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the fine art of murder

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A murder is committed in an art gallery overnight by a copycat artist, using the same manner, technique and materials used by the artist whose work is on display. An art critic is convinced that the perpetrator has committed this murder, not because of the usual motives of revenge, anger, jealousy, greed, etc. but as a work of fine art in itself.
Paperback, 1, 183 pages
Published 2013 by Maine Authors Publishing
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Greg Chandler
Mar 15, 2013 Greg Chandler rated it it was amazing
A television art reporter is murdered in a gallery following an opening. The sculpture on display is the work of Collete Whiten. She has molded plaster directly on her subjects and displays the casts, which produce an eerie three dimensional effect, as if somehow still inhabited. The body is found in one of the castings, as if entombed in a plaster sarcophagus.

The amateur sleuth, is an art critic who believes the motive of the murder is art. The corpse, presented encased in plaster, is an extens
Mariellen Eaton
Interesting premise. Lots of dialogue, but I learned about art and its history.
Apr 21, 2013 Susawuorinen rated it really liked it
murder in an art it murder or art? Good mystery...good read
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