How can we distinguish between a genuine and fake work of art

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  1. ram_m profile image71
    ram_mposted 6 years ago

    How can we distinguish between a genuine and fake work of art

  2. RustyW profile image74
    RustyWposted 6 years ago

    This is impossible to answer unless you are an art enthusiast, and even then, one skilled in the areas of arts and antiquities. I mean, you just plopped-down a very broad topic here, regarding the thousands of different kinds of art. I would assume, as always, that the lay-mind is referring to painting. I mean, you must know your medium-- Just like in writing. If you write about something that you have no knowledge of, than this deficit will ultimately be reflected within your work. Again, beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

  3. MrMaranatha profile image77
    MrMaranathaposted 6 years ago

    Check for Mr Bean's Fingerprints!!!  :-)

  4. katyzzz profile image58
    katyzzzposted 6 years ago

    Ask a reputable dealer, your own cognisance will simply not do, unless you see something really cheap somewhere and are willing to take a punt,  chances of success would not be high.

    But, when it comes to art, if you like something, just get it for the pleasure it will bring you, I hope my answer is of some assistance to you.

  5. carlarmes profile image59
    carlarmesposted 6 years ago

    I feel there are two types of fake works of art, there are the fake paintings that have one artists name on it but were painted by someone else and there is the new form of fake art in the form of some abstract art and most of conceptual art which is only art if you believe it to be art, just because a thing can be hung on a white wall in an art gallery does not make it art.

    1. katyzzz profile image58
      katyzzzposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You'll make a lot of people unhappy with this remark, art is forever changing.


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