'Priceless' artworks stolen from NT museum

Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.04.08

Seven paintings have been stolen from the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery.

Quoted from the article:

Darwin Police are investigating the theft of seven Aboriginal paintings from the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery.

Security staff at the museum alerted the police at 4:20am ACST after noticing thieves had smashed a window to get inside.

Police say the paintings were stolen from the building's main area.

It has been confirmed six Papunya Tula style paintings from the Western Desert and a central Australian watercolour painting have been taken.

The paintings are all highly regarded

URL: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/04/01/2204203.htm

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Gallery: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
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Telephone: +61 8 8999 8264
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