Jackson Pollock

Artist Revealed Behind Masterfully Faked Pollocks, Koonings, Rothkos

Pei-Shen Qian, described as a struggling Chinese artist, is the master forger behind one of the biggest scams to sweep the New York City art scene in years, involving more than 80 bogus paintings by modern masters. Alleged works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Robert Motherwell, were actually painted by the 73-year-old immigrant artist in the garage of his Queens home. Few details about the investigation are known. What is known is mostly contained in a new grand jury indictment of alleged scam mastermind Glafira Rosales, 57. She was arraigned today (Aug 19) in federal court in Manhattan....

Modern Art Comes To Life at Javits Center Art Fair (Photos)

New York’s Javits Center played host to some amazing artwork from over 100 established and emerging painters, photographers, sculptors and artists working in mixed media at the 2012 Contemporary Art Fair NYC, which took place Oct. 19-21. The third annual event also featured speakers who instructed collectors, artists and students about both practical and theoretical art-related subjects....