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Picasso painting worth £20m
attacked at Tate Modern

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Posted By: Ribicon, 12/31/2019 10:46:06 AM

A man has been charged after a Picasso painting worth £20m was attacked at the Tate Modern gallery in London. Shakeel Massey, from north London, was charged with criminal damage after the incident on Saturday 28 December. Massey, 20, indicated he will deny the charge while appearing at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court’ on 31 December. He has been remanded in custody until a pre-trial hearing on 30 January, the BBC reports. The Tate Modern has removed the 1944 painting Bust of a Woman from display while experts assess the damage. The painting was reported to have been ripped, however the gallery has not


I'd assess that art masterwork at around 20 cents. For his part, art renovator Shakeel (an Olde English name if ever there was one) says he dindu nuffin.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 12/31/2019 10:52:49 AM (No. 275315)
From the thug's name, it sounds like yet another reward reaped from Diversity. How long, Oh Lord, must we put up with this? Who has the guts to lay a sensible crack down, both in Europe and the U.S.?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0 12/31/2019 11:24:16 AM (No. 275336)
Shakeel is probably a Shiite, not a Sunni. Thanks, OP.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 12/31/2019 12:27:45 PM (No. 275398)
He will probably get more jail time for harming art in London than if he had murdered a real woman.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hershey 12/31/2019 12:46:57 PM (No. 275411)
They come in hordes, they contribute nothing, they hate our art, they hate our society, they hate everything about us, but still, we stupid people, welcome them and 'hope' they will take up our ways...useless pandering to barbarians who have never created a library, or a hospital or anything good, but they do build mosques, towering into the sky, so they can shout their incredibly noxious noise all over the neighborhood...send them back, each and every one, to whence they came...
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFNader 12/31/2019 4:11:11 PM (No. 275572)
How would anyone even notice that a Picasso was damaged?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimBob 1/3/2020 12:24:25 AM (No. 277048)
Two thoughts: 1) The person who would pay $20,000,000 for that 'art' is the same idiot who would pay $120,000 for the banana duct-taped to a wall. that we all read about, something like a month ago. (Yes, the same banana that some guy tore off the wall and ATE!) What some people think is 'art'.... and who are ready to spend immense amounts of -typically OTHER people's money- to purchase..... is either crazy, stupid, or some combination of the two. 2) If I painted an image like that and told my wife that it was a painting of HER...... I would have to leave the house immediately, and NEVER return, as she would probably KILL me..... and rightly so!
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