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De rol van waardering en waarde bij de risicoanalyse

Op de KVCE LinkedIn groep plaatste Renate van Leijen eergisteren het onderstaande bericht: Richtlijn culturele waardering historische interieurs beschikbaar -… From: Instituut Collectie Nederland | February 02, 2010 http://www.linkedin.com/news?home=&gid=2637356&trk=myg_ugrp_news De Richtlijn van het ICN is te vinden op: http://snipurl.com/u9pzl Renate…

Iraqi police seize artifacts amid smuggling fears. Officials were tipped off that the statues and shards might be smuggled out of the country

Iraqi police seize artifacts amid smuggling fears Officials were tipped off that the statues and shards might be smuggled out of the country http://machinist.salon.com/technology/archaeology/index.html?story=/news/2010/01/05/ml_iraq_antiquities Iraqi police on Tuesday seized a small cache of ancient statues and other artifacts in the…

Auschwitz-Diebstahl nur PR Kampagne ?

Veröffentlicht in : Nachrichten, Aktuelles http://polskaweb.eu/arbeit-macht-frei-schriftzug-macht-schlagzeilen-5637663673.html Krakau – Deutsche, britische, schwedische und polnische Medien berichten schon seit Wochen über den Diebstahl des Schriftzuges “Arbeit macht frei” vom Eingangstor der KZ-Gedenkstätte Auschwitz. Doch die Qualität derartiger Meldungen lässt nach Abwägung der…

DRAGUIGNAN, France — Around 30 paintings, including works by Picasso and Rousseau, valued at around a million euros (1.4 million dollars), have been stolen from a private villa in the south of France

Picasso, Rousseau paintings stolen in France DRAGUIGNAN, France — Around 30 paintings, including works by Picasso and Rousseau, valued at around a million euros (1.4 million dollars), have been stolen from a private villa in the south of France, police…

Gestohlene "Arbeit-macht-frei"-Aufschrift gefunden

21. Dezember 2009, 09:58 Fünf Verdächtige im Norden Polens festgenommen – Motiv für Diebstahl noch unklar Warschau – Die berüchtigte Inschrift “Arbeit macht frei” vom Eingangstor des früheren NS- Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz ist wiedergefunden worden. Wie ein Sprecher der Polizei im…

Gestohlene "Arbeit-macht-frei"-Aufschrift gefunden

21. Dezember 2009, 09:58 Fünf Verdächtige im Norden Polens festgenommen – Motiv für Diebstahl noch unklar Warschau – Die berüchtigte Inschrift “Arbeit macht frei” vom Eingangstor des früheren NS- Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz ist wiedergefunden worden. Wie ein Sprecher der Polizei im…

Nach Raub der Mendelssohn-Büste der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig: Dr. Wulff Aengevelt (Düsseldorf) lobt 1.000 Euro zur Ergreifung der Täter aus.

Fieberhafte Suche nach Mendelssohn-Büste Nach Raub der Mendelssohn-Büste der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig: Dr. Wulff Aengevelt (Düsseldorf) lobt 1.000 Euro zur Ergreifung der Täter aus. Mit Entsetzen reagierte Dr. Wulff Aengevelt, Mitglied und Vorsitzender des Kuratoriums des Freundeskreises…

Verbrecher verspekulieren sich bei Kunstrauben

16 MILLIONEN DOLLAR PRO TAG Verbrecher verspekulieren sich bei Kunstrauben VON PETER DITTMAR15. Dezember 2009, 11:31 Uhr Nur der Handel mit Drogen und Menschen scheint für Kriminelle lukrativer: Pro Jahr werden Kunstwerke im Wert von rund sechs Milliarden Dollar gestohlen,…

Un tableau d'Ingres rejoint le Louvre

À 19 millions d’euros, le «Portrait du comte Mathieu-Louis Molé» est la plus chère acquisition du musée depuis 2007. Pour l’instant, il a trouvé refuge dans une des «salles rouge» où sont accrochés les peintres français. Demain, le grand Portrait…

ROME — Italian tax police said Saturday that they had seized works by Van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne and other giants of art in a crackdown on assets hidden by the disgraced founder of the collapsed dairy company Parmalat.

Italy police seize secret stash of masterpieces By FRANCES D’EMILIO (AP) – 1 hour ago ROME — Italian tax police said Saturday that they had seized works by Van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne and other giants of art in a crackdown…

Illicit traffic of cultural goods constitutes a transnational phenomenon that can only be fought by developing strong international cooperation, which unfortunately turns out to be an arduous task for Euro Mediterranean countries. The European Union is offering support to its partners.

Together, towards restitution of cultural goods Illicit traffic of cultural goods constitutes a transnational phenomenon that can only be fought by developing strong international cooperation, which unfortunately turns out to be an arduous task for Euro Mediterranean countries. The European…

PARIS — French police detained 12 people in a sweep of a respected Paris auction house Wednesday after finding a stolen Courbet painting worth euro 900,000 ($1.3 million) at an employee's house.

