Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The Munch Theft a Diversion?

The theft of Edvard Munch's iconic, The Scream, shocked the world, not only because of the paintings stolen, not only for its boldness, but also for its apparent ineptness. The robbers had planned the crime well, but when they arrived at the Munch Museum, they had to be shown where the two paintings were.

Now, years later, after the painting has been recovered, after long months of police work, authorities are wondering if the theft was a glaring crime meant to draw attention to the real crime.

The full story from The Guardian

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