The Ludwig Museum is preparing an exhibition of fakes of Russian avant-garde
ARTinvestment.RU   20 февраля 2020

The exhibition will feature an inauthentic work identified after the last inspection of Museum funds

the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, one of the world's major collections of modern art holds in its funds more than 800 artworks created by the masters of Russian avant-garde. However, after the last events associated with the infamous exhibition of fakes of Russian avant-garde in Ghent, the Museum decided to recheck my collection. Found in result of inspection of the work, the authenticity of which is doubtful, will be presented in the exhibition project "Russian avant-garde Museum Ludwig: originals and fakes. Issues, research, explanations" (Russian Avant-Garde at the Museum Ludwig: Original and Fake. Questions, Research, Explanations), curators are Rita Kersting and Peter Mundt, and the opening is scheduled for fall 2020.

press-релизе Museum dedicated to the exhibition, noted that "for various reasons, works of doubtful authorship are always in private and institutional collections. The Museum Ludwig also injured and is currently researching his collection with the help of international scientists." At the exhibition, together with examples of genuine and counterfeit works of Russian avant-garde, will be demonstrated also artistic-исторические and technological methods to confirm the authorship and identify cases of false attribution on the basis of works of Natalia Goncharova, Kliment Redko, Nicholas Suetin and other artists.

the opening of the exhibition, as according to The Art Newspaper Russia, will coincide with the international conference, which will raise the whole range of issues related to problems of attribution and the latest methods of confirmation of authorship. The exhibition will work to the public just over three months — from September 26, 2020 January 3, 2021.


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