Jackson Pollock Forger Nabbed by FBI in the Hamptons

  • July 01, 2014 19:57

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The FBI has arrested a painter in the Hamptons for selling fake Jackson Pollock works.

Art collectors paid $1.9 million for fake Jackson Pollock paintings — including some splattered works that were audaciously sold on eBay.

John Re, an East Hampton-based painter, has been arrested in connection with the fraud — the latest in a string of Pollock forgeries.

In this case, collectors bought around 60 fakes.

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