September 15, 2009
Multi million dollar Andy Warhol collection stolen!
A multi million dollar collection by Andy Warhol has been reported stolen from businessman Richard Weisman’s house.
Dubbed “The Athletes” collection, these works include 10 brightly colored silk screen paintings depicting famous athletes like Muhammad Ali and OJ Simpson, among others, and a portrait of Weisman himself. The collector was a friend of Warhol and a former investment banker who discovered the theft on September 3rd. Los Angeles police have not found any leads to the case yet.