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I feel like I need hydeordie to explain this to me or at least explain the part why I have not heard of this yet at all. Is this completely illegitimate and shady, or is everyone so far up their ass in the art world that they can’t be bothered to learn about a MASSIVE complex that just opened up right under their noses?
Holy shit! I didn’t know about this either, I was going to go to sleep but now I’m going down an internet k-hole to find out about this Mana dude.
“I think people find the art industry impregnable and alienating and run by a group of self-regarding élites, basically, and possibly the idea that there is a route around them and maybe also a route towards the enjoyment of paintings that doesn’t have to be brokered by the opinion of another élite that support that élite. And there is a certain honesty in something that says, ‘I’m a fake; take me or leave me. If you don’t like me, that’s fine, if you do like me that’s even better.’”—Convicted art forger John Myatt