‘Fakes, Forgeries and Fun’ at the FIA



FLINT — Laney Salisbury, author of the book, Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art, will be the guest lecturer at the Flint Institute of Arts on Jan. 15 at 4 p.m as part of the Bray Lecture Series.

Salisbury will discuss the fastpaced and fascinating thriller about the darker side of the art world, which she co-authored with fellow investigative reporter Aly Sujo, in what Scotland Yard called the “biggest art fraud of the 20th century.”

Following the lecture and book signing, Pizza, Art Trivia, & More—a family program designed for children 4 and up — will begin at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required to participate in this activity. In addition, a discussion of the book, Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art, will be held on Jan. 27 and Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in Isabel Hall.

Books are available in the Museum Shop. The Bray Lecture, family activities and book discussions are free to the public.

For more information visit www.flintarts.org or call 810-234- 1695. The Flint Institute of Arts is located two blocks off I-475/1-69 in the Flint Cultural Center between the University of Michigan-Flint and Mott Community College. — G.G.


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