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November 7th, 2012

A catalogue of mishaps in art handling has been released, with victims ranging from Poussin to Roy Lichtenstein damaged. One example is Roy Lichtenstein’s early famous painting Whaam!, which was defaced by a visitor disposing their chewing gum on the painting’s surface. Tate Britain, which suffered the vandalism against a £50 million Rothko, is now planning an exhibition called Art Under Attack.Read the article via The Telegraph