Skip to comments.Churchill Art Piece Called Into Question
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
(Excerpt) Read more at news4colorado.com ...
It is up at GoGov.com
I clicked on it and it took me right to MY "My Ebay" page. LOL!
Thanks :) And with that I am going to bed! Good night all. West Coast signing off early for a change.
unbelievable...you couldn't make this stuff up.
She's that Berry, CyberAnt.
Long time friend of Jesse Jackson and Bill Clinton too.
I'm no cynic, but still I think you're a cock-eyed optimist.
He got 200 hits to his auction in less than 10 minutes. It will go into the thousands.
I beginning to think you are the Forrest, Forrest Gump of our time.
Like when Forrest said, "Sorry about breaking up your Black Panther Party."
Check your Freepmail, please.
Wow! Look at all those left-handed indians!
I had to log into ebay using my own name and password. I think your safe. (But I'm not an IT guy...)
What do you mean, what do you mean??? (I sure hope it's good....it's too late to start a fight......LOL)
I doubt if they care that it's bogus. My prediction --- After WC (appropriate initials, by the way) goes down in flames, the LibRads will say he was the victim of a Vast RWC and there will be a myth of epic proportion built around him. When this happens, his forged art will be resold for a great deal more than it is now. Sad but true.
Good grief .. the whole liberal cabal is unraveling all over the place .. LOL!!
There is a scripture which says, "Everything hidden will be revealed". Looks like the revealing has begun!
Forrest seemed to be in on so many of the important events of his era. So are you.
You go, kid.
Did you see this? More fake Indian news.
I looked at it, then copied the item number, and went into my own eBay accout & searched, and got the American page.
The page posted is on eBay's Taiwan site.
That written item description is enough to gag a maggot off a gut wagon.
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?
I was thinking the same thing because eBay has strict rules against Copyright infringement. But the copyright owner has to complain to eBay.
yeah,...time for that,you bet
There have been 140 replies on this thread and over 1500 views. We all would be amazed at who lurks out there. Watch for "spin-off" articles over the weekend based on this thread. Nice going.
You did great! This made my day. I'll be sorry tomorrow night when my 4 grandkids (under 5) are here though!
I think the reporter Raj Chohan might want to know also....
A cock-eyed optimist?
Oh no. I'm just a simple country boy who got himself mixed up in the high stakes game of world diplomacy and international intrigue.
Yes, sir. Write him right now!
When I posted that eBay page in #57, there were 162 views of it.........it's over 600 now!
yeah,...though the Andale counter on that eBay listing still says 228,...it is much more,not real-time update
A. Right handedness is a Colonialist trait, so the
Indians Native Americans must be portrayed in opposition.
B. He's a Leftist, so had to artistically portray the metaphor.
C. He wasn't smart enough to realize that by reversing the image, he was also reversing the handedness.
D. Both B & C
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