Monday, December 22, 2014
 

Jasper Johns Assistant Charged With Stealing the Artist’s Work

James Meyer was arrested for stealing at least 22 works from Jasper Johns and selling them through an unnamed New York gallery for $6.5 million, falsely telling the dealer and buyers that Johns had given them to him as presents and that they would be in Johns’ catalogue raisonné.

Update: August 18, 2013

The NY Times has more on this story.

 

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