Art Crime This Week (06.02.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Italian masterpiece stolen by Nazis from Austrian family goes on auction in London (The Local)


Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic (The Telegraph)


Local artists seeing red after finding stolen copies of work online (KXAN)


Catoosa Family’s Stolen Eagle Statue Returned On Memorial Day (News on 6)


Peel cop stole statue of Tony Montana from drug dealer’s locker, judge rules (The Star)


It’s ‘hard to hide’ a swan statue stolen by a naked man (WBCO)


Local artist reports two stolen paintings at city’s art gallery (Ottawa Citizen)


$500,000 in jewelry stolen from St. Charles art show vendor (Daily Herald)

(photo via Pixabay)

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