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Posted on 02/24/2005 10:19:19 PM PST by Fizzie
Churchill Art Piece Called Into Question
by CBS4 News reporter Raj Chohan
Feb 24, 2005 8:03 pm US/Mountain BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) Boulder County resident Duke Prentup has been a fan of native American art for as long as he can remember. That love of art took him to the home of Ward Churchill in the early 1980's, where Prentup bought several pieces of Churchill's art, including a serigraph titled "Winter Attack."
"I have enjoyed them ever since immensely, they're obviously up inside my house," Prentup said.
Last month came a stunning revelation, though, as as Prentup flipped through a 1972 book called The Mystic Warriors of the Plains written and illustrated by the late artist Thomas E. Mails. He found a sketch that was strikingly similar to the Churchill piece.
(Excerpt) See the rest of the article, and photo comparisons of the 2 pieces of art here: http://news4colorado.com/topstories/local_story_055200531.html
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I'm an alumnus of CU twice over, but it's been many years since I donated anything to them. I feel not one bit guilty about that.
Well .. if she hired him - then it proves how ignorant she really is.
Me? Huh......I'm not the one who alerted the world that the shuttle was missing; that would be you!
All kidding aside, these are my VERY favorite FR threads......I'm sitting here just laughing all by myself!
Re: your post #111. My God you are right! They are all left handed! LMAO.
Churchill will counter with his "artistic license", thus making this an original.
Why would Ward paint such a thing? A band of oppressed left-handed Indians?
You're absolutely right. A fraud, through and through. No originality, nothing. Sad, really. I suspect we'll be hearing more about this man's fraudulent body of work. But on the upside, it does give the Board of Regents more ammunition to get rid of him.
Starting a thread while watching NASA-TV is child's play.
You, and others, do the heavy lifting.
I wonder how Katie might cover this story?
I was surprised she was there; I thought she's the type that would have never left "the coasts."
LOL...I'm just laughing and laughing here..........LOL......I love the left-handed thing!
On the other hand, it is well known in academic circles that you do not use others concepts without proper citation - that is called PLAGERISM. And a guy could get fired from a University for that.
It's not the thread, friend; it's knowing when it's been too long. You knew that.
We need to get word to Ryan Mails that his dads work ala Churchill is on Ebay!
You're probably right. But it's notoriety will be earned through its fraudulent nature and folks will at least know the truth about it.
Has Olberman declaring that Rove is behind this? Is Lousie Slaughter is on the case?
Me too, Howlin, just laughing and laughing. Worked late tonight, couldn't sleep, and here I am, happy to have passed on the News4 story while it was still fresh.
He's so handsome dontcha think?
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