Welcome to Art Guard’s bi-weekly roundup of art theft in the U.S. as reported on the Museum Security Network.
An emotional and financial loss. Outdoor sculpture is such an easy target.
- Statue Stolen from Child Advocacy Center
- Police seek help finding four statues worth $40,000 taken from baseball field storage facility
- Great blue heron statue stolen from St. Paul park, again
- Help find stolen giraffe statue in Anderson Co.
Deftly bypassing the intrusion security is a perfect example of the place for object specific protection.
A Norman Rockwell stolen 40 yrs. ago was just returned.
How long before these surface? Another 40 years?
Theft is rampant in religious institutions with no protection.
- Religious Items Stolen From Richmond University Medical Center Chapel
- Suspect Stole Almost $250,000 Worth Of Religious Texts From Brooklyn Synagogue, Police Say