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Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Offers $10 Million Reward for Return of Stolen Paintings

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Peggy Fogelman Named Director at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Gardner Museum Launches 3-D Tour Documenting History of Theft and Stolen Works

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Mob Associate Speaks to Hartford Courant on Gardner Museum Heist

Monday, January 4th, 2016

FBI Says it Knows Who Was Behind Gardner Museum Heist

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Isabella Stewart Gardener Case Reportedly Solved by FBI

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Inside the Difficult Recovery of Stolen Art

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Bloomberg Reveals How Stolen Art Can Sell on the Black Market

Monday, June 15th, 2015

The Atlantic Investigates Public Fascination with Art Heists

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Paris – Sophie Calle: “Dérobés” at Galerie Perrotin Through January 11th, 2014

Friday, January 10th, 2014

FBI Knows $500 Million Museum Thieves, Still Searching for Missing Art

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

After 20 years and $225 million in art recovered, top FBI art crimes agent Robert Wittman to retire

Saturday, December 20th, 2008
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Telegraph Notes Trends Towards Art as a Real Estate Tool in New Developments

May 25th, 2017

Park Crescent, via TelegraphThe Telegraph has a piece on recent placements of art in homes and apartments as a way to boost real estate sales, noting many collectors’ practices leasing works to private homes rather than holding them in private collections.  “In the 18th century many great houses were built around the works of art, collected by people taking the grand tour of Europe,” says Andrew Kafkaris of Bruton Street Management.  “We are returning to that situation today, with homes being built or refurbished around art collections.”


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Mass MoCA Expansion Profiled in WSJ

May 25th, 2017

MassMoca via WSJMass MoCA’s recent expansion is profiled in the WSJ this week, and its goal of becoming a destination museum for New Yorkers.  “Year ’round, our attendance consists of about 40% New Yorkers,” says director Joseph C. Thompson, “and during the summer it’s about 70%.”
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Deutsch Bank Planning Cultural Hub in Central Berlin

May 24th, 2017

Prinzessinnenpalais, via Art NewspaperDeutsch Bank is embarking on plans for a new cultural hub in Central Berlin, the Art Newspaper reports, located in the Prinzessinnenpalais at 5 Unter den Linden.  The institution already holds one of the largest corporate art collections in the work. “We are working on an exciting program,” says Klaus Winker, a spokesman for Deutsche Bank.
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