Tag: art forgery

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The Greatest Fake-Art Scam in History?

How a couple made millions on uncanny forgeries.


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.


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?


The Mark of a Masterpiece

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