th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

William Grimes, The New York Times, 9th Nov 2016.

Protesters Demand Sculpture Be Removed from Contemporary Istanbul


Art Forum, 4th Nov 2016.

Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind


Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 2nd Nov 2016.

Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online

(United States of America)

Daniel Littlewood, Vocativ, 28th Oct 2016.

Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

(Israel; Palestine)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 20th Oct 2016.

European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts


Tara Palmeri, Politico, 19th Oct 2016.

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


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 12th Oct 2016.

Temple politics in Kullu


Dipender Manta, The Tribune, 9th Oct 2016.

Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming

(United States of America)

Bob Moen, Casper Star Tribune, 7th Oct 2016.

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

(Czech Republic)

Toronto Sun, 6th Oct 2016.

Revealed: how senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers


Nick Davies, The Guardian, 27th Sep 2016.

Popular art gallery owner shot, killed

(United States of America)

Atlanta Journal Constitution, 23rd Sep 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Debbie White, The Herts Advertiser, 22nd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 20th Sep 2016.

The man stuffed and displayed like a wild animal

(Botswana; Spain)

Frank Westerman, BBC News, 16th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 12th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin, Hyperallergic, 12th Sep 2016.

Egypt bans statues that do not have official government approval


AFP, The Guardian, 7th Sep 2016.

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

(Turkey; Austria)

Erik Stokstad, Science, 6th Sep 2016.

Search for Mythical Nazi Gold Train Resumes


Megan Gannon, Live Science, 16th Aug 2016.

Money laundering and the art world


Akhbar Satar, Asto Awani, 14th Aug 2016.

The 10 Most Hated Public Sculptures


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 11th Aug 2016.

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


Emilia Terzon, ABC Australia, 8th Aug 2016.

Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts


Gabriella Angeleti, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Aug 2016.

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure

(United States of America)

Robert Sanchez, 5280, 1st Aug 2016.

Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players


Associated Press, Catholic Herald, 27th Jul 2016.

Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts


Dean Beeby, CBC, 24th Jul 2016.

Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 19th Jul 2016.

Damien Hirst Cleared Of Formaldehyde Gate Controversy At Tate Retrospective

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 16th Jul 2016.

China's Toilet Shaped Building Defies Architecture Ban


Artlyst, 14th Jul 2016.

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


Caroline Framke, Vox, 13th Jul 2016.

Another attempt to find Amber Room fails in Poland

(Russia; Poland)

TASS, 12th Jul 2016.

Turkey's artists face growing government pressure


Sukru Kucukshin, Al Monitor, 11th Jul 2016.

Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 11th Jul 2016.

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


Tom Balmforth, Radio Free Europe, 8th Jul 2016.

Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor


AFP, The Guardian, 7th Jul 2016.

Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?

(United States of America)

Jacqueline Ronson, Inverse, 5th Jul 2016.

Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country


Saeed Kamali Dehghan, The Guardian, 2nd Jul 2016.

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Oxford book dealer

(United Kingdom)

Lisa O'Carroll, The Guardian, 1st Jul 2016.

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


Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1st Jul 2016.

Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers

(Poland; Russia)

TASS, 15th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan, SFist, 2nd Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan, The National, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


Andrew Marzoni, ArtNews, 19th May 2016.

Russia and Syria Use Palmyra as a Stage for Political Theater

(Syria; Russia)

Jennifer MacKenzie, Hyperallergic, 13th May 2016.

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


Julian Borger, The Guardian, 12th May 2016.

Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes

(United States of America)

Andy Newman, The New York Times, 11th May 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Hugo Gye, The Daily Mail, 11th May 2016.

Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures


Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 9th May 2016.

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


Jake Halpern, The New Yorker, 9th May 2016.

Can technoheritage be owned?


Sonia K. Katyal, The Boston Globe, 1st May 2016.

Kenya Set for Record Ivory Burning


Heidi Vogt, The Wall Street Journal, 29th Apr 2016.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 28th Apr 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 27th 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.

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

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 20th Apr 2016.

HR victims stake claim on part of Marcos art collection


Rappler, 15th Apr 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Apr 2016.

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

(United Kingdom)

The Herald, 12th Apr 2016.

Historian Adrian Greenwood found murdered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Grierson, The Guardian, 9th Apr 2016.

When Is It Okay To Dig Up The Dead?


Mark Strauss, National Geographic, 7th Apr 2016.

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


Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 4th Apr 2016.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger, Bloomberg, 1st Apr 2016.

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


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Apr 2016.

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


Sabine Oelze, DW, 30th Mar 2016.

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


John R. Platt, Takepart, 24th Mar 2016.

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


Marie-Danielle Smith, Embassy, 23rd Mar 2016.

