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The Art of Returning Stolen Art – Non Profit News

Photo by Jeremy BishopAcross the globe, museums are an extremely profitable industry that account for billions of dollars in revenue each year. Ticket sales, philanthropists, and even state funding all aid in financing this industry. But like many profitable industries, museums are often sites of reproduction for the same ideologies rooted in colonialism and inequity that exist outside their doors. This is especially so when ...

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Art previously stolen from ArtPrize returned to artist

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Update from Sunday, Sept. 19: The artwork that was reported as stolen from ArtPrize earlier this weekend has been found by the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD).GRPD officers found the artwork in good condition at a nearby house.The artist who made the entry, Kenn Vidro of Grandville, says the artwork will be re-installed Monday morning (Sept. 20).His entry is called ...

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Alleged Mobster Tied to Stolen Van Goghs Arrested—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 CHUCK CLOSE HAS DIED AT 81. One of the most celebrated artists of his time, Close “earned acclaim for his incisive portraits and more recently faced criticism after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment,” Alex Greenberger writes in ARTnews. His longtime dealer, Pace Gallery chairman Arne Glimcher , said that the artist’s “contributions are inextricable from the achievements ...

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Police Are Pretty Sure Maurizio Cattelan’s Stolen Gold Toilet Has Been Melted for Parts + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 15. NEED-TO-READ Gagosian to Open Third Paris Gallery – Gagosian is expanding its gallery empire in Paris with a third space, at 9 rue Castiglione, in the arcades between the Place Vendôme and ...

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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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Interpol Debuts Stolen Artworks App—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 PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT, THE EX OF JEFF BEZOS, just cut checks totaling $2.74 billion to nearly 300 universities, arts groups, and other nonprofits, including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, the National Museum of Mexican Art, and Recess in Brooklyn, Artnet News reports. The full list of grantees is available in a Medium from Scott  (who has pledged ...

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Mary Queen of Scots’s Golden Rosary Beads Stolen at Arundel Castle – ARTnews.com

On Friday night, thieves stole $1.4 million in gold and silver objects—including Mary Queen of Scots’s golden rosary beads—from Arundel Castle, a centuries-old structure in England that is home to various artifacts related to the British monarchy. The theft took place just days after the site reopened to the public after a months-long closure resulting from a Covid-related national lockdown in England. In its ...

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Interpol Has a New App That Will Let You Identify and Report Stolen Art From the Comfort of Your Home + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, May 7. NEED-TO-READ Deana Lawson Gets the Profile Treatment – Jenna Wortham has written a cover profile on the photographer Deana Lawson for the New York Times Magazine ahead of the opening of her Hugo Boss ...

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