‘A complete forgery’: Martin felt sick when he read the email about the art sale

Orsen Welles film described the secondary world of art as Fake unlike Trump his description had some substance. There is often more in the selling than the art. Andrew Bolt loves this social space  (ODT)

A quick glance at the seller’s business card should have set off alarm bells for clients about to pay thousands of dollars for the artwork she was offering. Not only is her own name spelled incorrectly: “Laura Loiuse Johnson” but she is the director of an art gallery that does not exist.

There is no John Street Galleries in Sydney’s Woollahra, as her business card suggests, and no such business name is recorded with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

‘A complete forgery’: Martin felt sick when he read the email about the art sale

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