Last Friday we reported on the daring heist of a $100,000 KAWS poster, the one done in acrylic over a Calvin Klein ad featuring Kate Moss, perpetrated by a guy wearing a mustache, dark glasses, and a dark green hoodie. We spoke to Katie Hill, Ecko's assistant, today to get the latest on the c ... More >>
Hot on the heels of the Hoboken Picasso thief, ArtInfo reports that the Chelsea Hotel has been undergoing a Thomas Crown affair of its own. The hotel, designated a landmark in 1966, put up for sale in 2010, has walls "caked with art" by former and current hotel residents, like Henri Cartier-B ... More >>
Saddest mugshot ever?Mark Lugo, the Hoboken man recently busted in a hotel in Napa for the theft of Picasso's 1965 "Tete de Femme" drawing, which he had snatched from San Francisco's Weinstein Gallery and then fled by taxi, is really more of a Thomas Crown than we had originally hoped for. Th ... More >>
via EaterAs robberies (pranks?) go, this one catches our attention, because we have to somehow admire the guile of the bar-room Thomas Crown who managed to get away with a substantial-sized painting of a dog from MercBar this weekend. It's 10:00: Do you know where your dog paintings are?