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Three Romanian Suspects Nabbed in Connection with $100 Million Triton Collection Art Heist

Three Romanian Suspects Nabbed in Connection with $100 Million Triton Collection Art Heist

Bullet Shih January 23, 2013 0

The Washington Post has reported that Romanian police have three Romanian suspects in custody accused of involvement in the $100 million art heist in Rotterdam last October.  Two individuals were caught on the security

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The $800K Missing Limbs

The $800K Missing Limbs

Bullet Shih December 3, 2012 1

The Greek myth of Tantalus tells the story of Tantalus who is invited to dine with the gods on Olympus and in a moment of arrogance or cheekiness decides to dice up his son

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Update: $2 Million in Paintings Stolen From South African Museum

Update: $2 Million in Paintings Stolen From South African Museum

Bullet Shih November 19, 2012 0

Last week we reported news of a brazen art theft from the Pretoria Art Museum in South Africa where five paintings were stolen at gunpoint. The Huffington Post has reported that due to a

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UPDATE 2: Over $10 Million in Stolen Artwork Recovered After Offer of $1.7 Million Reward

UPDATE 2: Over $10 Million in Stolen Artwork Recovered After Offer of $1.7 Million Reward

Bullet Shih September 28, 2012 0

Money talks!  Several days ago we wrote that financier Jeffrey Gundlach had upped the ante for the safe recovery of his art collection to $1.7 million which included the highest ever reward offered for

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$150,000 Dali Painting Stolen from New York Gallery in Broad Daylight

$150,000 Dali Painting Stolen from New York Gallery in Broad Daylight

Bullet Shih June 22, 2012 0

NBC has reported that a 1949 Salvador Dali Painting titled Cartel des Don Juan Tenorio was stolen from the Venus Over Manhattan Art Gallery located at 980 Madison at about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.  The

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19 Works Including Warhol Flowers Silkscreen Stolen in Detroit

19 Works Including Warhol Flowers Silkscreen Stolen in Detroit

Bullet Shih May 23, 2012 0

19 Works have been stolen from the back of a warehouse in Corktown, Detroit.  The stolen collection includes a “Flowers” silkscreen by Warhol, and works by Larry Rivers, Francesco Clemente, Philip Taaffe, Joseph Beuys,

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Stolen Italian Artwork Cache Recovered After 41 Years

Stolen Italian Artwork Cache Recovered After 41 Years

Bullet Shih March 9, 2012 0

Adnkronos.com has reported a major victory for Italian police in Rome after they have recovered 37 stolen paintings that have been missing for 41 years.  The stash includes valuable paintings by Rubens, Poussin, and

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Artful Dodger: LES Gallerist Kirsten Dodge Chases Down Art Thief

Artful Dodger: LES Gallerist Kirsten Dodge Chases Down Art Thief

Bullet Shih March 9, 2012 0

Artmediaagency.com is reporting that Rivington Street Dodge Gallery owner Kirsten Dodge was downstairs in her gallery discussing things with artist Ellen Harvey about her current exhibition when she heard the rip of velcro as

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$1 Million Chillida Sculpture Stolen From Cologne Gallery

$1 Million Chillida Sculpture Stolen From Cologne Gallery

Bullet Shih March 5, 2012 0

  Artdaily.org has reported that a valuable steel sculpture by Basque artist Eduardo Chillida has been stolen from the Baukunst Galerie in Colonge on February 29th during open hours. Gnomon II, weighing around 20

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Booma-Laing! Lost Head Found

Booma-Laing! Lost Head Found

Bullet Shih February 27, 2012 0

Last week it was reported that a sculpture by George Laing was stolen from the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow.  Well all’s well that ends well as within a week, artlyst.com is reporting that police

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Heady Heist at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum

Heady Heist at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum

Bullet Shih February 23, 2012 0

  Scottish television has reported that a visitor to the museum last Sunday walked out with a sculpture by Scottish artist George Laing during visiting hours around 4:30 in the afternoon.  The work was

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