Post photos of your stolen art

In this week's Urban Explorer, I tackle local art theft and profile a couple artists whose artwork was stolen, literally, right off the wall at a gallery and restaurant.

It's not a rare occurrence. Talk to any prolific artist and most likely they'll have a story or two about pilfered paintings.

As I reported the piece, I thought about the good it could do to get pictures of the stolen art into the public eye. So, if you read the online version of the story, there are photos of the stolen pieces I wrote about.

But there are only two photos so far. If you’ve had art stolen, I’d like to post your photos, too.

So, if you have a digital photo of your stolen artwork, go to the Creative Loafing You Shoot page and upload the photo via Flickr. Once received, we'll post the photos on the story's web page. Just think of it as a digital milk carton. And, hopefully, it’ll lead to the reuniting of you and your work.

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