Two paintings by one of the most famous contemporary artists were stolen in London in the morning on December 9th.
Was stolen two paintings : «Oleoylsarcosine» and «Pyronin Y», created respectively in 2008 and 2005. Police believe the thief is deliberately hunted for these pictures and ask potential witnesses to help in the investigation of crime .
” My heart sank after police informed me about hacking ” – distressed manager Nathan Engelbrehdt gallery.
” We opened in September and it was a real coup – get the picture Hirst. And then four days later they were stolen , “- says the manager .
Hirst is the richest living artist in the world – in 2010 his fortune was estimated at £ 215 million .
In September 2008, Hearst sold the complete collection of Beautiful Inside My Head Forever at Sotheby’s for £ 111 million ( $ 198 million ), thus breaking the record for the auction with one artist.
Author: Olga Broskova