Vanity Fair | Milton Esterow:
A skyrocketing interest in Amedeo Modigliani’s work is producing Picasso-level price tags, with major museum shows stoking the flame. Buyers are wary, though: the mystery surrounding one of the world’s most-faked artists has led to death threats, lawsuits, and hoaxes.
Nearly a century after the premature death of Amedeo Modigliani, his allure continues to grow, with the price of his work soaring into Picasso territory and several major exhibitions in the offing. The only question is: How many Modiglianis are fakes?…read more
Image | Self-Portrait, by Amedeo Modigliani |Right, Portrait of a Woman, by forger Elmyr de Hory