Subject: Fakes

The forger who fooled the art world

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Hawtree, The Spectator, 17th Jun 2017.

NOPD arrests reputed art forger wanted in New York

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski, The Times-Picayune, 15th Jun 2017.

Imaging helps to spot fake ancient daggers


Springer, Science Daily, 12th Jun 2017.

Judge Declines To Dismiss Art Forgery Case Involving Former Franklin Pierce Professor

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman, New Hampshire Public Radio, 12th Jun 2017.

Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo's Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 9th Jun 2017.

The fine art of forgery to be on display

(New Zealand)

Alister Browne, Manawatu Standard, 7th Jun 2017.

Skip the fake, snag the masterpiece

(United States of America)

Colleen Walsh, Harvard Gazette, 5th Jun 2017.

Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 3rd Jun 2017.

One of S Koreas Most Famous Paintings, but by Whom?

(South Korea)

Haeryun Kang, Korea Exposé, 2nd Jun 2017.

REVEALED: The fake portrait among Ashmolean masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Luke Sproule, The Oxford Times, 30th May 2017.

'I wasn't cock-a-hoop that I'd fooled the experts': Britain's master forger tells all

(United Kingdom)

Simon Parkin, The Guardian, 27th May 2017.

Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media

(Hong Kong; United States of America)

Catherine Shaw, Wallpaper, 26th May 2017.

Fake relics "found" in Michigan at turn of century still provoke interest

(United States of America)

Michigan Radio, 25th May 2017.

True or 'Valse'? Eccentric art museum features genuine fakes.


Claudia Capos, The Boston Globe, 19th May 2017.

Numismatics—acquiring old coins—outperforms other investments

(United States of America)

The Economist, 18th May 2017.

Injecting Your Painting With Synthetic DNA Could End Art Forgery as We Know It


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 15th May 2017.

It ain't me babe: Dealer uncovers Dylan art forgery

(United Kingdom)

Dayla Alberge, The Guardian, 11th May 2017.

Ancient stele turns out to be fake


Hurriyet Daily News, 11th May 2017.

A New Particle Accelerator Will Help Identify Art Forgeries, Because Science


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 10th May 2017.

A Group of Seven mystery


Marsha Lederman, The Globe and Mail, 6th May 2017.

The Art Market's Modigliani Forgery Epidemic


Milton Esterow, Vanity Fair, 1st May 2017.

Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police


John Smith, EuroWeekly, 27th Apr 2017.

Wendy Whiteley stunned by forgery case acquittals


SBS, 22nd Apr 2017.

Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters


Julia Halperin, The Art Newspaper, 21st Apr 2017.

Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says

(United States of America)

Michael Braun, News-Press, 20th Apr 2017.

Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 20th Apr 2017.

Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 18th Apr 2017.

Nat'l museum pushes ahead with exhibit to show Chun Kyung-ja's 'Beautiful Woman'

(South Africa)

Yonhap News Agency, 18th Apr 2017.

Kanagawa officials turn to police after failing to locate Munakata woodblock print replaced with a photocopy


The Japan Times, 18th Apr 2017.

Fake money was part of everyday life in Roman Cumbria

(United Kingdom)

North-West Evening Mail, 17th Apr 2017.

Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner

(United States of America)

Artlyst, 13th Apr 2017.

FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 10th Apr 2017.

LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols

(United States of America)

Don Debenedictis, Courthouse News, 6th Apr 2017.

Forging Papers to Sell Fake Art


FBI, 6th Apr 2017.

Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum


Daily Sabah, 6th Apr 2017.

Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio, The Science Times, 4th Apr 2017.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus, Live Science, 4th Apr 2017.

The secret lives of works of art: What percentage of a museum's holdings are likely to be fakes?


Noah Charney, Salon, 2nd Apr 2017.

Court Orders Antiques Dealer to Pay Gallerist $1.1 Million Over Fake Renoir in Bizarre Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 31st Mar 2017.

Lawsuits, forgeries and family feuds: The afterlives of famous artists


Sara Hamdan, CNN, 31st Mar 2017.

Art dealer knocks 'phony' King David sculpture displayed in the Met

(United States of America; France)

Isabel Vincent, New York Post, 26th Mar 2017.

Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art?

(United States of America)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 16th Mar 2017.

The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades

(United States of America)

Natalie Zarrelli, Atlas Obscura, 16th Mar 2017.

Why everyone's talking about forensics in the art market


Stephanie Dieckvoss, Apollo, 15th Mar 2017.

Shadow of Old Masters' Forgeries Hangs Over an Art Fair


Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 15th Mar 2017.

Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators' ability to judge an object's quality is not

(United Kingdom)

Mark Jones, The Art Newspaper, 13th Mar 2017.

After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire

(United States of America)

Penny Arevalo, The Orange County Register, 10th Mar 2017.

Antiquities agency chief says Jordan Codices fake


The Jordan Times, 9th Mar 2017.

Four Tefaf art dealers in disrepute due to potential forgeries


Daan van Lent, NRC, 8th Mar 2017.

As Dubai's Skyline Adds a Trophy, the Architect Calls It Stolen

(United Arab Emirates)

Peter S. Goodman, The New York Times, 8th Mar 2017.

No takers for large collection of works belonging to art forger

(New Zealand)

Lindy Laird, The Northern Advocate, 7th Mar 2017.

5 Art Market Misdeeds With Impressive Provenance


Bill Glass, Artlyst, 28th Feb 2017.

Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman, NHPR, 28th Feb 2017.

Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 24th Feb 2017.

Guardia Civil arrest a gang involved in producing and selling fake paintings


John Smith, EuroWeekly, 23rd Feb 2017.

Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2017.

Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case

(United States of America)

Nicholas Handy, Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, 22nd Feb 2017.

World's most infamous art forger legally sells fake Lowry-style paintings at auction for triple the expected value

(United Kingdom)

Paul Harper, The Sun, 21st Feb 2017.

The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern Art


Artlyst, 19th Feb 2017.

Has the Art Market Become an Unwitting Partner in Crime?


Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 19th Feb 2017.

Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings

(United States of America)

Reuters, NBC, 16th Feb 2017.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries


Michelle Z. Donahue, National Geographic, 14th Feb 2017.

Why auctioneers are buying into forensics


Melanie Gerlis, The Art Newspaper, 13th Feb 2017.

Bolton saleroom offer convicted faker's 'Lowry' imitations

(United Kingdom)

Alex Capon, Antiques Trade Gazette, 10th Feb 2017.

5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work


Daily Sabah, 9th Feb 2017.

Stopping the fake indigenous art flood when does cultural appropriation become theft?


Lexology, 7th Feb 2017.

A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell, The Telegraph, 7th Feb 2017.

Sotheby's heads to court in dispute over 'fake' Old Master

(United Kingdom)

James Pickford, Financial Times, 7th Feb 2017.

New document by Chun Kyung-ja says 'Beautiful Woman' is fake

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 7th Feb 2017.

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

(United States of America)

The Economist, 4th Feb 2017.

My grandfather left me a £2million Van Gogh - and we've spent £4k trying to prove it: Couple claim they own a piece from early in the artist's career

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Kate Pickles, The Daily Mail, 3rd Feb 2017.

It's time the art market got tough on fakes


Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Feb 2017.

No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 31st Jan 2017.

Angkor revisited: how master craftsmen are forging Khmer antiquities


Cristina Maza, The Phnom Penh Post, 27th Jan 2017.

Three years in prison for man who faked Norman Cornish artworks

(United Kingdom)

Lizzie Anderson, The Northern Echo, 24th Jan 2017.

The Fraudster and the Little Bird


Bikram Grewal, Ahmendabad Mirror, 23rd Jan 2017.

Old Masters, new scandal, as a 'Parmigianino' painting is deemed a fake

(United States of America)

Anna Brady, Apollo, 20th Jan 2017.

Movie director arrested over archaeological paintings theft


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 20th Jan 2017.

Former local professor, son, submit motion to dismiss lawsuit in art forgery case

(United States of America)

Xander Landen Sentinel, Sentinel Source, 19th Jan 2017.

Chinese Authorities Smash Fake Terracotta Warriors Attraction


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th Jan 2017.

Second Old Master Painting a Fake, Sotheby's Says in Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Nina Siegal, The New York Times, 17th Jan 2017.

Angkor what? How Cambodian workshops get away with fake masterpieces


Martin Polkinghorne, In Daily, 16th Jan 2017.

Serial art forger sentenced to two years' probation


YLE, 13th Jan 2017.

Richard Prince Just Showed Artists a Way to Fight Trump. And May Have Cracked Open a New Contemporary Art Code Too.

(United States of America)

Jerry Saltz, Vulture, 13th Jan 2017.

Vietnam woman nabbed for black bronze antique scam


Tuoi Tre News, 11th Jan 2017.

High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman, NPR, 11th Jan 2017.

Can you spot the counterfeit painting?


Nina Dos Santos, WWLP, 4th Jan 2017.

Forged painting backdrop for Stamford gallery opening

(United States of America)

Patricia A. Hines, Fairfield Citizen, 4th Jan 2017.

After Islamic State institutionalized looting in Syria, the market for fake antiquities is booming


Nibih Bulous, Los Angeles Times, 31st Dec 2016.

The 10 Biggest International Art Scandals of 2016


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 30th Dec 2016.

Quem é o pintor mais falsificado em Portugal?


Who is the most faked painter in Portugal?

Bruno Horta, Observador, 28th Dec 2016.

French art experts blast Seoul over 'fake' painting

(South Korea)

AFP, Bangkok Post, 28th Dec 2016.

Miami Heat doctor sues store over fake Russian collectibles

(United States of America; Russia)

Rebecca Rosenberg, New York Post, 28th Dec 2016.

Art world embroiled in series of forgery scandals

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 27th Dec 2016.

The Year of the Fake: The 8 Biggest Forgery Controversies of 2016


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 27th Dec 2016.

How art detectives hunt down fakes


James Pickford, Financial Times, 23rd Dec 2016.

Chun Kyung-ja's long-disputed artwork declared genuine

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 19th Dec 2016.

Degas or Dud? What You Can Do if the Artwork You Bought Is a Fake

(United States of America)

Jason Hernandez, Daily Business Review, 14th Dec 2016.

Jordan lead codices not modern forgeries


University of Surrey, Heritage Daily, 9th Dec 2016.

The mystery of the stolen Klimt


Max Paradiso, BBC News, 8th Dec 2016.

Sotheby's in 'fake' Fabergé row with billionaire Russian art collector

(United Kingdom)

Adam Sherwin, i News, 6th Dec 2016.

Sotheby's Hires Fraud Expert to Start New Research Department

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 5th Dec 2016.

Angkor replicated: How Cambodian workshops produce fake masterpieces, and get away with it


Martin Polkinghorne,, 29th Nov 2016.

Why a sleeping hermaphrodite is causing a stir at Christie's

(United Kingdom)

Susan Moore, Apollo, 28th Nov 2016.

After Anish Kapoor, Another Artist Claims China Copied Her Public Artwork


Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 28th Nov 2016.

