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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Swiss Officials Seize Embattled Giacometti Drawings

Alberto Giacometti (left). Alberto Giacometti (left). Wikimedia Commons

Swiss officials have been ordered to seize a collection of drawings by Alberto Giacometti as well as photographs of the artist. The works, which have been at the center of a lengthy ownership dispute, have remained tucked away in a museum’s storage facility for over two years. The Paris-based Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation claim that the works were stolen decades ago.

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