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Gustav Klimt: Art Nouveau Visionary

Eva di Stefano · Sterling
Format: Paperback

Gustav Klimt’s decorative, seductive style, jewel-like colors, use of gold and pattern, and sensuous line, continue to captivate art lovers today. One of the masters of modern European painting, he helped found the popular Viennese Secession, or Art Nouveau, movement. This lushly...
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Museum of the Missing: A History of Art Theft

Simon Houpt · Sterling; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Priceless masterpieces...Brazen theftsThe true story behind the blank spaces on the museum walls.  What kind of person would dare to steal a legendary painting—and who would buy something so instantly recognizable? In recent years, art theft has captured the public imagination more...
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The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft

Ulrich Boser
Format: Paperback

Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. But after thousands of leads - an
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The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World

Anthony M. Amore · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication and forgery, and with good reason. Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money. The cons...
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Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art

Laney Salisbury · Penguin Press
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

A tautly paced investigation of one the 20th century's most audacious art frauds, which generated hundreds of forgeries-many of them still hanging in prominent museums and private collections todayProvenance is the extraordinary narrative of one of the most far-reaching and elaborate...
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Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures

Robert K. Wittman · Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Wall Street Journal called him "a living legend." The London Times dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world." In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first...
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The Art Forger: A Novel

B. A. Shapiro · Algonquin Books; 1 edition
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum -- still the largest unsolved art theft in history -- one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist. Claire Roth has entered into a Faustian bargain with...
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