SKAMSKY INC.

- German forgers, Israeli forgers, French forgers, Russian mobsters, Russian art experts, Russian art students, Art restorers, Art historians, KGB agents, Western journalists, Western diplomats, Soviet Jews..

FORBES, Skamsky Inc., Heidi Brown. January 15, 2009

In a 2009 article which appeared in FORBES, titled "Skamsky Inc", journalist Heidi Brown reports on the supposed proliferation of forgeries in the Russian avant grade art market. The list of Ms. Brown's possible culprits in this massive deception include - German forgers, Israeli forgers, French forgers, Russian mobsters, Russian art experts, Russian art students, Art restorers, Art historians, KGB agents, Western journalists, Western diplomats, Soviet Jews...

Link to article: Brown, Heidi. "Skamsky Inc." Forbes 15 Jan. 2009: n. pag. Web.

Buzzwords and blame...

Buzzwords and blame...

German forgers, Israeli forgers, French forgers, Russian mobsters, Russian art experts, Russian art students, Art restorers, Art historians, KGB agents, Western journalists, Western diplomats, Soviet Jews....My favorite passage "A gangster can produce a medieval icon, a Faberge or whimsical Chagall with only a few artists".

Brown, Heidi. "Skamsky Inc." Forbes 15 Jan. 2009: n. pag. Web.