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November 10th, 2012

Untitled 24 Switches Rachel WhitereadSomeone has stolen Rachel Whiteread’s Untitled (24 Switches) from a central London gallery. The theft of the panel of light switches made by the artist is valued at £24,000. The work would most likely not even be recognizable as art to the garden variety thief, and any reputable dealer could identify it based on the stamp on the back and track provenance, thus confounding the gallery and its insurers as to who might have stolen it.Read the article via The Art Newspaper