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Caveat Emptor

The FBI's Most Convincing Forgeries Get Their Own Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

Upon entering "Caveat Emptor" you will likely be able to recognize the exhibition's work with confidence. Iconic pieces made famous by art legends lik...

Yer Cheatin' Art, Part II: Conversation With an Art Forger

Janice Harper | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

Like a method actor who lives the role he plays with such intensity and focus that he begins to instinctively move and think like the character he is playing, an art forger needs to channel his ancestral muse so that he can envision a convincing -- and compelling -- fabrication.

Yer Cheatin' Art: An Art Forger Tells All (Part I)

Janice Harper | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

For all the forgers' mastery of art, there remains the troubling issue of morality. What does it mean to turn such a phenomenal skill toward criminal ends? And just how criminal is it, really?

"Healthcare" Dilemma? Plastic Surgeons Seek a PR Facelift

Martin Luz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Luz

Thanks to decades of PR, our perception of "healthcare" has become so skewed that it includes self-esteem choices, to which the industry's ever-more-expensive products and services are indispensable.

Thank You, Bill Maher, For Asking Where in the World is Barack Obama and What is He Going To Do About Healthcare?

Anne Dunev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne Dunev

Most decent people cannot conceive that anyone would profit from knowingly harming others. That is the flaw in capitalism. And that is one reason that evil can exist.

Where Caveat Emptor Still Stalks the Land

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

I've met all too many people educated in our "best" schools who have come to believe that selling toxic waste to customers is a legitimate part of a noble, even moral, endeavor called capitalism.

Andrei Vavilov Calls $53.5M Plaza Hotel Penthouse "Attic-Like," Sues

Reuters | Edith Honan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The buyer of a $53.5 million penthouse apartment in New York's famed Plaza Hotel says the apartment turned out to be an "attic-li...