Art crime is soaring. Every year as much as $10 billion worth of artworks are stolen. Many more are vandalised, damaged or destroyed. Added to this is a flourishing world of fakes and forgeries, often sold for millions of dollars and hanging in the world's most prestigious galleries. If you think this is happening only in Paris, London and New York, prepare to be surprised as art curator Penelope Jackson reveals the underbelly of the New Zealand art world.
Title: Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters: The New Zealand Story
Author: Penelope Jackson
Publisher: Awa Press
Format: Paperback. 205 x135mm. 196 pages
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