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Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery (2014)

Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery (2014)

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A mesmerizing, thought-provoking yet surprisingly amusing documentary on the life and times of Wolfgang Beltracchi, who tricked the international art world for nearly 40 years by forging and selling paintings of early 20th-century masters. A larger-than-life personality who was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era. (C) Official Site

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What sets "Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery" apart is how breezily compassionate it is toward a master deceiver and how damning its tone is toward a greedy art world that allowed him to flourish.

August 20, 2015 | Full Review…

[An] engaging, funny documentary ...

August 20, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A highly enjoyable look at a career spent duping the art world.

August 20, 2015 | Full Review…

Too often "The Art of Forgery" turns into a how-to guide, initially interesting but ultimately belabored ...

August 19, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

While Mr. Beltracchi is an agreeable raconteur, and is much more knowledgeable than a mere armchair art historian, "Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery" is a case in which a great documentary topic hasn't yielded a great documentary.

August 18, 2015 | Full Review…

Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery makes us question not only art, but the experts who claim to understand it best.

August 18, 2015 | Full Review…

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