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Gallery thefts deter artists

On the night of April 12 a color photograph of ours was stolen from a locked display case in the Student Center's Wiesner Art Gallery. This picture was part of an exhibit of our photographs which ran from April 2-14.

Having spent several hundred (mostly enjoyable) hours preparing this exhibit, we found this theft very disheartening. We were honestly quite shocked that someone would venture to forcefully remove a work on display in the gallery. Thefts of this kind will greatly discourage student artists from displaying their work in the gallery for fear of losing the fruits of many hours' labor. This would indeed be a sad state of affairs for the only student art gallery on campus.

Christopher B. Moore '90->

Anastassios E. Petropoulos '91->