Picture taken Thursday Nov. 3, 2011 shows the sculpture "Wenn's anfaengt durch die Decke zu tropfen" ( "When it Starts Dripping from the Ceiling" ) by German artist Martin Kippenberger in the Ostwall museum in Dortmund, western Germany. A cleaner in the museum has damaged the installation, valued at 800,000 euro (US dlrs 1.1 million), by overzealously scrubbing away a patina intended to look like a dried rain puddle at its base. Dortmund city spokeswoman Dagmar Papajewski said the installation remains in place at the city's Ostwall museum, despite the damage that occurred earlier this month. Papajewski said Friday Nov. 4, 2011 the cleaning personnel had instructions to stay at least 20 centimeters (8 inches) away from the artwork and it was not clear why the patina had fallen victim to her scrubbing brush. (AP Photo/dapd/Mike Siepmann)

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Picture taken Thursday Nov. 3, 2011 shows the sculpture  "Wenn's anfaengt durch die Decke zu tropfen" ( "When it Starts Dripping from the Ceiling" ) by German  artist Martin Kippenberger in the Ostwall museum in Dortmund, western Germany. A cleaner in the  museum has damaged the installation, valued at 800,000 euro (US dlrs 1.1 million), by overzealously scrubbing away a patina intended to look like a dried rain puddle at its base.  Dortmund city spokeswoman Dagmar Papajewski said the installation remains in place at the city's Ostwall museum, despite the damage that occurred earlier this month.  Papajewski said Friday Nov. 4, 2011  the cleaning personnel had instructions to stay at least 20 centimeters (8 inches) away from the artwork and it was not clear why the patina had fallen victim to her scrubbing brush.  (AP Photo/dapd/Mike Siepmann)
Picture taken Thursday Nov. 3, 2011 shows the sculpture "Wenn's anfaengt durch die Decke zu tropfen" ( "When it Starts Dripping from the Ceiling" ) by German artist Martin Kippenberger in the Ostwall museum in Dortmund, western Germany. A cleaner in the museum has damaged the installation, valued at 800,000 euro (US dlrs 1.1 million), by overzealously scrubbing away a patina intended to look like a dried rain puddle at its base. Dortmund city spokeswoman Dagmar Papajewski said the installation remains in place at the city's Ostwall museum, despite the damage that occurred earlier this month. Papajewski said Friday Nov. 4, 2011 the cleaning personnel had instructions to stay at least 20 centimeters (8 inches) away from the artwork and it was not clear why the patina had fallen victim to her scrubbing brush. (AP Photo/dapd/Mike Siepmann)
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