Faking it: Does the forged Vermeer that fooled Goering belong in a museum?


Noah Charney, Salon, 28th Nov 2016.

Telling the difference between fake and real Van Gogh's


Joan Altabe, Blasting News, 27th Nov 2016.

Mosaic-tiled Mexican Skull at Leiden Museum a Fake: Report


Janene Pieters, NL Times, 25th Nov 2016.

Conman admits £35,000 pitman painter fraud over fake Norman Cornish artwork

(United Kingdom)

Karon Kelly, Sunderland Echo, 22nd Nov 2016.

Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests

(South Korea)

Victoria Stapley-Brown Nathalie Eggs, The Art Newspaper, 21st Nov 2016.

Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh, Page Six, 18th Nov 2016.

Three More Arrested in South Korea for Producing and Selling Lee Ufan Forgeries

(South Korea)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 18th Nov 2016.

"Unprecedented" Van Gogh Sketchbook Controversy, Explained


Abigail Cain, Artsy, 17th Nov 2016.

Artist Lee U-fan's forgery scandal continues

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young, Korea Herald, 16th Nov 2016.

Van Gogh Museum disputes newly discovered sketchbook


Nigel Hunt, CBC, 15th Nov 2016.

Found Sketchbook With Drawings Is Not By Van Gogh, According To Van Gogh Museum


Van Gogh Museum, 15th Nov 2016.

Did Michelangelo Start His Career as an Art Forger?


Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 10th Nov 2016.

'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues

(United States of America)

Bonnie K. Bennett, The Harvard Crimson, 10th Nov 2016.

Austrian Authorities Thwart Group Trying to Sell Fake Picassos


Christopher D. Shea, The New York Times, 8th Nov 2016.

Slovenian busted in Austrian investigation into art forgery

(Slovenia; Austria)

STA, 7th Nov 2016.

Is Israel's Big New Find a Hoax?

(Israel; Palestine)

Candida Moss, The Daily Beast, 6th Nov 2016.

'Lead Sea Scrolls' row reopened


Richard Brooks, The Sunday Times, 6th Nov 2016.

I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake

(United States of America)

Bill Sanderson, New York Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Debate intensifies over 'Venus' attribution to Cranach


Alex Capon, Antiques Trade Gazette, 4th Nov 2016.

S. Korean museum rejects French forgery allegations

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 4th Nov 2016.

Lessons from the Unfolding Old Masters Forgery Scandal


Olivia McEwan, Hyperallergic, 27th Oct 2016.

Christie's Had 'Doubts' About Frans Hals Forgery and Declined to Sell


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 27th Oct 2016.

Zimmerli displays counterfeit coins as part of Roman collection

(United States of America)

Mary Berko, The Daily Targum, 27th Oct 2016.

Gallery Owner Accuses Alec Baldwin of Dodging Tax in Disputed Art Purchase

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 27th Oct 2016.

Ancient Hebrew Papyrus Seized from Looters, But Is It Authentic?


Owen Jarus, Live Science, 26th Oct 2016.

Gallery Files Lawsuit Against Agnes Martin Authentication Committee

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Canada)

Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 25th Oct 2016.

TEFAF's Old Master Dealers Weigh In on the Unfolding $255 Million Forgery Scandal


Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 24th Oct 2016.

A tale of Vermeers, art experts, and the most notorious- forger of the 20th century

(Israel; Netherlands)

Maya Margit, I24 News, 21st Oct 2016.

The art of deception

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, Financial Times, 20th Oct 2016.

Picking Apart 18th-Century French Furniture to Detect Forgery


Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times, 20th Oct 2016.

Forgery fiction: literature's fascination with fake art


Maggie Cao, The Guardian, 19th Oct 2016.

EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 19th Oct 2016.

Wall Street Dealmaker Says Professor Took Him for a Ride

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 17th Oct 2016.

Alec Baldwin lawsuit is helping dealer sell more art

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson, Page Six, 17th Oct 2016.

Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 17th Oct 2016.

Massive Art Forgery Ring Reinforces Need For Vigilance Among Buyers


Claire Brown, Wealth Management, 17th Oct 2016.

Leonardo Patterson, el comerciante de arte siempre bajo sospecha

(Costa Rica)

Leonardo Patterson, the art dealer always under suspician

Hassel Fallas, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

Copias de arte prehispánico son tan exactas que hacen dudar a traficantes

(Costa Rica)

Copies of Preshispanic art are so exact that they cast doubt on traffickers

Hassel Fallas, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

Help! My Goldie's missing!

(New Zealand)

Natasha Thompson, The Gisborne Herald, 14th Oct 2016.

New old masters reshape the contemporary art market


Mary Childs, Financial Times, 14th Oct 2016.

Versailles Staffers Caught Selling Counterfeit Tickets


Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 14th Oct 2016.

What makes a piece of artwork valuable?


David Brancaccio, Marketplace, 13th Oct 2016.

Beware Red-Eyed internet detectives


Jaime Laya, Manila Bulletin, 10th Oct 2016.

Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?


Owen Jarus, Live Science, 10th Oct 2016.

Ministry seeks law to fight art forgery crimes

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 6th Oct 2016.

Old Master market reels from Sotheby's fake assessment

(United Kingdom)

James Pickford, Financial Times, 5th Oct 2016.

Banksy fake fools local art fans

(United Kingdom)

Cai Griffiths-Sturge, JMU Journalism, 5th Oct 2016.

Human Eyes Might Not Notice a Good Forgery, But Computers Could


Natalie Zarrelli, Atlas Obscura, 5th Oct 2016.

Greek police bust 'antiquities smuggling ring'


AFP, 7 News, 5th Oct 2016.

