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December 15, 2005  Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, UK:

 

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December 15, 2005  Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, UK:  An enourmous Henry Moorebronze "Reclining Figure" was stolen from the late artist's Perry Green estate.

 

Reclining Figure

A bronze statue worth £3m ($5.3m) by sculptor Henry Moore has been stolen from the grounds of a museum.

 

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Paris, France Theft

 

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$11m Picasso works. A sketchbook of some 32 drawings by Pablo Picasso worth about 8m euros ($11m; £6.8m) has been stolen from a museum in Paris, police have said.
The theft from the Picasso Museum was discovered on Tuesday afternoon but the exact time and circumstances have yet to be determined.
Initial investigations showed the sketchbook was held in an unlocked display case on the first floor.
Picasso is regarded by many as the greatest artist of the 20th Century.

 

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The Art of Art Theft

 

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Another Cezanne was stolen in Rome in 1998. Art theft is no longer just an elitist crime funded by unscrupulous collectors, but has become a billion dollar industry linked to drugs cartels and illicit arms dealing.

 

Stolen Cezanne

 The theft of a Cezanne oil painting from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford early on New Year's Day is believed to be the latest incident in this trade - now worth more than £3bn a year.

 

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Stolen Scream

 

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Wednesday 8 June 2005 7pm-8pm; 2.55am-3.55am

 

Stolen Scream

On the eve of the 1994 Winter Olympics, a gang of thieves break into Norway's National Gallery and make off with Edvard Munch's The Scream. It takes less than a minute for the group to break in and they leave behind a hand-written note saying, "Thanks for the poor security". 

 

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Pinacoteca do Estado Museum

 

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Pinacoteca do Estado Museum Stolen Works

On June 12, 2008, three armed men broke into the Pinacoteca do Estado Museum, Sao Paulo with a crowbar and a carjack around 5:09 AM and stole "The Painter and the Model" (1963), and "Minotaur, Drinker and Women" (1933) by Pablo Picasso, "Women at the Window" (1926) by Emiliano Di Cavalcanti and "Couple" (1919) by Lasar Segall. It was the second theft of art in São Paulo in six months.

 

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