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Military memorabilia stolen from Kenly museum

Military memorabilia stolen from Kenly museum http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2011/may/11/military-memorabilia-stolen-kenly-museum-ar-1025113/ May 12, 2011 Museum officials believe this is how the suspect or supects gained entry to the museum. KENLY, N.C. —Thousands of dollars worth of artifacts from the Carolina Military Vehicle Preservation Association…

Schiele Work May Make Record $50 Million, Nazi Art Case Settled – Bloomberg

Schiele Work May Make Record $50 Million, Nazi Art Case Settled By Scott Reyburn – May 5, 2011 4:00 AM ET http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-05/schiele-cityscape-may-fetch-record-50-million-as-looted-art-case-settled.html “Hauser mit bunter Waesche, ‘Vorstadt’ II” by Egon Schiele. It is being sold by the Leopold Museum, Vienna, at Sotheby’s June 22 auction of…

Kwame Opoku – AUCTION OF AFRICAN ART BY DOROTHEUM, VIENNA: BUT WHAT ARE THE PROVENANCES OF THE ARTEFACTS

museum-security.orghttp://www.museum-security.org/opoku_dorotheum.htm AUCTION OF AFRICAN ART BY DOROTHEUM, VIENNA: BUT WHAT ARE THE PROVENANCES OF THE ARTEFACTS http://www.museum-security.org/opoku_dorotheum.htm AUCTION OF AFRICAN ART BY DOROTHEUM, VIENNA: BUT WHAT ARE THE PROVENANCES OF THE ARTEFACTS? Mask. Guro. Cte dIvoire Dorotheum, an auction house…

Stolen History – NYTimes.com

Stolen History – NYTimes.com. Last month, the National Archives banned an amateur historian who did what should have been unthinkable: He doctored the date on a valuable Lincoln document. Now the archives has found that it has a more widespread problem, with underhanded…

Robert Edsel – The Nazi Treasure Hunter

There are those who believe that two of the world’s most high-profile missing artifacts are hidden somewhere in the Dallas area. It’s an interesting coincidence, given that the man leading the search for them and other cultural treasures lost since World War II…

ARCAblog: Ton Cremers Weighs in on the lawsuit by the St. Louis Art Museum on Keeping the Ka-Nefer-Nefer Mask | Museumbeveiliging Museum Security

toncremers.nlhttps://www.toncremers.nl/2011/02/20/arcablog-ton-cremers-weighs-in-on-the-lawsuit-by-the-st-louis-art-museum-on-keeping-the-ka-nefer-nefer-mask/ admin20 February 2011 ARCAblog: Ton Cremers Weighs in on the lawsuit by the St. Louis Art Museum on Keeping the Ka-Nefer-Nefer Mask. On the ARCA blog and for Illicit Cultural Property, Dr. Derek Fincham has written of the legal…

Kwame Opoku – COMPROMISE ON THE RESTITUTION OF BENIN BRONZES? COMMENTS ON ARTICLE BY PROF. JOHN PICTON ON RESTITUTION OF BENIN ARTEFACTS

read full formatted text including images: http://www.museum-security.org/opoku_benin_picton.pdf Queen-Mother Idia, Benin, Nigeria. Hip-mask that Galway’s descendants attempted to auction at Sotheby’s but had to be withdrawn because of protests by Nigerians. I read with interest and sometimes, with astonishment the article by…

ARCAblog: Journal of Art Crime: Columnist Ton Cremers on ‘Security & Safety Reflections’

art-crime.blogspot.nlhttp://art-crime.blogspot.nl/2011/02/journal-of-art-crime-columnist-ton.html Journal of Art Crime: Columnist Ton Cremers on ‘Security & Safety Reflections’ In his column “Security & Safety Reflections”, security consultant Ton Cremers, founder of the Museum Security Network, writes about “Tracking and Tracing of Stolen Art Objects” in…

The Art Newspaper – Marion True case – “Clandestine excavation is a crime that is hard to prove”. Former public prosecutor Paolo Giorgio Ferri on the scourge of looting

