Hyperallergic– It’s lights-out for Picasso’s electrician! In the end to a shocking tale of intrigue and litigation, France’s high appeals court upheld a suspended two-year sentence against former electrician Pierre Le Guennec and his wife, Danielle Le Guennec, for possession of 271 stolen works by the famous painter. The couple had sequestered the works in their garage for the last 40 years, which is not exactly the behavior of people who — as Pierre alleged at his original trial in 2015 — received works of art in exchange for loyal service at the Picassos’s home in the 1970s. – read more 

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