The World's Most Expensive Stolen Paintings
Art critic Alastair Sooke delves into the murky world of art theft. Despite the high stakes and daring involved, many of the crimes go unnoticed by the media.
Art critic Alastair Sooke delves into the murky world of art theft. Despite the high stakes - and often daring - involved, many cases are shrouded in mystery and go unnoticed by the media.
Around 47,000 works of art are reported missing each year, yet it is only the heists involving the world's most valuable paintings that hit the headlines. But high-profile or not - once gone, the works are rarely recovered.
- Alastair Sooke for The Daily Telegraph: Art theft: the stolen pictures we may never see again
- Nancy Greenleese for Deutsche Welle: Italian art group campaigns to recover lost Caravaggio painting
- Paige Williams for Boston magazine: The Gardner Heist: 20 years later
|Executive Producer||Ross Harper|
|Executive Producer||Greg Sanderson|
|Assistant Producer||Iain Robson|
|Production Manager||Michelle Gauntlett|
|Production Manager||Nina Robertson|
|Production Coordinator||Catherine Ross|
|Director of photography||Richard Cook|
|Sound Recordist||John Osborne|
|Sound Recordist||Cameron Mercer|
|Participant||Jan De Kesel|