Formatted text with images: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/%E2%80%9CClandestine+excavation+is+a+crime+that+is+hard+to+prove%E2%80%9D/22164 By Fabio Isman | From issue 220, January 2011 Published online 5 Jan 11 (News) On the case: Ferri was state prosecutor in True’s trial Following our normal editorial policy, former prosecutor Paolo Giorgio Ferri was…

New Brunswick, Canada: Deal lets Beaverbrook gallery keep 85 prized artworks

Deal lets Beaverbrook gallery keep 85 prized artworks http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/deal-lets-beaverbrook-gallery-keep-85-prized-artworks/article1709540/?cmpid=rss1&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheGlobeAndMail-Entertainment+%28The+Globe+and+Mail+-+Arts+News%29 Out-of-court settlement, valued by some at $100-million, ends a nasty and protracted legal fight James Adams From Thursday’s Globe and Mail Published on Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010 12:01AM EDT Last updated…

San Francisco, CA USA: A Turnaround in Ansel Adams Photo Dispute

A Turnaround in Ansel Adams Photo Dispute http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/arts/design/31adams.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&adxnnlx=1283266830-3E4LDelPGqfgr0C2QvFNTA By REYHAN HARMANCI Published: August 30, 2010 A leading member of the expert team that declared that a box of negatives bought at a California garage sale were the lost work of…

Conservator help salvage Haiti's cultural material

Conservator help salvage Haiti’s cultural material http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/local/ap/conservator-help-salvage-haitis-cultural-material-99217269.html By: E.B. FURGURSON III Associated Press 07/26/10 3:50 AM EDT ANNAPOLIS, MD. — It is slow, deliberate, frustrating, yet fulfilling work trying to preserve a people’s culture. Vicki Lee, senior conservator at the…

Arrest little comfort to museum owner

Arrest little comfort to museum owner http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/3916959/Arrest-little-comfort-to-museum-owner By BELINDA FEEK – Waikato Times Last updated 13:00 14/07/2010 The arrest of a Hamilton man allegedly responsible for raiding the Tauwhare Military Museum has brought little comfort to its owner. The 33-year-old…

Undercover avenger

Undercover avenger http://www.jpost.com/Features/MagazineFeatures/Article.aspx?id=180818 By NOAH LEDERMAN 07/09/2010 16:58 Restoring the Holocaust’s stolen art. Talkbacks (2) On the West Side of Manhattan, in a gray-walled waiting room of the Department of Homeland Security, a photograph reminds visitors of the calamity, now…

Sinking oil threatens historic Gulf shipwrecks

Sinking oil threatens historic Gulf shipwrecks http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2010/07/04/sinking_oil_threatens_historic_gulf_shipwrecks/?page=2 By Cain Burdeau Associated Press Writer / July 4, 2010 TIMBALIER ISLANDS, La.—Not just flora and fauna are getting caked in oil. So is the Gulf of Mexico’s barnacled history of pirates, sea…

Swords stolen from Pacific War Museum

Swords stolen from Pacific War Museum http://www.guampdn.com/article/20100622/NEWS01/6220308/Swords-stolen-from-Pacific-War-Museum By Dionesis Tamondong • Pacific Daily News • June 22, 2010 The family of the late Marine Corps veteran and advocate John Gerber is asking for the public’s help in recovering three swords…

Mistaken identities

Mistaken identities http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/jun/19/close-examination-national-gallery-lisa-jardine Nothing is more exciting to a biographer than the ‘discovery’ of a ‘missing’ portrait of their subject. But all too often, in their eagerness for new material, even scholars can be duped. Fortunately, scientific methods are making…

Historically challenged

Historically challenged http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2010/06/03/use_of_community_preservation_act_money_open_to_increasing_interpretation/?page=full For projects, worthiness is in the eye of the beholder Disputes over use of Community Preservation Act funds are growing By Taryn Plumb Globe Correspondent / June 3, 2010 In the 1920s, the ecclesiastical-style structure — red-tile…

