Parisian curators spotlight dark-themed art

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"Rape" by Edgar Degas. The work is on loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art for "Crime and Punishment" at the Musee d'Orsay which runs through June 27. Source: Musee d'Orsay via Bloomberg

The Musee d’Orsay in Paris has assembled more than 400 paintings, prints, drawings, posters and photographs under the title “Crime and Punishment.”

Sinister works, with subjects from serial killers to femmes fatales, by artists from David to Degas, comprise this thematic exhibition which also includes the last guillotine used in France.

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