Painting by Gerard Kearney, plagiarism by Wendy Marani

Wendy Marani: The Love Rat of Plagiarism

“I thought I was special, but now I’ve found she’s been plagiarizing around!” Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but what’s a girl to do when she finds she’s not the only one being flattered? This is what happened to UK artist Nancy Farmer, extensively ‘flattered’ by Florida ‘artist’ Wendy Marani. Nancy’s friends found Wendy so interesting they took to the internet, to find out what else she had been up to. They uncovered a sorry tale of broken hearts and empty promises. let’s remember the original fling Wendy had with Nancy’s Medusa: There were more, but this is…

painting by Don Hall: Miami Vice

Don Hall’s Secret Shame!

Marital Discord or Secret Collusion? we peer at the locked door of 671 Washington Ave, South Beach, to find out! Editor’s note: there are several artists called Don Hall, so please do not mistake them! The Don Hall in question is the one married to plagiarist Wendy Marani. So far as we can tell the others are more talented and may even have talented wives. The following story is TRUE, the quotes are all real, though the style may have been picked for comedic effect. We give you the low down on the low brow art world, with none of that…

'Medusa in England' - a painting as yet not plagiarised by Wendy Marani Hall

The Artist, the Plagiarist, and the Medusa Paintings: part 3

Letters, Lies, and the Noble Game of Guestbook-Baiting Being the continuation of a tale of woe and wrongness as detailed in parts one and two… Dear friends, news was promised… and so here is news, though of a scant quantity: The Artist was greatly wroth not only that the Evil Plagiarist had copied (with most lamentable skill) three of her best Medusa Paintings and claimed them as her own ideas, but that the same person also proposed on YeFacebooke to paint a fourth. And so the Artist bethought her of a plan most Cunning and most Simple. To this end…

"Medusa's Gimps" - copy (left) and original (right)

The Artist , the Plagiarist, and the Medusa Paintings

A cautionary tale. This is a true story. Once upon a time there was an Artist. She was not a rich artist or a famous Artist, and only a few people had heard of her, but she didn’t mind that because some people had heard of her, and some people loved very much the paintings that she painted, which were very unusual. And she painted a lot of fairies, but even though she lived very, very near to Glastonbury, the home of all the fairies, even the people there said her paintings were unusual, even the fairy paintings. And she…