This Week In Art Crime (12.17.16)

 

Find out what happened this week in art crime.

 

Reputed mobster linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation (CTV)

 

Verdict upheld for elderly French couple who hid Picasso works in garage (France24)

 

Tenant accused of $1.4 million artwork theft from widow of painter Pat Trivigno (NOLA)

 

Pip McGarry paintings worth £160k stolen from Marwell Zoo (BBC)

 

‘My stomach dropped’: Artist discovers ‘stolen’ work on shirts being sold at Winners (CBC)

 

Art by Robert Gentile, Stephen Bunyard Stolen at Phoenix Festival of the Arts (Phoenix New Times)

 

Vandals destroy $22K worth of artist’s sculptures (KOB)

 

You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million (ArtNet)

 

Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble (CBC)

 


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