Thursday, 9 September 2010

Poppies Update

Here is that empty frame which held Vincent Van Gogh's Poppy Flowers, also called Vase with Flowers, before the painting was stolen from the Mahmoud Khalil Museum in Cairo (CLICK). Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered a 1m Egyptian pound ($175,300) reward for information leading to its recovery (CLICK). The latest news is that eleven culture officials from Egypt's government have been formally charged with negligence and harming state property. If convicted they could face three years in prison.


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