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Christie’s latest Jean-Michel Basquiat online auction has been stopped and officially “postponed” after two of the late artist’s sisters filed a $1 million lawsuit claiming that the collection of his ex-roommate/lover Alexis Adler could include fakes. We first interviewed Adler a year ago, in her now-remodeled former squat of an apartment that she shared with Basquiat in […]

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Here’s a crafty entrepreneur from Taluca Lake California who deals in a very specific type of celebrity memorabilia, funneled straight out of toilet buckets of the trailers of the famous, freshly canned and preserved for your pathological star-o-philia. […]

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French artist Cyril Hatt’s sculptures are the perfect fakes! He shoots pictures of his target objects and then rebuilds them out of photographs, creating convincing  Potemkin hotel rooms, trains, shoes, cars and skateboards… until you look closer. If this art thing doesn’t work out, he can always get a freelance gig for the Russian military making faux tanks […]

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You can stop d’oh-ing at yourself for not rummaging around garage sales now. Turns out those early Ansel Adams negatives that some weasel paid $45 for and attempted to sell for $200 million? Fake! Ha-ha. An old lady recognized the negatives and matched one down to the Jefrey Pine branch shadows. Her Uncle Earl frequented […]

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A video has surfaced on YouTube that appears to show graffiti vandal KATSU tagging the security fence in front of the White House and even more remarkable, some people actually think it’s real. It’s basically the the low budget version of this. |Vandalog| […]

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In contrast to the charity art auctions featuring real Banksy prints, here’s one with an admittedly poor interpretation raising far less money for the British Red Cross: “We present to you quite probably the most unsightly Banksy derived artwork ever seen. You’re being asked to buy it.” |Art Bleat| […]

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Concrete Canvas did this interview with FAKE, an Amsterdam-based street artist (and PR manager) who makes it a point to attach a certain popular art prankster’s name, imagery or motifs to illustrate that “not all stencils are a reminder of Banksy.” When asked about the cannabis coffee shop capital of the world’s steet art scene […]

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