Woman on Trial for Kissing Painting
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Here's an update on the woman in trouble for kissing a painting. Sam Rindy left a lipstick smear on a $2 million work by Cy Twombly and now she's on trial. The prosecutor accused her of savagery. The painting's owner wants more than $2 million in compensation for the damage. Sam Rindy said earlier this year she thought her lipstick improved the white untitled painting. And her lawyer now says it was an act of love.
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