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Most visitors don't expect to see fakes in an art museum, but an exhibition at the brooklyn museum, unearthing the truth: egypt's pagan and coptic sculpture, does just that. The art world is fertile ground for criminals, says art scholar noah charney in his new book, the art of forgery, he traces a tradition of fakes and forgeries that dates back to the renaissance. Arts 'fakes, forgeries and mysteries' show at detroit institute of arts takes viewers on hunt for authenticity. Most famous art forgers share a common motivation: revenge on the art world for snubbing their original work landis is more of a footnote to the history of art forgery, warranting his own.
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