Organizer fails to clear up dispute over controversial exhibition

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/09/07
By: Christie Chen

Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) The organizer of a controversial exhibition in Taipei on Monday failed to clear up the dispute surrounding some of its displays, issuing only a short statement reiterating its previous remarks that all of the paintings in its exhibit are authentic.

“All of the paintings on display at the venue are authentic, and all have been carefully confirmed and appraised by our curatorial team when the artworks were borrowed from their original owners,”organizer TST Art of Discovery Co. (京銓藝術) said in a statement posted on the exhibition’s Facebook page.

“There is absolutely no malicious deception on the part of the organizers,” TST Art of Discovery said.

It added that those who have questioned the authenticity, painter and date of the paintings at “The Face of Leonardo, Images of a Genius” exhibition should provide certificates of authenticity to prove their points.     [FULL  STORY]

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