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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You know this how? Never mind I don't wanna know. (grin)
This has been a super great thread...Tracking down art copyright. WOOOOHOOOO. thanks for the fun all!
I think I remember seeing the top image when I was searching the other day. I'm off to work here shortly and don't have time, but it is worth a search if someone has time.
Can someone with the computer skills take several famous paintings, do mirror images, and sign Churchill's name to them? Maybe they could be advertised as WARD CHURCHILL GENUINE FAKES on ebay.
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