Tag: art forgeries

Artists turn to vellum to beat the forgers copying their work

Hits: 81 telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/01/artists-turn-vellum-beat-forgers-copying-work/ Patrick Sawer , Senior Reporter01/10/2017 With millions of pounds at stake the art world has long wrestled with how to detect forgeries, from using chemical paint analysis to X-rays, infra-red examination and putting canvases under the microscope.…

Bizarre Pollock forgery scam targets unwary collectors in the US

Hits: 925 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…

‘Pitmen Painters’ conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

Hits: 948 sunderlandecho.com/our-region/sunderland/pitmen-painters-conman-who-made-30-000-selling-norman-cornish-forgeries-must-pay-back-only-1-1-8713940 A jailed conman who pocketed over £30,000 by selling forgeries and fakes of renowned painter Norman Cornish’s work has been ordered to pay back just £1. Richard Pearson caused destabilisation in the international market when he flooded…

A veneer of Vermeer | Chemistry World

Hits: 2 In the aftermath of the second world war, allied soldiers recovered paintings of great value that the Nazis had looted from museums during their conquest of Europe. Among these was a most remarkable work by the eminent Johann…

A veneer of Vermeer | Chemistry World

Hits: 2 In the aftermath of the second world war, allied soldiers recovered paintings of great value that the Nazis had looted from museums during their conquest of Europe. Among these was a most remarkable work by the eminent Johann…

Knoedler fakes case will go to trial, judge orders

Hits: 3 theartnewspaper.comhttp://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/159740/ Knoedler fakes case will go to trial, judge orders In a forgery scandal that shook the art world, the now-shuttered Knoedler Gallery and its former director Ann Freedman will have to go to trial in two cases…