Pimp My Submarine: Why Art Forgers Want to Get Caught

The Secret History of Art’s latest article in The Atlantic is about John D. Re, the recently-convicted art forger and submarine enthusiast.  According to my years of research, which went into my forthcoming book, THE ART OF FORGERY (Phaidon 2015), many of history’s most famous art forgers really wanted to get caught.  Here’s why.


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