September 20, 2023
Seven World War II-era restitutions originating from the Collection Grünbaum
A total of seven artworks by Austrian Expressionist Egon Leo Adolf Ludwig Schiele once owned by Franz Friedrich 'Fritz' Grünbaum wil...
September 18, 2023
Looters imperil unknown people's past, 37 years ago and still today.
"Looters imperil unknown people's past." That was the title of an article written by Barbara Crossette, the Bangkok bureau c...
September 15, 2023
Three artworks by Austrian Expressionist Egon Leo Adolf Ludwig Schiele seized at Three US Museums
Fritz Grünbaum's prisoner registry card at Dachau Concentration Camp On Wednesday, the New York District Attorney's Office in Manhat...
September 14, 2023
Museum theft at the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst theft in Köln (Cologne), Germany
During the night, between September 12th and 13th, yet another museum theft involving Chinese objects of porcelain occurred at the Museum fü...
September 12, 2023
Vincent Van Gogh's stolen painting, The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring, has been recovered.
After extensive work on the part of the Dutch National Police and a private investigator, authorities have announced that Vincent Van Gogh...
September 1, 2023
Seizure: The Emperor as Philosopher, probably Marcus Aurelius ha seized by the New York District Attorney's Office
Pursuant to a seizure order signed by New York Judge Ruth Pickholz on August 14, 2023, following investigations conducted by the New York Di...
August 29, 2023
Insider threats in museums, not as rare as you think.
Many articles discussing the recently announced thefts at the British Museum in London have emphasised the rarity of insider threats at m...
August 20, 2023
A London organised crime gang and a museum theft of £2 million of Chinese Porcelain
Fondation Baur, Musée des Arts d'Extrême-Orient The lucrative market for stolen Chinese antiquities has led to several high-profile heis...
August 13, 2023
Thoughts on the confessions of Cosa Nostra boss Matteo Messina Denaro during his February interrogation
A man of many "pezzini" As mentioned in an earlier ARCA blog post this week, Matteo Messina Denaro, the former fugutive Cosa Nostr...
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