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Articles for March 2021
99 articles found.
Kwame Opoku (2021). Will Provenance Research Delay Restitution Of Looted African Artefacts?. Modern Ghana. 14 March.
Tom Mack (2021). The 49 historic buildings at risk across Leicestershire - including churches and windmills. Liecester Mercury. 14 March.
Barnaby Phillips (2021). The art dealer, the £10m Benin Bronze and the Holocaust. BBC News. 14 March.
José María Irujo (2021). Why Spain's National Library covered up the theft of a Galileo original work. El País. 15 March.
Laurence Dodds (2021). The crypto-art market is being infiltrated by fakes, thieves and scammers. The Telegraph. 15 March.
Daniel Taylor (2021). The footballer turned art thief who stole The Scream. The Athletic. 15 March.
Susan Moore (2021). Made You Look – a Netflix doc that should terrify art collectors. Apollo. 16 March.
Nick Humphreys (2021). Artefacts feared stolen after illegal metal detecting at medieval castle. Shropshire Star. 16 March.
Jenny Gross (2021). We Don't Know How Much Art Has Gone Missing From Museums. The New York Times. 16 March.
Steven Staryk (2021). Steven Staryk on violin and bow forgeries. The Strand. 16 March.
Neos Kosmos (2021). Response to Boris Johnson's comments about the Parthenon Marbles. Neos Kosmos. 16 March.
Valentina Di Liscia (2021). Reports of Stolen Art on NFT Marketplace Raise Issues for Crypto Collectors. Hyperallergic. 16 March.
Diana Neille (2021). Johannesburg Art Heist? The burden of the artist's proof. Daily Maverick. 16 March.
Nevine El-Aref (2021). Egypt: Artefacts repatriated. Ahram Online. 17 March.
CCTV released to help catch thieves involved one of highest value art heists the country has ever seen( )
ITV (2021). CCTV released to help catch thieves involved one of highest value art heists the country has ever seen. ITV. 17 March.
Dan Solomon (2021). A Pair of Thieves Broke Into a Houston Art Museum, Then Escaped by Boat. Texas Monthly. 17 March.
Soniya Agrawal (2021). 36 antique idols, artefacts returned to India by US, Australia, UK in last 5 yrs, govt says. The Print. 17 March.
Associated Press (2021). France to return Nazi-looted Gustav Klimt painting to heirs of Holocaust victim. ABC Australia. 17 March.
Alex Greenberger (2021). Hermitage to Research History of Fabergé Objects at Center of Forgery Claims. Artnet News. 17 March.
Yucatain Times (2021). U.S. returns archaeological artifacts to Mexico. Yucatan Times. 17 March.
Brent Lang (2021). `The Heist,' Documentary About Bizarre Theft of De Kooning Painting, In the Works from XTR. Variety. 19 March.
Vincent Noce (2021). Cambodia's Khmer heritage is finally returning home. The Art Newspaper. 19 March.
Barry Bendes (2021). Anti-Money Laundering Act's Impact on Dealings in Art and Antiquities. JDSupra. 19 March.
Paolo Santalucia, Nicole Winfield (2021). Emperor's Mosaic Displayed in Italy After Stint as NYC Table. The Jewish Voice. 20 March.
Bijan Stephen (2021). NFT Mania is here. And so are the scammers. The Verge. 20 March.
Greek City Times (2021). Greek Police recover `exceptional' ancient statue from a smuggler. Greek City Times. 20 March.
Museums in the West are full of stolen treasures – by visiting them are we perpetuating colonial-era violence?( )
Peter Neville-Hadley (2021). Museums in the West are full of stolen treasures – by visiting them are we perpetuating colonial-era violence?. South China Morning Post. 20 March.
Heather Eastwood (2021). Best Friends Convicted After Selling Bogus Paintings for Millions. Trill! Magazine. 21 March.
Alex Greenberger (2021). Berlin Museum Won't Show Benin Bronzes, Begins to Pursue Return of Artifacts. ARTnews. 22 March.
Catherine Hickley (2021). Germany moves towards full restitution of Benin bronzes. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.
Sanjoy Dey (2021). Two 10th century sculptures of Gautam Buddha unearthed during excavation in Hazaribag stolen. Hindustan Times. 22 March.
Asher Elbein (2021). Uprooting Colonialism From the Fossil Finding Field. The New York Times. 22 March.
Lorry driver is jailed for two years for trying to smuggle ancient coins, arrowheads and statues into UK to sell for Bulgarian mafia bosses( )
Katie Feehan (2021). Lorry driver is jailed for two years for trying to smuggle ancient coins, arrowheads and statues into UK to sell for Bulgarian mafia bosses. The Daily Mail. 22 March.
