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.
Posts Tagged: fakes
The Secret History of Art’s latest feature for Salon.com is “How To Spot a Fake.” Can you tell the difference between originals and forgeries?
Come and see The Secret History of Art at one of the events to mark the release of the new book, THE ART OF FORGERY (Phaidon).
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… More ›
Ken Perenyi is an American painter who, for many years, made a lucrative living as a forger of 18th and 19th century paintings. The paintings he chose to forge were well-chosen, in that they were 1)… More ›
The Secret History of Art is in the midst of teaching his annual art and architecture course in Rome for Brown University, and the internet access is limited, but we’ll keep the goodies coming… More ›
You can view a Slovenian documentary film on art forgery, “Vsak Ima Svojo Resnico” (Everything Has Its Own Truth), directed by Nina Blazin and made for RTV Slovenija, here. The… More ›
Forgery fascinates. Whether a forged painting or Shakespeare play, our interest in fakes and forgeries is akin to our interest in magic. A fake is an illusion, created by a magician/forger who… More ›