Monday, March 15, 2010

"Mexican prosecutors probe possible Frida fakes," by CATHERINE E. SHOICHET

(Article courtesy: Huffington Post)

MEXICO CITY — Mexican federal prosecutors said Tuesday they are investigating a claim that more than 1,000 items attributed to artist Frida Kahlo were forged.

The Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Trust filed a complaint saying signed paintings, notes and drawings featured in two recent art history books are fake, the Attorney General's Office said.

"We must stop the commercialization of false works," said Hilda Trujillo, director of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museums.

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