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The Nefarious Underside of the Art World (Part II)

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. Ducal Palace in Urbino: In 1975 two Piero della Francesco paintings and a Raphael were cut from their frames and stolen. The culprits were uncovered as local criminals planning to sell the … Continue reading

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The Nefarious Underside of the Art World (Part I)

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This post originally appeared on the Cultural Security Blog. After 27 years of working for “Pop Art master” Jasper Johns, his assistant James Meyer has been arrested for stealing at least twenty-two works from his employer and selling them through an … Continue reading

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