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GIACOMETTI “Pointing Man” SOLD $141 Million at Christie’s! GIACOMETTI FAKES!

Alberto Giacometti’s human-scale bronze sculpture of a pointing man fetched $141.3 million in New York, setting an auction record for the Swiss artist.

And German Art Dealer Busted Trying to Sell Fake Giacometti Sculpture

Police discovered over 1,000 bronze Giacometti forgeries in the gang’s warehouse. The authorities melted down the sculptures, but as the current court case shows, many are still on the market. https://news.artnet.com/in-brief/giacometti-forgery-fraud-court-296471?utm_campaign=artnetnews&utm_source=051115daily&utm_medium=email

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Giacometti Pointing Man and Giacometti Fake

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