Gabriella Coslovich

Whiteley on Trial

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

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, a heroin addict who died alone in 1992. 

It started with suspicions raised about artworks being produced in the style of Whiteley in a Melbourne art restorer's studio. Secret photographs were taken as the paintings took form. 

Publisher: 
Melbourne University Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

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