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Man Arrested for Breaking Sculpture by Bernardi Roig

VALENCIA.- A 32-year-old man has been arrested after breaking a sculpture that was on view outside the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM). The sculpture by Bernardi Roig has been valued at euro 80,000. The man was detained and arrested at 4:00 AM this past Sunday by policemen after the guard at the museum alerted them of the damage to the sculpture. An IVAM spokesperson said that the damaged sculpture has been taken to a workshop where Bernardi Roig will look at it when he visits the museum again on January 27, 2010. Bernardi Roig’s works