Art theft

Indian jewels owned by Qatari sheikh stolen from Venice exhibition

Brooch and earrings removed during the day from a reinforced display case

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Thief walks out of Paris gallery with Botero’s Maternity statue

Galerie Bartoux staff discovered €425,000 bronze missing at closing time

Stolen Baselitz works recovered by police

German investigators find 15 paintings and drawings in Leverkusen, north of Cologne

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Australia's ill-advised purchase of Indian artefact

The National Gallery of Australia bought the Shiva statue despite uncertainty over its provenance

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Thieves foil high-tech security at Kunsthal Rotterdam

Seven works were stolen as unmanned overnight protection fails

Tatearchive

Thirty-year wait for Turner catalogue almost over?

The Tate says all detailed entries will be available online by 2014, but critics fear loss of scholarship

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Sandy Nairne and his life as an undercover negotiator: The ethics of retrieving Tate's Turners

The National Portrait Gallery director had a sensitive, secret role in recovering the stolen paintings

Return to power: Zahi Hawass reappointed

Hawass originally resigned due to accusations of illegal activities and military guard ceasing at archeological sites

Jury clears Britons of Da Vinci theft extortion

Three lawyers and two private detectives are now off the hook

Museumsarchive

Grosz heirs vs MoMA case dismissed

MoMA maintains that the Grosz works were never Nazi loot

Art theftarchive

Why has the Tate still not claimed for its stolen Freud?

Although it was covered by British government indemnity, the painting’s value remains unclaimed since its 1988 theft

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Indonesian antiquities thefts show no sign of abating

Fakes left in place of stolen artefacts in elaborate webs of deceit

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Collector Richard Weisman calls off the hunt for stolen Warhols

Owner cancels reward for his missing set, citing problems with his insurer

Hermitage Leonardo bust taken hostage in restorer's cash dispute

The kidnapped statue has now been returned to the museum

Art marketarchive

Martin Lawrence Galleries files suit to claim stolen Warhol

Jason Beltrez claims it was a flea market find while Christie's is stuck in the middle

Buccleuch family Leonardo found

Ninth Duke did not live to see his painting returned

London: Stolen and recovered by the V&A

William Etty painting recovered a week after theft

Stolen art discovered in reclusive collector’s estate

Christie’s and the Stair Galleries both cancelled sales as a result

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Warring New York dealers guilty of tax evasion

Court orders Helen Fioratti and James Sansum to repay huge sums

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US colonel to lead antiquities anti-theft unit

Bogdanos attacks “cozy cabal of academics, dealers and collectors” who ignore provenance

Art marketarchive

Appeal over Peter Brant ownership of Warhol

Ms Lindholm has been attempting to regain Warhol's Red Elvis since 2000

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Court finds Peter Brant really does own Warhol’s Red Elvis

The decision ends a dispute that started in 2000

Third theft at V&A forces closure of 38 rooms

In the latest incident, eight Italian Renaissance plaquettes worth £500,000 were taken

Art theftarchive

John Dee’s crystal among a spate of London museum thefts

The V&A, the British Museum and Science Museum have all been targets

Tatearchive

Tate asks permission to spend £15 million from stolen Turner paintings

The windfall from Tate's insurance claim may shortly be spent

USAarchive

US Customs art squad reassigned to war on terror

The agents who had investigated stolen art will now work on cases related to terrorism and fraud