Did you ever think that winches, chains, a 23 foot long tube and a tower of steel would be standard equipment if you were an art handler?
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The scene was the middle of the night at the Four Seasons restaurant on Park Avenue, since 1959 the home of “Le Tricorne,” a 19-by-20-foot stage curtain painted by Pablo Picasso. The largest Picasso in America was the center of a dispute between the owners of the piece, the New York Landmarks Conservancy, and Aby J. Rosen, the owner of the landmark Seagram Building, where it resided. Mr. Rosen wanted it taken away.
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