Empty Frames

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Welcome to Empty Frames Season 1 is about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist: In the early hours of March 18th, 1990, two thieves posing as police officers were admitted into the Gardner Museum in Boston. In 81 minutes they stole 13 pieces of artwork, among the paintings stripped from their frames were works by Vermeer, Degas, and Rembrandt. Season 2 tackles other angles of art crime. We hear from the owners of an antique store who found a famous stolen painting, we discuss a stolen da Vinci with Turbo, & we dig into Gardner heist minutia. Season 3 begins 5/19/20.Read more »

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