The harsh reality of art collecting — and forgery

Art forgery — creating and selling artwork falsely credited to famous artists — is almost as old as art itself. In 2011, an esteemed New York gallery closed its doors after selling $80 million worth of fake art. Of course, authenticity is at the heart of any artwork’s true value. But, as correspondent Erin Moriarty shows us, sometimes the problem lies in the proof.

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