$600 million Robbery in Paris

Apparently a thief has stolen five paintings worth more than half a billion dollars from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris!    Closed-circuit TV shows someone climbing into a window, but the alarms did not go off.  Incredible!

Works stolen include Picasso’s “Pigeon with peas”:

“Pastorale” by Henri Matisse:

Still Life with Chandelier by Fernand Leger:

Update: Media are now reporting the value at $100 million.  Either way, it is a heck of a haul!


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