A Brush With Genius: Analytics as Art Fraud Sleuth
Excerpt: No one knows the annual losses individuals face from art forgeries, but it’s substantial. And the losses are not just financial. As the blogger at Art Theft Central observed, exposed forgeries “ruin the reputations of galleries, dealers, foundations, and museums” and, of course, the supposed experts who validate the provenance of the artwork.
- Master forger comes clean about tricks that fooled art world for four decades (guardian.co.uk)
- Ripping off a ripoff (andrewgelman.com)
- ion beams detect art forgery (smarteconomy.typepad.com)
- Can you love a fake piece of art? (bbc.co.uk)
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