The Associated Press
Just after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men posing as police officers pulled off the single largest property heist in U.S. history, stealing 13 pieces of artwork worth as much as $500 million. For more than two decades, the FBI has chased leads around the...
— Sotheby's Signs Partnership for Chinese Expansion: The auction house has entered a 10-year partnership with the state-run Beijing Freeport developer Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group that, pending government approval, will allow Sotheby's to become...
Police in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania have made meager progress in the search for a portrait bust of Benjamin Franklin that was stolen from a home in nearby Bryn Mawr. Also missing is an autographed picture of the German-American composer Victor Herbert,...
Nicholas Forrest, ARTINFO Australia
Exactly what compelled Australian lawyer Michael Gerard Sullivan to steal two paintings from the Katoomba Fine Art Gallery in Leura, New South Whales, in 2008 may remain a mystery, because he claims he has no memory of the theft.Sullivan could not, however,...
Exactly what compelled Australian lawyer Michael Gerard Sullivan to steal two paintings from the Katoomba Fine Art Gallery in 2008 may remain a mystery, because he claims he has no memory of the theft.Mr. Sullivan could not, however, deny that he committed...
— Spencer Tunick Will Lie Down — Clothed — To Save the Dead Sea: The famous photographer of large crowds of naked people laying down in famous urban and natural locales will take part in a protest in September that aims to save the quickly-shrinking Dead Sea...
Kate Deimling, ARTINFO France
Ousted Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family have already been accused of plundering the nation's antiquities, particularly the ancient site of Carthage, for their own personal gain and enjoyment. Now it seems that the family's illicit...
The FBI believes that Robert Gentile, a 75-year-old Hartford-based mobster whose criminal record stretches back to the 1950s and who’s currently being held in a Rhode Island prison for selling prescription drugs, may have information that could help solve the...
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