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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