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Art cop Robert Volpe, art crime detective

Laurie Adams

Art cop Robert Volpe, art crime detective

by Laurie Adams

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volpe, Robert, -- 1942-,
  • Art thefts -- New York (State) -- New York

  • Edition Notes

    94746

    Statementby Laurie Adams.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 240 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23252757M
    ISBN 100396070272

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      Robert Volpe, a former NYPD detective, reportedly carried around the kind of protection his spiritual advisers bragged would make Louima’s evil bogeys suffer. First Italian-American detective sergeant of the NYPD's Homicide Division and head of the "Italian Squad", he was a pioneer in the fight against organized crime in the United States. He was murdered while secretly investigating the Sicilian Mafia in Palermo.

    art crime follow-up: nypd’s art cop – robert volpe Following the recent posting on this site regarding the investigation of art-related crimes, I received some follow-up concerning this department’s history, and the Detective who was known as “The Art Cop” – Robert Volpe. Robert Volpe was the Sherlock Holmes of the art world. The veteran detective was the sole member of the NYPD’s Art Identification Team, the only squad in the entire country dedicated to solving art-related crimes. Volpe spent 12 years outwitting criminals, discovering forgeries, breaking up stolen art rings and hunting down missing masterpieces.


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Robert Volpe, a member of the New York City Police Dept, is a crime detective, specializing in art theft. This book tells of his experiences in various cases of missing art from legendary institutions such as the New York Public Library and the Metropolitan Museum of art/5. Art Cop: Robert Volpe, Art Crime Detective Hardcover – December, by Laurie Adams (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 3/5(1). Volpe died in and there are several good obituaries available online for those who are curious as to the rest of his story. I found this book to be an interesting companion read to Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures, which describes a more recent art cop's experience and challenges (from - 3/5(1).

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, Laurie. Art cop Robert Volpe, art crime detective. New York: Dodd, Mead, []. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Adams, Laurie.

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Contents. Introduction. 1: The Square. The Art Teams First Case. In addition to visiting art galleries, auction houses, and museums, Hrycyk read the book by Laurie Adams, Art Cop, about the work of a former undercover New York City narcotics officer, Robert Volpe, who was probably the first detective in North America to investigate art theft full-time.

Knelman writes. Robert Volpe, who died Tuesday at 63, was founder of the New York Police Department's art crime unit, which sent him around the world in search of purloined cultural treasures.

Growing up in South Brooklyn in the s and s, Volpe discovered unusual twin passions: art and fighting : BRADLEY HOPE. Art Cop Robert Volpe, Art Crime Detective by Laurie Schneider Adams starting at $ Art Cop Robert Volpe, Art Crime Detective has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

WASHINGTON — Robert Volpe, a painter, sculptor, gallery owner and New York police detective who became internationally known as the “art cop”. Laurie Adams wrote a book about Volpe in called "Art Cop." And speaking of art and life, a man who appeared on an episode of Law & Order Author: Jen Chung.

In the Fall issue of The Journal of Art Crime, editor-in-chief Noah Charney interviews Joshua Knelman, a journalist living in Canada who's first book, Hot Art, is about investigating stolen art.

In it he profiles Don Hrycyk and follows the story of several heists and their subsequent investigations. Along the way he speaks with a number of ARCA staff and colleagues. Checkered Crime.

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Laurie Schneider Adams’s most popular book is A History of Western Art. Laurie Schneider Adams has 59 books on Goodreads with ratings. Laurie Schneider Adams’s most popular book is A History of Western Art.

Art Cop: Robert Volpe, Art Crime Detective by. Laurie Schneider Adams. avg rating — 6 ratings — published Want. Volpe, who wrote Art Cop, a book about his experiences, died of a heart attack. He attained fame in the s as the only detective in the country assigned to investigate art fraud and theft.

But it was NYPD arttheft detective Robert Volpe who ended up recovering more stolen Matisses and Raphaels and Lichtensteins than any other cop in the world, drinking wine with foreign ministers. Robert Volpe; World-Renowned 'Art Cop' By Adam Bernstein, Washington Post Staff Writer.

Robert Volpe, 63, a painter, sculptor, gallery owner and New York Police Department detective who became internationally known as the "art cop" for tracking purloined art on the black market, died Nov.

28 at his home on Staten Island, N.Y., after a heart attack. Robert Volpe was the Sherlock Holmes of the art world. The veteran detective was the sole member of the NYPD’s Art Identification Team, the only squad in the entire country dedicated to solving art-related crimes.

Volpe spent 12 years outwitting criminals, discovering forgeries, breaking up stolen art rings and hunting down missing masterpieces. Many of these titles are of particular interest to collectors of fine art, since these books are now rare and collectible in their own right.

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I noticed that Volpe's father, Robert, a famous New York City detective known as "the Art Cop," was not in court. In his heyday, Robert Volpe had recovered Picassos and Byzantine artifacts stolen Author: Marie Brenner. Art cop Robert Volpe, art crime detective 16 copies, 1 review; World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art 14 copies; Art on Trial: From Whistler to Rothko 13 copies; ALICE WHIPPLE FOR PRESIDENT 11 copies, 1 review; Alice and the boa constrictor 11 copies; Exploring Art 10 copies; 19th-Century Art: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides) by 4 copies.

Art theft has become a significant concern in many countries. This article examines several aspects of the crime, including motives of thieves, problems in collecting theft data, law enforcement response, and security.

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