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Fleisher Art Memorial’s executive director resigns months after assault arrest in New York

Late on a Friday night in January, sheriff’s deputies in Columbia County, N.Y., responded to a reported altercation at a home in the rural town of Hillsdale, near the state’s border with Massachusetts.They ended up arresting a married couple — the director of a venerable Philadelphia art school and a well-known artist who teaches at the New York Academy of Art — on a ...

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Arrest in Epic Dresden Museum Heist—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines GERMAN INVESTIGATORS MADE A FIFTH ARREST on Monday in the 2019 theft of jewels from the Green Vault Museum in Dresden, the Associated Press reports. Four others (including the twin brother of the latest suspect to be detained) were picked up late last year for allegedly making off with diamonds, rubies, and other items—around 100 in total—from ...

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Arrest in MFA Houston Break-In—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines LAST MONTH, TWO PEOPLE BROKE INTO the Bayou Bend branch of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and escaped by boat after being spotted, police reported at the time. Now an arrest has been made, according to the Houston Chronicle. Lewis Yates Robertson has been charged with burglary. Nothing was damaged or stolen at the museum outpost, which was ...

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Police make arrest in connection with break-ins at Boston art galleries – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police have arrested a man in connection with recent break-ins at a pair of popular art galleries in Boston, officials said. Robert Viens, 48, of Randolph, is slated to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges including breaking and entering with the intent to commit a felony, transportation or use of a hoax device or substance, and wanton destruction of ...

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