May 23, 2009
Thirteen Looted Zurbaráns
Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) was one of a handful of masterful Spanish painters to take inspiration from the revolutionary style of sha...
May 15, 2009
Carabinieri Celebrate 40 Years Fighting Art Crime
To celebrate 40 years of success against art crime, the Carabinieri Division for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and Italian Ministry of...
May 12, 2009
Study Art Crime in Rome
ART CRIME AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ROME OFFERS “TRAFFICKERS, THIEVES AND FORGERS” A NEW COURSE ON ART CRIME OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 8 May 2009: Pro...
May 8, 2009
In The Best Interests of Art
ARCA is pleased to present a series of researched editorials written by students of ARCA Director Noah Charney at Yale University. These st...
April 24, 2009
EBay and the illegal looting of antiquities, on the Freakonomics blog . Yale theft in our own Noah Charney’s back yard, via the Yale Daily N...
April 23, 2009
A Michelangelo Crucifix? Perhaps...
The Italian state recently purchased a $4.2 million carved linden-wood crucifix by Michelangelo that probably isn’t by Michelangelo. In ...
April 15, 2009
New Book on the Theft of the Mona Lisa Misses the Mark—and Reality
The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (Little, Brown and Company, 2009) profess...
March 29, 2009
Lawsuits Abound, Defensive and Offensive
"Night Cafe" Van Gogh 1888 In recent days we have seen a number of high-profile art law suits, both criminal and defensive. Yale ...
March 24, 2009
Yale Stolen Paintings Recovered
Three stolen works of art were recovered, along with nearly 40 other stolen paintings, firearms, heroin, marijuana, and cash, in a New Haven...
March 20, 2009
Czech police : Impressive 3 month turnaround from heist to recovery. Dutch police recover 8 paintings, including Pissarro and Renoir, 22 yea...
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