Italian master Carravagio lived a hardboiled life of crime. To wrap Season 2, Thick as Thieves dives into his activities of gambling, theft, and even murder!
Posted: Wed September 30, 2020
We delve into 1997 story of a stolen Gustav Klimt painting that stumped the world. It's a page-turner, a cliffhanger, and a nail-biter all in one.
Posted: Wed September 9, 2020
Discussing the tumultuous, and eventually fatal, relationship between artists Ana Mendieta and Carl Andre.
Posted: Tue August 18, 2020
This week, we delve into a recent crime in Berlin where, Rebeccah Blum, a distinguished American curator was found stabbed to death by her boyfriend a renowned British photographer.
Posted: Tue August 4, 2020
Discussing the bizarre desire to set your art on fire. Scott Campbell, the celebrity tattooist turned artworld star committed an art crime against himself.
Posted: Tue July 21, 2020
If a painting exists as a cultural provocation and receives a cultural provocation, is the provocateur guilty? Barnett Newman found out first hand.
Posted: Tue March 3, 2020
Have you ever been so overwhelmed when viewing an artwork that you felt compelled to kiss it? Here's multiple instances where that compulsion is exactly the case.
Posted: Tue February 11, 2020
A 51-year old Czech artist smashed a framed painting over Marina AbramoviÄ‡'s head as an art performance. Why?
Posted: Tue January 28, 2020
Season 2 of Thick as Thieves shines a light on Art Destruction and Vandalism, starting with the most vandalizable piece around; Marcel Duchamp's "Fountain."
Posted: Tue January 14, 2020
A soggy theft at The Loovre (yes, Loovre) results in three extremely valuable paintings being stolen. Was it a prank or a rebellious act? Find out.
Posted: Tue July 30, 2019
Two paintings within Edvard Munch's The Scream series were stolen from two different Norwegian museums by separate gangs of thieves.
Posted: Tue July 16, 2019
In a box marked "Miscellaneous High School Artwork" was a Chagall painting stolen thirty years prior. Who stole it and how was the FBI able to recover it?
Posted: Tue July 2, 2019