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Rodin and the Parthenon Marbles

tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2018/05/rodin-and-parthenon-marbles_15.html The news wires have been buzzing over the past eighteen months as pressure mounts on the world’s so-called ‘universal museums’ to return objects acquired during the colonial era. Even French president Emanuel Macron has stepped into the fray, vowing to…

Museum Theft: Doge’s Palace – Venice, Italy

art-crime.blogspot.nl/2018/01/museum-theft-doges-palace-venice-italy.html Shortly after 10 am this morning, on the last day of an exhibition at the Doge’s Palace, (Italian: Palazzo Ducale), once the heart of the political life and public administration at the time of the Venetian Republic, jewel thieves broke into…

Manhattan DA Says Seized Antiquity Should Be Returned to Lebanon | artnet News

news.artnet.com/art-world/manhattan-district-attorney-says-antiquity-seized-from-met-should-be-returned-to-lebanon-1096220 26/09/2017 Two months after authorities seized an ancient head of a bull that was on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, a senior official in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office says, in no uncertain terms, that the…

De imponerende woede van Axel Rüger

Wat een walgelijke TV-avond. In De Wereld Draait Door en bij Pauw werd podium geboden aan ‘Okkie’ Durham, de inbreker die twee Van Gogh schilderijen roofde uit het museum aan de Paulus Potterstraat. Gelukkig bleef mijn inbreng in de door…

'Rembrandts hoeven niet gered te worden van oliesjeiks' – Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht kletst uit haar nek

museum-security.orghttp://www.museum-security.org/2015/09/rembrandts-hoeven-niet-gered-te-worden-van-oliesjeiks-madelon-strijbos-van-tefaf-maastricht-kletst-uit-haar-nek/ ‘Rembrandts hoeven niet gered te worden van oliesjeiks’ – Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht kletst uit haar nek September 21, 2015 – 14:52 “Het is niet zo dat kunst vastzit in particuliere handen.” Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht, de…

‘Rembrandts hoeven niet gered te worden van oliesjeiks’ – Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht kletst uit haar nek

museum-security.orghttp://www.museum-security.org/2015/09/rembrandts-hoeven-niet-gered-te-worden-van-oliesjeiks-madelon-strijbos-van-tefaf-maastricht-kletst-uit-haar-nek/ ‘Rembrandts hoeven niet gered te worden van oliesjeiks’ – Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht kletst uit haar nek September 21, 2015 – 14:52 “Het is niet zo dat kunst vastzit in particuliere handen.” Madelon Strijbos van TEFAF Maastricht, de…

Wat hebben Rudy Fuchs, Ruud Spruit, Gerard de Klein, Jelle Reumer en Emily Ansenk met elkaar gemeen?

Wat hebben Rudy Fuchs, Ruud Spruit, Gerard de Klein, Jelle Reumer en Emily Ansenk met elkaar gemeen? museumbeveiliging.com/2014/01/27/wat-hebben-ruud-spruit-gerard-de-klein-jelle-reumer-en-emily-ansenk-met-elkaar-gemeen/ 27/01/2014 – 09:47De naderende heropening van De Kunsthal te Rotterdam (1 februari 2014) na een ingrijpende verbouwing waarbij het klimaat en de…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer mask – SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: "You now have to beg for a do-over"

SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: “You now have to beg for a do-over” culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2014/01/slam-mummy-mask-appeal-you-now-have-to.html “All we want here is an opportunity to get in the gate,” argued U.S. Department of Justice Attorney Sharon Swingle before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Ka Nefer Nefer mask – SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: "You now have to beg for a do-over"

SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: “You now have to beg for a do-over” culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2014/01/slam-mummy-mask-appeal-you-now-have-to.html “All we want here is an opportunity to get in the gate,” argued U.S. Department of Justice Attorney Sharon Swingle before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals…

tomflynn: The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern

The Parthenon Marbles: A European Concern tom-flynn.blogspot.nl/2013/10/the-parthenon-marbles-european-concern_16.html Tom Flynn Paper delivered by Tom Flynn at the Round Table at the European Parliament  in Brussels on 15 October 2013 Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, distinguished members of the European Parliament. Let me…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket

