- The Sidon Bull’s Head: Court Record Documents a Journey Through the Illicit Antiquities Trade September 24, 2017
- Hobby Lobby’s Legal Expert Speaks: “I can’t rule out…they used my advice to evade the law.” July 10, 2017
- UPDATED > Help Wanted: We’re Tracking Down Objects Sold By Nancy and Doris Wiener January 5, 2017
- UPDATED > Manhattan Dealer Nancy Wiener Arrested: Criminal Complaint Alleges Sweeping Conspiracy to Sell Stolen Asian Art Through Major Auction Houses December 21, 2016
- UPDATED > Inside the ISIS Looting Operation: U.S. Lawsuit Reveals Terror Group’s Brutal Bureaucracy of Plunder December 15, 2016
- The End of the Beginning: NGA Returns Kushan Buddha and Two Kapoor Objects September 18, 2016
- The Missing Link: Subhash Kapoor’s Suppliers in India Are (Finally) Getting Rolled Up July 3, 2016
- The Lessons of Palmyra: Iconoclasm in the era of Clickbait April 7, 2016
- UPDATED > Asia Week Arrest: Japanese Dealer Convicted Of Selling Stolen Art March 19, 2016
- Asia Week Raids: New Details on the Christie’s Seizures March 18, 2016
- Busted: Asia Week Raids Reveal Scope of Illicit Trade in Asian Art March 17, 2016
- The Crennan Report: The NGA’s Ex Post Facto Due Diligence Finds 22 “Questionable” Asian Antiquities February 17, 2016
- Operation Antiquity: Prison for Antiquities Dealer Behind Looting and Tax Fraud Scheme December 15, 2015
- Ball State’s Kapoor Return Reveals New False Provenance November 17, 2015
- The Seated Buddha Goes Home: Nancy Wiener and National Gallery of Australia Will Return Sculpture to India March 5, 2015
- The Kushan Buddhas: Nancy Wiener, Douglas Latchford and New Questions about Ancient Buddhas February 1, 2015
- Danti’s Inference: The Known Unknowns Of ISIS and Antiquities Looting November 18, 2014
- Hecht’s Footprints: Haverford College Opens Up About Source of Their Greek Vases November 4, 2014
- Shiva Goes Home: Australia’s Prime Minister Returns Looted Kapoor Idols to India September 4, 2014
- Twenty Percent: ISIS “Khums” Tax on Archaeological Loot Fuels the Conflicts in Syria and Iraq August 14, 2014
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- “mere” corruption, political insecurity and conflict antiquities trafficking in Cyprus and Turkey
- Sellers and buyers of undocumented antiquities already dismiss or demean exploitation, crime and violence at source. Will they also ignore threats in “their own” countries?
- every story about Turkey has everything: fake conflict antiquities trafficking, drug trafficking and conflict financing
- conflict antiquities and fake conflict antiquities are marketed from and through Turkey
- Is art crime understudied? We think so, but you can help us change that.
- Art Crime Book Review: Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War
- Repatriations - a 17th century Italianate landscape and a first century CE marble sculpture depicting Aphrodite
- Museum Theft: Pinacoteca Comunale di Faenza - Faenza, Italy
- Recovered: "Les Choristes" by Edgar Degas
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- 100 antiquities police officers needed, 7 on the books
- A due diligence checklist -- the starting point for a calibrated taxing system for antiquities or for a registration system
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- Could Brexit present an opportunity to return the Parthenon Marbles? - Britain has the perfect opportunity to do the right thing and resolve differences in the coming months
- The continuing campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles - Recent efforts by the IARPS in the fight for restitution
- TourismA 2017 in Florence - Parthenon Marbles round table discussion to form part of cultural tourism conference
- New finds from wreck of Elgin’s ship off Kythera - Lecture at Kings College London by Dimitris Kourkoumelis
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- Berkshire Museum in Court: Pointed Questions, No Resolution (plus, a push for a deaccession law)
- Court Hearing/Protest Demonstration: Crucial Week in Berkshire/La Salle Deaccession Deliberations
- Fallen Giants: Richard Meier at Cornell University & the Getty Center (and other besmirched luminaries)
- “Plundering the Art Museum”: La Salle University Faculty Senate Blasts Planned Art Sales (full text) UPDATED