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List of notable art robberies

List of notable art robberies The Associated Press Monday, February 11, 2008 List of art heists: _ February 2008: Armed robbers steal four paintings by Cezanne, Degas, van Gogh and Monet worth $163.2 million from the E.G. Buehrle Collection, a…

Beruf Kunstdetektivin. Auf der Jagd nach heißen Bildern. Sie ist die Deutschland-Chefin des internationalen "Art Loss Register", fahndet von Köln aus nach gestohlenen Kunstwerken und kennt fast alle Tricks und Kniffe der Räuber: Ulli Seegers, 37, ist eine der erfolgreichsten Spürnasen der Republik.

  Den Kragen des Trenchcoats hochgeschlagen, die Hände in den Manteltaschen vergraben, den Hut tief ins Gesicht gezogen – so steht sie rauchend an zugigen Häuserecken, durchforstet sie dunkle Spelunken. Und so stellt sich Otto Normalverbraucher die Arbeit einer Detektivin…

Nigeria: Records from the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) show that these cultural objects are daily exposed to theft, globalisation and low patronage. Also working against them are environmental degradation, erosion, vandalism and poor appreciation

Preserving the nation’s artifacts. Before petro-dollars started oiling the nation’s economy, its artifacts and monuments were major sources of foreign exchange. Besides their foreign exchange value, a lot of the nation’s crafts played an utilitarian role which impacted positively on…

A security guard on duty at the Sao Paulo Museum of Art on Dec. 20, when a Picasso and a Brazilian painting were stolen, is a suspect in the heist, O Globo reported, citing unidentified police officials

Brazil Police Suspect Employee in Picasso Theft, Globo Reports By Adriana Brasileiro Dec. 27 (Bloomberg) — The security guard encouraged his colleagues to sleep while on duty overnight, telling them he would watch the video from security cameras, Globo said.