Cautionary Conversations – Andy Warhol’s Manufacturing facility of Reality


Andy Warhol’s assistant, Gerard Malanga, is going through an extended jail sentence in Italy. He’s cast a number of Che Guevara portraits and tried to move them off as real Warhols. What occurs subsequent is a landmark second within the historical past of artwork and authenticity…

Tim Harford is joined by Alice Sherwood, writer of Authenticity, to debate reality and fakery in trendy instances. At the moment, authenticity appears to matter greater than ever — and but we’re additionally consistently assailed by individuals and merchandise that aren’t what they appear. What’s happening right here? And what’s the eye economic system received to do with it?

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