Archive for February, 2017

The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art – Artlyst

Monday, February 20th, 2017

The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art artlyst.com/news/the-rise-of-fake-and-forged-works-of-egyptian-modern-art/ The discovery of fake and forged works has been something that has plagued the art market for centuries. There have been a number of famous cases, including the fake Frans Hals that Sotheby’s recently sold for ten million dollars, only to have ...

Forgeries are hurting the art market – but I’d buy ones this good | Art and design | The Guardian

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Forgeries are hurting the art market – but I'd buy ones this good theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2017/feb/15/forgeries-are-hurting-the-art-market-but-id-buy-ones-this-good Jonathan Jones15/02/2017 How can you tell when the art market is terrified? Perhaps when a leading auction house sets up its own forensic department, so it can offer art collectors the additional reassurance of a battery of scientific tests when ...