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Tony Tetro Art Market Magazine

Interview With The Genius Art Forger – Art Market Magazine – April 2016

Tony is featured on the cover of Art Market Magazine. “Back in the early 1970s I went to the Uffizzi in Florence. I met an old man named Carlo, who was copying, I believe a Tintoretto, who taught me to paint flesh like the old masters…” Read the rest of the article in which Tony discusses […]

Documentary Tony

Tony Tetro Documentary

Sparkle Films has created a sizzle trailer for the documentary about Tony…stay tuned for developments.

Tony on BBC’s “Fake of Fortune”

Recently Tony appeared on the BBC television show, Fake of Fortune. In the episode the team investigates a Chagall with the help of Tony.  To see the segment in which Tony appears, watch the video.  

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…

Tony Appears on NBC’s Treasure Detectives

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 in the early ‘90s and released a year later with all records expunged, had the pleasure of chatting to the man about his incredible […]

Tony on Australia’s ABC

In the lobby of a Melbourne hotel there are what look like ten Andy Warhol art works. It’s part of a competition to win an original Warhol print. But here’s the catch, only one is a real Warhol, the other nine have been recreated by professional art forger Tony Tetro. He’s so good, in fact, […]