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Film still of Sterling Hayden in Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing, 1956. COURTESY THE CRITERION COLLECTION

Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, and Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema

On August 21, 1961, Francisco Goya’s Portrait of the Duke of Wellington (1812–14) was stolen from the National Gallery in London. The British government had purchased the painting 19 days earlier for £140,000, matching the bid of New York collector … Read More


Fakers, Fakes, & Fake Fakers

Well-known forgers reveal the creative methods they use to copy the masters
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