Art Heists Topic of Hampton Talk
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Written by Top Event Team


As we mark the 25th anniversary of the biggest heist in history -- the
loss of $500 million worth of paintings from the Gardner museum -- is the
FBI getting close to breaking the case? Find out in Hampton, NH on Thursday, April 16, 2015.  (Click title to read more)

What kind of criminal has the audacity to steal priceless works of art?

Why do thieves tend to target Rembrandts in particular?

Join us for a special first-ever event to be co-presented by your local
public libraries!

Anthony Amore is the security chief at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
and author of "Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art

This will be a fascinating discussion about the most notorious art heists
throughout history!

WHERE: Lane Memorial Library, Hampton NH

WHEN: Thursday, April 16, 7PM

WHO: Anthony Amore is presented by SAL: Seacoast Area Libraries

ADMISSION: Free!  Signed books just $20.

IMAGERY: Headshot attached below.

For more information about Mr. Amore:

By this author

Stealing Rembrandts 
A spellbinding journey into the high-stakes world of art theft 

Today, art theft is one of the most profitable criminal enterprises in the world, exceeding $6 billion in losses to galleries and art collectors annually. And the masterpieces of Rembrandt van Rijn are some of the most frequently targeted. 
In Stealing Rembrandts, art security expert Anthony M. Amore and award-winning investigative reporter Tom Mashberg reveal the actors behind the major Rembrandt heists in the last century. Through thefts around the world - from Stockholm to Boston, Worcester to Ohio - the authors track daring entries and escapes from the world's most renowned museums. There are robbers who coolly walk off with multimillion dollar paintings; self-styled art experts who fall in love with the Dutch master and desire to own his art at all costs; and international criminal masterminds who don't hesitate to resort to violenc

Also by the same author

The Art of The Con 
Available July 14, 2015 

Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication and forgery, and with good reason. Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money. The cons perpetrated by unscrupulous art dealers and their accomplices are proportionately elaborate.

Anthony M. Amore's The Art of the Con tells the stories of some of history’s most notorious yet untold cons.