Art crime
Art crime may refer to:
The Art Forger - SRF
In this show from SRF in Switzerland, well-known art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi paints portraits of celebrities in the style of various famous painters (including Lukas Cranach the elder; Sandro Botti...
Muslim Migrant Destroys 1000yr Old Statues In Historic Church
ROME: A 39-year-old African/Muslim migrant destroys 9th century art/statues in the church of San Martino ai Monti.
5 incredible art heists
There’s nothing more appealing to our inner criminal than those multimillion dollar art heists. Some are ridiculously simple, others are extremely elaborate ruses. It almost seems that, if the heist i...
Excitement mounts over Nazi treasure train as Polish officials buy in
For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks had been hidden beneath the Owl Mounta...
Nazi Gold Train 'Found In Poland' By Treasure Hunters
A Nazi train thought to be full of gold and gems which vanished during the Second World War has been found by two men in Poland, the pair have reportedly claimed. The armoured train is said to have go...
Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Modern-Day Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed Tunneling Into 1,400-Year-Old Chinese Temple
A gang of modern-day tomb raiders have been caught after they rented a restaurant near the ancient Guanghui Temple in China and used it as a base to dig a 50 meter (165 ft) underground tunnel in an at...
Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
Spanish brothers scammed when attempted Goya art con backfires
Incredibly they took 1.7 million Swiss francs in photocopied bills
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice
Tourism officials vandalise Srinagar's lone art gallery without any prior notice - In a shocking turn of events, Srinagar's first art gallery, "Gallerie One" was vandalised on Monday morning by state ...
The Other Side of an $80 Million Art Fraud: A Master Forger Speaks
In his first interview for the Western media, Pei-Shen Qian insists on his innocence in the Knoedler gallery forgery scandal
Stolen Rotterdam Picasso and Monet Paintings Destroyed
The whereabouts of valuable paintings stolen from the Rotterdam Kunsthal museum last year have long been uncertain, despite the arrest of the alleged thieves. Now the mother of one of the accused says...
Looting
Go to: www.worldwar2treasure.com if you are interested in high adventure and want to participate in recovering World War 2 treasure. Massive looting as an ex...
Art forgery - The Forger's Art (1/3)
By the time he was caught in 1997, John Drewe had pulled off the biggest art fraud in U.K. history. Drewe met a struggling art teacher with a flare for repro...
Art thieves
Art theft is usually for the purpose of resale or for ransom (sometimes called artnapping). Stolen art is sometimes used by criminals as collateral to secure loans. Only a small percentage of stolen a...
Art thieves - Wikipedia
Art forgery
Art forgery is the creating and selling of works of art which are falsely credited to other, usually more famous, artists. Art forgery can be extremely lucrative, but modern dating and analysis techni...
Art forgery - Wikipedia
Looting
Looting, also referred to as sacking, plundering, despoiling, despoliation, and pillaging, is the indiscriminate taking of goods by force as part of a military or political victory, or during a catas...
Looting - Wikipedia
5 incredible art heists
There’s nothing more appealing to our inner criminal than those multimillion dollar art heists. Some are ridiculously simple, others are extremely elaborate ruses. It almost seems that, if the heist i...
Excitement mounts over Nazi treasure train as Polish officials buy in
For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks had been hidden beneath the Owl Mounta...
Palermo Fragment
The Palermo fragment is a 2,500 years old marble sculpture fragment of the foot and dress of the ancient Greek goddess Artemis. The Palermo fragment was taken by Lord Elgin from the Parthenon in the ...
Modern-Day Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed Tunneling Into 1,400-Year-Old Chinese Temple
A gang of modern-day tomb raiders have been caught after they rented a restaurant near the ancient Guanghui Temple in China and used it as a base to dig a 50 meter (165 ft) underground tunnel in an at...
Sinking of the Rochdale and the Prince of Wales
The Rochdale and the Prince of Wales were two troop ships that sank in Dublin Bay in 1807.Dublin Port had long been dangerous because it was accessible only at high tide and was subject to sudden stor...