Category: Ton Cremers

Christie’s urged to pull sale of Roman statue ‘linked to illicit dealers’

theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/nov/24/christies-urged-to-pull-sale-of-roman-statue-linked-to-illicit-dealers Dalya AlbergeNovember 24, 2019 A leading archaeologist is calling for Christie’s to cancel the auction of a first-century Roman statue because of its alleged links to “notorious dealers connected with numerous cases of illicit antiquities”. Prof Christos Tsirogiannis’ claims…

Pieter ter Keurs weet het beter: teruggeven van geroofd goed is neo-koloniaal. Hoe bedenkt de man het?

mareonline.nl/archive/2019/03/14/gaan-we-dit-teruggeven Gaan we dit teruggeven? Musea gaan actief op zoek naar roofkunst   Bronzen beeld (Museum Volkenkunde Leiden) en een ivoren masker uit Benin (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York). Volkenkundige musea gaan zelf roofkunst zoeken in hun collecties. Maar hoe geef je die stukken terug? En aan wie?…

Rathkeale Rovers gang leaders convicted of £57m plot to steal rhino horn and Chinese artefacts

independent.co.ukhttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/gang-convicted-of-57m-plot-to-steal-rhino-horn-and-chinese-artefacts-a6903726.html Rathkeale Rovers gang leaders convicted of £57m plot to steal rhino horn and Chinese artefacts Paul Peachey Crime Correspondent Senior leaders of a prolific international gang of rhino-horn thieves known as the Rathkeale Rovers have been convicted of museum…

Verona, colpo grosso al museo di Castelvecchio: trafugate 15 tele di Tintoretto, Mantegna e Bellini

Verona, colpo grosso al museo di Castelvecchio: trafugate 15 tele di Tintoretto, Mantegna e Bellini www.ilmessaggero.it/PRIMOPIANO/CRONACA/colpo_grosso_museo_trafugate_tele_bellini_pisanello/notizie/1691118.shtml Verona, opere trafugate al museo di Castelvecchio Latina, fallisce l’ennesimo colpo al bancomat: i carabinieri recuperano cassaforte e… Furto in una villa di Madrid,…

Assalto al museo, trafugate 17 opere d’arte Spariti Tintoretto, Mantegna e Bellini

Assalto al museo, trafugate 17 opere d’arte Spariti Tintoretto, Mantegna e Bellini corrieredelveneto.corriere.it/veneto/notizie/cronaca/2015/20-novembre-2015/razzia-opere-d-arte-castelvecchio-2302216070027.shtml A VERONA Assalto al museo, trafugate 17 opere d’arte Spariti Tintoretto, Mantegna e Bellini Si ipotizza un colpo su mandato di un collezionista, tra i dipinti rubati…

Allegedly Fake Joan Mirós Trigger Trials in Turkey

hyperallergic.comhttp://hyperallergic.com/244545/turkish-dealer-on-trial-over-exhibition-of-allegedly-fake-joan-miro-works/ Allegedly Fake Joan Mirós Trigger Trials in Turkey Cihan Kucuk On November 20, 2013, an exhibition titled Miró in Istanbul opened at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University’s Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Center, but its two-month run was cut…

Experts in the field of fakery

As new research suggests that up to a third of artworks sold online may be forgeries, the art world is turning to increasingly ingenious methods to combat the crime Source: Experts in the field of fakery

Biblioteca Girolamini, porte aperte tra gli scaffali semivuoti – Repubblica.it

napoli.repubblica.ithttp://napoli.repubblica.it/cronaca/2015/10/11/news/girolamini_porte_aperte_tra_gli_scaffali_semivuoti-124801739/?ref=HREC1-16 Biblioteca Girolamini, porte aperte tra gli scaffali semivuoti di OTTAVIO LUCARELLI Gli scaffali lignei semivuoti della sala “Giambattista Vico” consegnano l’immagine più forte. Via per quarantott’ore i sigilli, riappare così la Biblioteca dei Girolamini che la Procura ha posto…

A veneer of Vermeer | Chemistry World

In the aftermath of the second world war, allied soldiers recovered paintings of great value that the Nazis had looted from museums during their conquest of Europe. Among these was a most remarkable work by the eminent Johann Vermeer, The…

A veneer of Vermeer | Chemistry World

In the aftermath of the second world war, allied soldiers recovered paintings of great value that the Nazis had looted from museums during their conquest of Europe. Among these was a most remarkable work by the eminent Johann Vermeer, The…

Knoedler fakes case will go to trial, judge orders

theartnewspaper.comhttp://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/159740/ Knoedler fakes case will go to trial, judge orders In a forgery scandal that shook the art world, the now-shuttered Knoedler Gallery and its former director Ann Freedman will have to go to trial in two cases involving the…

Is looting-to-order “just a myth”? Open-source analysis of theft-to-order of cultural property – Cogent Social Sciences – Volume 1, Issue 1 | Cogent OA

cogentoa.tandfonline.comhttp://cogentoa.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23311886.2015.1087110 Is looting-to-order “just a myth”? Open-source analysis of theft-to-order of cultural property Looting-to-order or theft-to-order of cultural assets has been widely dismissed as a myth. To test that, an open-source analysis of cases and testimony from law enforcement agents,…

Is looting-to-order “just a myth”? Open-source analysis of theft-to-order of cultural property – Cogent Social Sciences – Volume 1, Issue 1 | Cogent OA

cogentoa.tandfonline.comhttp://cogentoa.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23311886.2015.1087110 Is looting-to-order “just a myth”? Open-source analysis of theft-to-order of cultural property Looting-to-order or theft-to-order of cultural assets has been widely dismissed as a myth. To test that, an open-source analysis of cases and testimony from law enforcement agents,…

2 600 Zim artefacts looted | The Herald

2 600 Zim artefacts looted www.herald.co.zw/2-600-zim-artefacts-looted/ Shingirai Huni Lovemore Mataire Senior Reporter The national director of the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) Dr Godfrey Mahachi yesterday said more than 2 600 Zimbabwean cultural objects currently on display in the…

2 600 Zim artefacts looted | The Herald

2 600 Zim artefacts looted www.herald.co.zw/2-600-zim-artefacts-looted/ Shingirai Huni Lovemore Mataire Senior Reporter The national director of the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) Dr Godfrey Mahachi yesterday said more than 2 600 Zimbabwean cultural objects currently on display in the…