Art Theft a Danger to Preservation

The recent theft of a Picasso pencil drawing underscores the true "cost" of art theft. The work, recently stolen from the Weinstein Art Gallery in San Francisco is so recognizable the it's unlikely the thief will ever be able to sell it. Art experts, including the museum's curator, are concerned that this could lead to the destruction of the drawing. Read the entire story at the Caroline Ashleigh art blog.

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