My latest article for Salon is on what to do about the now well-known fact that art crime, particularly illicit trade in antiquities, funds terrorism. Check it out here.
Posts Tagged: art crime
The Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA) 2014 Postgraduate Certificate Program in International Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection program will be held from May 29 through… More ›
2014 POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN ART CRIME AND CULTURAL HERITAGE PROTECTION
A BBC News report shows that organized criminal groups are targeting art in the UK, as detailed by British police. The estimated value of art crime in the UK is some 300 million pounds, making it… More ›
Art Crime: Forgery, Provenance, Recovery, Reward
The Secret History of Art was asked to write an autobiographical essay about getting into the study of art crime for the alumni magazine of St John’s College, University of Cambridge, where I… More ›
The Secret History of Art was interviewed by a load of magazines and newspapers regarding the recent Rotterdam art heist, including the Washington Post, De Gelderlander (Netherlands), and several… More ›
You can listen to Noah Charney and other experts discuss art theft on a Spanish national radio program, “Travesias” on RTVE. Have a great weekend and happy listening!
Despite being the estimated third highest-grossing criminal trade worldwide, behind only drugs and arms, according to the US Department of Justice, Scotland Yard, the Carabinieri, and other notable… More ›
The Secret History of Art was profiled in a feature article in the Mexican national daily newspaper, Excelsior. See the article, by Juan Pablo Reyes, here.
On Thursday, 11 August, the excellent BBC Radio program “Front Row with John Wilson” focuses on art theft, with discussions of stolen Rembrandts, Turners, the Mona Lisa, and Goya’s… More ›
Here is the syllabus material covered for the second day of the 25-hour Post-Graduate course in The History of Art Crime, the first of ten courses on the ARCA Certificate Program in the Study of Art… More ›
Vernon Rapley, the current head of security at the V&A Museum in London and the former head of Scotland Yard’s Arts and Antiques Unit, appeared this week on BBC Radio “Midweek”… More ›
Wired Magazine recently published an enjoyable article and accompanying charts entitled “Organized Crime: The World’s Largest Social Network.” However I was surprised to find missing… More ›
On 10 January 2011, Belen Palanco of EFE, the Spanish-language equivalent of the Associated Press, published an article on the Post-Graduate Certificate Program in the Study of Art Crime and Cultural… More ›
The Secret History of Art is a guide to seeing art in an entirely new way. Together we will illuminate the shadows of the art world, exploring art crime and art historical mysteries.
Dear Readers,I’m pleased to announce that this blog will shortly be moving to a new host, the excellent daily art magazine ArtInfo (www.artinfo.com). ArtInfo is the best source for news… More ›