Art stolen by Hitler discovered at SMU museum

Art stolen by Hitler discovered at SMU museum http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/Art-Stolen-by-Hitler-Found-at-SMU-Meadows-Museum-93695214.html by DAVID SCHECHTER WFAA Posted on May 13, 2010 at 11:32 PM Updated today at 10:20 AM UNIVERSITY PARK — The SMU Meadows Museum, known as one of America’s great university…

Police seek help finding art thief

Police seek help finding art thief http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/20100508/SAG0801/305089980/police-seek-help-finding-art-thief May 08, 2010 06:00 am | By Ryan Tumilty | St. Albert Gazette The RCMP is looking for help finding art thieves who took a set of paintings from a vehicle last month.…

Museum raid nets Nazi flag

Museum raid nets Nazi flag http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/3622222/Museum-raid-nets-Nazi-flag By BEN STANLEY – Waikato Times Last updated 09:02 26/04/2010 As thousands rose for Anzac Day dawn services yesterday, thieves broke into the Raglan Museum, swiping an authentic Nazi flag. It was stolen around…

Upcoming lectures focus on looted, forged art

Upcoming lectures focus on looted, forged art Story Discussion Staff report | Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 1:45 am | (0) Comments http://www.poststar.com/lifestyles/article_2c409964-4c18-11df-8d2f-001cc4c03286.html Font Size: Default font size Larger font size The Hyde Collection is taking a look at the…

Possible Nazi art thefts found in Canada

Possible Nazi art thefts found in Canada Published on Sunday, 21st February, 2010 at 20:28 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria houses paintings from Norwegian Royal Palace. Sinclair’s landing in Romsdal, 1876 Photo: (Illustration)Adolph…

Loot from Iraq and Martin Schøyen (again!)

Report about Martin Schøyen that we published august 27, 2002: http://www.museum-security.org/02/103.html Again Martin Schøyen appears to be involved in dubious antiquities. A Norwegian Collector Shows BAR His Rare Inscriptions Hershel Shanks (Moderator’s comment: The Biblical Archaeology Review recently published an extensive…

Cairo – Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosny said Thursday that the decision to suspend ties with the Louvre museum had nothing to do with his failed bid for the UNESCO top job last month.

Egypt: Suspension of ties with Louvre is not over UNESCO bid loss By DPA Oct 8, 2009, 15:16 GMT Cairo – Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosny said Thursday that the decision to suspend ties with the Louvre museum had…

Kwame Opoku: IS ICOM BECOMING AN INSTRUMENT OF THE SO-CALLED UNIVERSAL MUSEUMS? COMMENTS ON STATEMENT BY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF ICOM THAT PARTHENON/ELGIN MARBLES SHOULD STAY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM

IS ICOM BECOMING AN INSTRUMENT OF THE SO-CALLED UNIVERSAL MUSEUMS? COMMENTS ON STATEMENT BY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF ICOM THAT PARTHENON/ELGIN MARBLES SHOULD STAY IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM Those who have been following discussions on questions of restitution and preservation of cultural…

KUNSTDIEFSTAL LOONT: VOORMALIG DIRECTEUR WESTFRIES MUSEUM VERTAALT BOEK OVER KUNSTDIEFSTAL; DEEL 2

Kunstdiefstal loont: voormalig directeur Westfries Museum vertaalt boek over kunstdiefstal; DEEL 2 www.museumbeveiliging.com/2009/09/04/ruud-spruit/ 04/09/2009 – 16:08 Enkele dagen geleden plaatste ik al kanttekeningen bij Ruud Spruit als inleider en vertaler van het boek Kunstroof, een museum van verdwenen meesterwerken: http://www.museumbeveiliging.com/?p=1659…

Making libraries secure

Security of every book’ is one of the first concerns of libraries across the US. Thus they deploy scalable and reliable security systems that help librarians manage books and inventory. The average rate of book loss in the US libraries…