Police Recover $3 Million Worth Of Georg Baselitz’s Stolen Art

“The boisterous sculptures and strident upside-down paintings of the Neo-Expressionist Georg Baselitz are known the world over. But when more than $3 million worth of works from his personal collection, including some he had created, disappeared from a German storage depot, it took months before anyone noticed. Prosecutors have [now] arrested three suspects, all of […]

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Mexico Creates New Federal Police Division To Fight Trafficking Of Art And Antiquities

Mexico has been criticized for failing to register the theft of stolen cultural antiquities and for a lack of coordination among authorities responsible for preserving the items. Many church paintings are replicas of the two- and three-hundred year old paintings that have been stolen. According to official figures last year, 90 percent of stolen cultural […]

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