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Knoedler owner Michael Hammer may be liable for fraud over fakes, New York judge finds

theartnewspaper.com/news/knoedler-owner-michael-hammer-liable-for-fraud-over-knoedler-fakes-new-york-judge-finds Laura Gilbert Michael Hammer seated at the defense table during the 2016 Knoedler fakes trial Photo: Elizabeth Williams, courtesy Illustrated Courtroom In a warning shot to gallery owners, a Manhattan federal judge has sent to trial two collectors’ claims that…

$80 million art scam fooled the experts

cnbc.com/2018/08/16/think-you-can-spot-a-fraud-this-80-million-art-scam-fooled-experts.html Scott CohnAugust 17, 2018 Art lovers need to take a scientific approach to avoid buying fakes. The biggest art fraud in modern U.S. history was shockingly simple. Yet it went on for 15 years, duped some of the world’s…

Bizarre Pollock forgery scam targets unwary collectors in the US

theartnewspaper.com/news/news/bizarre-pollock-forgery-scam-targets-unsophisticated-collectors-in-the-us/ One of the suspected fakes submitted to IFAR in 2013, painted in acrylic on cardboard and signed “Jackson Pollock” (Photo courtesy IFAR) A forgery scam that poses a “significant threat” to unsuspecting art buyers has been uncovered by the…

These Forgeries Fooled the Art World—What about You?

artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-forgeries-fooled-art-you 1-8-2017 Artist Elmyr de Hory is famous for his fakes. Throughout the 20th century, he forged the likes of Matisse, Picasso, and Modigliani—and did it so skillfully that he managed to pawn off more than a thousand of his own works as…

(Synthetisch) DNA op kunstwerken helpt niet tegen vervalsingen

(Synthetisch) DNA op kunstwerken helpt niet tegen vervalsingen www.columns-ton-cremers.nl/synthetisch-dna-op-kunstwerken-helpt-niet-tegen-vervalsingen/ In De Volkskrant van 14 oktober 2015, pagina V11, stond een kort artikel: Kunstwerken krijgen hun eigen DNA. Wetenschappers van de State University New York zouden een unieke, synthetische DNA-code ontwikkeld hebben waarmee…

A Controversy over Degas

A Controversy over Degas http://artnews.com/issues/article.asp?art_id=2896 A bronze sculpture of the Little Dancer made from the supposed “lifetime plaster” is on the cover of the catalogue for the exhibition “The Complete Sculptures of Edgar Degas” at the Herakleidon Museum, Athens. Experts…