Noah Charney

Noah Charney, twenty-seven years old, holds degrees in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art and Cambridge University. He is the founding director of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA), the first international think tank on art crime. He divides his time between New Haven, Connecticut; Cambridge, England; and Rome, Italy.

Books by this Author

The Art Thief

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Ars Ardor Forma Amor

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. They are silly phrases in Slovene, which I speak (with atrocious grammar) with my wife

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Nessundorma," Social Distortion's "Angel Wings," Dropkick Murphy's "Fields of Athenry," Radiohead's "Fake Plastic Trees," Sunny Day Real Estate's "In Circles"

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. My dog, Hubert van Eyck, has a pretty sweet deal going

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Founding ARCA, an international non-profit organization that studies and combats art crime

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