Security

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Art theft: are museums safe under lockdown?

Plus, Laura Cumming on Breugel. Produced in association with Christie's

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Art crime

Don't let your guard down: three things you can do now to protect your art during the pandemic

With sparse personnel and visitors, some criminals will try to see if the “closed” sign actually means “open”, say K2 Intelligence FIN's art crime experts

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Security

Security breaches at Tate, British Museum and Musée d’Orsay

A Monet suffered a 10cm tear from being punched

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Security

Tate steps up security for Whiteread's Turbine Hall installation amid demonstration fears

Guards are on red alert to prevent a possible publicity stunt by Fathers 4 Justice which could prove fatal

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Third theft at V&A forces closure of 38 rooms

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

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Art theft

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

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

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Miniature altar destroyed by thieves at the V&A

Grab and smash operation on 11 November