Friday, November 30, 2012

The greatest art thief of the past decades

Forget all the art robberies that have made the headlines in recent years - the linked article points to the late former president-dictator of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos, as the greatest art thief of recent times. He used government funds to buy over a hundred masterpieces by the likes of Picasso, Van Gogh, Renoir, Rembrandt and Cezanne - which have all gone missing after his removal from power. Well worth reading.

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