An Italian exhibition of Street Artist Banksy triggers controversies


Britaly Post, 21st Mar 2016.

Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging

(United States of America)

Carlos R. Munoz, Herald-Tribune, 17th Mar 2016.

Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto

(Canada; Iraq)

Jillian D'Amours, Middle East Eye, 17th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 16th Mar 2016.

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

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Alan Stamm, Deadline Detroit, 14th Mar 2016.

The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. Twice.


Jeff Maysh, Smithsonian, 9th Mar 2016.

Rescue bid launched for Fonterra-trapped fish

(New Zealand)

Anne Gibson, The New Zealand Herald, 8th Mar 2016.

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


John Shammas, Mirror, 4th Mar 2016.

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


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

Banksy lawyers delayed geographical profiling study

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Webb, BBC News, 3rd Mar 2016.

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, The Daily Mail, 28th Feb 2016.

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

(Germany; Egypt)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 19th Feb 2016.

$28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move

(United States of America)

Gwynn Hogan, DNA Info, 15th Feb 2016.

Facebook Loses Gustave Courbet Nudity Case In French Appeal Court


Artlyst, 13th Feb 2016.

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


Olivia Blair, The Independent, 12th Feb 2016.

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


Jack Shepherd, The Independent, 11th Feb 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 8th Feb 2016.

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

(Syria; United States of America)

Phoebe Segal, Apollo, 4th Feb 2016.

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


Russell Leadbetter, Evening Times, 27th Jan 2016.

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

(Vatican; Iran; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 27th Jan 2016.

Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues

(Vatican; Iran)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

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


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 25th Jan 2016.

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


Russell Leadbetter, The Herald, 24th Jan 2016.

Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities


Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 22nd Jan 2016.

New course sheds light on antiquities trafficking and art crime underworld


University of Glasgow, 19th Jan 2016.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum


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

Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death

(Saudi Arabia)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 15th Jan 2016.

From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History


Elena Goukassian, Hyperallergic, 15th Jan 2016.

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


Don Butler, National Post, 15th Jan 2016.

Ancient obelisk becomes makeshift memorial in Istanbul


AFP, News 24, 14th Jan 2016.

Lego changes bulk buy policy after Ai Weiwei backlash


BBC News, 13th Jan 2016.

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


Samuel Osborne, The Independent, 12th Jan 2016.

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


Gerard Couzens, Express, 8th Jan 2016.

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

(New Zealand)

Jessy Edwards, The Dominion Post, 5th Jan 2016.

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


Mark Molloy, The Telegraph, 4th Jan 2016.

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


RT, 31st Dec 2015.

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


Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber, Yahoo News, 30th Dec 2015.

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


Natasha Hinde, Huffington Post, 21st Dec 2015.

Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck


Willie Drye, National Geographic, 18th Dec 2015.

Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 17th Dec 2015.

United Nations exhibition highlights the protection of cultural heritage

(United States of America)

UNESCO, 16th Dec 2015.

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


BBC News, 15th Dec 2015.

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


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 14th Dec 2015.

Apsara Acts on Koh Ker Logging


May Titthara, Khmer Times, 7th Dec 2015.

Let Leonard Peltier Paint

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper, Indian Country Today, 6th Dec 2015.

Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang, Miami Herald, 4th Dec 2015.

The woman turning ancient buried treasure into jewellery

(United Kingdom)

Maev Kennedy, The Guardian, 3rd Dec 2015.

The Black Years: how Nazi art came back to Berlin


Rob Sharp, The Guardian, 27th Nov 2015.

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


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

La Región, 23rd Nov 2015.

ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit

(United States of America)

Talia Jubas, The Cornell Daily Sun, 22nd Nov 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Jack Moore, GQ, 20th Nov 2015.

Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Washington Times, 15th Nov 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 13th Nov 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Emma Whitford, Gothamist, 11th Nov 2015.

'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland


Alex Duval Smith, The Guardian, 8th Nov 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Nick Clark, The Independent, 6th Nov 2015.

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


Minda Smiley, The Drum, 4th Nov 2015.

TV Turns to the Art World as the Latest Glamorous Setting


Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 28th Oct 2015.

Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid

(United States of America)

Jaime Fuller, New York Magazine, 27th Oct 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

(United Kingdom)

James Dunn, The Daily Mail, 26th Oct 2015.

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


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 26th Oct 2015.

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

(United States of America)

John Kelly, The Washington Post, 25th Oct 2015.

Stashing Your Art in a Tax Haven Can Be Dicey


Stacy Perman, Barron's, 24th Oct 2015.

Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed


Hillary Ojeda, Peru This Week, 23rd Oct 2015.

Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast

(United States of America)

Jamie Ratliff, NBC, 22nd Oct 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Moore, The Independent, 22nd Oct 2015.

Cusco regional strike against concession of archaeological sites


Hillary Ojeda, Peru This Week, 21st Oct 2015.

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


Associated Press, The Guardian, 20th Oct 2015.

US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board

(United States of America)

DW, 19th Oct 2015.

Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit

(United States of America)

Daniel Bethencourt, Detroit Free Press, 12th Oct 2015.

Two arrested over death of Italian man found in London canal

(United Kingdom)

Josh Halliday, The Guardian, 8th Oct 2015.

Big Brother Is Bugging Ai Weiwei


Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 5th Oct 2015.

Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan, The Boston Globe, 5th Oct 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Anthony, The Guardian, 4th Oct 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Noah Charney, Observer, 30th Sep 2015.

Drunken tourists strip off for Roman bath in famous Italian fountain


The Daily Telegraph, The New Zealand Herald, 30th Sep 2015.

Body found in London canal identified as Italian national

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Elgot, The Guardian, 30th Sep 2015.

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


Rose Troup Buchanan, The Independent, 29th Sep 2015.

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


Ed Wight, The Daily Mail, 9th Sep 2015.

Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'


Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 7th Sep 2015.

Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt


Matthew Day, Irish Independent, 29th Aug 2015.

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


Jim Dobson, Forbes, 29th Aug 2015.

Dismaland: Palestinian artist thrown out after protesting against Israeli works

(United Kingdom)

Chris Green, The Independent, 26th Aug 2015.

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

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2015.

'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland


DW, 19th Aug 2015.

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities


Kareem Shaheen, The Guardian, 19th Aug 2015.

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


Mary M. Lane, The Wall Street Journal, 18th Aug 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Ian Burrell, The Independent, 17th Aug 2015.

The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 13th Aug 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Kathleen Massara, ArtNet News, 11th Aug 2015.

Remembering Barbara Mertz

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr, Huffington Post, 6th Aug 2015.

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


Terry Nagel, Stanford Law School, 5th Aug 2015.

The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'

(Iraq; Syria)

Damaris Colhoun, Atlas Obscura, 4th Aug 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Mary Dejevsky, The Guardian, 3rd Aug 2015.

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

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 2nd Aug 2015.

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, The Independent, 31st Jul 2015.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery

(United States of America)

Lisa Belkin, Yahoo News, 15th Jul 2015.

Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall

(United Kingdom)

Michael Alexander, The Courier, 8th Jul 2015.

New York Prison Escapee Traded Art for Favors From a Guard

(United States of America)

Susanne Craig, The New York Times, 25th Jun 2015.

Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria


YLE, 9th Jun 2015.

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


Umberto Bacchi, International Business Times, 9th Jun 2015.

Gunmen kill two tourism police near Giza pyramids


Ahram Online, 3rd Jun 2015.

Art: the new frontier in the fight against money laundering


Isabelle Eichenberger, Swiss Info, 1st Jun 2015.

Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?

(United States of America)

Aaminah Shakur, Hyperallergic, 7th May 2015.

Ministry to inventory antiquities after 4 found in US Alexandria consulate


The Cairo Post, 24th Mar 2015.

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

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Feb 2015.

App, nuevo mecanismo de defensa para el arte


App: new defence mechanism for art; Vatican

Gustavo Mendoza Lemus, Milenio, 1st Feb 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Fred Barbash, The Washington Post, 4th Dec 2014.

Totem's Sound takes a cynical look at American colonialism


Chris Prisetman, Kill Screen Daily, 8th Oct 2014.

Mummy delayed at customs arrives at science center

(United States of America)

Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel, 5th Oct 2014.

Risk of being duped on looted artefacts lost on NGA



Michaela Boland, The Australian, 5th Aug 2014.

5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site


Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 3rd Aug 2014.

Treasure Hunting Is the World's Worst Investment

(United States of America; Bahamas)

Peter B. Campbell, Bloomberg, 7th May 2014.

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app


AFP, Digital Journal, 2nd Apr 2014.

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

(United Kingdom; Poland; Latvia)

Guy WalterS, The Daily Mail, 28th Mar 2014.

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

(France; Egypt)

Jonathan Gornall, The National, 20th Mar 2014.

Egypt: Antiquities Minister Meets U.S. Officials


All Africa, 13th Mar 2014.

Origin of Gold Country coins remains a mystery

(United States of America)

Samantha Schaefer, Los Angeles Times, 11th Mar 2014.

SAFE Beacon honours Egyptian archaeologist Monica Hanna


Thoraia Abou Bakr, Daily News Egypt, 9th Mar 2014.