'Moriarty of the Old Master' pulls off the art crime of the century: Market in crisis as experts warn £200m of paintings could be fakes

(United Kingdom; Liechtenstein)

Adam Luck, The Daily Mail, 1st Oct 2016.

Stolen painting recovered in Leeuwarden is a fake


Janene Pieters, NL Times, 22nd Sep 2016.

Alec Baldwin Files Suit Accusing Art Dealer of Fraud

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 12th Sep 2016.

Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer

(United States of America; Belgium)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 9th Sep 2016.

New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris


Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 8th Sep 2016.

Fake antiquities flood out of Syria as smugglers fail to steal masterpieces amid the chaos of war


Patrick Cockburn, The Independent, 6th Sep 2016.

Ancient artifact smugglers arrested in south Lebanon


The Daily Star, 3rd Sep 2016.

Author says New Zealanders need to watch out for art crime

(New Zealand)

Mahvash Ali,, 1st Sep 2016.

Art crime in New Zealand - there's more than you think

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Black,, 1st Sep 2016.

Tourist Sues Manhattan Gallery for $100,000 Sale of Allegedly Fake Art Deco Sculptures

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 1st Sep 2016.

Vegas Memorabilia House Accused of Fraud

(United States of America)

Mike Heuer, Courthouse News Service, 30th Aug 2016.

What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 29th Aug 2016.

Why should a court decide the authenticity of a living artist's work?


Donna Yates, Apollo, 26th Aug 2016.

Almost 70%of smuggled objects seized in Syria and Lebanon are fakes, antiquities chief says


Tim Cornwell, The Art Newspaper, 24th Aug 2016.

Artist Peter Doig wins case over painting he said was not his work

(United States of America; Canada)

BBC News, 24th Aug 2016.

'He's entering the cannon': Richard Diebenkorn Foundation will issue catalogue raisonné this fall with Yale

(United States of America)

M. H. Miller, Art News, 18th Aug 2016.

Alec Baldwin, the Bait-and-Switch and 'Original Copies'

(United States of America)

Noah Charney, Observer, 17th Aug 2016.

Cardiff Giant: 'America's Biggest Hoax'

(United States of America)

Jessie Szalay, Live Science, 16th Aug 2016.

Peter Doig Testifies in Bizarre Authentication Trial, Calls Claim Against Him Unethical

(United States of America)

Dushko Petrovitch, ArtNet News, 16th Aug 2016.

Trial Resumes for Man Accused of Defrauding Art Collecting Widow of $817,000

(Singapore; China)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 15th Aug 2016.

Two men arrested over attempted theft of Banksy copy

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Weaver, The Guardian, 15th Aug 2016.

It takes a hoaxer and a negligent hoaxed for a Piltdown Man

(United Kingdom)

David Aaronovitch, The Australian, 15th Aug 2016.

Paint and Switch? Did Alec Baldwin Pay $190,000 for the Wrong Picture?

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 13th Aug 2016.

The replica factor

(Italy; United Kingdom)

Brendan Cormier, Architecture Now, 11th Aug 2016.

The Forgery That Earned Michelangelo His First Roman Patron


Nora Landes, Artsy, 10th Aug 2016.

El fraude de las figuras de Acámbaro


The fraud of the Acámbaro figures

Ivonne Lara, Hipertextual, 10th Aug 2016.

Forensic examination reveals identity of Piltdown hoax prime suspect

(United Kingdom)

Tim Radford, The Guardian, 10th Aug 2016.

Ancient gold scam re-emerges


Queensland Police, 8th Aug 2016.

Artist Accused of Disowning a Painting Testifies

(United States of America)

Lori Rotenberk, The New York Times, 8th Aug 2016.

Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 8th Aug 2016.

Daughter reveals motivation for Eddie Burrup art scandal


Victoria Laurie, The Australian, 6th Aug 2016.

"Dieses Gemälde ist nicht von mir"

(United States of America)

"This painting is not mine"

Stefan Koldehoff, Zeit Online, 28th Jul 2016.

Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 28th Jul 2016.

Art Demystified: How to Authenticate a Contemporary Artwork


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 22nd Jul 2016.

Vietnam museum says all paintings fake in high-profile exhibition


Lucy Nguyen, Thanh Nien News, 20th Jul 2016.

These Four Technologies May Finally Put an End to Art Forgery


Rene Chun, Artsy, 18th Jul 2016.

Lost Lucian Freud Portrait Valued at £300,000 Authenticated By BBC

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 18th Jul 2016.

How Lucian Freud and a grudge kept his rival from a fortune

(United Kingdom)

Alice Vincent, The Telegraph, 12th Jul 2016.

Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project


Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 11th Jul 2016.

Another Chun Kyung-ja painting suspected of forgery

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 11th Jul 2016.

Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This. Now He Has to Prove It.

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 7th Jul 2016.

A Forger Confessed to Faking Millions in Lee Ufan Works—Now the Artist Says They're Real

(South Korea)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 6th Jul 2016.

Lee Ufan Refuses Police Request to Confirm 13 Forgeries of His Work

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado, ArtNet News, 5th Jul 2016.

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

(United Kingdom)

Anne Quito, Quartz, 2nd Jul 2016.

Gallery sold Warhol prints with doctored documents: lawsuit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh, New York Post, 1st Jul 2016.

So, Those Cool Souvenirs You Bought on Vacay Might Not Actually Be Legit


Katie A. Paul, Yahoo News, 24th Jun 2016.

Four students picked up for possessing 'bronze' idol, released


TNN, The Times of India, 24th Jun 2016.

Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 21st Jun 2016.

Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence


Associated Press, KRQE News, 18th Jun 2016.

Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Jun 2016.

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar, The Atlantic, 17th Jun 2016.

Karen King Responds to 'The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife'

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar, The Atlantic, 16th Jun 2016.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 14th Jun 2016.

Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 9th Jun 2016.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 8th Jun 2016.

Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos"


Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24, 6th Jun 2016.

Idol stolen in Tirupur turns out to be fake, three suspected smugglers released


TNN, The Times of India, 6th Jun 2016.

Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo, 4th Jun 2016.

Russian art historian cleared of fraud over forgery sale


Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 27th May 2016.

Priceless antiques missing from Peshawar museum: confrontation between ACE and Directorate of Archaeology


Daily Times, 25th May 2016.

Inquiry report points out irregularities in Peshawar Museum


The News, 20th May 2016.

YouTube pranksters jailed after 'terrifying' fake art heist

(United Kingdom)

Court News, The Guardian, 16th May 2016.

La Bella Principessa: Still and Enigma

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 15th May 2016.

Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain

(United States of America; Spain)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 13th May 2016.

Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes

(United Kingdom)

Robert Mendick, The Telegraph, 7th May 2016.

How Not to Buy Stolen, Looted or Forged Art


Noah Charney, Observer, 4th May 2016.

Francis Bacon Controversy: Unauthenticated Drawings Go On Sale

(United Kingdom)

Paul Black, Artlyst, 21st Apr 2016.

The rise of fakes and false attributions in the art world


Tejshree Savara, Tehelka, 19th Apr 2016.

Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 18th Apr 2016.

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 18th Apr 2016.

Theft and forgery from Whiteley to Warhol


Gina Fairley, Arts Hub, 14th Apr 2016.

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

(United Kingdom)

The Herald, 12th Apr 2016.

Brass Foundry Is Closing, but Debate Over Degas's Work Goes On


William D. Cohan, The New York Times, 4th Apr 2016.

Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson, Page Six, 3rd Apr 2016.

Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 1st Apr 2016.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 30th Mar 2016.

Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 29th Mar 2016.

This Is Not a Banksy: BBC Radio 4

(United Kingdom)

Max Aantjes, Student Newspaper, 29th Mar 2016.

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum


Dunya News, 26th Mar 2016.

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach

(Liechtenstein; France)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 24th Mar 2016.

The Trouble With the Maadana: Could an Israeli national symbol be a fake?


Daniel Estrin, New Republic, 16th Mar 2016.

One mystery leads to another

(United States of America)

John Wilkens, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12th Mar 2016.

Keeping it real in the art world


Jan Dalley, Financial Times, 11th Mar 2016.

Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts

(United States of America)

Charly Wilder, The New York Times, 10th Mar 2016.

The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America

(United States of America)

Keri Geiger, Bloomberg, 9th Mar 2016.

Covert scan of museum's Nefertiti bust appears to be hoax

(Germany; Egypt)

Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing, 8th Mar 2016.

French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein

(France; Liechtenstein)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 4th Mar 2016.

Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler


Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 4th Mar 2016.

Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report

(United States of America)

Ryan Steadman, Observer, 3rd Mar 2016.

The great Art hoax of Zagreb's Mimara Museum


Jonathan Rome, Examiner, 3rd Mar 2016.

Illicit antiquities chic? Faux decapitated Buddha heads as decor


Donna Yates, Anonymous Swiss Collector, 26th Feb 2016.

To Detect Fakes, Art Meets Science


Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 24th Feb 2016.

De robar vírgenes en León a plagiar la Gioconda


Stealing virgins in León to fake the Mona Lisa

Verónica Viñas, Diario de León, 23rd Feb 2016.

12 'Poorly Forged' Lee Ufan Paintings Spark Investigation in South Korea

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado, ArtNet News, 19th Feb 2016.

Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 17th Feb 2016.

Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 17th Feb 2016.

Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case

(United States of America; Spain)

Alan Clendenning, Associated Press, 16th Feb 2016.

The Knoedler Gallery Settlement Is the Biggest Missed Opportunity for Greater Art Market Transparency in 100 Years


Leila Amineddoleh, Artsy, 16th Feb 2016.

More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal

(United States of America)

David Kahn, Observer, 15th Feb 2016.

Why the UK replica furniture market is about to be hit by new copyright laws

(United Kingdom)

Tim Willis, The Independent, 15th Feb 2016.

How cat hair brought down a pair of art forgers


Lizzie Wade, Science, 14th Feb 2016.

Spotting a fake fossil at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

(United States of America)

Sonu Wasu, Tucson News Now, 13th Feb 2016.

Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 12th Feb 2016.

Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here

(United States of America)

Artlyst, 12th Feb 2016.

From Artifice to Artefact

(United Kingdom)

Juliet Ceresole, V&A Blog, 10th Feb 2016.

Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 9th Feb 2016.

Ancient coins were replaced with fakes between 2001-2002 — PM


Raed Omari, The Jordan Times, 9th Feb 2016.

Former Dealer of Art Forgeries Exhibits His Own (Legal) Paintings

(United Kingdom)

Gabrielle Bruney, Vice, 7th Feb 2016.

Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan, The New York Times, 7th Feb 2016.

Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings


Lisa Movius, The Art Newspaper, 7th Feb 2016.

Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 5th Feb 2016.

Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son

(United States of America)

Lizzie Crocker, The Daily Beast, 5th Feb 2016.

Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 4th Feb 2016.

Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'

(United States of America)

Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 4th Feb 2016.

Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 3rd Feb 2016.

Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters

(United States of America)

Alex Johnson, NBC, 3rd Feb 2016.

