Is 'The Art of Forgery' an Art at All?

Is 'The Art of Forgery' an Art at All?

By Brice Ezell

Noah Charney's intriguing survey of art crime grapples with a question that he himself never fully answers: are the great forgers artists in their own right? 3 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

South Park

Parker and Stone are like observational stand-up comics, without all the wry self-referencing and glib performance shtick.

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The Saint: The Early Episodes, Set 2

The Saint reveals some complexity in the way it combines Templar's capitalistic values and Moore's arresting masculinity.

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World Shores and Beaches: A Descriptive and Historical Guide to 50 Coastal Treasures by Mary Ellen S

The problem isn't, however, with what's included, but what isn't. Why these three East Coast beaches and not Cumberland Island? Or Cape Romain? Or the Florida Keys? Or the Chesapeake Bay? Or Cape May?"

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	Susumu Yokota & Rothko: Distant Sounds of Summer

As we become more grateful for the last of the sun's rays, this record will let you feel the joys of sleeping on a summer lawn... wide awake.

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25 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Siegel-Schwall Band: Flash Forward

You would be better off with a vintage Siegel-Schwall album, the earlier the better.

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25 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Calvin Johnson: Before the Dream Faded…

Johnson's vocals -- now deeper than ever -- sometimes veer slightly off key, and the beats aren't always perfectly locked in, but in its subtle flaws lies the album's charm.

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	Gang of Four: Return the Gift (U.S. Version)

Ever get the feeling you've been burned? Gang of Four demonstrates how to stay vital past 40.

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	Jerry Garcia Band: Live at Shoreline 9/1/90 [DVD]

Jerry Garcia Band performance for the ages falters in its DVD form.

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25 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Kaci Brown: Instigator

At 17, Kaci Brown's got a lot of growing up to do. She's apparently well skilled at foursomes, though.

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	The Beta Band: The Best of the Beta Band: Music

The Beta Band spent the better part of their career trying to catch up to initial expectations, and they never gained enough traction to escape the incredible gravity of this 'lost' potential.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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