Still on the Van Meegeren trail

June 1st, 2009

The name Van Meegeren is still a potent magnet. Eroll Morrris of the New York Times digs in and serves up a useful mulit-part article on the most notorious of all art-theft case including interviews with the authors the two most recent books on the subject, Jonathan Lopez and Edward Dolnick.

http://morris.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/27/bamboozling-ourselves-part-1/

See my own Essential Vermeer interview with Lopez here:
http://www.essentialvermeer.com/interviews_newsletter/lopez_interview.html

and his take on the possibilities of the nightmare happening again:
http://flyingfox.jonathanjanson.com/2008/11/21/can-this-happen-again/

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