Stephanie Allison Jolluck was apprehended by authorities days after a close call with airport security, who found two 1,000-year-old artifacts in her luggage.
Wendy Halsted Beard defrauded her clients of over 100 photographs, including works by Ansel Adams, and targeted elderly collectors.
An art attorney contacted the FBI on behalf of an anonymous client who was in possession of a mosaic of Medusa.
Lebanese art dealer Georges Lotfi, who once helped authorities seize looted antiquities, is now accused of doing his own share of trafficking too.
The Carabinieri’s art crime unit said Gentileschi’s masterpiece “Caritas Romana” was on its way to be sold in Vienna.
“[The art market] provides an opportunity for people to move money in a way that they can’t with other commodities,” says FBI Special Agent Chris McKeogh.
The Boston museum, the site of one of history’s most notorious unsolved art crimes, now finds itself indirectly connected to another.
María Gainza’s novel dives into art-world forgery and false identities amid Argentina’s politics of the 1960s.
Police arrested three people on suspicion of trafficking more than $150,000 worth of drugs, some of which was hidden inside the Communist leader’s noggin.
A work by the South African photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa, who is still on trial for the 2013 murder of a sex worker in Cape Town, was included in an exhibition intended to empower women.
Last Friday, a judge in the Macedonian capital Skopje convicted six employees at the state-owned Museum of Macedonia of stealing objects from the institution’s collection and selling them abroad through an organized crime ring, AFP reported.
Since our last report in early July, the destruction by the Islamic State has not stopped.