Recent years have seen some of the biggest art forgeries of the 20th century, including a $79.6 million Austrian case of forged certificates and replicas by Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet. According to the FBI’s art crime unit, art frauds, forgeries and fakes total $6 billion annually. In an industry plagued by authenticity and traceability issues, could Blockchain… Continue reading Could Blockchain Technology Help Prevent Art Market Fraud?
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Avoiding Fakes in the Art Market: A Buyer’s Guide For art collectors, there is no fear greater than discovering that a once-prized work is merely a worthless forgery; a nightmare that has become all too common in the art world. Instances of art forgery now comprise a major portion of the market – with estimates… Continue reading Avoiding Fakes in the Art Market: A Buyer’s Guide