Dan Hicks (2021). Britain stole the royal, sacred Benin Bronzes from Nigeria—so why is Germany leading their return?. The Art Newspaper. 23 March.
Philip Oltermann (2021). Berlin's plan to return Benin bronzes piles pressure on UK museums. The Guardian. 23 March.
Laura Chesters (2021). Museums buy more Treasure finds as metal detecting discoveries soar. Antiques Trade Gazette. 23 March.
Jillian Billard (2021). What It Means When an Auction Lot Is Withdrawn. Artsy. 23 March.
Bryan Marquard (2021). Charley Hill, art detective who found `The Scream' and studied the Gardner heist, dies at 73. The Boston Globe. 23 March.
Helen Holmes (2021). Germany is In Accelerated Talks to Definitively Return Its Benin Bronzes to Nigeria. Observer. 23 March.
Kim Thomson (2021). When Picasso's Weeping Woman Was Stolen By Art Terrorists. Mental Floss. 24 March.
BBC News (2021). Australian art festival cancels plan to soak UK flag in indigenous blood. BBC News. 24 March.
Lanre Bakare (2021). University of Aberdeen to return pillaged Benin bronze to Nigeria. The Guardian. 24 March.
Delande Justinvil, Chip Colwell (2021). US museums hold the remains of thousands of Black people. The Conversation. 24 March.
`The movement is unstoppable': African scholars and activists hail German plan to return Benin bronzes( )
Catherine Hickley (2021). `The movement is unstoppable': African scholars and activists hail German plan to return Benin bronzes. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.
The Harvard Crimson (2021). The Crime Scene of Stolen Objects at the Peabody. The Harvard Crimson. 24 March.
David Pegg, Rob Evans (2021). Revealed: police barred from searching Queen's estates for looted artefacts. The Guardian. 25 March.
Daniel Boffey (2021). Ghent Altarpiece: 'most stolen' artwork has new €30m home in bulletproof glass. The Guardian. 25 March.
How the ancient city of Cyrene near Libya, a world heritage site in danger, faces threats of bulldozers and loot( )
AFP (2021). How the ancient city of Cyrene near Libya, a world heritage site in danger, faces threats of bulldozers and loot. Firstpost. 25 March.
José Da Silva, Cristina Ruiz (2021). Serpentine drops Sackler name following `rebranding'. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.
Charlotte Higgins (2021). Doubts cast over provenance of unearthed Sappho poems. The Guardian. 25 March.
RAPSI (2021). Ex-Culture official charged with Hermitage Museum embezzlement extradited from Austria. RAPSI. 25 March.
Mike Genet (2021). FBI offering reward for 1978 Truman Library theft. The Examiner. 25 March.
AFP (2021). Bulldozers and looting threaten Libya's ancient treasures. France 24. 25 March.
Kailah Thorn (2021). How to hunt fossils responsibly: 5 tips from a professional palaeontologist. The Conversation. 25 March.
Jonathon Reilly (2021). Police probe following damage at Bonnybridge World Heritage Site. The Falkirk Herald. 25 March.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor( )
Patch (2021). Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor. Patch. 25 March.
Tom Kington (2021). Ancient city of Cyrene looted for its treasures. The Times. 25 March.
Jennifer Leighfield (2021). Works of art returned to rightful owner by police in Valencia. EuroWeekly. 25 March.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2021). Ancient lintels coming home. Bangkok Post. 26 March.
Sacred art: heritage at risk
Sonia Ávila (2021). Arte sacro: patrimonio en riesgo. El Sol de México. 26 March.
TNN (2021). Buddha idols stolen from Hazaribag recovered from Ranchi. The Times of India. 26 March.
KGMI (2021). 3 students cited in theft of rare tree in Wisconsin. KGMI. 26 March.
Alison Campsie (2021). Antonine Wall metal detectorists sought by police. The Scotsman. 26 March.
Jennifer Lu (2021). Two Thai artifacts in a San Francisco museum were stolen. Now, they're on their way home. Los Angeles Times. 26 March.
Nala Rogers (2021). The Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth is Being Stolen. Inside Science. 26 March.
This is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist, Netflix's courageous effort to recreate the incident creates a sensation( )
Devendra Kumar (2021). This is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist, Netflix's courageous effort to recreate the incident creates a sensation. Bullet News. 26 March.
Trujillo: criminals steal religious objects worth more than 10,000 soles
Javier Meregildo (2021). Trujillo: delincuentes roban objetos religiosos por más de 10.000 soles. La República. 26 March.
The National Herald (2021). Greece Lifts Long Ban on Divers Exploring Old Shipwrecks, Planes. The National Herald. 26 March.
