Picasso painting truly worth $26M attacked at Tate Modern day in London – NBC Information


A man is accused of attacking a Picasso painting truly worth $26 million at Tate Modern in London on Saturday, in accordance to the The Linked Press.

“Bust of a Girl” by Pablo Picasso, dated 1944.Steve Vidler / Alamy

The 1944 oil painting “Bust of a Woman” was taken off show though the hurt is remaining assessed, the BBC reported. The BBC explained the portray was ripped.

The suspect, Shakeel Massey, 20, from north London, is currently being held until eventually a pretrial hearing on Jan. thirty and has indicated that he will deny the charge, in accordance to the AP.

“Bust of a Woman” depicts Picasso’s lover Dora Maar, who was a principal model for some of his portraits, in a semi-summary design, donning a hat and inexperienced apparel whilst sitting on a black steel chair, in accordance to the Tate Modern-day. It was painted in Paris on May well 5, 1944, in the course of the final months of the Nazi occupation.

The Tate Contemporary and Metropolitan Law enforcement did not straight away return requests for remark Tuesday.

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