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PE at an exhibition in Paris - looted "golden" installation

February 3 2007

From the Paris Exhibition of Contemporary Art Fund "Cartier" was stolen gold bar - part of the installation «Frustrum» American artist. The very creation is very symbolic in nature and also includes a vessel filled with oil, a projection screen and audio equipment. In the ingot engraved with the inscription - "the entire visible is a blind carbon copy."

How to tell the organizers of the exhibition, ingot, who was a multimedia installation by American artist Gary Hill (Gary Hill), was stolen from the exhibition hall on Wednesday night. No details of theft, they refused to report. However, sources close to the investigation of the crime, told the agency that the premises where the work was exhibited Hill broke into two or three armed men wearing masks, tied up and kidnapped a guard bar.

"Frustrum" exhibited in the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris from October 27, 2006, reports AFP.

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