Anthony M. Amore

discusses

Stealing Rembrandts:
The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists

in conversation with INGRID NEUMAN

CANCELED DUE TO THE SNOWSTORM

RESCHEDULED FOR FEB. 20

This event includes a book signing

Date

Feb
5
Wednesday
February 5, 2014
8:00 PM

Location

FPC Parish House
3 Church St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Cambridge Forum is pleased to welcome art security expert ANTHONY AMORE and conservator INGRID NEUMAN for a discussion of Amore's book Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists, co-authored by investigative reporter Tom Mashberg.

Amore and Neuman will discuss the crime of art theft and the ways that the intangible value of the stolen objects affects efforts to locate and retrieve them, along with the threat theft poses to the physical materials that art works are made from. What makes stealing art different from other kinds of theft? How does the art itself change the way its caretakers—the security expert or the conservator—approach their jobs?

Anthony M. Amore
Anthony M. Amore

Anthony M. Amore

Anthony M. Amore is an expert in security matters and head of security and chief investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. He is the co-author of Stealing Rembrandts, which was a Wall Street Journal True Crime Best Seller. Before joining the Gardner Museum in 2005, Amore worked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and was a Special Agent with the Federal Aviation Administration. He lives in Boston, MA.

Ingrid Neuman
Ingrid Neuman

Ingrid Neuman

Ingrid A. Neuman earned a M.A. and a Certificate in Advanced Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in the Conservation of Historic Art and Artifacts in Cooperstown, New York. Prior to establishing her own private practice, Neuman held the position of Head of Sculpture Conservation at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center in Williamstown, Massachusetts where she also taught in the Graduate Art History Department at Williams College. While in the Berkshires, she also served seven years as a conservation consultant on the board of the Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance where she conducted numerous conservation surveys for the cultural institutions in the state of Vermont and presented workshops on the preservation of museum collections. She currently works as the Museum Conservator at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, RI.

FPC Parish House
3 Church St., Cambridge, MA 02138

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