Museum of Forgeries: Prank or Genius?

Museum of Forgeries: Prank or Genius?

The Museum of Forgeries is equal parts prank, social experiment, and commentary on the nature of art as currency. It’s the latest project by the art and design collective MSCHF (pronounced “mischief”), which purchased an original sketch by Andy Warhol at...
OnlyFans and Art Museums – Odd Bedfellows

OnlyFans and Art Museums – Odd Bedfellows

OnlyFans is not typically the home of fine art, at least by most definitions. But with art museums running into censorship on platforms like Facebook and TikTok, they’ve found a niche to share classic works of art with a new audience. The Vienna Tourist Board...
DNA Evidence Convicts Man Behind Van Gogh Theft

DNA Evidence Convicts Man Behind Van Gogh Theft

DNA evidence isn’t usually a part of art theft investigation. But Nils M., a Dutch man, left behind such evidence at not one, but two recent major heists. In March 2020, security footage at the Groninger Museum in Groninger showed a man breaking two glass doors...
George Lucas Has an Art Museum

George Lucas Has an Art Museum

George Lucas owns an art museum. This surprising news caused a brief ripple in the art world when he first announced over a decade ago that he planned to build one. Many thought that if it ever came to fruition, it would be simply a novelty, a vanity project for a man...
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