Thursday, January 24, 2008

Federal Agents Raid LACMA 1-24-08

Federal agents raided four southern California museums and an art gallery as part of a multi year investigation in to illegal smuggling of south eastern Asian art and artifacts. The targeted museums were the LA County Museum of Art, the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Santa Ana, the Pacific Asian Museum in Pasadena, and the Mingei International Museum in San Diego.
Photos by  Ted Soqui c 2008