Tonight, one of the world’s most famous art forgers, John Myatt, unveils his new collection of original art.The exhibition, entitled ‘Fake’, features brand new original paintings of some of the world’s most sought after masterpieces by some of the greatest artists of our time. Since ancient times, the theory and practice of the visual arts has been founded upon the relationship between the real and its copy. There are few people more aware of this than Myatt, having played a central role in one of the most sophisticated art frauds in history.This new exhibition is his most ambitious yet, casting his determined gaze and practiced paintbrush across decades of art works. From the bold and fantastical geometry of a Joan Miró, to the dreamy, gleaming impasto of a Claude Monet, John Myatt expertly shifts between each celebrated artist, absorbing their subject, form and style with finesse and flair. The Artmarket Gallery has an ORIGINAL John Myatt in gallery - its absolutely stunning...he has captures Henri Matisse perfectly - pure genius...his prices and demand is set to soar after this exhibition - so now if the time to add to your collection or make this your first fine art purchase!
An art fakers journey from prison to mainstream television. John Myatt will be returning to our screens next week in a new series of Fame in the Frame which airs on Sky Arts HD on 27 September.Ahead of the beginning of the new series, The Guardian has published an article profiling Myatt.
Johns latest work will soon be on view in The Artmarket Gallery - around October we think