This Week In Art Crime (01.20.17)


Find out what happened this week in art crime.


Phoenix Ancient Art sues Getty over billion-dollar Greek and Roman sculpture collection (The Art Newspaper)


Sarasota police searching for art thieves (Fox13)


Skrillex Responds to From First to Last Stolen Artwork Claim (Pitchfork)


Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe (New York Post)


Stolen van Gogh paintings recovered in Italy to head home (CTV)


Robert Bateman prints part of $735K art theft in northern Alberta (CTV)


Art Thief Busted Seeking Presidential Pardon In Stolen Car (The Huffington Post)


How Italy plans to fight back against monument vandals (The Local)


(photo via Pixabay)

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