Picasso, Matisse, Monet Works Stolen in Huge Heist
Several paintings lifted from Kunsthal Museum
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2012 7:41 AM CDT
Police officers guard a cordoned off area at the rear side of the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012.   (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

(Newser) – Several paintings have been stolen in an overnight break-in at a Dutch museum, including a Picasso, a Matisse, and two Monets, the BBC reports. The Kunsthal Museum has no permanent collection, and is currently showing works by more than 150 famous artists as part of the Triton Foundation's 20th anniversary celebrations—the first time the foundation's entire collection had been on display. The museum is closed today, and police are reviewing security video and looking for witnesses.

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LoginsSuck
Oct 16, 2012 11:08 AM CDT
Anyone seen Katheryn Z or Sean C lately?
EagleEye
Oct 16, 2012 10:32 AM CDT
Thomas Crown has Them.
HANKHILL
Oct 16, 2012 9:41 AM CDT
they are at the finks house!