How to spot a perfect fake: the world’s top art forgery detective | Curio

How to spot a perfect fake: the world’s top art forgery detective

37 mins | Jun 22, 2018

Like criminals of every stripe, modern forgers have kept easy pace with the techniques that attempt to trap them. Art forgeries have gotten so good – and so costly – that even Sotheby's, one of the world's largest brokers of fine art, has trouble weeding them out. Samanth Subramanian from the Guardian, tells us all about James Martin, the fraud-busting expert who Sotheby's brought in to spot these perfect fakes.

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From The Guardian