You Could Fill a Museum by Bloomberg Businessweek

Missing masterpieces draw headlines, but most stolen art is crushingly quotidian-a family portrait "lost" by a moving company, a landscape snatched with the jewelry during a break-in. The FBI's database global database contains more than 7,200 items - Stradivarius violins, Calder mobiles, Tiffany lamps, and at least one clown painting.