Take this for what it's worth, since I admittedly do not know anything about the art world. Regardless, I still contend that at some point in the not-so-distant future, we will look back and say, "Remember when art galleries used to have $30 million masterpieces sitting unprotected in hallways where patrons could accidentally stumble into them, slam them against the wall, or even pull down their pants and literally wipe their bare buttocks on them?" I have held this belief ever since I read about the clumsy lady who lost her balance while walking in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, tumbled into Picasso's “The Actor” painting and caused a six-inch tear resulting in $65 million in damage. Really? That's all it takes to destroy a priceless Picasso -- one false step by any of the hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Met? Everyone is cool with that? Then I started reading about the non-accidental attacks on art, like the recidivist art-attacker in the D.C. area who first tried to tear an $80 million Gauguin painting off the wall of the National Gallery of Art, then followed that up four months later by returning to the National Gallery and body-slamming...

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