• This Is a Robbery: Were the Stolen Paintings Ever Recovered? Here's What We Know

    13 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Another intriguing entry into Netflix's true-crime library , the docuseries This Is a Robbery takes a deep dive into one of the most baffling art heists in history. In 1990, two men disguised as Boston police officers broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and stole 13 pieces of art worth hundreds of millions of dollars. 30 years later, we have leads about the robbers, but we don't know very much about the art's whereabouts. Suffice to say, the stolen works have not been returned.
    The missing pieces include some of the most valuable works in art history : Govaert Flinck's...
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  • This Is a Robbery: Here's the Confounding True Story of History's Biggest Art Heist

    This Is a Robbery: Here's the Confounding True Story of History's Biggest Art Heist

    13 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Netflix's This Is a Robbery , a four-part true-crime documentary , follows the largest and most confounding art heist in history: the theft of 13 pieces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Over St. Patrick's Day weekend in 1990, two men posed as Boston police officers and robbed the museum, taking $500 million worth of artwork. While many leads have come up over the years, none of them ever panned out in the museum's favor. The paintings' status remains a mystery, and recent theories have even tied the puzzling heist to the Boston Mafia. Let's break down the most crucial...
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