Damien Hirst spot paintings stolen from west London gallery

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2015-06-26 13:34:17

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Damien Hirst spot paintings stolen from west London gallery

The two spot paintings by Damien Hirst were taken early on Monday morning

Two Damien Hirst spot paintings have been stolen from a gallery in west London.

Damien Hirst spot paintings theftHirst is one of the most succesful British artists of his generation

The paintings, Pyronin Y (2005) and Oleoylsarcosine (2008), are worth 15,000 ($24,537) and 18,000 ($29,444), respectively, and were stolen from the Exhibitionist Gallery early on Monday morning (December 9)by a suspect who made off in a car.

The enormous value of the collectibles market has always presented an attractive target for thieves.Last year,a number of English museums were targeted in a spate of burglaries.

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