Art Crime This Week (06.09.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Banksy thief reveals how he stole street artist’s work in new documentary (Evening Standard)


Will a $10 million reward solve the world’s biggest art heist? (CNN)


Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue (Hindustan Times)


Police looking for man after $1,800 statue stolen from Clifton Heights antique store (Courier-Journal)


Burton on the Wolds’ iconic owl statue has been stolen (Loughborough Echo)


Beloved Baby Cow Statue Rustled From Yard, Leaving Kids Udderly Devastated (DNA Info)


Artist says stolen paintings worth $2 million (KCBD)


Owner of stolen Colourist paintings expresses disgust at collapse of court case (The Herald)


Police: ‘$2 million in paintings’ stolen from Abilene motel (KTXS12)


Visitors trash and steal exhibits at students’ art show – again (The Star Online)


Is Frank Ocean’s Blonded Radio Show Artwork Stolen? (HipHopDX)


Taubman show goes on despite art theft (The Roanoak Times)


(photo via Pixabay)

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