Controversial Da Vinci exhibition in Taipei to be probed

Want China Times
Date: 2015-09-06
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission said Saturday that it is collaborating with

David Sun, Sept. 5. (Photo/CNA)

David Sun, Sept. 5. (Photo/CNA)

consumer protection personnel to look into a controversial exhibition in Taipei that has gained attention at home and abroad when a local boy stumbled and poked a hole in one of the paintings on display.

Chiu Yung-ho, vice chairperson of the Fair Trade Commission, told CNA Saturday that his commission is working with the Consumer Protection Department of the Executive Yuan to learn details about the The Face of Leonardo, Images of a Genius exhibition and contents of its advertising.

When asked if the commission has requested that organizers of the exhibition provide certificates of authenticity for their paintings, Chiu said such actions would signify the start of a formal investigation but his commission is still trying to collect more information about the exhibition at present.     [FULL  STORY]

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