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Posts Tagged: art crime

ISIS, Art and Terrorism Funding

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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.

Study Art Crime in Italy

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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 ›

Study Art Crime in Italy

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2014 POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN ART CRIME AND CULTURAL HERITAGE PROTECTION

Art Crime 2nd Only To Drugs in UK

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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 ›

Professor of Art Crime

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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 ›

More on Rotterdam Art Heist

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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 ›

Art Theft Discussed on Spanish National Radio

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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!

Why Art Crime has Gone Understudied

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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 ›

Mexico: When Art Finances Crime

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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.

Goya Theft from the National Gallery, London

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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 ›

History of Art Crime Post-Grad Course, Day Two

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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 ›