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Art Fakes

Online Trove Of Haring And Warhol Works Is Probably A Fake

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts

By Eileen Kinsella This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Pure Evil gallery owner Charles Uzzell Edwards halted sales of this and ot...

Our Brain Reacts Differently When Told Art Is Fake

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

Today it is deemed logical to travel great distances and pay a lot of money to see a single masterpiece, an original work of art. To do all this for a...

FAKE: Motherwell Painting Declared A Forgery

nytimes.com | PATRICIA COHEN; Compiled by DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

A forged Robert Motherwell painting was branded with the equivalent of a scarlet letter on Tuesday in a legal settlement involving three art galleries...

WATCH: Art Forgery Ring That Tricked Steve Martin Heads To Trial

Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts

The trial has begun on a massive art forgery case in which the suspects are accused of having made about €16 million from sales of meticulously fake...

What Happens to Confiscated Art 'Fakes'?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

2010-09-29-forgedart.jpgWhat to do with counterfeit art is determined on a case-by-case basis, often dependent upon whether or not the owner knew that it was a fake. Proving fraud, intentional deception, is often quite difficult.