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Damage caused by the art heist at AnArte Gallery Monday morning.
Two paintings valued at a total of $40,000 were stolen from an art gallery near Alamo Heights early Monday morning, and the business was also vandalized, the Express-News reports
Security footage from around 4:30 a.m. captured a black pickup truck pulling up to AnArte Gallery
, located north of Alamo Heights on Broadway, the daily reports. A man in a hoodie was shown exited the vehicle,
The incident was the second time the gallery has been targeted this month, according to the Express-News
. On May 6, someone smashed a window at AnArte, and surveillance footage captured a similar-looking truck outside of gallery at around 2 a.m.
The two stolen paintings, titled Mariposa
and Indigenous Man — After Edwards Curtis
, are by San Antonio advertising executive-turned-portrait artist Lionel Sosa. It was Sosa's first solo exhibit, the Express-News
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