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September 3rd, 2012

The New York Times reports on how, as fine art for sale has become increasingly available online in the past few years, a byproduct of so many reputable businesses selling via the internet is that it has become easier for frauds and forgeries to be passed off as well. Most commonly fakes are violations of artists’ copyrights and trademarks or claims that authorized reproductions are limited editions. Buyers as well, are more inclined to base their judgement off of whether an online seller packed and shipped on time or answer questions promptly, as they believe that they can spot the difference between a real work and a fake.

Read the article via The New York Times