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Picasso artwork swiped from Miami’s Art Week

Miami.
Picasso artwork stolen in Miami. Image by James Willamor / CC BY-SA 2.0

A silver plate engraved by Pablo Picasso has been stolen from Art Miami, one of the satellite events that surrounds the Art Basel Miami Beach contemporary art fair. The piece which dates from 1956 is valued at around $85,000 and went missing sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning. Police investigating the robbery have said there is no video surveillance or witnesses to the theft. Read more: miamiherald.com