Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Giving Picasso the Elbow (Or the Big Oops)

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 1:41 PM

This is difficult to imagine.

Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn poked a hole in a Picasso painting that he had just sold for $139 million. Now if an employee had made the fatal oops, they probably would've been executed casino-mafia style.

In this case, it wasn't buyers-keepers as Wynn didn't hold the buyer to the sale. Read more.

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