Fakes in the art world - The mystery conman

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Let’s talk about fake art. You might not know this, but fake art sits unnoticed in galleries around the world. And this documentary takes a look at it.

The documentary focuses on a talented fraudster that has been playing the art market and ripping collectors for years. Who is this mystery conman?

Museum curators and art collectors definitely want to sweep the topic under the carpet. They do not want to admit that there has been fake art in the galleries and museums.

But this documentary reveals the truth. It shows the work of the mystery conman and talks about 40 fakes that have been discovered around the world.

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