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Adventures of St Luke, Part 2

Pushkin Museum in Moscow

1965. St Luke, a painting by Hals, was stolen from the Pushkin Museum of art in Moscow before the opening day of the Dutch Art exhibit. 852 more words

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The Road to Urbino

After reading Mosquito by Roma Tearne and really enjoying the author’s “artistic” imbued storytelling, I was quite excited to see a new book by the same author. 268 more words

Book Reviews

Glass Pieces Stolen From Denver Botanic Gardens 'Chihuly' Exhibit

DENVER (CBS4) – Officials with the Denver Botanic Gardens say they are baffled by the theft of several glass pieces from an art installation that’s part of their popular “Chihuly” exhibit. 195 more words

News

Book Reviews: In the Morning I'll Be Gone by Adrian McKinty and Brooklyn Graves by Triss Stein

In The Morning I’ll Be Gone
A Detective Sean Duffy Novel;
The Troubles Trilogy, Book Three
Adrian McKinty
Seventh Street Books, March 2014
ISBN: 978-1-61614-877-5… 534 more words

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Pablo Picasso's “Mother and Child by a Fountain:" Stolen, Recovered and Lost Again

A Visual Footnote to the 1972 Worcester Art Museum Heist

Painted in 1901, “Mother and Child by a Fountain” summarizes Pablo Picasso’s Blue Period in cool monochrome, loose brushwork and small scale. 491 more words

HISTORIC HEISTS: THE MONA LISA

Despite all the pretty much identical copies around, someone once just had to have the real Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting vanished from the walls of the Salon Carré in the Louvre Museum on August 21st, 1911 – and it actually took a while for anyone to notice! 420 more words

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The Greatest Unsolved Art Thefts

While most of the thousands of art thefts around the world are solved rather quickly, a few cases have proved frustrating for authorities. The original article I wrote can be found… 715 more words

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