Further Arrests in Knoedler Gallery Case Shows Scale Needed for Major Frauds

May 6th, 2014

The former Knoedler Gallery via Art in AmericaThe New York Times takes another look this week at new arrests in the Knoedler Gallery forgery case, and notes the number of participants, complicit or not, to perpetuate a major art fraud.  “If you asked me what the biggest factors were behind this thing succeeding so long,” says art historian Jack Flam, “first is that everybody was afraid to be sued. People give credibility to works unwittingly by keeping quiet.”

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