We are an international organization amazed how “art” is the wild, wild west of investment and fraud. We hope to bring to light this problem and unite people around the world to fight this greed.
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Average personal money lost in art investments
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Have you been fooled lately?
Thought you made a sound investment that turned out to be a hoax? Mislead by the art market hype? Well, tell us about how you got fooled and help us make the public aware.
Have you seen something foolish?
Roundabouts, public works, art restorations, fraud copies, auction houses, private showings, etc… Art is hiding much more than talent. Tell us what is taking place in your neighborhood.
Who has been Fooled?
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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”