“But if there weren’t any experts would there be any fakers?”

A friend once showed a Picasso to Picasso, who said no it was a fake.
The same friend brought in another would-be Picasso from another source and Picasso said that too was a fake.
Then yet another from another source. Also fake, said Picasso.
But Pablo, said his friend, I watched you paint that with my own eyes.
Haha, said Picasso, I can paint false Picassos as well as anybody.
— from F for Fake (Orson Welles)
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s