Noah Charney
Noah Charney is an internationally best-selling author of more than a dozen books and a professor of art history specializing in art crime. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly says of the 2024 release The Thefts of the Mona Lisa: The Complete Story of the World's Most Famous Artwork that "Charney tracks the eventful life of the Mona Lisa in this rollicking account.... The result is both a thrilling tale of true crime and a rigorous work of art history."

He is the also the author of 2023's
Brushed Aside: The Untold Story of Women in Art, which Publishers Weekly calls "illuminating" and Foreword Reviews calls "spirited." His 2022 book, The 12-Hour Art Expert: Everything You Need to Know about Art in a Dozen Masterpieces, was favorably reviewed by Publishers Weekly,Booklist, and Foreword Reviews. Other critically-acclaimed books include 2021's The Devil in the Gallery: How Scandal, Shock, and Rivalry Shaped the Art World and co-author, with Jaša, of Making It: The Artist's Survival Guide. Charney regularly updates these social accounts: