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The Missing Piece: The Truth about the Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa

  • BEST BET
    DATE: May 17 2013, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Cost:
    $13.
    CATEGORY: Arts and Exhibits
    VENUE INFORMATION:
    Denver Art Museum
    100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
    Denver, CO 80204

Think fancy gadgets and high-tech tools are a requirement for a high-profile heist? Not when you’re Vincenzo Peruggia­­—the man who stole the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911. In this documentary combining historical photographs, interviews with Peruggia’s descendants, and a large dose of humor, discover how this housepainter from Italy pulled off one of the greatest robberies of all time, in one of the simplest ways possible. Fri 7-9 p.m. 

 

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