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Provenance [GRPL Book Club] : how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art / Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo.

Provenance [GRPL Book Club] : how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art

Salisbury, Laney. (Author).
Sujo, Aly. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780143117407
  • ISBN: 0143117408
  • Physical Description: xv, 327 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: "I want a nice Matisse" -- Canvas greed -- Art for sale -- Crossing the line -- Mibus wants his money back -- Self-made man -- Wreckers of civilization -- At the easel -- The fine art of provenance -- Full speed ahead -- After Giacometti -- A sinister message -- The bookworm -- The paper trail -- Falling off a log -- The bow tie -- Into the whirlwind -- Standing nude -- The pond man -- Myatt's blue period -- The chameleon -- A loaded briefcase -- The Auschwitz concert -- Extreme prudence -- We're not alone -- A slow burn -- The art squad -- The macaroni caper -- Nicked -- Aladdin's cave -- The fox -- Drewe descending -- South -- The trial.
Summary, etc.: Recounts the activities of John Drewe, who manipulated struggling artist John Myatt and other unwitting accomplices to become prolific art forgers whose works Drewe successfully passed off as legitimate pieces.
Awards Note: Edgar Award finalist.
Subject: Myatt, John, 1945-
Drewe, Joh 1948-
Art forgers > England > Biography.
Impostors and imposture > England > Biography.
Genre: True crime stories.

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