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Real Fake: The Rise and Fall of Art Scammers 

Mar 14, 2017

Forgery is not a new problem but the art world continues to be rocked by forgery scandals. While the tools to detect counterfeit art are getting more sophisticated, so are the con-artists that create them. Documentary film director Jeff Oppenheim, Senior VP of Pall Mall Art Advisors, Colleen Boyle, and Director of the Thaw Conservation Center, Margaret Holben Ellis, and Art Litigator and Partner at Pryor Cashman LLP, William Charron, discuss how they applied provenance, connoisseurship and forensics to ferret out works by the most prolific forger of the last century as chronicled in the new documentary - Real Fake: The Art, Life & Crimes of Elmyr de Hory. 
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