In 1985, Woman-Ochre was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art during opening hours. Thirty-two years later, the $165-million masterpiece wasn’t discovered tucked away in the mansion of a mafioso or for sale on the black market; it was fo…Read more
Did she steal the photos from a PS1 exhibit of Carolee Schneemann’s performance art? No one knows (yet). One patron: “Maybe they were really just in love with her artwork that they wanted it for herself, and that maybe they had a change of heart and de…Read more
The Irish Times, 10th Nov 2017.Read more
Artlyst, 9th Nov 2017.Read more
The City Paper Bogota, 8th Nov 2017.Read more
“5Pointz, a former factory owned by Jerry Wolkoff, was a haven for graffiti artists from around the world and became a prominent tourist attraction. Wolkoff had given the artists permission to use the building as a canvas for “aerosol art” and the building was covered in multicolored murals and tags. But in 2013, when Wolkoff […]Read more
The Guardian, 27th Oct 2017.
Kunstmuseum Bern and the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn are simultaneously showing the Gurlitt pieces.Read more
(United States of America; Germany)
KHON, 26th Oct 2017.
"The remains were stolen between 1896 and 1902 and sold directly to the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden."Read more
It’s a tangled web that led to vases – which had been in the possession of dealer Gianfranco Becchina, who was convicted in 2015 – being in London. “The lekythoi were on sale in London on behalf of the Swiss canton of Basel-Stadt, which is seeking revenue it is owed after the liquidation of the […]Read more