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.

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The Art Thief

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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

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Ars Ardor Forma Amor

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Efficiency, confidence, and relentless optimism

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who dismiss Europe, food, and art without engaging it...to know the good stuff is to love it

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

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

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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