If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery, then Vettriano should be quite pleased, as should dozens of other artists -- even amateurs like Sir Winston Churchill -- because Henty has made a career out of selling fakes of their works.
He sold 125 of them for $6 million at auction.
Art and Craft bears witness to the stigma of mental disorders and the difficulty individuals with these illnesses experience in receiving treatment by others that is respectful, without blame for their condition or judgment of the way in which they present themselves.
The mystery remains What ultimately, to make of these confusing cases, besides caveat emptor? Is there a link between the
Qian told Bloomberg News in December that he never imagined his works would be sold off for millions as the real deal. Qian
There is another chapter to Ken Perenyi's life that was omitted from his autobiography, and that is the chapter of how he used his ill-gotten gains to rescue a child from sex slavery and, as the FBI closed in on his forging escapades, found himself an unexpected parent to a Ghanian child.
Pierre Auguste Renoir (Etude) Andy Warhol (Mao) What do you think, readers? Should exceptionally executed forgeries have
New dirt, more scandals. They pour out of a book that profiles the curators, city planners and barons of American high society, anyone with oversized egos, through a dual thread that captures the history of New York City and the United States.
After enduring the Great Recession, the public has shown a backlash against the $25 admission fee for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, which charges it as a "donation."
Value is relative, and whether a work of art is a forgery should not matter if the work of art gives you fulfillment.