A task force is attempting damage control as the museum continues to face dire consequences for displaying a group of fake Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings.
The authenticity of the works, whose owners say Basquiat sold to Hollywood screenwriter Thaddeus Mumford in 1982, has been heavily scrutinized.
“[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 looted status of the stele has been well documented since the 1980s, but it wasn’t until this year that the FBI and Dallas Museum of Art collaborated to return the religious artifact.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks to Hyperallergic about his documentary MLK/FBI, how history repeats, and how authorities treat left- and right-wing protests differently.
The films MLK/FBI and Enemies of the State offer contrasting looks at government oppression.
Using drone technology to photograph protests may be enticing at first, but such aerial images are also used for surveillance by law enforcement.
This exhibition demonstrates Sadie Barnette’s genuine belief in the possibility of taking one’s time to look through one’s past, diligently, to find a political orientation that does not resent this past, or skip over it, but goes through it.
A towering cedar sculpture by the world-renowned artist is being blamed for the hospitalization of over a dozen employees at the FBI’s Miami field office.
Antiquities looted by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria are entering the art market, prompting the FBI to release a flyer soliciting dealers’ and collectors’ help in halting illegal trade.
Seen any sentimental oil paintings of medieval knights hanging around lately?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has inspired countless hours of television and cinema, from X-Files to Silence of the Lambs.