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Crimes of the Art

On this week’s art crime blotter: a trucker took down an Antony Gormley statue, vandals hammered a shiny public sculpture, and a Swiss dealer got in trouble for selling stolen Picassos to a Russian billionaire.

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Crimes of the Art

On this week’s art crime blotter: thieves boost a bronze Rodin in Copenhagen, man is busted for trying to sell a fake van Gogh, and two works go missing from Slovakia’s Andy Warhol museum.

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Crimes of the Art

On this week’s art crime blotter: sculptures by “the Soviet Henry Moore” smashed in Moscow, a Roman altar stolen from a British Museum, and a Chicago museum’s Ronald McDonald statue decapitated.

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Crimes of the Art

On this week’s art crime blotter: Shepard Fairey turns himself in to Detroit Police, London police swarm an artist carrying a cardboard tube near Buckingham Palace, and an artist is arrested for “abstracting electricity.”