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Fake Or Fortune?

Every picture tells a story, but in FAKE OR FORTUNE? valuable paintings are about to be treated as crime scenes! Beyond the genteel galleries and upmarket auction houses of the art world lies a dimension rarely seen - a darker side of incalculable wealth, social ambition, and sometimes subterfuge. In this engaging mini-series, a recognized art sleuth, a doctor of history, and cutting edge scientists join forces to discover the truth behind controversial paintings. From Paris and Amsterdam to Cape Town and New York, the team employ old-fashioned detective skills, real-time investigations, and the latest forensic testing to reveal compelling . . .

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:00 PM
"Gauguin"
Paul Gauguin was one of the most intriguing artists of late 19th century France. A stockbroker who abandoned Paris for a bohemian life in Tahiti, perhaps his best known, and certainly his most valuable work, "When Will You Marry?" sold for $300M in 2015, making it the most expensive piece of his to ever sell. Could Gauguin's very first pencil sketch for this painting have turned up in a quiet suburb of Manchester? Just to raise the stakes even further, the team are on the trail of a second possible Gauguin: a still life depicting a bowl of oranges. G
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