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2013-12-30 08:20:07

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2009-09-12 13:40:30

Millions of dollars worth of original art made by the late artist Andy Warhol was stolen from a Los Angeles home, police say. Los Angeles police Detective Donald Hrycyk said 11 large portraits by the Pop Art icon were stolen from the home of noted art collector Richard L.

2006-08-31 10:53:17

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police recovered "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Edvard Munch on Thursday, two years after the works were seized from a museum by gunmen. "We are 100 percent certain they are the originals," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference.

2006-02-14 05:14:09

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Six men pleaded not guilty on Tuesday when they want on trial over the theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces "The Scream" and "Madonna," snatched from an Oslo museum 18 months ago.

2005-09-22 06:20:24

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police detained a woman on Thursday suspected of links to the unsolved 2004 theft of Edvard Munch's masterpieces "The Scream" and "Madonna" and to an alleged gang of bank robbers already on trial in Norway.

2005-09-16 17:33:03

By Laura Vinha and Steve Gorman COPENHAGEN/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two art masterpieces -- a self-portrait of 17th-century Dutch artist Rembrandt and a painting by French impressionist Pierre-August Renoir -- stolen from Sweden's National Museum five years ago have been recovered, Danish and U.S.


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  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
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