The Three F’s of Art Crime: Frauds, Forgeries and Fakes!

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

5 pm | Reception and Book Signing

6 pm | Lecture by former Senior Investigator and Founder of the F.B.I.’s National Art Crime Team, Robert K. Wittman.

During his 20 years with the FBI, Robert K. Wittman recovered more that $225 million worth of stolen art and cultural property, resulting in the prosecution and conviction of numerous individuals.

7 pm | Screening of Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery

A mesmerizing, thought-provoking and surprisingly amusing film on the life of Wolfgang Beltracchi, who tricked the international art world for nearly 40 years by selling his forged paintings and passing them off as the works of early 20th-century masters. Watch the trailer.

Documentary. 2014. Germany. 93 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Arne Birkenstock. See additional screenings.


$12 Regular Admission
$11 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
$10 Members
$3 Insider Access Members (and above)

*Admission includes the reception, lecture and film.