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...

$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...