Art of the Heist 1

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Arts Documentary published by Electricsky in 2007 - English narration

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Art of the Heist uses detailed and dramatic reconstructions to give a crook's-eye view of the planning and execution of some of the world's most daring thefts. Each episode emphasizes a headline-making art heist, examining how some of the world's greatest art treasures, including masterpieces by Munch, Cezanne, Vermeer, Renoir and Rembrandt, were snatched from the world's most prestigious and well-protected museums.

Accounting for over $6 billion in annual losses, art theft is one of the world's largest and most intriguing criminal enterprises. Art of the Heist investigates the most high profile art thefts in recent history and fits together the pieces of the crime jigsaw to explain how the masterpieces were stolen and eventually recovered. Containing intimate interviews with the museum curators, guards, thieves and detectives involved, Art of the Heist takes us on intriguing and dramatic journeys that even Hollywood couldn't match.

[edit] The Big Sting

Three masterpieces by Renoir and Rembrandt worth $80 million are stolen in a daylight raid on the National Museum in Stockholm

[edit] The World's Biggest Heist

$500 million worth of art, including rare works by Vermeer and Rembrandt is taken from a Boston gallery in a single night

[edit] The Forger and the Conman

The devious tale of John Myatt, art teacher and master forger; and John Drewe, expert provenance faker

[edit] The Search for The Scream

The unsolved mystery of the 2004 theft of Edvard Munch's iconic painting, The Scream

[edit] Chasing Cézanne

The twists, turns and double-dealing behind the thirty-year mystery of the lost Cézanne still life

[edit] Den of Antiquities

The American art dealer who bought Cypriot mosaics from a Greek Orthodox church, sold by Turkish looters

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  • Video Codec: XviD
  • Video Bitrate: 1542 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 720 x 416
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1:73
  • Audio Codec: Ac3
  • Audio Bitrate: 224 kbps 48000Hz
  • Audio Languages: English
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • RunTime Per Part: 55mins
  • Part Size: 700mbs
  • Ripped By artistharry

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