Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Beaverbrook nonsense drags on

The squalid story of the endless campaign of the heirs of Lord Beaverbrook to take back the fortune in art that he long ago donated to the Beaverbrook Gallery in New Brunswick continues.

May the new arbitrators be as decisive as the previous ones in dismissing the heirs' efforts and billing to them the costs of the fight. But in the meantime, it's a chance to draw attention to Jacques Poitras's much praised book on the subject: Beaverbrook: A Shattered Legacy, published by Goose Lane Books
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