Van Gogh

Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italy, 14 years on
Art news

Stolen Van Gogh paintings found in Italy, 14 years on

Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh stolen in a 2002 heist in the Netherlands have been found, 14 years on,…
Court confirms guilty verdict in Van Gogh painting theft trial
Egypt

Court confirms guilty verdict in Van Gogh painting theft trial

The Court of Cassation confirmed Saturday an earlier verdict sentencing a former Culture Ministry official to a year of hard…
Tuesday’s papers: Fears over Pink Eye, boycott threats and van Gogh theft official absolution
Egypt

Tuesday’s papers: Fears over Pink Eye, boycott threats and van Gogh theft official absolution

Updates on the proliferating conjunctivitis (or "Pink Eye") outbreak in northern Egypt takes up the lion’s share of Tuesday's front-page…
Dumping responsibility: The case of Mohsen Shaalan
Opinion

Dumping responsibility: The case of Mohsen Shaalan

Chapter One: The meeting Some time during March 2008, I was one of several artists who gathered in the meeting…
Prosecutors hear testimony in Van Gogh theft case
Egypt

Prosecutors hear testimony in Van Gogh theft case

Prosecutors have heard testimony from museum consultant Ali Raafat regarding the recent theft of Vincent Van Gogh's famous "Poppy Flower"…
Wednesday’s papers: New owners for Al-Dostour and the culture ministry blame game
Egypt

Wednesday’s papers: New owners for Al-Dostour and the culture ministry blame game

Al-Ahram leads its front page with further coverage of the van Gogh Poppy Flowers theft and the continuing aftermath. Today’s…
Culture Ministry official questioned about Van Gogh painting theft
Egypt

Culture Ministry official questioned about Van Gogh painting theft

Al-Masry Al-Youm has obtained official documents proving that Mohsen Shaalan, head of the Culture Ministry’s arts department, had written to…
Italy denies involvement in Van Gogh painting theft
Egypt

Italy denies involvement in Van Gogh painting theft

In an attempt to find Van Gogh’s stolen masterpiece, known both as Poppy Flowers and Vase and Flowers,  authorities at…
Monday papers: Van Gogh theft, ElBaradei signatures from abroad
Egypt

Monday papers: Van Gogh theft, ElBaradei signatures from abroad

The story of the theft of a van Gogh painting from an Egyptian museum is all over the Egyptian papers…
15 officials charged with negligence over van Gogh theft
Egypt

15 officials charged with negligence over van Gogh theft

North Giza prosecution yesterday charged 15 officials with negligence after the disappearance of a valuable painting from the Mohamed Mahmoud…
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