28 February 2021


Duped You: The Story Of Knoedler’s $80m Art Fraud – Netflix

Made You Look: The True Story About Fake Art is a new to Netflix documentary. It charts the demise of Knoedler New York’s oldest commercial art gallery.

13 September 2017


Ann Freedman The End Or The Beginning For Knoedler’s Disgraced Director

Ann Freedman has settled her final lawsuit in what has been New York’s biggest art scandal.

12 July 2017

Knoedler Art Fraud Case Glafira Rosales Ordered To Pay Back $81m

The art fraudster Glafira Rosales who was central to the Knoedler art fraud scam has been ordered to Pay $81 million in compensation to the victims of the scandal.

12 February 2016


Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here

The issue of fakes is alluring headline fodder: what is it that is so compelling about forged artworks? Once could say it places greater emphasis on what makes the real deal a genuine article; though the limelight tends to fall on the fake works themselves, obscuring the original talent which it so brazenly tramples over. It […]

8 February 2016


Ann Freedman Settles Out Of Court In $25m Fake Rothko Case

The former president and director of the now defunct Knoedler & Company gallery, Ann Freedman has settled out of court, just one day before she was set to take the stand. The fraud lawsuit brought against her and the gallery by collectors Domenico and Eleanore De Sole, over an $8.3 million fake Rothko painting has been […]

4 October 2015


Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case

If you have been wondering what happened to the fraud case which closed the 150 year old Knoedler Gallery in New York, there have been major new developments. A Federal judge has ordered that two cases relating to the alleged sale of forged Abstract Expressionist paintings, are to go to trial. The two cases involve the multimillion dollar sale of fake artworks by such […]

5 April 2014


Beyeler Foundation Curator Implicated In Knoedler Rothko Forgery Case

A highly regarded Swiss curator from the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, Switzerland has been implicated in the lawsuit and scandal surrounding the sale of forgeries by the now defunct Knoedler & Company gallery in New york. The gallery abruptly closed in 2011 after over $80m worth of forgeries were sold. Frank Fertitta III a Las […]

17 September 2013


Glafira Rosales Blows The Whistle On New York’s Biggest Art Fraud

A Long Island art dealer who operated a scam selling more than $80m (£50m) worth of fake Abstract Expressionist art, to a number of high profile galleries, has pleaded guilty in an U.S. District Court, in Manhattan. Glafira Rosales, 57 confessed to the sale of 63 counterfeit works of art, sold over a twenty year […]