Antique Forgeries

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Steve Martin on the allure of art

Steve Martin: The Comic Actor/Writer Talks About the Allure of Art, the Hazards of Collecting, and His New Novel About the Art World Martin’s main character in his new book, Lacey Yeager, is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby’s and hungry to keep climbing...

Event group agrees to promote new Madison Bouckville Antiques Show

During an organizational meeting Nov. 17 of the Madison Bouckville Antique Dealers Association it was announced The Results Group, a Syracuse, NY based event marketing firm, has signed a multi-year agreement to lease the site of the former Madison Bouckville Antique Show. The Results Group will be promoting an antique festival as part of...

Caroline Ashleigh Blog: Fake vs. Real—Does It Matter?

Cabinet by an unknown maker, French 1580 with minor additions from the late 1850s. Carved walnut and oak with painted panels, linen and silk lining. 10 ft. 1 1/8 in. high. J. Paul Getty Museum What is fake? What is real? Who decides? Copies and forgeries of art have been around since, frankly, art....

$48 million forgery claim rocking contemporary art world

Fine and contemporary art collectors are just now discovering that a years-long  scam passed forgeries of important 20th-century paintings through major antiques auction houses such as Christie’s in London. The Observer broke the news yesterday and claims the forgeries are so exact many collectors are seeking extra reassurances their investments are authentic. The Observer...