Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Boy George: Icon

A bizarre news story surfaced today. A Greek Orthodox Bishop was watching a TV documentary on singer Boy George (as they do) and spotted a 300 year old religious painting hanging on a wall during an interview sequence, which he identified as having been illegally stolen from Cyprus.

Boy George apparently bought the religious icon in good faith in the mid 1980s from a well-known art dealer for a considerable sum. He has agreed to return the painting to the church, free of charge.

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