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Stolen Klimt Mystery on BBC Website

BBC News Magazine ran a feature today (12/8) about the mystery of a painting by Gustav Klimt stolen nearly 20 years ago. It is a quick read that is definitely a made-for-Hollywood caper. 20 more words

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What is and isn’t considered art theft is a hot, controversial topic. Art theft is a nasty thing, and is a much more touchy subject that many artists don’t seem to realize. 664 more words

The Screen Scum Gift Shop is Coming!

Hey everyone! After a 2-month hiatus, Screen Scum is BACK, AND we have some exciting new features coming to the site, including a gift shop full of cool movie fan art that we definitely did not steal. 93 more words

Joel Robison is a thief?

A Canadian photographer named Joel Robison faces a new charge of plagiarism. This plagiarist dude ripped most of emergent artists around the globe

Joel Robison might have to sign a big check soon! 58 more words

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The Virtues and Pitfalls of Tracing

If you’re an aspiring artist you’ve probably been tempted by the idea of tracing.  Tracing: the act of copying the exact outline of someone else’s art and possibly recoloring.   1,238 more words

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Auction workers jailed in Paris following series of thefts

A group of porters working for France’s most prestigious auction house were sentenced to prison for a string of art thefts on Tuesday (6 September). 327 more words

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Arrests made in connection with the theft a of Banksy copy

Police have arrested two men in Folkestone in connection with the theft of a copy of Banksy’s graffiti artwork ‘Art Buff’, The Guardian reports.

The original piece was the subject of a… 260 more words

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