Academic Catalog 2019-20

HUM 5119 Art Crime

Art crime is one of the largest criminal enterprises worldwide. It takes a variety of forms: art theft, antiquities looting, vandalism, forgery and deception. This course discusses the varieties of art crime and the motivations for these criminal activities. The course includes dramatic stories of thefts and recoveries of stolen art works, unsolved cases, acts of vandalism, and art forgery from the past to present.


4.00 units