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£500,000 Solid Gold Sculpture by Douglas Gordon has been stolen from Christie’s

November 30th, 2012

Douglas Gordon The Left Hand and the Right Hand Have Abandoned One AnotherA solid gold sculpture called The Left Hand and the Right Hand Have Abandoned One Another by Douglas Gordon has been stolen from Christie’s in London. The scrap value alone is estimated at £250,000, while the insured value is £500,000. “I don’t think this is an art theft,” Gordon said. “I’m pretty sure it has been melted down.” Gordon said that a curator had told him about the theft and then later a Christie’s representative informed him on November 29th that it had been stolen, 16 days after the crime was reported to the police. Christie’s has said the incident is under investigation and did not comment on the matter.Read the article via The Guardian

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