The Forger Who Fooled the Nazis: Han van Meegeren

If you read last week’s blog post, you’ll know that this week, we promised to give you an updated, full-length version of the story of Han van Meegeren, the famous Dutch forger whose imbeccable forgeries fooled art experts and Nazi … Continued

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Quiz: Which Piece of Art Isn’t a Fake?

Forgery in art is a big deal. Museums’, critics’, and scholars’ reputations have been made or broken on whether or not a certain piece of art is proven to be real or fake. While some fakes are easy to spot, … Continued

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Flesh, Fakers, and Fountains, Oh My: Scandals in Art (Pt. 3)

Think art history is mundane? Think again. These scandals rocked the art world and created widespread controversy that still causes contention today. The last installment of a three-part series on major art scandals. Check out Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Battle Three: Marcel Duchamp v. … Continued

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