The Easel

Was History’s Greatest Art Theft an Inside Job? The Creators of the “Last Seen” Podcast on Investigating the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

The 1990 theft from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is rated art’s biggest ever heist. Even after resorting to unorthodox methods such as a social media campaign, the case is unsolved. Now, a TV series is being tried. “As years have gone by, I’ve gotten far more suspicious about [the guard’s] activities that night … there’s really still something there … the mystery just deepens over time.”