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Van Gogh paintings go on display 14 years after being stolen by the Mafia

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh were unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum on Tuesday, 14 years after they were stolen in an audacious Mafia heist. 244 more words

World

this day in crime history: march 18, 1990

On this date in 1990, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, MA was robbed. It was just after midnight when two men dressed as police officers appeared at the museum’s door, claiming they had received a report about a disturbance at the museum. 99 more words

True Crime

The Largest Art Robbery in History

On March 18, 1990, thirteen paintings were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. The value of the paintings at the time were $100 million, making it the largest art robbery in history.  193 more words

Classic Naples-based series says adieu with class

Death in the Dark, by Kinley Roby. Privately published. 277 pages. Kindle e-book $2.99.

This is Mr. Roby’s 11th and final Harry Brock Mystery. Though he had planned for it to be the last, an unexpected dilemma must have sullied the closure experience a bit. 478 more words

Authors And Books

Scientists: Respect artists copyright

Edit: 16/03/2017 – The author of the paper has responded and will contact the journal editor about providing credit to me and the artists involved – otherwise they will withdraw the paper from submission. 525 more words

Blog

Don't fake it...You Won't Make it- Giving credit to artists and preventing art theft

Say you are scrolling your timeline on Instagram and you spot a painting that somebody you follow painted. You really like the image. So much that you decide that you want to… 720 more words

Art