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Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes

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Teary, big-eyed orphans and a multitude of trashy knockoffs epitomized American kitsch art as they clogged thrift stores for decades.When Adam Parfrey tracked down Walter Keane--the credited artist of the weepy waifs--for a San Diego Reader cover story in 1992, he discovered some shocking facts. Decades of lawsuits and countersuits revealed the reality that Keane was more of a con man than an artist, and that he forced his wife Margaret to sign his name to her own paintings. As a result, those weepy waifs may not have been ...

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Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes
2015, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781504608183

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