Monthly Archives: March 2014

Portraits of the Artifice

The artworks of Tony Tetro may well hang in some of the world’s most prestigious museums and private collections – but his name isn’t in any art history books and he can’t tell you which museums…

NBC Treasure Detectives. Tony’s Expert Advice

Curtis Dowling enlists the help of one of the world’s top forgers, Tony Tetro. Learn about Tony’s history and how he fooled experts.

The Painted Life – Acclaim Magazine

Back in the ‘80s, he lived a life so obscenely lavish, he quickly became a regular on the police radar as a suspected drug dealer. Jailed for his art crimes…

Australia’s ABC on Tetro

He’s so good, in fact, that in the 70s and 80s art dealers regularly passed off Tony Tetro’s work as the real deal—until it all went horribly wrong and he was sent to jail for art forgery in the 1990s.