Neglect “Scent of a Girl” … one man allegedly needed to get his arms on Picasso‘s expensive Bust of a Girl, for which he was arrested and has now been charged. Hoo-ah!
20-year-old Shakeel Ryan Massey was arrested this weekend for damaging the 1944 oil portray on show on the Tate Trendy gallery in London … valued at $26 million. It depicts French photog Dora Maar — PP’s outdated muse — besides all cube-y and abstract-like.
In response to the BBC, the man allegedly “attacked” the portray and left it ripped by some means. A Tate spokesman says the art work is being assessed by their conservation crew, and the gallery stays open. In different phrases, the portray — a Picasso unique — is in surgical procedure.
As for this younger fella, he is reportedly been charged with prison injury and appeared in court docket this week … solely to be informed he’d be held in custody till a pre-trial listening to on the finish of January. He is apparently already indicated he plans to struggle the cost.
The portray is of different noteworthy worth apart from being achieved by the well-known painter — it is stated to have been created in Paris in the course of the closing months of Nazi occupation.
Our query … what’s safety like at this joint, and the way straightforward is it to leap a rope and come up with a portray price this a lot money??? Simple sufficient, allegedly.