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Pompidou Centre apologizes for broken artwork

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"Visitors at a 2005 exhibit at Paris' Pompidou Center. The Pompidou Centre said Thursday it had apologized to US contemporary artist Corey McCorkle after one of his artworks broke when it fell to the floor of the Paris museum."(AFP/File)
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"The Pompidou Centre had promised to take additional measures to prevent damage to artworks after two contemporary works from its Los Angeles: 1955-1985 exhibition were broken in September 2006.That incident followed an attack in January 2006 during which a man used a hammer to damage an upturned urinal called "Fontaine" (Fountain) by Marcel Duchamp." ...Source
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