'Florida man' has fake Basquiats?

August 30 2022

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There's ongoing fallout at the Orlando Museum of Art, following an FBI raid to seize a number of allegedly fake Basquiat paintings. One was painted on some Fedex shipping cardboard not used before Basquiat died. An expert paid $60,000 to catalogue the works had doubts, and was told by the museum to 'Shut up. You took the money'. The museum has lost two directors in the last two months, according to The Art Newspaper. Worth remembering, next time someone tells you attributions in the modern art market are solid.

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