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forgeries

Resale of Forged Artwork Is a Bustling Market

Jackson Pollock's allegedly fake "Untitled," 1949/1950. (Courtesy New York Times)

Well, here’s a bit of a bummer about the sale of forged art works, courtesy of Patricia Cohen in the New York Times:

“The resale of fakes is a persistent and growing problem without a good solution, say collectors, dealers, artist estates and law enforcement agencies. Although the Federal Bureau of Investigation can seize forgeries in criminal cases, these represent only a tiny portion of the counterfeit art that is circulating. Read More