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The Strange Tale Of The “OCD Art Thief”

The gentleman thief is a favorite character in storytelling. He steals paintings, art objects, and jewels while always looking dapper, often has a way with the ladies, and usually holds a greater interest in the thrill of the chase than in the value of the possessions which he obtains. 635 more words

Art

What's So Great About the Mona Lisa?

What’s So Great About the Mona Lisa?

If you ask most artists or art historians, honestly… nothing. I personally believe the Mona Lisa is just, well, fine.  368 more words

Where Creativity Works

Theft at the Museum

In less than two weeks, I’ll be heading to Boston, and once there, I’ll be sure to stop by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, site of one of the world’s biggest art thefts. 174 more words

Art

The first glimpse inside a Nazi looted art collection

SUNDAY, JUL 2, 2017 11:00 AM PDT

These works hoarded by Hildebrand Gurlitt, “Hitler’s art thief,” are merely the tip of the looted art iceberg… 1,122 more words

Politics

Art Theft

Don’t steal art. That’s illegal and makes you a terrible person. Don’t do it.

-Lorie

General

Crimes Against Cultural Heritage Objects in the News

Recently, there have been three stories in the news that are of interest to those in the world of archives, libraries, museums, and related cultural institutions. 447 more words