Who is the talented fraudster, smuggling counterfeit antiques onto the art market? Experts have named him the “Spanish master” but his exact whereabouts are still unknown. An investigative journey into the wheelings and dealings of the art world.
Richard Francis Burton was a British officer, explorer and scholar of Eastern societies. The Bulgarian-born German writer Troyanov transformed Burton's life into a fantastic novel.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
Now in its seventh year, Berlin Art Week aims to showcase the capital's prodigious cultural scene to the global art world. DW talks to organizer Moritz van Dülmen about the week's growing momentum, and future prospects.
A painting by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani has become the most valuable work ever sold at Sotheby's. Sales have spiked in recent months as private buyers and new galleries enhance their collections.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version