Author talk and book signing: Whiteley on trial
With Gabriella Coslovich
It was a cause célèbre: the biggest case of alleged art fraud to come before the Australian criminal justice system, a $4.5 million sting drawing in one of the country’s most gifted and ultimately tragic artists, Brett Whiteley. It started with suspicions raised about artworks being produced in the style of Whiteley in a Melbourne art restorer’s studio, with secret photographs taken as the paintings took form.
In her new book on the scandal, Whiteley on trial, author Gabriella Coslovich will talk about the trial and the later sensational acquittal by the Appeals Bench.
There will be a Q & A after the talk, followed by a book signing.
Image: Brett Whiteley Self portrait in the studio 1976 (detail) © Wendy Whiteley
Friday 10 November 2017, 2.15pm
Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878
Cancellations: Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. Not negotiable.
Duration 2 hours
Location: Centenary Auditorium