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Forger who sold ‘pitman painter’ fakes jailed – BBC News

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Forger who sold 'pitman painter' fakes jailed bbc.com/news/uk-england-tyne-38741729 Share Image caption Norman Cornish died in 2014 A fraudster destabilised the international art market by selling forged works of so-called "pitman painter" Norman Cornish, a court heard. Richard Pearson, 56, from Sunderland, passed off 14 drawings and pictures to a gallery in Northumberland, leaving it more ...

High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.

Friday, January 13th, 2017

High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H. nhpr.org/post/high-art-wall-street-money-and-forgery-claims-collide-quiet-corner-nh By Todd Bookman Mercenaries IV, a painting by artist Leon Golub from 1980. Credit Jennifer Mei/Creative Commons Between 2009 and 2011, a local art history professor sold two dozen paintings from her personal collection. The works were all by a ...

F Is for Forgery: Van Gogh’s Lost Arles Sketchbook :: Visual Arts :: Features :: Paste

Friday, January 6th, 2017

F Is for Forgery: Van Gogh's Lost Arles Sketchbook pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/01/vincent-van-gogh-is-one.html Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most celebrated artists of the past two hundred years. It comes down to his uniquely known style. The way the paint builds on his canvasses to illuminates a body of water. Or the wicked curves ...

Furti d’arte in Italia: il grande lavoro dei Carabinieri

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Furti d’arte in Italia: il grande lavoro dei Carabinieri newnotizie.it/2017/01/04/furti-darte-italia-grande-lavoro-dei-carabinieri/ 04/01/2017 I furti d’arte, ancora oggi dilaganti e dalle conseguenze incalcolabili sulla conservazione del patrimonio storico-artistico del Bel Paese, hanno radici molto profonde. I primi tentativi di regolamentazione del fenomeno risalgono al 1624, ed in particolare si debbono allo Stato della Chiesa. Nonostante la ...