Are museums filled with forgeries?

Do visitors to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg realize that “at least half the paintings hanging there are copies” and that the origianls have been discreetly sold to foreign […]

Parisian art expert’s ruse undone by former student

Alone in the Aaron gallery showroom in 2012, Charles Hooreman noticed something suspicious about two folding chairs marked as the former property of King Louis XV’s daughter, Princess Louise Elisabeth. Hooreman, a young art dealer […]

Berlin Museum of Islamic Art receives €9 million EUR donation from Saudi Arabian foundation

The Saudi Arabian foundation, Alwaleed Philanthropies, has donated €9 million EUR to the Berlin Museum of Islamic Art, which is housed in the Pergamon Museum. The donation will go towards supporting museum […]