Relic diplomacy: ancient looted treasures returned to their true owners
Ramiro Pellet Lastra (2021). La diplomacia de las reliquias: antiguos tesoros saqueados vuelven a sus verdaderos dueños. La Nacion. 26 March.
Simon Osborne (2021). Oliver Dowden rejects bid to return Elgin Marbles to Athens - 'impossible to go back'. Express. 27 March.
Annastashia Goolsby (2021). Heist, recovery story of de Kooning painting to be turned into film. Silver City Daily Pres. 27 March.
Anshel Pfeffer (2021). British cannonballs to be returned from Acre's fortress walls. The Times. 27 March.
Miriam Valdes-Carletti (2021). 'Those objects have a power': Descendant of Chief Poundmaker working to repatriate his belongings. CTV. 27 March.
NLTimes (2021). At least 114 objects exhibited in Dutch museums were stolen from Nigeria. NLTimes. 27 March.
Colombo Gazette (2021). Manhattan District Attorney returns 18th Century Buddha statues to Sri Lanka. Colombo Gazette. 27 March.
Emma Pengelly (2021). National Trust 'concerned' as 100 metal detecting holes appear at Magna Carta site. Surrey Live. 27 March.
Madeleine Spence (2021). £75m Klimt masterpiece stolen by Nazi from his Jewish lover is returned to her family at last. The Sunday Times. 28 March.
Will Jackson (2021). How many antiquities in Australian museums are stolen from our neighbours?. ABC Australia. 28 March.
The Hindu (2021). Ganesha idol stolen. The Hindu. 29 March.
Claire Selvin (2021). Attempted $14.7 M. Sale of Fake Works by Goya, Modigliani, and El Greco Comes to Light in Spain. ARTnews. 29 March.
Sky News (2021). Airport workers find 185 baby Galapagos tortoises hidden in suitcase. Sky News. 29 March.
Hussein Yassine (2021). Ancient Sites In North Lebanon Are Being Illegally Excavated. The 961. 29 March.
Kate Evans (2021). In New Zealand, Locals Rally to Save Fossils from Destruction. Undark. 29 March.
`Crime robs us of a priceless piece of our past' : Thieves steal historic and rare 500 year-old mill stone from Aberdour castle in Fife( )
Hannah Brown (2021). `Crime robs us of a priceless piece of our past' : Thieves steal historic and rare 500 year-old mill stone from Aberdour castle in Fife. The Scotsman. 29 March.
NLTimes (2021). Groninger Museum to celebrate stolen Van Gogh painting a year after the theft. NLTimes. 29 March.
Commotion in Humanes after the theft of a silver ciborium and various consecrated items
Nueva Alcarria (2021). Conmoción en Humanes tras el robo de un Copón de plata y varias formas consagradas. Nueva Alcarria. 29 March.
Annabelle Steffes-Halmer (2021). Is Germany promising to return artefacts looted from Benin?. DW. 29 March.
Pierre John Felcenloben (2021). Returning colonial-era artefacts is not as easy as it seems, say experts. Dutch News. 29 March.
Miranda Chant (2021). Copper thieves target decommissioned Cold War submarine. Blackburn News. 30 March.
Royal Tombs of "the Lord of Sipán": A Milestone in the History of Peru
Paul Monzón (2021). Tumbas Reales del “Señor de Sipán”: Un hito en la historia del Perú. Travellers. 30 March.
Arthur Scott-Geddes (2021). The hunt for Abdul Remmo: Arab fugitive wanted over €1bn heist `hiding in Germany'. The National News. 30 March.
Associated Press (2021). Years later, Chickasaw remains returned to Mississippi home. The Independent. 30 March.
New U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Sanctions Advisory Impose Compliance Obligations on Art Market( )
Judd B. Grossman, Eric Volkman, Kate Lucas, Gustavo Ruiz (2021). New U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Sanctions Advisory Impose Compliance Obligations on Art Market. ARTnews. 30 March.
Middle East Monitor (2021). Britain has kept Stone Age statues, says Jordanian Rights Centre. Middle East Monitor. 30 March.
Eugenio Cabezas (2021). Denuncian el robo de un cuadro donado por una pintora local en 2002 al Ayuntamiento. Diario Sur. 30 March.
Couple detained for thect of chalice and paten from the church of Hinojedo
El Diario Cantabria (2021). Detenida una pareja por robar el cáliz y la patena de la iglesia de Hinojedo. El Diario Cantabria. 30 March.
Angelos Chaniotis (2021). Marbles United, not Marbles Returned. eKathimerini. 31 March.
Charles Helm (2021). Graffiti threatens precious evidence of ancient life on South Africa's coast. The Conversation. 31 March.
Annabelle Steffes-Halmer (2021). Benin's bronzes: The long road to returning looted colonial art. DW. 31 March.