House panel looking into museum artefacts after 400 ancient coins replaced with fakes


Rana Husseini, The Jordan Times, 3rd Feb 2016.

Picasso painting seized in Turkey dismissed as fake


AFP, Hurriyet Daily News, 2nd Feb 2016.

Collector Sues over Native American Art Purchases

(United States of America)

Maine Antique Digest, 2nd Feb 2016.

Arts: le "Picasso" saisi en Turquie serait un faux


France 24, 1st Feb 2016.

Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 30th Jan 2016.

Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 30th Jan 2016.

A Brief History of Art Forgery—From Michelangelo to Knoedler & Company


Leila Amineddoleh, Artsy, 30th Jan 2016.

Jackie Chan's bronzes draw critics and vandals to new Taipei museum

(Taiwan; China)

Alexandra Seno, The Art Newspaper, 30th Jan 2016.

Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 29th Jan 2016.

Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings

(United States of America)

Thomas Macmillan, The Wall Street Journal, 28th Jan 2016.

Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 27th Jan 2016.

Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 27th Jan 2016.

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 25th Jan 2016.

Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 24th Jan 2016.

Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 22nd Jan 2016.

A Name Game With the Old Masters


Scott Reyburn, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2016.

When the Forgery Is the Art

(Hong Kong)

Megan Garber, The Atlantic, 12th Jan 2016.

William Boyd: how David Bowie and I hoaxed the art world


William Boyd, The Guardian, 12th Jan 2016.

Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 8th Jan 2016.

Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week


Claudia Barbieri Childs, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court


Georgina Adam, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

The secret to all great art forgeries


Jeff Taylor, The Conversation, 5th Jan 2016.

Two charged after museum protest


Stacy Hsu, Taipei Times, 1st Jan 2016.

Taiwan statues donated by Jackie Chan defaced with anti-China graffiti


AFP, The Guardian, 31st Dec 2015.

Sting Operation Nets Fake Antiquities Peddlers


Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 29th Dec 2015.

Dead men don't sculpt: forgery allegation at Art Institute

(United States of America)

Chuck Goudie, ABC United States, 23rd Dec 2015.

Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 22nd Dec 2015.

Cons and connoisseurs — stories of fraud in the art world


Jennifer Hunter, The Star, 21st Dec 2015.

Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 21st Dec 2015.

Russian foundation wrongfully called $800K painting fake: suit

(United States of America; Russia)

Kathianne Boniello, New York Post, 20th Dec 2015.

Would You Buy the Buddha's Tooth?


Candida Moss, The Daily Beast, 20th Dec 2015.

Master forger who fooled world's art experts reveals how he created £444,000 fake statue in garden shed

(United Kingdom)

Paul Britton, Manchester Evening News, 19th Dec 2015.

Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah

(Egypt; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 14th Dec 2015.

Art Law: French Judgment Against Expert in Max Ernst Forgery Case Set Aside


Dispute Resolution in Germany, 10th Dec 2015.

L'historien d'art Werner Spies innocenté dans l'affaire du faux Max Ernst


Art Historian Werner Spies acquitted in case of fake Max Ernst

Harry Bellet, Le Monde, 10th Dec 2015.

Recap of "Rethinking Art Authentication" at the New York City Bar

(United States of America)

Nicholas M. O'Donnell, Lexology, 10th Dec 2015.

$421,000 in Bogus Indian Art, Collector Says

(United States of America)

Lacey Louwagie, Courthouse News Service, 10th Dec 2015.

Antiquities Dealer Leonardo Patterson Faces New Criminal Charges

(Germany; Mexico)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 8th Dec 2015.

Art collector tried to sell fake prints at Sotheby's to fund Brazilian lover's visa

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 7th Dec 2015.

Born to Be Conned


Maria Konnikova, The New York Times, 5th Dec 2015.

Are Forgeries Fine Art?


Patricia Pierce, Newsmax, 4th Dec 2015.

Settlement Reached Over Fake Willem de Kooning Painting

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, 3rd Dec 2015.

Leslie Waddington, art dealer - obituary

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 2nd Dec 2015.

Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?

(United States of America)

Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 1st Dec 2015.

Is this Leonardo da Vinci drawing a £100m masterpiece...or a worthless forgery

(United Kingdom)

Sadie Nicholas, Express, 30th Nov 2015.

Three fake Manansalas in one month—art forgers are getting bolder, more brazen


Cathy Cañares-Yamsuan, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29th Nov 2015.

The case of 'The Gospel of Jesus's Wife' still isn't closed

(United States of America)

Lisa Wangsness, The Boston Globe, 29th Nov 2015.

When is a fake $500 bill worth $15,000? When it's art

(United States of America)

Anne Quito, Quartz, 28th Nov 2015.

Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'

(Canada; India)

Douglas Quan, National Post, 27th Nov 2015.

China: Faking It


Al Jazeera, 26th Nov 2015.

Tras los pasos de falsos Picassos, Goyas o Benlliures


In the footsteps of fake Picassos, Goyas, and Benlliures

EFE, Las Provincias, 26th Nov 2015.

Objects of historical interest seized in Tehran


ILNA, Iran Front Page, 24th Nov 2015.

Colaboración entre el INAH, la SRE y la PGR, determinante en el fallo condenatorio en contra de Leonardo Patterson

(Germany; Mexico)

Collaboration between INAH, the SRE and the PGR, leads to conviction of Leonardo Patterson

INAH, 24th Nov 2015.

Uncontrollable art forgery plagues Indonesia's art scene


Novia D. Rulistia, The Jakarta Post, 15th Nov 2015.

Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 9th Nov 2015.

Museums in Turkey, ministry fight back against forged artifacts


Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 7th Nov 2015.

