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
	Books on Tape: The Business End

More mercurial cut-and-paste beat-isms from producer Todd Drootin, aka Books on Tape. For those with short attention spans, he salutes you.

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The Kids in the Hall: The Complete Season 2, 1990-1991

The Kids' steadfastly humanizing instincts go a long way towards rendering their comedy adorably toothless.

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The Jamie Kennedy Experiment: The Complete Third Season

It's not clear why Jamie Kennedy holds back with some marks and pushes others completely over the edge.

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Jesus, Mary, and DaVinci

Attempting to capitalize on the success of Brown's book, ABC News' Jesus, Mary, and DaVinci attempts to discern fact from fiction in The DaVinci Code.

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Silver City (2004)

Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shall We Dance? (2004)

'The fact is,' says director Peter Chelsom, 'I was very, very wary about remaking such a perfect original.'"

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Pauly Shore is Dead (2003)

Decked out in his vintage gear, Rico Suave has been reduced to selling oranges with his young son on the side of a California highway.

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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

'This was a lot of joy,' says Bruce Sinofsky, 'To be in a studio with musicians and people you respect, and watch the creative process, but also to watch these people break themselves down to their essence and start rebuilding themselves was an inspiration.'"

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Intended (2002)

Its handheld verité style pulls viewers uncomfortably close to this band of humans struggling to survive their surroundings, as well as each other.

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Fall Guy (Kamata Koshin-Kyoku) (1982)

Kinji Fukasaku's striking compositions remind us that the world of filmmaking is draped in a charade, an expertly plotted manipulation.

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//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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