The $500 Million Gardner Museum Heist, an epic art caper infographic

Hilary "chartgirl" Sargent has created another epic infographic, explaining something complicated and interesting: this time, it's the Gardner Museum Heist (background here).

Here's the PDF in full-rez glory.



  1. the sculptures are so different than the rest of the haul.  makes me wonder whether they just caught the eye of the thieves for their personal take after scooping the 2D stuff that is more obviously premeditated.

    1. Or they are two heavy paperweight-like objects suitable for weighting down some stolen canvas and paper on a cart.

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