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
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And the "inspired" fontsize was so small that it looked like a smudge, and I'm sure those boatloads of senior citizen shoppers couldn't make it out even with their reading glasses on.
Deceptive labeling like this reminds me in so many ways of WC. It's such a shame that up until now the name "Churchill" has invoked images of greatness. Now that name is forever tarnished.
Fire up, dude!
How about Genune American Indian Jewelry, made by real immigrants from India?
Actually, this POS has been discrediting CU for as long as he's been there only now it's out in the open. Like Cockroaches, we all know there are many, many more of these frauds in academe, each awaiting a simple look.
Look at the facts here - Churchill, despite all of his obvious and easily detected frauds was sailing along under the radar, appealing to his group of radical zealots, until his essay on 911 got press - Over two years AFTER it had been written. Once the spotlight was trained, all of his fraud has come tumbling out and I hope his fate is now determined - Termination without severance or benefits.
I am very certain many, many of these intellectual frauds would suffer similar fates if given a similar airing of their outrageous 'scholarship'. These frauds and charlatans have been free to ply their trade in American Universities far too long and, in the process, have replicated their ideas into the heads of their unfortunate students. IMO Churchill is really not much different than cult chieftain Charles Manson or a Radical Islamic Imam in charge of a Madrassas.
W. C. FRAUDS?
And who knew Solomon was a Republican?
Yeah I got my TV on....
I am going to break my long-standing habit of avoiding O'Reilly tonight to see what he has to say about this fraudster.
I was satisfied that the news of the first picture was shown, as well as another playing of the tape where Churchill hits the reporter.
I also was glad to see that if they do't do anything about Churchill, the people of Colorado are going to go ballistic.
Very good point. However, copying art and passing it off as original has got to be a sin in academia? Right? If not I've got an original Mona Lisa I'd like to sell to CU.
By the way, has he cut his hair, or was that an old picture? If he has cut his hair, I think it is because he was too recognizable to the general public. I bet he was getting a lot of harassment on airplanes as he flew to his speaking engagements.
Are those two pictures Ward Churchill's?
Certificate of Authenticity is included
Churchill is a garden variety democrat who got caught. He can spit-shine his answers all day long, but you can't put a high shine on a turd.
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