Thursday, July 7
This week, a brazen art thief walked into a gallery in San Francisco and plucked an 11x8 inch pencil drawing by Pablo Picasso off the wall and walked out. The piece was on sale for $200,000. While the act was bold, it wasn’t all that uncommon. Art theft is a $6 billion criminal enterprise that spans the globe. We go inside the high stakes world of art theft with Anthony Amore, chief of security for the Isabella Gardener Stuart Museum, and award-winning journalist Tom Mashberg — authors of Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists.