Noah's Latest News
Invited to Consult to UN on Art Crime
Noah has been invited to participate in this year's ISPAC meeting on art crime. ISPAC is the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Committee to the United Nations' Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Program.
The History of Art in 12 Paintings
Noah has been chosen by The Teaching Company to prepare a featured course for their prestigious Great Courses series. He will film a course of his design, called "The History of Art in 12 Paintings," which will be published in the summer of 2015. Noah is the youngest professor ever to be featured in the Great Courses series.
Art Crime Conference at the V&A Museum in London (7 November)
Through ARCA, Noah is organizing a day-long symposium on art crime, hosted by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The symposium will be held on 7 November 2013 and will consist of two sessions, one on "Art Forgery and Provenance," the other on "Art Recovery and Rewards." Speakers include Noah, Vernon Rapley, Richard Ellis, Charlie Hill, Claire Hutcheon, and Jonathan Jones. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.
TED 2014 Finalist
Noah is a finalist to be one of the twenty annual TED Fellows at the main TED event in 2014. Fingers crossed!
Writing for Esquire
Noah is thrilled to announce that he has begun to write for his favorite magazine, Esquire. You can find links to his articles on his Articles page or on his blog.
Noah in The New Yorker
Noah is quoted as an expert on art forgery in a recent New Yorker feature article about Mark Landis.
Noah's "The Secret History of Art" Blog
- Food Tour of Ghent, BelgiumGhent may be the coolest small city in Europe. It combines an incredible history (for a long while it was the second largest city in Europe, behind Paris), with great art (Van Eyck’s Adoration of the Mystic Lamb is the single most-influential painting in history), kind people (who speak excellent English, making it easy for visitors), [...]
- Interview with National Book Award Winner James McBrideMy How I Write interview this week, in The Daily Beast, is with James McBride, fresh off his win of the National Book Award.
- How I Write Podcast Interview: Elizabeth GilbertThe Secret History of Art Podcast will begin featuring selected audio interviews from the popular weekly How I Write series in The Daily Beast, in which I interview fellow authors about the writing life and tricks of the trade. We begin with my interview with mega-best-selling author of Eat Pray Love fame, Elizabeth Gilbert. You [...]
- Jared Diamond vs Richard DawkinsThe last two weeks of my How I Write author interviews for The Daily Beast feature a pair of very famous science writers, Jared Diamond and Richard Dawkins. The two interviews are particularly interesting to read back-to back. You’ll find Dawkins here and Diamond here. Enjoy!
- Art Crime 2nd Only To Drugs in UKA BBC News report shows that organized criminal groups are targeting art in the UK, as detailed by British police. The estimated value of art crime in the UK is some 300 million pounds, making it the second-highest-grossing criminal trade in the country, behind only the drug trade. This report comes shortly after the ARCA Art [...]