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The Art of the Steal

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
This film looks at the controversy surrounding the art collection of Dr. Albert C. Barnes, a millionaire who amassed a remarkable selection of significant works during the early 20th century. Barnes sought to keep his priceless pieces together as part of his foundation even after his death, but the involvement of numerous parties led to the scattering of his collection. This documentary sheds light on how his wishes were violated by a handful of opportunistic individuals.


Director: Don Argott

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

The Art of the Steal (2009)

Release Date: February 26th, 2010|1 hr. 41 min.

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