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Dutch art heist museum says security system in order

Dutch art heist museum says security system in order | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (Reuters) - The Dutch art gallery at the center of an audacious heist last week said that the electronic locks on its doors were disarmed before thieves made off with paintings by Picasso, Monet and others worth tens of...
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Dutch art thieves were no 'Ocean's 11' team

Dutch art thieves were no 'Ocean's 11' team | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
The thieves who snatched seven paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Monet worth millions from a gallery in Rotterdam appear to have taken a not-so-glamorous approach, relying mostly on speed and brute force.
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UI Museum of Art shows drew record numbers last year

UI Museum of Art shows drew record numbers last year | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
IOWA CITY — Despite having no physical museum building since the 2008 flood, the University of Iowa Museum of Art set an all-time museum record for attendance last year, officials said.
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St. Louis Art Museum rediscovers Federico Barocci

St. Louis Art Museum rediscovers Federico Barocci | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
The most important painter you've never heard of receives recognition in a major show.
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Big art heist at Dutch museum

Big art heist at Dutch museum | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse potentially worth hundreds of millions.
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Sculptures by Millard-Mendez, drawings and prints from Naen-Mendez to be featured at Coe art exhibit

Sculptures by Millard-Mendez, drawings and prints from Naen-Mendez to be featured at Coe art exhibit | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
“A Feeble Armada” featuring sculpture works of Rob Millard-Mendez, along with drawings and prints entitled “The Thirteen and The Seventeen” by Nancy Naen-Mendez will be shown in the upcoming Coe College art exhibit.
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Police investigating art heist probe tips

Police investigating art heist probe tips | Glocal Story | Scoop.it
CORRECTS SPELLING OF PAUL GAUGUIN'S NAME This photo released by the police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, shows the 1898 painting 'Girl in Front of Open Window' by Paul Gauguin.
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Kunsthal Rotterdam Defends Security After Theft of Art

Kunsthal Rotterdam Defends Security After Theft of Art | Glocal Story | Scoop.it

 

After the theft of seven artworks, the Kunsthal Rotterdam says reports of a rear door’s being opened for the thieves is nonsense. But the police clearly are looking into that possibility.

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