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Jail for Pablo Picasso’s electrician

Picasso’s former electrician and his wife are facing prison after losing their appeal against a conviction for possessing stolen goods.

Handing down the verdict on Friday (16 December), the judge at the Aix-en-Provence Court of Appeal described Pierre Le Guennec’s account of events as an “ 271 more words

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Pablo Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court over theft charges

Pablo Picasso’s electrician has been accused of attempting to smear his former employer’s reputation in an appeal court in France.

Pierre Le Guennec and his wife Danielle allege that the artist’s widow handed them a rubbish bag filled with works by Picasso following his death in an attempt to hide them from her stepson. 344 more words

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Italian police recover two stolen Van Gogh paintings

Two paintings by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh stolen from an Amsterdam museum over a decade ago have been recovered in seaside town in Italy. 359 more words

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Stolen Dutch Art Returned To the Netherlands

(This article is courtesy of the Shanghai Daily News and the Reuters News Agency)

Stolen art to return home

Source: Agencies | September 17, 2016, Saturday | PRINT EDITION… 147 more words


A lesson on stolen art

A few months back I had to teach a lesson around the topic “museums”. I found it hard to find something I thought my students would like. 155 more words

Top Art Heist Cases

Although 2016 is yet to see a massive art theft report, many older reports have been revealed so far and many art works of great worth have been retrieved as well. 230 more words


Abstract Art Piece Goes Missing From Harlem Waterfront Less Than Week After Installation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– Is there an art thief on the loose in East Harlem? Some residents believe there is after a large banner designed to hang along the waterfront disappeared just days after it was installed. 275 more words