Last Seen

10 EpisodesProduced by WBUR & The Boston Globe

It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. W… read more

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Episode 9: 'The Big Dig'

November 12th, 2018

We follow a mobster's tip to excavate a lot in Orlando.

Episode 8: 'Flimflammer'

November 5th, 2018

After a parallel heist gone wrong, did Brian McDevitt succeed at the Gardner Museum?

Episode 7: 'I Was The One'

October 29th, 2018

Was the world's greatest art thief the inspiration, or actually the mastermind, of the Gardner heist?

Episode 6: 'Befriend And Betray'

October 22nd, 2018

This is a story about how to plot an art recovery, and then blow it entirely.

Episode 5: 'The Bobbys'

October 15th, 2018

We trace the art's possible path from Boston to Connecticut to Philadelphia.

Episode 4: 'Two Bad Men'

October 8th, 2018

Were George Reissfelder and David Turner involved in the Gardner heist?

Episode 3: 'Not A Bunch Of Jamokes'

October 1st, 2018

Was the heist planned in the belly of Boston's criminal underworld operating out of a Dorchester auto body shop?

Episode 2: 'Inside Job?'

September 24th, 2018

On the night of the heist, security guard Rick Abath made the critical mistake of letting the thieves into the museum. In this episode, we ask if it was indeed a mistake.

Episode 1: '81 Minutes'

September 14th, 2018

In 1990, two thieves stole 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We take a closer look at what happened that night.

Introducing 'Last Seen'

July 16th, 2018

A look into the largest unsolved art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. …
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