12 detained in Paris over stolen painting By JEAN-PIERRE VERGES (AP) – 8 hours ago PARIS — French police detained 12 people in a sweep of a respected Paris auction house Wednesday after finding a stolen Courbet painting worth euro900,000…

In WOII geroofd schilderij teruggevonden in VS

In WOII geroofd schilderij teruggevonden in VS De eigenares van het schilderij “Jong meisje in blauwe jurk”, dat tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog werd geroofd, krijgt het schilderij dinsdag officieel terug. De eigenares staat als 4-jarig meisje op het schilderij afgebeeld.…

Zahi Hawass regards the Rosetta Stone, like so much else, as stolen property languishing in exile. “We own that stone,” he told Al Jazeera, speaking as the secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities.

A Case in Antiquities for ‘Finders Keepers’ By JOHN TIERNEY Zahi Hawass regards the Rosetta Stone, like so much else, as stolen property languishing in exile. “We own that stone,” he told Al Jazeera, speaking as the secretary general of…

Nigeria Recovers $55m Stolen Artefacts

From Chinwe Ochu in Abuja, 11.16.2009 Foreign Affairs Minister, Chief Ojo Maduekwe,  at the weekend,  took delivery of two stolen Nigerian artefacts worth $55, 000 recently handed over to Nigeria by the French Customs in Toulouse, France. The two monoliths…

UK museums can return looted art

Artefacts in national museums found to have been looted by the Nazis can now be returned to their rightful owners, thanks to newly-passed legislation. The Holocaust (Stolen Art) Restitution Act gives national institutions in England and Scotland the power to…

Munch artwork stolen from Oslo art dealership

Munch artwork stolen from Oslo art dealership OSLO — Police say thieves stole a valuable artwork by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch from an Oslo art dealer. Police spokeswoman Britt Boerve said Friday the thieves stole “Historien” — or “History” —…

Some Art Loss Register stats

Art thievery usually boggles the mind — you can’t resell a truly valuable piece — and yet it flourishes. Do you know where it thrives, and where it’s rising? Read full text at http://www.museum-security.org/alrstats.pdf

Are you hoping to have some art stolen? Move to the United Kingdom. That’s the message of a new report by the Art Loss Register (ALR), an industry group that tracks lost and stolen pieces of art. According to their records, the U.K. is home to more thefts than any other country on the planet, more than doubling the runner-up, the United States.

The World’s Most Dangerous Places to Own Art Published: November 10, 2009 NEW YORK— Are you hoping to have some art stolen? Move to the United Kingdom. That’s the message of a new report by the Art Loss Register (ALR),…

Erfahrungsaustausch "Sicherheit in Museen"

Erfahrungsaustausch “Sicherheit in Museen” Als vor 98 Jahren die Mona Lisa aus dem Louvre gestohlen wurde, belächelte man Kunsträuber oft noch als fehlgeleitete Kunstliebhaber. Heute ist Artnapping hingegen zum knallharten Geschäft geworden. Dies wurde auf dem 4. Erfahrungsaustausch „Sicherheit in…

Erfahrungsaustausch "Sicherheit in Museen"

Erfahrungsaustausch “Sicherheit in Museen” Als vor 98 Jahren die Mona Lisa aus dem Louvre gestohlen wurde, belächelte man Kunsträuber oft noch als fehlgeleitete Kunstliebhaber. Heute ist Artnapping hingegen zum knallharten Geschäft geworden. Dies wurde auf dem 4. Erfahrungsaustausch „Sicherheit in…

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…

A secret report on the chequered history of priceless Aramaic bowls loaned to a leading university has exposed an apparent attempt to cover up UK academic connections to a potentially deadly trade in stolen Iraqi antiquities.

UK scholars linked to ‘stolen’ bowls of Babylon Suppressed report reveals archaeological treasures were dug up after Gulf war A secret report on the chequered history of priceless Aramaic bowls loaned to a leading university has exposed an apparent attempt…

Book thefts – The literate burglar

Author Allison Hoover Bartlett on the curious psyche of a rare-book thief By Matthew Battles  |  November 8, 2009 Rare books provoke passion in collectors, who expend untold time and treasure in their pursuit. Some surrender their scruples, too. Take…

Nefertiti and the legacy of artifacts

Nefertiti and the legacy of artifacts ShareThis  Print This Post By Kemi Aladesuyi 
Staff Columnist Posted November 6, 2009 at 3:43 am Updated November 6, 2009 at 3:50 am Artwork and artifacts from all four corners of the earth fill…

POPPY COLLECTION STOLEN FROM WAR MUSEUM

POPPY COLLECTION STOLEN FROM WAR MUSEUM 5 November 2009 Oliver Pugh news@southwarknews.org Thieves have stolen hundreds of pounds that was destined for our injured war heroes – right from under the nose of Sir Winston Churchill. The shameful theft allegedly…

India – Two barn owls stolen from museum

Two barn owls stolen from museum Thrissur (Ker), Nov 4 (PTI) Two barn owls were stolen from the century-old government museum and zoo here, a museum official said.

The disappearance of the owls was noticed today, museum superintendent K Jayan said.

The…

Painting shown 19 years after theft

Painting shown 19 years after theft A famous painting by one of the Republic’s most celebrated artists which vanished for 17 years after being stolen in an art heist has gone on show to the public. The Jack B Yeats…