In this 1976 file photo, pop artist Andy Warhol smiles in New York. The Andy Warhol Museum is launching a live video feed from the pop artist’s gravesite to honor his 85th birthday. Warhol’s 85th birthday would have been Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Warhol died in 1987. AP
FBI offers reward in Missouri theft of Warhol prints
Associated Press / 11:01 PM April 12, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — Federal investigators looking into the theft of artwork — including Andy Warhol prints of Campbell soup cans — from a Missouri museum hope a $25,000 reward stirs up leads.
The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/1qNasNo ) reports the FBI announced the reward Monday.
The FBI says the break-in at the Springfield Art Museum took place on April 7 and involved the theft of seven of 10 Andy Warhol prints on permanent display. The site’s Warhol collection is valued at $500,000. TVJ