After serving three years of a six year prison sentence the man who made millions out of forged paintings is now free…and still making money from art. Continue reading
In December it was reported that the Michigan Court of Appeal has allowed a claimant to continue her lawsuit against a gallery relating to fake Salvador Dali prints, by ruling that the gallery’s alleged fraud had delayed the start of the limitation period (which would otherwise have now passed, barring her claim). Continue reading
We are at the dawn of a new era of certainty in art authentication, The Times has suggested in Friday’s leader.
Their optimism stems from the news that Professor Lior Shamir from Lawrence Technological University in Michigan has developed a computer software program that was able to tell, with over 90% accuracy, whether or not a painting was by the abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock. Continue reading