Art Crime This Week (03.17.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


$30,000 worth of artwork stolen (KOAT)


16 Years Later, Stash of Stolen Paintings Found Near Crime Scene (Art News)


67 paintings stolen in 2014 seized in Austria (680 News)


$8k in artwork stolen from North Valley home (Albuquerque Journal)


$6,000 worth of paintings stolen from Saugerties art studio (Daily Freeman)


$20K worth of art stolen from Windsor studio (CBC)


Paintings worth $40,000 stolen from Wichita storage facility (


Russia to return Vrubel’s stolen painting to Armenia (ArmRadio)


Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years (Korea Herald)


Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll (YNetNews)


After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire (The Orange Country Register)


Police ask for help finding stolen painting (Channel 3000)


Hundreds share their memories of Child in the Park statue stolen from park by heartless thieves (Echo)


Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again (Deccan Chronicle)


No takers for large collection of works belonging to art forger (The Northern Advocate)


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