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Thieves flee New York’s Team Gallery by foot after stealing artwork

New York’s Team Gallery fell victim to a heist on the afternoon of January 10th and it wasn’t the high-tech, intricate kind we see in the movies. A man and woman stole a blue painting by Ann Pibal, worth $12,000, and made their getaway on foot. This makes the first robbery the gallery has had […]

Picasso thought to be destroyed recently found. Or was it?

In July 2012, the Kunsthal Rotterdam was at the centre of one of the largest art heists to date. The works stolen were Picasso’s Tête d’Arlequin, Matisse’s La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune, Monet’s Waterloo Bridge, London and Charing Cross Bridge, London, Gauguin’s Femme devant une fenêtre ouverte, Meijer De Haan’s Autoportrait, and Lucian Freud’s […]