Art

Virginia Woman Attacks Another Multimillion-Dollar Painting

This woman needs to be taken out to the woods and put down. She’s obviously not well. “She has been officially barred from all museums and art galleries in the capital. ” Duh!

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The woman who attacked a painting earlier this year because of its gay connotations was arrested again this month for attempting to destroy another painting at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Susan Burns, 53, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested after she grabbed Henri Matisse’s 1919 painting The Plumed Hatand slammed it repeatedly against a wall. Her actions damaged the frame, but not the $2.5 million painting, the Associated Press reports. Burns was charged with unlawful entry and taken to a mental health hospital. She has been officially barred from all museums and art galleries in the capital.  MORE

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