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Another BIS swap? Golden toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace
Man, 66, Arrested After L1 Million Golden Toilet Stolen from Blenheim Palace
By Jamie Johnson
The Telegraph, London
Saturday, September 14, 2019
A L1 million solid gold toilet has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in an audacious overnight burglary, police said today.
The 18-carat lavatory, designed by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, was part of a new exhibition at the country home where Winston Churchill was born, and was ripped out and driven away in the early hours this morning.
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The piece is called "America" and had had been plumbed into the water system so that visitors could fully engage with the artwork, as long as they obeyed a three-minute time slot.
Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with the theft, but confirmed that the golden toilet is still missing and that there was "significant damage and flooding." ...
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