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Copy of Ancient Laocoön Sculpture at Legion of Honor Vandalized – ARTnews.com

A 20th-century copy of an ancient sculpture of Laocoön in San Francisco has been vandalized. Housed outside the Legion of Honor, the marble sculpture is currently missing some of its figures’ heads, according to ABC7, which first reported the news last Friday. The original Laocoön and His Sons, owned by the Vatican Museum, features a Trojan priest and his sons ensnared by sea serpents ...

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A Conspiracy Theorist Who Vandalized Hunter Biden’s New York Gallery Has Been Arrested

A conspiracy theorist filmmaker was arrested last week for vandalizing the New York gallery representing U.S. president Joe Biden’s 51-year-old son, Hunter Biden. The vandal, Rod Webber, entered Georges Berges Gallery on Friday afternoon with a can of pink spray paint in hand. (Webber later claimed on Twitter that it was a bottle of washable hair spray.) He scrawled the word “daddy” on a wall ...

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Hunter Biden’s art gallery vandalized, employee attacked: Police

A man accused of vandalizing Hunter Biden's art gallery and attacking an employee has been arrested, police say.Rodrick Webber, 47, was detained at approximately 3:40 p.m. Friday at the George Burgess Art Gallery in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City after he defaced artwork inside the gallery, representatives for the New York Police Department said in an email to the Washington Examiner.Webber allegedly ...

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Art installation vandalized at Oxley Nature Center – FOX23 News

TULSA, Okla. — Vandalism at an outdoor art exhibit that commemorates the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre is not deterring the artist who created it.The Greenwood Art Project (GAP) installed Sarah Ahmaud’s project, “The American Dream” along the walking trail at Oxley Nature Center only to recently discover it had become destroyed.GAP director Jerica Wortham says the hand sewn flowers that took hours to make ...

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Vancouver Mural Festival artwork vandalized downtown

Police are investigating after several pieces of public art were destroyed in downtown Vancouver.  The interactive, open-air exhibits at Hastings and Hornby streets were part of the Vancouver Mural Festival and were discovered smashed on Friday morning. Photos posted online show the installations tipped over with the walls smashed. The art pieces included augmented reality and were part of an effort to create safe experiences in public spaces ...

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Dozen of Artworks Vandalized on Berlin’s Museum Island – ARTnews.com

Weeks after its discovery, a startling case of vandalism at Berlin’s most popular museums remains without an explanation or a suspect. On Tuesday night, German authorities released details confirming local media reports that more than 70 artworks and artifacts on Berlin’s Museum Island—which includes the Pergamon Museum, the Neues Museum, and the Alte Nationalgalerie—had been sprayed with an oily substance. Per the outlet Deutsche ...

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Fremont church art project honoring Black lives vandalized

FREMONT — An art installation honoring Black lives at a Fremont church was vandalized over the holiday weekend, according to the church’s pastor. The “Pray Their Names” installation at Niles Discovery Church in Fremont, conceived by Rev. Katie Morrison of Sonoma, features around 160 red hearts affixed to wooden posts, with names of Black people who have been killed in incidents of racial violence ...

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