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).
Posts Tagged: forgery
Art Crime: Forgery, Provenance, Recovery, Reward
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 ›
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 ›
Despite being the estimated third highest-grossing criminal trade worldwide, behind only drugs and arms, according to the US Department of Justice, Scotland Yard, the Carabinieri, and other notable… More ›