A striking piece of artwork catches your eye as you browse a local antique store. When you ask for more information, the owner rehearses a story of how it was purchased by her great uncle at an auction halfway around the world. He was told that it was an original van Gogh, but when you ask for paperwork, you’re told there isn’t any. While the thought of owning a piece of art history tempts you to shoot for the stars, the price tag keeps your feet planted firmly on the ground. If only you knew whether it was authentic…


Let’s build a safer more secure art market. #artforeveryone

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