This Week In Art Crime (01.06.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016 (ArtNet)


The Year of the Fake: The 8 Biggest Forgery Controversies of 2016 (ArtNet)


Hollywood Sign Once Again Changed to ‘Hollyweed’ (Variety)


Items worth $225K stolen from Scottsdale auction house (AZ Central)


Idols stolen from Jumla temple recovered (The Himalayan Times)


Facebook sleuths bring home India’s stolen statues (Gulf News India)


How Donald Trump Spent New Year’s Eve With a Convicted Art Thief (ArtNet)


Notre Dame sued over alleged stolen art (South Bend Tribune)


Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist (ArtNet)


Another artist is claiming that a big fashion brand has ripped off her designs (Metro)


Art world embroiled in series of forgery scandals (Korea Times)


(photo via Pixabay)

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