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Posts Tagged: Durer

Fake Art in Museums


The Secret History of Art’s latest feature is in Aeon magazine, on the proliferation of fakes on museum walls–when museums know full well.

A Cabinet of Dark Curiosities


A postcard of an invented Carpaccio painting leans against a bookshelf lined with inviting leather-bound tomes, while an elaborate polygon of paper hangs from a thread, swinging its angular shadow… More ›

Interview with James Fox, New Face of BBC Arts


In case you missed it on the front page, The Secret History of Art interviewed James Fox, the latest and youngest in a long line of excellent BBC arts presenters.  The art historian, professor at… More ›