Fake Lindauer painting kept in cupboard for years before $75,000 Turnbull sale

(New Zealand)

Simon Hendery, The Dominion Post, 5th Nov 2015.

Is a $20 auction find a Winslow Homer or a forgery?

(United States of America)

Ian Shapira, The Washington Post, 28th Oct 2015.

Editorial: Lesson for library in 'fake' purchase

(New Zealand)

The Dominion Post, 23rd Oct 2015.

Have Multi-Million Dollar Forgery Scandals Changed the Art Market for Good?


Laura Gilbert, Artsy, 19th Oct 2015.

$75,000 wake-up call over fake painting

(New Zealand)

Radio New Zealand, 19th Oct 2015.

Allegedly Fake Joan Mirós Trigger Trials in Turkey


Cihan Kucuk, Hyperallergic, 14th Oct 2015.

Experts in the field of fakery

(United Kingdom)

Philip Mould, The Telegraph, 13th Oct 2015.

When is a knockoff a rip-off? An Atlanta artist finds the answer with a lawsuit

(United States of America)

Tony Rehagen, Atlanta Magazine, 12th Oct 2015.

Senior citizen lured with ancient coins, conned of 2 lakh


Nishikant Karlikar, The Times of India, 5th Oct 2015.

Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case

(United States of America)

Artlyst, 4th Oct 2015.

How a fake masterpiece ended up on walls of Florida museum

(United States of America)

Carlos Frías, Palm Beach Post, 4th Oct 2015.

Real or forgery? Telling the difference is a fine art


Erin Hollenbank, Property Casualty 360, 2nd Oct 2015.

Chance For Locals To Turn Detective Over Art Forgery

(United Kingdom)

Bath Echo, 1st Oct 2015.

Cop dilemma over antique or fake


Bangalore Mirror, 29th Sep 2015.

Expert Says M.C. Escher Museum Is Full of Replicas


Clare Voon, Hyperallergic, 25th Sep 2015.

Treasures... Beware of artful codgers


Eleanor Flegg, Irish Independent, 25th Sep 2015.

This is bad news for people who spend millions on art


Stacy Perman, Fortune, 24th Sep 2015.

There Is No Romance in Art Fraud


Anthony M. Amore, Huffington Post, 24th Sep 2015.

Judge probes use of four fake Goyas to fund Madrid hospital


Esther Sánchez, El País, 16th Sep 2015.

Uncorking wine fraud without opening the bottle


Erika Szymanski, Palate Press, 15th Sep 2015.

Gallery 'sold artist's paint spattered carpet' as her own work

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 15th Sep 2015.

Why Scientists and Scholars Can't Get Their Facts Straight


Joel Baden, The Atlantic, 10th Sep 2015.

German Police Crack Down On Booming Online Market for Dada Forgeries


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 8th Sep 2015.

Art owner discovers his original Andy Warhol prints of Jews worth $350,000 have been stolen from wall of LA movie studio and replaced with fakes

(United States of America)

Corey Charlton, The Daily Mail, 8th Sep 2015.

Richmond man pleads guilty to complex Chinese treasure 'gold' scam

(Canada; China)

Jennifer Saltman, The Province, 4th Sep 2015.

Dispute raises fears for one of world's most unique art museums


Isabel Gorst, The Irish Times, 31st Aug 2015.

The Bean and the Bubble

(China; United States of America)

The Economist, 29th Aug 2015.

Gang dupes promising to sell ancient coin with magical powers


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 28th Aug 2015.

Painting damaged in Taiwan could be a fake


AFP, Sky News, 26th Aug 2015.

French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 26th Aug 2015.

Row as Uzbekistan art museum director sacked


Abdujalil Abdurasulov, BBC News, 25th Aug 2015.

Crystal Skulls & Ape-Man Bones: 6 Archaeological Forgeries That Tried to Change History


Owen Jarus, Live Science, 24th Aug 2015.

Great art forger continues to ridicule experts from beyond the grave

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 24th Aug 2015.

Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting


Associated Press, The Guardian, 21st Aug 2015.

A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time


Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 21st Aug 2015.

Review: 'Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery' Tells How a Swindler Fooled the World


Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times, 18th Aug 2015.

'Cloud Gate'-Gate: Artist Refutes Chicago Mayor over China Art

(China; United States of America)

Felicia Sonmez, The Wall Street Journal, 14th Aug 2015.

Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 13th Aug 2015.

Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert, The Art Newspaper, 11th Aug 2015.

How a Chinese librarian made $6 million in forged art over two years


Robert Fulford, National Post, 10th Aug 2015.

What is the Art Law on Authenticating Works by Old Masters?


Ronald D. Spencer, ArtNet News, 9th Aug 2015.

Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?


AFP, The Telegraph, 5th Aug 2015.

A most brilliant art world con: A near-perfect scheme, barely unraveled, straight from Hollywood

(Japan; United States of America)

Anthony M. Amore, Salon, 2nd Aug 2015.

The story of art forgers is one of fame, money and talent

(United States of America)

Steve Siegel, The Morning Call, 31st Jul 2015.

Is Art Theft and Copyright Infringement On the Rise?


Nduta Waweru, All Africa, 29th Jul 2015.

Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme

(United States of America)

Steven Dubois, The Washington Times, 29th Jul 2015.

Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?

(United States of America)

Noelle Bodick, Blouin ArtInfo, 28th Jul 2015.

What Big Data Strategists Can Learn From A Con Artist


Margaret Harrist, Forbes, 27th Jul 2015.

Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum


The Asian Age, 26th Jul 2015.

