Henri Matisse

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Miami Is a Hub for Stolen Art and Artifacts

    Two summers ago, Miami was the stage for one of the strangest FBI sting operations on record. On July 17, 2012, undercover agents set up a clandestine deal in a pricey South Beach hotel room. With hidden cameras recording his every move, an unwitting suspect carefully removed the much-coveted object ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Who Really Stole Odalisque In Red Pants?

    This week's feature is a modern-day art heist mystery worthy of the silver screen. It's got a power-hungry president, a missing national treasure, an ensemble of shady middlemen out to make a fortune, and a beautiful FBI agent intent on cracking the case. But -- spoiler alert -- one thing it doesn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    FBI Delayed Returning Stolen Matisse Painting to Venezuela Over Concerns It Was Looted by Nazis

    Hugo Chávez could have had his odalisque if it weren't for those damn Nazis. In a rare interview, FBI agents say that they delayed the return of a stolen $4 million Henri Matisse painting to Venezuela because of concerns that the painting had originally been looted by Nazis during World War II. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Stolen $3 Million Matisse Painting Recovered in Sting at Loews Hotel in South Beach

    A painting by French modernist master Henri Matisse had been missing for more than a decade, but authorities uncovered it yesterday at, of all places, the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach during an undercover sting. The painting, which is estimated to be worth upward of $3 million, is the property of SofĂ ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 3, 2009

    Fresh Produce

    A cornucopia of world-class works at Gary Nader Fine Art in Wynwood.

  • News

    December 4, 2008

    High-Class Heists

    Hang on tightly to those Picassos at Basel. Art crime is on the rise.