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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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"Your post is a perfect example of the fabulous humor and knowledge here at FR. :-)"
- We can but try Neddie, we can but try.
I read it to my husband......he just died laughing!
Because he's alleged to have lied about his Indian heritage, military service, and painting authenticity, by obviously conservative, traditionally ethical citizens, his lecture fees will skyrocket and the number of college engagements will flower. If he's persecuted by the right, the left has to come to his defense.
Very good. Also "kinkogif" and "kinkoward" are potentials. (Ok, I'm reaching here. Work with me...)
This is an incredible thread!
The woman in the right of the picture reminds me of a sepia colored picture in a CA history textbook - 7th or 8th grade, I believe. Will ask around.
Anyone with middle or high schoolers who have history books at hand?
"This is a Ward Churchill original oil painting complete with documentation. Wether or not Ward copied the piece is not relevant."
WAIT a minute! If the painting is original, it's original and NOT copied. A copyist cannot claim "originality". However, if its a painted copy or facsimile of an original, the copyist must credit the original artist - even if its a photographer. I know, because I sometimes use photos for my own "art models" - not having any live models at hand. However, I am not a copiest nor a duplicator. I use a figure or face in a photograph as a guide for proportion and gesture for my entirely original subject.
Churchill is a thief and a fraud! By providing a document of authenticity guaranteeing originality with his plagiarized/copied/duplicated art work, this PHONEY Indian and fraudulent artist has committed a compounded crime. No wonder Churchill hates law enforcement, the courts, the FBI and the CIA - all of them MUST have records on him. I suggest the IRS should check him out too. Churchill get worse by moment to moment exposures. It's JUSTICE!
I can't wait for this 'Cigar Store Creep', 'Professor Sitting Bullsh*t' to come to Pittsburgh to lecture at Carnegie Mellon or Pitt.
He'll be in deep Fake-Indian doodoo!
After the lecture, he will either be in jail after reacting poorly to our questions (taunts), or he'll be on the Fort Pitt Bridge ready to jump off and take his worthless, fraudulent life!
I can't wait.
"The funny thing is if he did not make such a scene after 9/11 his fraud could have gone on for years unnoticed.. kind of makes you wonder who else is out there.."
Ultimate HUBRIS is a "funny thing"...usually fatal.
By their fruits ye shall know them...
I 'bout fell out of my chair on that one LOL! Only we who have served on those gray steel beauties remember the image you just conjured up!
Mona Lisa, Mona Lisa men have copied you... :-P. Bet it was beautiful.
If only Da Vinci and Van Geogh had this stuff available:
I wonder if Ward has any Etch-a-Sketch copies of Remington's stuff ???
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