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Category: vandalism

A criminal who was previously jailed for damaging a €9m Monet painting at the National Gallery is due to be extradited from England

herald.ie/news/courts/vandal-who-punched-9m-monet-to-be-extradited-on-art-theft-charge-36686373.html Ken Foy – 09 March 2018 02:30 AM Andrew Shannon damaging the Monet in the National Gallery in 2012 Andrew Shannon (53) has been serving a short sentence in England for burglary. It can now be revealed that gardai are travelling to London today to escort him back to Dublin after a European arrest…

Basquiat Painting Vandalized

A writing instrument can now be added to the Partial Guide to the Tools of Art Vandalism… The security woes for the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris continue after it was discovered this week that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Cadillac Moon 1981 (pictured at right),” which is currently on loan to the museum for…

Grand Rapids, MI USA: Third incident of vandalism hits ArtPrize

Third incident of vandalism hits ArtPrize http://www.mlive.com/artprize/index.ssf/2010/10/third_incident_of_vandalism_hits_artprize.html Published: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 6:52 PM Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 8:14 PM John Tunison | The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS — In the third instance of ArtPrize vandalism, Joseph Wambaugh, the creator of a butterfly sculpture behind DeVos Place, says someone tossed a ceramic sphere-shaped…

Williams, AZ USA: Vandals strike N. Arizona archaeological site

Vandals strike N. Arizona archaeological site http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_northern_az/other/vandals-strike-n.-arizona-archaeological-site Posted: 09/16/2010 • By: Associated Press WILLIAMS, AZ – Archaeologists are assessing damage to a 1,000 year-old rock art panel in a northern Arizona forest. A hiker reported the damage last month at the Kaibab National Forest’s Keyhole Sink, named for the keyhole-shaped lava flow. The word “ACE”…

Williams, Arizona: Petroglyphs Vandalized

8/31/2010 2:23:00 PM Petroglyphs Vandalized http://www.williamsnews.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=10570 Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS – A hiker reported Aug. 26 that vandals defaced the main rock art panel at Keyhole Sink on the Kaibab National Forest. Keyhole Sink is a popular interpretive site open to the public and visited by many. Petroglyphs at the site date back at least…

New Orleans, LA USA: Multi-million dollar Lafayette Square eye sculpture vandalized

Multi-million dollar Lafayette Square eye sculpture vandalized http://www.nola.com/arts/index.ssf/2010/08/lafayette_square_eye_sculpture.html Published: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 10:40 AM Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 11:28 AM Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune After three years of turning heads on Lafayette Square, a valuable sculpture is leaving the city as a crime victim Call it another black eye for New Orleans. On…

Culprits steal plaques, vandalize Fort Petrie museum

Culprits steal plaques, vandalize Fort Petrie museum http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/2010-06-18/article-1363445/Culprit… Sharon Montgomery-Dupe – Cape Breton Post Published on June 18th, 2010 Published on June 18th, 2010 Sharon Montgomery-Dupe VICTORIA MINES — Thieves continue to show how low they will go. Jolene MacKenzie, site supervisor at Fort Petrie Military Museum, said the historical site has been hit by…