Art Crime This Week (02.24.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Paris’s ‘Spider-Man’ Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Art Heist (NY Times)


Thief posts photo of stolen LeBron James painting online, gets caught (The Comeback)


Auckland artist Tiffany Singh’s artwork stolen after Splore Festival at Tapapakanga Park (New Zealand Herald)


Art Dealer Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison for Selling Forged Modern Art (Art Forum)


Two valuable Lenkiewicz paintings have been stolen from a Plymouth home (The Herald)


Stolen Guercino Altarpiece Worth $6 Million Found in Morocco (ArtNews)




(photo via Pixabay)

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