[ilds] promoting durrell

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Mon Jul 16 08:43:09 PDT 2007

Thank you Pamela.
I will come back to you with the exact references.
Sincères salutations,

Pamela Francis wrote:

> Marc--I have access to JSTOR and Project Muse and basically everything else. 
>   If the articles you need are full text, I can email them to you.  And for 
> that matter, if they're not full text, I can find them, copy them, and mail 
> them to you.  Oh!  I see you live in France.  Well, let me know what you 
> need and I will do my best to get it for you.  I'm known here on the 
> Humanities side of campus as the Knowledge Wrangler, so give me something to 
> wrangle, and it shall be wrangled...glad to help--Pamela Francis (Subverter 
> of all copyrighting...)
>>From: Marc Piel <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>
>>Reply-To: marcpiel at interdesign.fr, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] promoting durrell
>>Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 15:38:02 +0200
>>Hello everyone,
>>This is not related to LD!
>>Is there someone in the group who has acces to
>>I would be gratefull if someone can help me obtain
>>acces to some articles!
>>Thanks in advance and best wishes.
>>slighcl wrote:
>>>Dear David:
>>>Grand idea about the flier with bibliography and quotes.  Of course,
>>>intimate, enthusiastic conversations between friend and friend and
>>>between lover and lover will always bring in more readers of Durrell.
>>>Here is another update about the Whitely oil titled Justine, soon up for
>>>auction.  That painting is really making news.  I post it again in
>>>reference to our current questions and answers about how Durrell's name
>>>survives posthumously.  A million dollar sale for a work of art named
>>>for a Durrell work is not unimportant in the scheme of things.  With the
>>>numerous articles published in the Australian and Art World press,
>>>Durrell and Justine have now been noted in print perhaps more all at
>>>once than any time since their original appearance.  Perhaps
>>>somewhere--on a bus, in a pub, or outside the auction house--someone
>>>will be saying to herself, hmm, Justine?  Didn't my mate from university
>>>talk up that book?  I just may have to take a look.
>>>What can you tell us about this "celebrated Australian artist," David?
>>>Has he ever talked about Durrell as a source of inspiration?
>>>Held on Tuesday, 7 August at 6pm, Melbourne
>>>The Bonhams & Goodman Fine Art auction on Tuesday 7 August will be the
>>>most significant sale conducted by the company in Australia. It recently
>>>announced the consignment of an iconic nude by the celebrated Australian
>>>artist Brett Whiteley with pre-sale estimates of $1.4mil-1.8mil as well
>>>as an impressive work by Sir Arthur Streeton with an auction estimate of
>>>$400,000-500,000. Also included in the auction is a particularly
>>>important self portrait by James Gleeson and three major works by Albert
>>>Tucker, widely considered to be the fastest appreciating artist in the
>>>current Australian market.
>>>The Whiteley oil titled Justine depicts the artist's wife, Wendy,
>>>sun-baking on Sydney's Bondi Beach reading the novel, Justine by the
>>>modernist writer Lawrence Durrell. The painting was exhibited at the
>>>Whiteley Studio, the museum established in Surrey Hills, Sydney to mark
>>>the life and work of the artist until it (the picture) was sold
>>>privately by the Whiteley estate in 2004.
>>>This important painting is appearing at auction for the first time
>>>having been consigned by a private Sydney collector. Justine is expected
>>>to break the auction record for a painting in this genre by Whiteley or
>>>by any other Australian artist. National Head of Art at Bonhams &
>>>Goodman, Geoffrey Smith said, "The Whiteley is an icon of 20th Century
>>>Australian art and we are delighted to have been appointed to conduct
>>>the sale."
>>>Charles L. Sligh
>>>Department of English
>>>Wake Forest University
>>>slighcl at wfu.edu
>>>ILDS mailing list
>>>ILDS at lists.uvic.ca
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