Event

Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters: The New Zealand Story

Talk

  • Past event
  • Philip Carter Family Auditorium
  • Free
Image: uploads/2017_01/Penny_Jackson.jpg

New Zealand author Penelope Jackson talks about the often hidden part of New Zealand's art history and cultural landscape: art crime. 

This lecture, based on her meticulously researched book of the same name, will cover some of New Zealand’s most scandalous art crimes of the last 100 years—some notorious but others covered up by embarrassed owners and institutions.

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This year’s weekly ArtBite programme is about to start! From Friday 10 February, we will again offer a weekly presentation of a work on display here at Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The aim of these 30-minute talks is to give you an art break in the middle of your day. We know you’re busy, so this isn’t a long lecture meant to take up too much of your time. And they’re free. With a new work presented each Friday at 12.30pm, the information will be fresh so you can impress your friends during your weekend socialising.

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