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Blood antiquities and the role of the Conservator

Objects of great historical, cultural and financial value are being looted from sites of conflict and sold to finance wars and regional conflicts. These so-called 'blood antiquities' are being sold in the great centres of antiquities trading in Europe and around the world, but are they making it as far as Australia? And what ethical

Blood antiquities and the role of the Conservator2019-10-30T16:23:20+11:00

Knoedler forgery case: Pollock and Motherwell

This is collection of articles which trace the progress of two US authentication cases of the alleged forgery of a Jackson Pollack painting and 'Spanish Elegy' by Motherwell.  Its involves the German forger Wolfgang Beltracchi and a growing body of works he allegedly forged. “This is very scary stuff,” says one prominent New York collector. “These are

Knoedler forgery case: Pollock and Motherwell2019-10-30T16:25:22+11:00
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