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A Renaissance of Mysterious Circumstances

“I start with a blank and there’s nothing more horrifying than a blank canvas” — artist Lee Krasner.

New York City, December 1990: thieves stole four paintings in a span of five days. Nearly thirty years later, one of the recovered paintings made history at a Sotheby’s auction. This is the story of those thefts—and one artist’s revival.

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Journalism
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Shoe Leather
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July 20, 2022

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This episode's duration is: 26:55