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The Pompidou Centre homes Europe’s largest assortment of up to date artwork

An attacker with a knife has significantly broken a portray by French up to date conceptual artist Daniel Buren on the Pompidou Centre in Paris.

The centre mentioned that the work Peinture (Manifestation 3) was lower in an assault on Thursday afternoon.

The suspect was held after an worker alerted safety. He’s now present process a psychiatric analysis.

Consultants at the moment are deciding how greatest to revive the portray – a cotton canvas with white and crimson vertical stripes.

Daniel Buren, 81, has been knowledgeable concerning the assault.

A judicial investigation has been launched after the centre filed a criticism to police.

Peinture (Manifestation 3) was created in 1967, and bought by the Pompidou Centre in 1986.

The centre – which was opened in 1977 – homes Europe’s largest assortment of up to date artwork.

Final week, a mural by well-known artist Banksy was stolen from outdoors the Pompidou Centre.

The art work, depicting a rat with a face masks holding an artist’s utility knife, was taken from its location on the again of a highway signal.

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Media captionTransferring a Banksy from a storage to a gallery

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