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British Man Could See Pricey 'Chagall' Painting Burned As A Fake

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — When British collector Martin Lang submitted one of his paintings to a French committee, he was hoping to find out if it was an authen...

NY Dealer Admits To Selling $80 Million Worth Of Fake Art

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 09.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A New York art dealer admitted Monday she took part in a 15-year scam that fooled art enthusiasts into buying more than $80 million of cou...

Galleries Buy And Sell $30 Million Worth Of Fake Art

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- More arrests were planned in the criminal case against a New York art dealer accused of peddling counterfeit art for 15 years as the undis...

The Worst Place On A Cruise Ship Is Not What You'd Think

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

If you ask regular cruisers, they might tell you to avoid the cigar bar or the Lido Pool area. But for me, it's the art auction area.

Prolific Forger And Guy Who Caught Him Team Up For Exhibition

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

It's not easy to be a famous artist, but it also sure isn't easy to paint like one. That is why we are so pleased to hear about the "Faux Real" exhibi...

Famed Mary Todd Lincoln Painting Actually A Fake

Posted 02.13.2012 | Chicago

A long-celebrated portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln which hung for decades in the Illinois governor's mansion has been deemed a fake. James Cornelius, ...

Fake Artist's Painting Sells For Big Bucks

Posted 11.18.2011 | Arts

It's not easy to make a name for yourself as an artist these days, and doubly so if you're not a real person. But there seems to have been no trouble ...

False God: A $4.1 Million FAKE?

ARTINFO | Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

When a statue of a Mayan goddess obtained €2.9 million ($4.1 million) in Paris on Monday, it set a world record for a pre-Columbian artifact sold at...

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.

Culture Clicks: Weekly Art News Roundup

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Emily Waldorf

Koons's BMW 'Art Car' to Run at Le Mans Endurance Race in June (Bloomberg), Annie Leibovitz Sued by Brunswick Capital for Finance Fees (Bloomberg), and more!