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The Resource The art of the con : the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world, Anthony M. Amore

The art of the con : the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world, Anthony M. Amore

Label
The art of the con : the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world
Title
The art of the con
Title remainder
the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world
Statement of responsibility
Anthony M. Amore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication, and with good reason. Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money. The cons perpetrated by unscrupulous art dealers and their accomplices are proportionately elaborate. The Art of the Con tells the stories of some of history's most notorious yet untold cons. They involve stolen art hidden for decades; elaborate ruses that involve the Nazis and allegedly plundered art; the theft of a conceptual prototype from a well-known artist by his assistant to be used later to create copies; the use of online and television auction sites to scam buyers out of millions; and other confidence scams incredible not only for their boldness but more so because they actually worked. Using interviews and newly released court documents, The Art of the Con will also take the reader into the investigations that led to the capture of the con men, who oftentimes return back to the world of crime. For some, it's an irresistible urge because their innocent dupes all share something in common: they want to believe"--
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Amore, Anthony M
Dewey number
702.8/74
Index
no index present
LC call number
N8790
LC item number
.A46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art
  • Art thefts
Label
The art of the con : the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world, Anthony M. Amore
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn889523603
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
264 pages, [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781137279873
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014046676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)889523603
Label
The art of the con : the most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world, Anthony M. Amore
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn889523603
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
264 pages, [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781137279873
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014046676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)889523603

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