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Still from security camera footage of the thieves during a practice run of the robbery on the evening of March 17, 1990.

COURTESY THE ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM, VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, VIA U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

FBI: Suspects in $500 M. Gardner Museum Theft Are Dead

Today an agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed to the Associated Press that the suspects in the 1990 theft of 13 works from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston—believed to be the largest art theft in history—are dead.In 2013, the FBI … Read More


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Bill Cosby. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Smithsonian on Cosby: ‘The Museum in No Way Condones This Behavior’

The Smithsonian was criticized when their National Museum of African Art opened a show last November entitled “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” due to the participation of Bill Cosby, who donated many artworks from his personal collection for the … Read More


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‘Hope’ Against Hope

As the legal saga around Shepard Fairey's Obama portrait draws to a close, the country has moved on . Read More