Authenticating Forgery

Modigliani forged

All of a sudden the question is who can we trust in the artworld when authenticating forgeries is suspected those in charge of preventing forgeries.  

Imagine if Elmyr de Hory had this cat guarding the hen house?

The "vivacious dandy" Amedeo Modigliani has been dead for nearly a century, yet his name continues to creep into some of the contemporary art world's most scandalous headlines. The Italian artist is considered one of the most faked artists in forgery history because of his consistent style and knack for attracting million dollar price tags.

This month, Modigliani Institute President Christian Parisot is embroiled in an international forgery investigation involving the deceased painter. The art expert and close friend of the artist's family is accused of providing false certificates of authenticity for over €6.65 million ($8,678,800) worth of counterfeit Modigliani works, according to the Financial Times.

Christian Parisot Arrested: Modigliani Institute President Involved In Forgery Investigation

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Celebration of over 150 years of Black Literary and Artistic development in Paris

Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

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