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Judge orders Danish artist to repay museum after delivering blank canvases

A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martínez. A Danish artist recently gave a small museum a run for its money. Jens Haaning had received about $76,000 to create art reflecting on wage inequality. But when the art arrived, the museum found new works on empty canvases entitled "Take The Money And Run." A judge ordered Haaning to return the stipend. But because the museum exhibited the blank canvases, he was allowed to keep his artist's fee - money for old rope. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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