The art of hunting down stolen treasures

The art of hunting down stolen treasures
 

Only a day after it was plumbed into one of Blenheim Palace's grand rooms, a solid gold toilet created by artist Maurizio Cattelan was ripped out and stolen.
More than two months later, police are seemingly no closer to bringing charges over the raid, described as being like something from a "heist movie".
Renowned art detective Charley Hill explains the complexities of solving such crimes.
Mr Hill knows what he's talking about, having helped solve one of the most high-profile art crimes of the 20th Century - the 1994 theft from an Oslo museum of an 1893 version of Edvard Munch's... read more

 
17 November 2019 in Art & Culture, Views: 13
Source: BBC
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