Tag: Recovered

Stolen Picasso, Mondrian Paintings Recovered in Greece – ARTnews.com

Nearly a decade after they were stolen from Greece’s largest public museum, paintings by Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso have been found. Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports said that the works had been found in a forest after a 49-year-old man confessed to the theft on Monday. After his confession, he brought police officers to a forest outside Athens, in the country’s Attica ...

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Famed Art Detective Who Recovered ‘Scream’ Dies – ARTnews.com

Charles Hill, a widely respected art detective who aided in the recovery of masterpieces by going undercover, has died at 73, according to a representative for England’s Association of Ex-CID Officers of the Metropolitan Police. Arnie Cooke, a close friend of Hill, said that Hill died of a heart attack on February 20. Hill is most fondly remembered for having helped locate Edvard Munch’s ...

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