Tag Archives: art theft


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Preying on Italian Churches

With masterpieces in Italian churches harder to steal, thieves are targeting less valuable objects: candelabra, chalices, even the silver crown of a carved saint Read More


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The German-Russian Stalemate

With diplomatic efforts unable to resolve the trophy-art dilemma, museum officials in both countries are looking for a way to break the deadlock. Read More


Investigations

A Crime Waiting to Happen

Two of the world's top art-theft sleuths discuss the heist from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris. Read More


Investigations
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‘Fools, Show-offs, and Trophy Hunters’

The art thieves in western Europe, says one expert, are mainly the Balkan Bandits. Read More


News

Why Wasn’t ‘The Scream’ Insured?

Museums debate the best way to protect irreplaceable works of art Read More


Features

Insurance

Most collectors think of their homes as sanctuaries for art, but danger lurks. Along with the obvious culprits, like fire and water, light is also a big threat, and the damage it can cause is irreversible. Even certain framing methods … Read More