CULTURE & ARTS
09/15/2014 12:08 pm ET Updated Sep 15, 2014

Have Your Instagram Photo “Knocked Off” by Infamous Art Forger Mark Landis

To celebrate the release of the Art and Craft feature documentary, Hyperallergic is offering two readers the chance to have their Instagram posts “knocked off” by notorious art forger Mark Landis.

For over 30 years Landis successfully donated forgeries to over 50 US museums, including copies of original works by such artists as Pablo Picasso, Paul Signac, and Antoine Watteau. Adopting various personas, most infamously a priest, a number of museums took Landis to be a benevolent, if eccentric benefactor. The film charts Landis’ techniques while also following Matthew Leininger, a registrar from the Cincinnati Museum who set his sights on exposing Landis and his forgeries.

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