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The French Burglar Who Pulled Off His Generation’s Biggest Art Heist

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The French Burglar Who Pulled Off His Generation’s Biggest Art Heist

The New Yorker - Jake Halpern

The skilled climber and thief Vjeran Tomic, whom the French press referred to as Spider-Man, has described robbery as an act of imagination. Long before the burglar Vjeran Tomic became the talk of Paris, he honed his skills in a graveyard. Père Lachaise, the city’s largest cemetery, is a Gothic maze …

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