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art forgery

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The Greatest Fake-Art Scam in History?

How a couple made millions on uncanny forgeries.

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A 20th-Century Master Scam

How a London con man turned a struggling painter into a master forger, sold more than 200 fakes, and exposed the art industry as its own worst enemy.

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Stealing Mona Lisa

Was the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre actually a smokescreen to obscure an even more audacious art crime?

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The Mark of a Masterpiece

The man who keeps finding famous fingerprints on uncelebrated works of art.