She lived a life of luxury with ‘Pumpkin money’

A German socialite stole more than £1m from a Hong Kong art dealer from the sale of a pumpkin sculpture and blew the lot living a life of luxury, a court heard. Angela Gulbenkian, 39, pocketed the payment for a polka dotted piece called the ‘Kusama pumpkin’ by the Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama, but never handed over the item. She grew up in Munich and married the great-grand-nephew of oil tycoon Calouste Gulbenkian, whose fortune funded a multi-billion pound…

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