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ARCA's director Noah Charney and other academics retell some of the most riveting art thefts throughout history. ARCA (Association for Research into Crimes against Art) is an interdisciplinary think tank/research group on contemporary issues in art crime. This international non-profit organization studies issues in art crime and cultural property protection, runs educational programs, and consults on art protection and recovery issues brought to them by police, governments, museums, places of worship, and other public institutions.
||CleanVenice in Peril Fakes and Forgeries Lecture (Part II)||This podcast features Part II of Noah Charney's "The World Wishes To Be Deceived: A Brief History of Art Forgery" delivered as a part of Venice in Peril's 2nd Exclusive Art Crime Lecture held on April 5, 2011 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.||5/2/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARCAblog Podcast: The Vinland Map||Reading from the research of John Yates, Yale 2010, ARCA Director Noah Charney discusses the mysteries behind Yale's acquisition of the Vinland Map. Additionally, he explains the multi-faceted controversy surrounding the authenticity of this mappa mundi||7/20/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARCAblog Podcast: The Looting of the Amber Room||Reading from the research of Joel Knopf, Yale '09, ARCA Director Noah Charney examines the fate of the Russian Amber Room during World War II. In addition to discussing the history of the Amber Room, this latest podcast offers some analysis of the three||6/22/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARCAblog Podcast: The 1961 Goya Art Theft||In July 2008, ARCA director, Noah Charney delivered a lecture at Cambridge University which discussed the 1961 art theft of Goya's "Portrait of the Duke of Wellington," 1812-14. The theft grabbed headlines for the unusual ransom demands made for the ret||3/11/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARCAblog Podcast: The 1876 Gainsborough Art Theft||In ARCA's first podcast, director Noah Charney, takes us on a journey through the criminal underworld of the 19th century and beyond. Beginning with the sale of the portrait of Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire (portrayed by Keira Knightley i||3/4/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
Real art crime is even more interesting, and more sinister, than the pop culture Thomas Crowns and Doctor Nos would lead you to believe. This podcast provides dynamic historical analyses, coupled with expert unbiased commentary, always linking the historical crimes with contemporary issues of art recovery and protection. Fascinating and important, from an international think tank and research group that leads the study of art crime.