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Fake or Fortune?: Back at the gallery, the plot thickens  Season 0, Ep 0

True detective TV brimming with mystery, suspense, and art history. British art dealer and historian Philip Mould pairs with journalist and Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce to examine the provenance and attribution of questioned works of art. [more inside]
posted by Thella on Sep 27, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: The Lost Leonardo

In 2008, a few of the world's most distinguished Leonardo Da Vinci experts gathered around an easel at the National Gallery in London to examine a mysterious painting: an unassuming Salvator Mundi (Latin for Savior of the World), found in a shady New Orleans auction house, that a select few believed to be a long-forgotten masterwork by Leonardo Da Vinci. That day, Salvator Mundi was authenticated as being the creation of Da Vinci himself, and thus, one of the most beguiling and perplexing stories of the 21st century was set into motion. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Sep 19, 2021 - 0 comments

Movie: Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art

A woman walks into a New York gallery with a cache of unknown masterworks. Thus begins a story of art world greed, willfulness and a high-stakes con. [more inside]
posted by bcwinters on Mar 6, 2021 - 18 comments

Movie: Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski

This documentary chronicles the life of Polish-American artist Stanislav Szukalski (1893-1987) from his early years in Chicago, to his time in Poland and Los Angeles, and his artistic and political contributions to the world.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 31, 2018 - 4 comments

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