Crime Blotter: Photos Stolen from MoMA PS 1, Then Mailed Back

By David Schonauer   Tuesday November 14, 2017

Was it a case of overwhelming temptation and then crushing regret? The New York Times reports that two photographs by Carolee Schneemann valued at $105,000 were stolen from MoMA PS1 — and then returned in the mail. The photographs were part of the current exhibit “Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting.” The museum became aware that the photographs were stolen on Oct. 30. But four days later, the photographs were mailed back to the museum in a FedEx package, with no substantial damage or explanation, according to the New York Police Department.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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