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Charles Hill, who tracked down stolen masterpieces, dies at 73

The Daily Progress Charlottesville 17 Mar 2021
On the morning of Feb. 12, 1994, a pair of thieves stole a ladder, smashed a second-floor window and made off with a masterpiece from the National Gallery in Oslo, grabbing Edvard Munch’s 1893 painting “The Scream” and leaving behind ... .
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Art sleuth who tracked down Vermeer stolen by ‘The General’ and Munch’s The Scream dies at 73

Irish Independent 13 Mar 2021
On the morning of February 12, 1994, a pair of thieves stole a ladder, smashed a second-floor window and made off with a masterpiece from the National Gallery in Oslo, grabbing Edvard Munch’s 1893 painting The Scream and leaving behind a pile of broken glass, a pair of wire cutters and a postcard.
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Charles Hill: Detective who found Munch’s Scream and Russborough Vermeer dies at 73

The Irish Times 12 Mar 2021
It was May 1994, three months after two thieves had propped a ladder against the National Gallery in Oslo, stolen The Scream and left behind a taunting note that said, “Thanks for the poor security.” Norwegian police asked for help from Scotland Yard’s art and antiques unit, which assigned Hill, a leading specialist in recovering purloined art.
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Detective who found Munch’s Scream and Irish Vermeer stolen by Martin Cahill dies at 73

The Irish Times 12 Mar 2021
It was May 1994, three months after two thieves had propped a ladder against the National Gallery in Oslo, stolen The Scream and left behind a taunting note that said, “Thanks for the poor security.” Norwegian police asked for help from Scotland Yard’s art and antiques unit, which assigned Hill, a leading specialist in recovering purloined art.
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Charles Hill, who tracked down stolen masterpieces like 'The Scream,' dies at 73

Stars and Stripes 12 Mar 2021
12, 1994, a pair of thieves stole a ladder, smashed a second-floor window and made off with a masterpiece from the National Gallery in Oslo, grabbing Edvard Munch's 1893 painting "The Scream" and leaving behind a pile of broken glass, a pair of wire cutters and a postcard.
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Charley Hill obituary

The Guardian 11 Mar 2021
Below, in the dark, was Edvard Munch’s painting The Scream, stolen three months earlier from the National Gallery in Oslo ... “I posed as a representative of the Getty Museum, wanting to buy the painting. The Getty was wonderful in creating an identity for me ... ....
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Charles Hill, Detective Who Found 'The Scream,' Dies at 73

Brattleboro Reformer 10 Mar 2021
It was May 1994, three months after two thieves had propped a ladder against the National Gallery in Oslo, stolen “The Scream,” and left behind a taunting note that said, “Thanks for the poor security.” Norwegian police asked for help from Scotland Yard’s art and antiques unit, which assigned Hill, a leading specialist in recovering purloined art.
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'The Painter and the Thief': Doc Spotlights Unlikely Friendship Between an Artist and the Robber Who Stole From Her

The Hollywood Reporter 02 Mar 2021
The Oscar-shortlisted documentary, by 31-year-old Norwegian filmmaker Benjamin Ree, follows a friendship between a Czech painter and the tattooed gangster who stole two of her most valuable works from an Oslo art gallery ... in Oslo, where he's seated beside a sun-mimicking lamp.
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Curator K.O. Nnamdie Wants to Personally Welcome You to the Art World

New York Observer 27 Feb 2021
For me and for other curators and directors of galleries and of course artists, most of us have taken it upon ourselves to provide mutual aid to our communities and also outside of our communities. For instance, I’m working with Nick Farhi to also mount an exhibition that’ll happen in September with a gallery called Golsa in Oslo.
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What’s Up, Docs? A Year of Groundbreaking Nonfiction Movies

Vanity Fair 24 Feb 2021
Even the narrative films often mentioned as Oscar contenders blur the line between documentary and fiction. Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland places its star, Frances McDormand, amid the real-life nomads roaming an economically strafed American West ... Neon. In Oslo, two paintings by the Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova are stolen from a gallery ... TIME. Amazon Studios.
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In profile: the Oscar and Bafta documentary contenders

Screen Daily 23 Feb 2021
The roster of documentary features in contention for major awards has narrowed significantly from the bumper crop of submissions this year ... 76 Days . Dirs ... Winner of Sundance 2020’s special jury prize for documentary, the film follows a Czech artist as she befriends the career criminal who stole two of her paintings from an Oslo gallery in 2015 ... .
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Norway museum: Munch wrote 'madman' sentence on 'The Scream'

Detroit news 22 Feb 2021
People look at "The Scream" at the National Gallery in Oslo, Jan ... Oslo, the Norwegian capital, in 2022 ... The National Gallery was temporarily closed in 2019 to secure a safe moving process to the new National Museum, which is currently under construction in downtown Oslo.
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Munch vandalised own Scream painting, declaring himself a ‘madman’, new research finds

The Art Newspaper 22 Feb 2021
“The evening was organised because of the negative reviews of Munch’s exhibition at Blomqvist Kunsthandel (Blomquvist Art Gallery) in Kristiania [later Oslo], that same autumn,” Guleng says ... Works by Edvard Munch will be on display in several galleries at the new national museum alongside pieces by other artists, says Guleng.
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Artist wrote ‘madman’ sentence on ‘The Scream,’ museum says

Chicago Sun-Times 22 Feb 2021
13, 2019 file photo, people look at “The Scream” at the National Gallery in Oslo ... The National Gallery was temporarily closed in 2019 to secure a safe moving process to the new National Museum, which is currently under construction in downtown Oslo.
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