Art Crime

Rodin recovered 24 years after theft

An Auguste Rodin sculpture stolen 24 years ago from Beverly Hills has been recovered. The work was recovered by the Art Recovery group when it was put up for sale at auction at Christie’s in New York. The Art Recovery Group acted for the insurer as a negotiator to reach …

Auctions & shows

Banksy mural fetches $204,000 in US auction

Flower Girl, a 2008 mural by UK street artist Banksy, fetched $204,000 at a Beverly Hills auction on Thursday, well within its $150,000-300,000 estimate. It was one of several rare pieces of Banksy art auctioned at the Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills gallery. Another Banksy lot, TV Girl (2003/04), a three-color …