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


Meet Noah Charney

Noah Charney discusses the field of art crime, studying at Oxford university, and the truth in his novel "The Art Thief."

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Ars Ardor Forma Amor

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. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Painting and drawing as brilliantly as the artists I admire

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

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

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Where I am, sitting in the Umbrian countryside, writing