Art Crime This Week (06.23.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Vigilante Art Hunter Thinks He Can Recover the Stolen Gardner Museum Paintings Within Months (ArtNet News)


Art Forger Is Accused of Selling Fake Prints. Again. (The New York Times)


Future Reportedly Hit Desiigner With A Copyright Infringement Claim Over “Panda” (Stereogum)


‘This Is a Really Interesting “Performance” in a Way’: Ei Arakawa Work Stolen at Skulptur Projekte Münster (ArtNews)


Help provided after Mexican statue theft (High River Times)


$25K reward offered for antique clock stolen from Merchandise Mart (Fox32)


Beach artist hoping to track down artwork stolen from Boardwalk Art Show (10Wavy)


$400,000 in Art Theft, YCSO Serves Search Warrants (Prescott eNews)


Statue stolen from Edina park is back on display (The Tribune)


$18,000 painting stolen from downtown Montreal art gallery (Montreal Gazette)


Tacoma artist rebounding after dozens of paintings stolen (KOMO News)


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