Rick Feneley

Rick Feneley

Rick Feneley is a news and features writer for The Sydney Morning Herald. His column, Then Again, appears on Saturdays. He was the paper's long-term night editor before returning to writing in late 2008.

Lady of the house

Rick Feneley Louise Herron's vision for the "most recognisable building on the planet".

Opera House chief turns high ideals into $500k reality

Louise Herron

Rick Feneley The Sydney Opera House is inviting 100 eminent Australians to help regenerate the nation's premier venue. They will be known as ''the Idealists'' and will pay $5000 a head for the privilege.

Worlds apart

Former wife confirms artworks fake

ripped off Charles Blackman art

Rick Feneley A FORMER wife of the artist Charles Blackman says she witnessed a close friend painting two works sold under Blackman's name for almost $120,000 - so she can confirm they are not his.

Family blows whistle on Blackman 'fakes'

Rick Feneley Artist Charles Blackman's family have called in police because they say the painter was asked to sign two works - sold at auction for almost $120,000 - that are not his.

Blackman's daughter uncovers signature work that isn't

Artist Franki Birrell

Rick Feneley THE family of the renowned artist Charles Blackman have called in police because they say the painter was asked to sign two works - sold at auction for almost $120,000 - that are not his.