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Figure Stolen From Kitchener Waterloo Gallery

The earthenware figure shown in the image above was stolen from the Kitchener, Ontario gallery around 5:35PM on February 27th. The gallery was hosting an event at the time and believe they thief used that opportunity to take the piece. 94 more words


25 years and the ISG

Twenty-five years ago today, two thieves broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole more than an estimated $200 million dollars worth of priceless art. 158 more words

Court revives lawsuit over art stolen by Nazis on display in Oklahoma

NEW YORK  — A federal appeals court has given new life to a Holocaust survivor’s claim that the University of Oklahoma is unjustly harboring a Camille Pissarro painting that the Nazis stole from her father during World War II. 498 more words


God Made Idiots: The Vandalism and Theft of Public Art

by Kristen Pionati

“In the first place, God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.” –Mark Twain

In his 1897 book… 1,841 more words


A Virtual Reality Museum for Stolen Art

Ziv Schneider, a second-year graduate student, is attempting to turn a class project into an exciting new way of viewing the world’s missing art. Schneider, a graphic design major at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications program, was given an assignment in class to come up with a theoretical idea for a museum. 238 more words


Two Bolivian Church Paintings Found in New York

A New York couple recently discovered that two paintings in their collection were stolen from a church in Bolivia back in 2002. The two paintings are “Escape to Egypt” and “Virgin of Candelaria”. 258 more words


Local Artists Has Painting Stolen

The Theft

Stolen paintings are not just experienced by world class museums or famous artists. Even local shops, and yet unknown artists can experience the pain involved in losing a beloved piece of art work. 283 more words