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Advanced Technologies to End Art Forgeries

Posted by Alexandra Rotunda on

Advanced Technologies to End Art Forgeries
The business of art fraud defines itself as the deliberate false representation of the artist, age, origins, or ownership of a work of art in order to reap financial gain.  It has been concluded through recent publications, art historians, conservators, curators, etc. that roughly 20-50% of all artwork in the world are fakes, forgeries, misattributions, or unknowns.  Albeit a shockingly high number, the art world can now play host to non-invasive technologies to ensure authenticity with methods that guarantee the artwork is preserved in its entirety. 

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