March 10, 2013
Noon - 1:30 pm
Art Center Restaurant
Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art
An astonishing narrative of one of the most far-reaching and elaborate cons in the history of
art forgery is presented in this book. Infamous con man John Drewe and his accomplice, the
affable artist John Myatt, exploited the archives of British art institutions to irrevocably legitimize
the hundreds of pieces they forged, many of which are still considered genuine and hang in
prominent museums and private collections today.
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