Michael Barzman of North Hollywood confessed to lying to the FBI about the provenance of forgeries exhibited at the Orlando Museum of Art.
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Orlando Museum of Art on Probation After Disputed Basquiat Show
The American Alliance of Museums’s sanction comes after the FBI raided the museum and seized 25 disputed paintings.
Orlando Museum Leaders Resign Amid Fake Basquiats Scandal
The museum’s interim director and board chair both left their posts in one week.
Orlando Museum of Art Is “Re-Evaluating All Exhibitions” Amid FBI Raid Fallout
A task force is attempting damage control as the museum continues to face dire consequences for displaying a group of fake Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings.
FBI Raids Florida Museum and Seizes 25 Disputed Basquiats
The authenticity of the works, whose owners say Basquiat sold to Hollywood screenwriter Thaddeus Mumford in 1982, has been heavily scrutinized.
Is the Orlando Museum of Art Displaying Fake Basquiats?
The FBI is investigating the authenticity of works that are said to have been found in the storage unit of a Hollywood screenwriter.