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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