'The Art of the Steal’ Raises Tough Questions About Donor Intent

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A new documentary details the fight over the stewardship of the Albert C. Barnes art collection.

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A new documentary details the fight over the stewardship of the Albert C. Barnes art collection.

Foundation executives are forever complaining about the lack of publicity for their strenuous, benevolent labors. They now have The Art of the Steal, an independent film directed for 9.14 Pictures by Don Argott. This is not the publicity they had in mind.

The Art of the Steal took the Toronto International Film Festival by storm last fall, has been opening to packed crowds in select theaters around the country, and was purchased by IFC Films for nationwide