Retracted: Story about missing Picasso in Philadelphia

An imposter posed as NYC art curator to spread the supposed news.

'Woman with Mandolin,' by Pablo Picasso, 12x18, charcoal on newsprint

'Woman with Mandolin,' by Pablo Picasso, 12x18, charcoal on newsprint

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Statement from editor Danya Henninger:

Billy Penn is retracting this article. The main source named was not the person they claimed to be — see this new article for more detail.

The original article did not meet the standards we try hard to achieve with the many important stories we tell on a daily basis. As editor, the fault rests with me, and I apologize to all readers for the error.

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