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[teacherartexchange] Stolen Munch Paintings Are Recovered

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Sep 01 2006 - 04:37:14 PDT


Dear Art Educators,

I know you have probably heard the news already.... Munch stolen
paintings were recovered. You can sign up for New York Times to read
the full article - or browse for other reports. This is a good story
for aesthetic issues in art (valuing art) - as well as current events.

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/arts/design/index.html
This link just goes to the index of articles.

Stolen Munch Paintings Are Recovered
By WALTER GIBBS
No new arrests were made and the case of the stolen Edvard Munch
paintings remains far from solved, but art lovers are relieved.
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/01/arts/design/01scre.html?ref=design
(you will need to get your free subscription to read this)

Here is a short article:
http://www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/08/31/ap2986415.html

More articles on theft of Munch work (from 2005)
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/03/07/entertainment/main678549.shtml

From 2004:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3588282.stm

Article on Scream theft:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5787000/

Artcyclopedia is now including links to Lost and Stolen art. They
don't have the links on Munch page yet:
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/munch_edvard.html

If this topic interests you, let John Malyon know:
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/about.html
He would like to have some feedback.

Regards,

Judy Decker

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