the art world is rife with catfishing

fake paintings, fake artists, fake histories

all driven by the pursuit of money and fame

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BOGGS

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the art world is rife with catfishing

fake paintings, fake artists, fake histories

all driven by the pursuit of money and fame

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understanding the ways value is and is not real. 

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Fälschermuseum

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knoedler 

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faking things so well that you become famous for the quality of your fakes.

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rich people using art to launder money, rich people buying art to impress their friends.

 

who is worth faking? if the art is moving what does it matter if it is real? 

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Margaret Keane

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how does the maker influence value of the art? 

one artist catfishes the world and gets rich and famous.