Failed Negotiations Put Ka Nefer Nefer Forfeiture Case Back on the Docket http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2013/04/failed-negotiations-put-ka-nefer-nefer.html April 18, 2013 The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis today told the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals that negotiations have failed in the case of United States v.…

Thieves Break Into Jbeil Museum

Thieves Break Into Jbeil Museum http://archaeolaw.com/2013/04/03/thieves-break-into-jbeil-museum/ April 4, 2013 archaeolaw At least 30 small artifacts have been stolen from the Jbeil Archaeology Museum. Multiple thieves broke into the museum overnight, in what has been reported as a “daring” raid. Immediately after…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Prosecutors Seize and Petition to Forfeit Artwork Linked to Money Laundering

Prosecutors Seize and Petition to Forfeit Artwork Linked to Money Laundering http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.nl/2013/04/prosecutors-seize-and-petition-to.html April 1, 2013 U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman Federal prosecutors have seized and petitioned to forfeit 14 crates of art allegedly used to launder money. In the case of U.S.…

Elginism and Disputed cultural treasures

Disputed cultural treasures http://pinterest.com/elginism/disputed-cultural-treasures/ March 12, 2013 Pinterest is an online pinboard. Organize and share things you love. Magdala treasures. British Museum, London, UK / Ethiopia. More info herewww.elginism.com/… 4.bp.blogspot.com Samsat Stele. British Museum, London, UK / Turkey. More info…

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous…

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met | CHASING APHRODITE

Latchford’s Footprints: Suspect Khmer Art at the Kimbell and the Met http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/12/24/latchfords-footprints-suspect-khmer-art-at-the-kimbell-and-the-met/ December 25, 2012 We’re continuing to trace suspect Cambodian antiquities linked to Douglas Latchford, the man at the center of the on-going federal looting probe that we’ve detailed in previous…

ARCAblog: Kunsthal Rotterdam Art Heist: Conferring with Ton Cremers, Dutch security consultant

Kunsthal Rotterdam Art Heist: Conferring with Ton Cremers, Dutch security consultant http://art-crime.blogspot.nl/2012/10/kunsthal-rotterdam-art-heist-conferring_18.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+arcablog+(ARCAblog) October 18, 2012 Ton Cremers by Catherine Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor-in-Chief When Tuesday’s news broke about the theft of seven paintings from the Triton Foundation at the Kunsthal…

Cultural Property Observer: Loot Busters (Dorothy King)

Loot Busters (update June 3, 2012) What a meager result; since the announcement of this site nothing interesting was added anymore. Does that mean nothing is happening, or died this endeavour at birth…? http://culturalpropertyobserver.blogspot.com/2012/02/loot-busters.html Februray 29, 2012 Dorothy King and…

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case

United States Files Motion in SLAM Mummy Mask Case http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2012/04/united-states-files-motion-in-slam.html April 7, 2012 The U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis filed a motion today in response to a federal district court’s ruling earlier this week dismissing the government’s forfeiture complaint against…

Cultural Heritage in Danger: Research and analysis: there is no substitute

there is no substitute http://safecorner.savingantiquities.org/2012/02/research-and-analysis-there-is-no.html Februray 15, 2012 The announcement of Glasgow University’s new team to study the illegal trade in antiquities is welcome news to those who seek the truth about these issues—fact-based truths. The recent years have seen much discussion of these increasingly…

tomflynn: Fancy a game of cards? The stake is 250 million

Fancy a game of cards? The stake is $250 million http://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2012/02/fancy-game-of-cards-stake-is-250.html Februray 11, 2012 Cézanne’s Card Players — an acknowledged masterpiece of post-Impressionist painting (left) — has demolished all previous art market records by selling to the Qatari royal family…

tomflynn: Acropolis for rent: surely Hellas is insulted

tomflynn: Acropolis for rent: surely Hellas is insulted http://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2012/01/acropolis-for-rent-surely-hellas-is.html January 19, 2012 Greece is to make its archaeological sites available for rental by commercial concerns, according to recent reports , seemingly in a desperate effort to help shore up the nation’s…

tomflynn: The theft of public sculpture has got to stop

tomflynn: The theft of public sculpture has got to stop http://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2011/12/theft-of-public-sculpture-has-got-to.html December 22, 2011 Two nights ago a gang of scumbag opportunists broke through the gates of Dulwich Park, just five minutes from where I live in South London, and…