Video Shows Banksy Print Being Stolen From Unauthorized Exhibit in Toronto

17 June, 2018, 23:32 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Video Shows Banksy Print Being Stolen From Unauthorized Exhibit in Toronto

Toronto police released the video of the theft, which is believed to have occurred around 5 a.m. on Sunday, before the exhibition opened.

Right around dawn Sunday, an unidentified person stole into an art exhibition space in Toronto.

A print by Banksy valued at $45,000 was snatched from an art exhibition in Toronto's West End curated by Steve Lazarides, the artist's former dealer.

Now, law enforcement is seeking assistance in finding a man "described as wearing glasses, black jacket, green camouflage baseball hat, blue jeans rolled at the cuff, grey running shoes, glasses".

Donald Trump swears he’s the very picture of a lovable world leader
On Friday and again on Sunday, President Trump attacked the media for the way the contentious G7 summit in Canada was covered. And never forget the " Fake News Media".

Duke's Marvin Bagley III to sign shoe, clothing deal with Puma
The Athletic is reporting that Bagley will be signing a five-year shoe deal with Puma. He added that Bagley is not the only top NBA Draft prospect Puma is talking to.

Toyota wins the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours!
There was a scare on the opening lap when Andre Lotterer made contact with the rear of Buemi's vehicle in the No.1 Rebellion.

The stolen piece is "Trolley Hunters", which depicts a group of Indigenous people stalking shopping carts in tall grass, said Corey Ross, president of Starvox Entertainment, a company that helped put on the show.

The eminent street artist's work was valued at $35,000 (€30,195), according to police.

In the video, a man enters the exhibit, picks up the print and goes out the door clutching the art piece. It displays more than 80 works. He passes through two large galleries in the midst of being installed before arriving at a wall hung with several framed prints. Meanwhile, a general-admission ticket to attend the exhibit costs about $25.

Banksy artworks often appear overnight, but they don't tend to disappear, as a print from an exhibition in Canada has done. Lazarides, who stopped working with Banksy in 2009, defended the exhibition. "She said the thief may have taken only one Banksy piece out of fear of discovery".



Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
In theory and on paper they will control the game but that does not change the way we will play. "Overall we had our chances but did not score".

Andy Murray to make comeback from hip injury at Queen's Club Championships
The former world No 1 will make his competitive return following hip surgery at the grass court tournament next week. Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app.

Jones feeling the pressure during nightmare tour in South Africa
In situations they are trying to solve problems themselves rather than trusting team mates and the system. England have a chance to salvage some pride in Saturday's third Test against the Springboks in Cape Town.

USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open
Daniel Berger (66) and Tony Finau (66) led Englishman Justin Rose (73) by one stroke, and Swede Henrik Stenson (74) by two. The scoring average of 75.33 was the highest for a third round in the US Open since 2000 at Pebble Beach.

Various E-cigarette flavorings may increase risk of cardiovascular disease
The study appeared this week in the American Heart Association's journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology . Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show tobacco use has gone down among youth.

Historic Griezmann goal, Pogba secure slender win
Goal line technology determined Pogba's goal was good, and the official awarded the go-ahead goal after checking his watch. That is the dream". "Scoring with your ear or your nose, not just your foot - it does not matter as long as it goes in".

Costa Rica v Serbia, 17 June 2018
Dusan Tadic's low cross picked out Filip Kostic , but the substitute miskicked in front of an open goal , perhaps due to a slight touch on the ball by Navas.

Mexico Defeats Germany 1-0 In Shocking World Cup Opener
However, their attempt to create history got off the worst possible start as they feel to a shock opening game defeat to Mexico . Their aggression and directness posed Germany endless problems and if other sides are as fearless , they could likewise.

Unbelievable! Taliban fighters, Afghan troops embrace amid ceasefire
He said there had been an "exchange of views" between the government and the Taliban over the past week, without elaborating. Some Afghan citizens have been calling on the Afghan government and the Taliban to extend the unprecedented cease-fire.

Rolls-Royce To Cut 4600 Jobs
Rolls shares traded 2.7 per cent higher at 851 pence early yesterday after it published details of the plan. Britain's biggest union Unite warned Rolls-Royce against cutting "too deep and too fast".