Artists accuse local gallery of stealing their work

(United States of America)

Dave Eckert, KCTV, 25th Jul 2015.

Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself


Nicola Davison, The Telegraph, 21st Jul 2015.

Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself


Associated Press, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez, Observer, 17th Jul 2015.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris, The Washington Post, 15th Jul 2015.

'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors


Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 9th Jul 2015.

Master forger makes rare appearance to help TV investigation into art fraud

(United Kingdom)

Liam Thorp, This is Lancashire, 6th Jul 2015.

Lowry's paintings are worth a fortune - but can you tell the real ones from the fakes?

(United Kingdom)

Terry Payne, Radio Times, 5th Jul 2015.

The artful dodger: Prolific forger Mark Landis gave all his counterfeit paintings away for free

(United States of America)

Alex Dymoke, City AM, 2nd Jul 2015.

Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today, 2nd Jul 2015.

Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam


Chuck Chiang, Vancouver Sun, 29th Jun 2015.

From Pollock to Rothko, How to Spot a Fake

(United States of America)

Robert Milburn, Barron's, 26th Jun 2015.

Art dealer admits selling fake paintings

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 25th Jun 2015.

'Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World' at Reading museum

(United States of America)

Reading Public Museum, The Mercury, 20th Jun 2015.

Questions over authenticity of Russborough painting


Michael Parsons, The Irish Times, 16th Jun 2015.

NY State Senate Passes Bill Protecting Art Authenticators from Bogus Lawsuits

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 16th Jun 2015.

The stench of scandal


B. N. Goswamy, The Tribune, 14th Jun 2015.

Giordano's Dürer Forgery—Too Late to Prosecute?


Blake Gopnik, ArtNet News, 8th Jun 2015.

Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 2nd Jun 2015.

German Art Dealer Accused of Fraud in €55 Million China Academy of Art Design Deal

(China; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 26th May 2015.

Could art forgeries be even better than the real thing?


Brian Bethune, Maclean's, 25th May 2015.

Making millions from art forgery is easier than you think


James Tarmy, Financial Review, 22nd May 2015.

Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues


Obaid Abbasi, The Express Tribune, 20th May 2015.

Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced

(United States of America; China)

Courthouse News Service, 14th May 2015.

Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial


Artlyst, 11th May 2015.

Art Forger freed and making millions


Frankie McCamley, BBC News, 10th May 2015.

Opinion: You cannot police research


Monica Hanna, The Cairo Post, 10th Apr 2015.

Science Is Still Identifying The Paintings Of The Most Famous Art Forger


Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9, 9th Apr 2015.

Meidum Geese painting authentic: Zahi Hawass


Rany Mostafa, The Cairo Post, 9th Apr 2015.

This Ancient Egyptian Masterpiece Might Be Fake


Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, 1st Apr 2015.

Three arrested for defrauding man out of JD200,000 for fake artefacts


Rana Husseini, The Jordan Times, 1st Apr 2015.

Ancient Chinese treasures scam resurfaces in Richmond


Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun, 25th Mar 2015.

Is that a Whiteley? Why collectors buy lousy fakes as masterpieces


Sasha Grishin, Visual Arts Hub, 19th Mar 2015.

Fake Ancient Egyptian artefact used by Tsar Alexander III of Russia sold to buyer from Denmark at Folkestone auction

(United Kingdom; Russia; Denmark)

Matt Leclere, Kent Online, 3rd Mar 2015.

Treasure case involving Delaware lawyer in judge's hands

(United States of America)

Adam Linhardt, Delaware Online, 28th Nov 2014.

LARPing Enters the Archaeological Record

(United Kingdom)

Martin R., Science Blogs, 3rd Sep 2014.

Red Army Flags Stolen By Assailant At Bishkek Museum


Radio Free Europe, 1st Sep 2014.

Shadow over authenticity of Tagore painting reaches PMO


Sudha Pillai, Bangalore Mirror, 27th Jul 2014.

Outgunned in the Search for Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Kris Hollington, Newsweek, 12th Jul 2014.

The art collector, a disputed Van Gogh, a weekly paper and the BBC...

(United Kingdom)

The Guardian, 11th Jul 2014.

Van Gogh' painting is not family heirloom, owner admits

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 9th Jul 2014.

Dodgy eBay Sellers Peddle Tall Tales and Fake Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 9th Jul 2014.

As fakes unnerve India's art market, the trade is pushing for an antiquated solution


Girish Shahane, Quartz, 6th Jul 2014.

Florida pastor gets jail in fake Damien Hirst art case

(United States of America)

The Independent, 20th May 2014.

Salvage company denies planting ancient coins at treasure site


The Sun Daily, 5th May 2014.

Knoedler Forgery Lawsuit Names Art Historian as Defendant

(United States of America)

Patricia Cohen, The New York Times, 2nd Apr 2014.

Stolen armour and weapony worth thousands returned to Stansted Mountfitchet castle

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News, 1st Apr 2014.

BBC art experts make mistake over 'Constable'

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 16th Mar 2014.

Delaware lawyer, firm caught up in tale of lost treasure

(United States of America)

Maureen Milford, Delaware Online, 16th Mar 2014.

German archaeologist suggests British Museum's Warren Cup could be forgery

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 12th Mar 2014.

Christie's Postpones Basquiat Sale After Suit Alleges Some Works Are Fakes

(United States of America)

Ellen Gamerman, The Wall Street Journal, 9th Mar 2014.

Art experts struggle to distinguish real from a very good fake


Namita Devidayal, The Times of India, 9th Mar 2014.

How art forgeries became celebrated as masterpieces


Spear's, 4th Mar 2014.

Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years


Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 27th Aug 2010.