• WHEN Sunday 22nd October, 11:30am
  • WHERE Carrus Crystal Palace, Tauranga Waterfront
  • TICKETS $20 (TECT $16)
    Writers Day Pass $60 (TECT $48)
  • DURATION 60 mins

It’s estimated that art crime is the world’s third-biggest criminal enterprise behind arms and drugs – and New Zealand is not exempt.

From Foxton forger Karl Sim (who changed his name legally to CF Goldie) to ‘Dick Frizzell’ works on Trade Me, from a Chinese village (where paintings are reproduced to perfection) to art ‘liberated’ during World War 2, Tauranga author and art historian Penelope Jackson lifts the lid on New Zealand’s art crime in this illustrated talk.