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The most brazen, outrageous art heists

The most brazen, outrageous art heists

Can you believe that, on average, just two to six percent of stolen art is recovered?

Our sister site Mental Floss rounded up 26 famous art heists, and in many of them, the artwork was never recovered. And these are high-profile works, too: Edvard Munch's The Scream was stolen twice, and an elaborate heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum led to the permanent loss of five works by Degas.

The most interesting fact, though, might be that J.P. Morgan and Pablo Picasso were suspects when the Mona Lisa was stolen in 1911. (Police eventually found and arrested the real culprit, Vincenzo Peruggia.)

Watch the full video — and pick up some cool facts to impress your friends this weekend — below. --Meghan DeMaria