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How to catch an #art thief with @libbywaterford and @decadentpub #romsus #contemporary #romance

I’m pleased to welcome fellow Decadent author Libby Waterford to talk about her book, Love Unlocked. Here’s a brief disclaimer: I’ve read this book. Yes, I bought it and I read it.  1,082 more words

Romance Author

In case anyone needed another reason to hate Hot Topic, there you go.

Speaking as a person who used to draw with a lot of vigor, I despise these types of art thieves. 113 more words

Crime and The Art World

Guest Post by Russell James

Image by Ikono

Art is fertile ground for crime writers. Huge sums are paid for a single item, a work that can be relatively small and transportable. 307 more words


Italian Police Fight Crime With Stolen Art App

It’s 1975 in Turin,  Italy, as a worker from the local Fiat factory attends an Italian Railway auction of lost property. He spies a couple of nice paintings, and for roughly 22 Euros, purchases the paintings and happily hangs them on his kitchen walls – for 40 years. 306 more words

Art History

Comedy of Errors

For my second post I aim to be shorter I know my first was a bit long. The article I discovered this week is about  the discovery of found art that was stolen from England in the 1970s and was recently found in Italy. 429 more words

Art History

Pies and Art

This morning I had another wake up call. Someone in an artists’ group I belong to had posted pictures of merchandise she was selling. She had used art which many people recognized as being stolen from a Deviant Art site, and did not belong to her. 133 more words

7 paintings stolen by Romanian gang from Rotterdam, still missing. "Investigators offered money for inside information", a witness said

A witness in the trial of the Romanians involved in Kunsthal art heist in Rotterdam, close to one of the thieves’ family, said in Court that investigators had promised, during the inquiry, to pay her if she would reveal where the paintings were hidden by the suspects, Romanian media reported. 128 more words

Investigative Story