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

Videos

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Ars Ardor Forma Amor

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I have no patience for details--I want to grab the big ideas by the throat, and then I'll rush passed the "I' dotting and "T" crossing

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. When I was younger and more Romantic I would have said Marcus Aurelius...does that still count?

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Sticky toffee pudding

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I love teaching, preferably art history while on location in front of the art

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