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Investigator Arthur Brand Claims Some Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist Works May Be in Hands of Former IRA Members

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

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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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez Introduces Bill Easing Student Loan for Arts Workers

June 28th, 2017

Nydia VelazquezNew York State Representative Nydia Velazquez has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to ease student debt for those working in the arts by $10,000.  “Those working in the arts and related fields make invaluable contributions to New York City and to our entire nation,” said Velázquez. “Individuals that dedicate themselves to these professions enrich our culture and my bill would provide many of them with relief from mounting student loan debt.” 
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François Pinault to Convert Paris’s Bourse de Commerce Into Massive Art Museum

June 27th, 2017

Bourse de Commerce, via The GuardianFrançois Pinault and architect Tadao Ando are teaming up to convert Paris’s Bourse de commerce into a massive art museum, The Guardian reports.  The new exhibition site will serve as a permanent home for the luxury goods magnate’s €1.25 billion art collection.  “These are tumultuous times in Europe – the recurring terrorist incidents and the UK withdrawal from the EU have fueled anxiety over what the future holds, and countries and people alike seem unsure of their own identities,” Ando said of the project, hoping that it might “renew hope in the future.”
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The Guardian Tours Renzo Piano-Designed Centro Botin Gallery

June 27th, 2017

Centro Botin, via The GuardianThe Guardian takes a tour of the Centro Botin in Santander, Spain this week, the recently completed art gallery designed by Renzo Piano, which has already earned praise for its daring architectural design, levitating 20 feet above ground on a series of slender pillars.  “From the very beginning, I wanted the building to fly,” Piano says of his design.
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