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Fakes & copies

Two US museums plan to investigate their Gauguins after amateur art sleuth says they are fake

French-born Gauguin enthusiast Fabrice Fourmanoir correctly identified a fake in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s earlier this year

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Art market

Why the catalogue raisonné is the forger's bible

An international conference considered the challenges and risks— not to mention the sheer size of publications

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Art market

Fakes! Why are we seeing so many counterfeits?

Artistic fraudsters are still pushing their luck—creating works ranging from the barely believable to the downright hilarious

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Fraud

Christie’s sold fake Knoedler Rothko ‘worth’ $4m

Christie's finds itself caught up in the ongoing forgery scandal

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Art market

How has the Hain affair affected the market?

Prices have never been higher, but selectivity is vital

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Unsubstantiated claim of discovery of world's oldest Christian church

Archaeology in aid of tourism?