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Some stolen items recovered, some art is still missing

Several items that were taken during a break-in at a temporarily empty house in Ottawa this week have been recovered, partly due to a Citizen report on the crime, though some of the pieces of art that vanished are still missing. 225 more words

Local Arts

Red List of stolen works of art from Syria

On Tuesday a list of cultural goods was presented by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), which originate from the crisis area Syria. This list should help especially customs investigators to identify stolen works of art from this area, to prevent the illegal trade. 42 more words

Cultural Heritage

Steal my soul

Warning, Long rant incoming.

Today has become a very stressful day for me. Over the years I have been very cautious about posting artwork because of the amount of people that just don’t give a fuck about stealing it. 819 more words

Art

Would you steal a Picasso? Why we can't hate art thieves

During my morning ritual trawling the Guardian’s art section, I came along an article about art thieves by my favourite art critic, Jonathan Jones.  We probably picture the typical art thief rather glamourously, motivated by money and picking a piece only for the high price it will reach on the black market.   574 more words

Art