The art of the fake: Forgers are the art world’s antiheroes | Curio

The art of the fake: Forgers are the art world’s antiheroes

13 mins | May 11, 2018

From Barbara Shapiro’s New York Times’ best-seller, The Art Forger, to the award winning 2014 film, Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery, our fascination with these particularly skilful criminals is clear. Noah Charney, writing in Salon, investigates what makes the criminal narrative of art forgery so irresistible.

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From Salon