Arts & Letters Live: Noah Charney
International bestselling author and art historian Noah Charney is famous for his dynamic exploration of art crime. His new book, The Museum of Lost Art, explores the world’s most important lost treasures through an illustrated guide to art that has been destroyed, stolen, and vandalized. He provides unprecedented access to a figurative museum of disappeared masterpieces.
Charney is a professor of art history and the founder and president of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art. He is the Pulitzer-nominated author of 12 books, including several international bestsellers, among them the Pulitzer Prize–nominated, Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and The Invention of Art (2017) and Phaidon's The Art of Forgery (2015). He lives in Slovenia with his family and their hairless dog, Hubert van Eyck.