The Art of Theft
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The Art of Theft

2006_11_15houpt.jpgSimon Houpt, New York correspondent for The Globe and Mail’s Review section, is in town this evening to launch his new book with the help of This Is Not A Reading Series. Museum of The Missing: A History of Art Theft explores the shady and secretive world of art theft and chronicles “some of the most audacious and fascinating art heists of our times.” The book features a section entitled “Gallery of Missing Art” which focuses on stolen masterpieces. Houpt is more than qualified to write on the subject, having written about art and the auction world for a number of publications.
The event starts at 7:30pm and takes place at the Gladstone, 1214 Queen W. It might be a good idea to leave your valuables at home…