Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Scrap Metal?

Time raises the possibility that the rising price of scrap metal may be behind the recent string of public art thefts in the U.K. No fewer than 20 bronze sculptures, each weighing half a ton or more (including a 2.5-ton Reclining Figure by Henry Moore valued at more than $5 million), have been stolen there in the last six months.