October 26, 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - ,, No comments

Setting the Price Point for Stolen Art

Noah Charney was interviewed by Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace yesterday.  Charney argues that the majority of art theft after World War II can be traced to organized crime syndicates, and that the media actually helps set the price point for the black market transfer of high profile works of art.

The Marketplace Interview:

On the missing panel from the Ghent Altarpiece: