Sunday, November 3, 2013

1,500 Looted Artworks Recovered in Germany   

Arts

BBC News: A collection of 1,500 artworks confiscated by the Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s has been found in the German city of Munich, media reports say. The trove is believed to include works by Matisse, Picasso and Chagall, … Continue reading →

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Stealing ‘Mona Lisa’   

Arts

An excerpt published in Vanity Fair from the book The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection, by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler: As the Louvre’s maintenance director, a man named Picquet, passed through the Salon Carré … Continue reading →