The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, October 1, 2016


John Peter Moore Convicted For Touching Up Dali
John Peter Moore with Dali during a trans-Atlantic voyage to New York.
MADRID, SPAIN.-John Peter Moore, the former personal assistant of Salvador Dali, has been convicted for touching up an original painting of the Spanish surrealist master, the Dali-Gala Foundation announced today. John Peter Moore, a British citizen who was Dali's closest aid for 20 years, was accused of manipulating the 1969 painting The Double Image of Gala, said Oriol Garcia, spokesman of the Dali-Gala Foundation.

Mr Garcia said that according to the court ruling of October 20, Moore reduced the size of the artwork, which was inspired by the painter's wife, Gala, and later hang it under a different name Dali Painting Gala at one of his galleries in Figueres.

Moore, now 85, was convicted on October 20 together with his wife, Catherine Perrot, of "damaging the moral rights of the author", he said. Both Moore and his wife have also been ordered to pay compensation of an estimated $US1.2 million to the Gala-Dali's foundation as well as to pay the restoration costs of the painting.






Today's News

October 29, 2004

Surrealist Painter James Gleeson, 88, Awarded Medal

John Peter Moore Convicted For Touching Up Dali

Important British Paintings 1500-1850 at Sotheby's

Photojournalist George Silk, 87, Dies

Warhol's Death And Disaster Leads Sale

Legendary Designer Visits Milwaukee Art Museum

E.T. Original Poster Could Sell For $250,000

Miami Art Museum Presents Fabian Marcaccio

Kenneth Garrett, David Alan Harvey, and Michael Yamashita

UNESCO-Italy Agreement to Protect Heritage

Los Angeles Rectangle Gallery Presents Ink 92

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Stone Age mummy Oetzi still revealing secrets, 25 years on

2.- Tunisian remains found by British researchers prove 100,000-year human presence

3.- Rembrandt's four earliest paintings reunited for the first time at the Ashmolean

4.- Baltimore Museum of Art is one of only two major U.S. museums to feature an installation by transgender artists

5.- Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old human skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck

6.- Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture

7.- Rich London residents angry over Tate Modern voyeurs

8.- V&A Museum chief quits to fight nationalism post-Brexit

9.- Exhibition in Turin celebrates the most important family of Flemish artists

10.- Pointillism is now the focus of a high-calibre exhibition at the Albertina in Vienna

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful