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

38:17
We follow a mobster's tip to excavate a lot in Orlando.

Episode 8: 'Flimflammer'

November 5th, 2018

43:51
After a parallel heist gone wrong, did Brian McDevitt succeed at the Gardner Museum?

Episode 7: 'I Was The One'

October 29th, 2018

36:51
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

32:04
This is a story about how to plot an art recovery, and then blow it entirely.

Episode 5: 'The Bobbys'

October 15th, 2018

33:02
We trace the art's possible path from Boston to Connecticut to Philadelphia.

Episode 4: 'Two Bad Men'

October 8th, 2018

40:36
Were George Reissfelder and David Turner involved in the Gardner heist?

Episode 3: 'Not A Bunch Of Jamokes'

October 1st, 2018

37:15
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

33:23
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

35:11
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

3:12
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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