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Tribeca Review: ‘Art And Craft’ Is An Empathetic View Of Talent, Artistic Obsession & Mental Illness

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • April 30, 2014 4:01 PM
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Art & Craft
In the art world, the name Mark Landis causes instant inflammation and or apoplectic emotional responses. One of the most prolific art forgers in the United States, Landis has duped art galleries across the entire country posing as an affluent philanthropist and art patron wishing to donate rare works from his collection. ​But the "gifts" that Landis is bequeathing are actually precisely constructed reproductions (Picasso, Matisse, et al) that he himself has painted. And his impeccably faultless craft is such that galleries across the country including the venerable Philadelphia Museum of Art and Art Institute of Chicago have been fooled. Mark Landis is public enemy #1 to anyone curating and exhibiting art.

Tribeca Exclusive: The Frame Looks Like A Million Dollars In Clip From Art World Documentary 'Art And Craft'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 15, 2014 12:02 PM
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Art And Craft
The art world is no stranger to tales that are almost too unreal to be believed, but co-directors Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman have found another one in "Art And Craft," with the documentary making its premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.

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