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How the State House’s cultural treasures have vanished, piece by piece

There have been two legendary heists at the Massachusetts State House.
Heist of the Centuries
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 27, 2012

How a Rembrandt wound up on a pig farm

The next time you're bored on a Friday night and considering a caper at the RISD Museum, Anthony Amore wants you to consider this: you're more likely to make a few bucks begging the high school crowd on Thayer Street.
Stealing Beauty
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  August 12, 2011

A bankrobber downsizes

There's nothing like an art heist to make a journalist spout hyperbole.
Annals of Crime
By JOHN LARRABEE  |  April 15, 2011