Art World Scammer Who Tricked Clients Out of $20 Million? Inigo Philbrick

Inigo Philbrick, the mysterious, stylish and formerly admired art dealer who ran galleries in London and Miami, was arrested by U.S. agents last Thursday after being found on the Pacific island of Vanuatu. Philbrick—a dashing dealer on the contemporary art scene until he wasn’t—made headlines towards the end of 2019 for his conspicuous disappearance in the wakeContinue reading “Art World Scammer Who Tricked Clients Out of $20 Million? Inigo Philbrick”

Woodbury House Gallery – we hope it is what it says it is

Modern art and investment might as well be the same word as things go today. There doesn’t seem to be a week that doesn’t go by that we don’t hear about some art scandal or fraud that has duped tax payers or individuals out of millions? no probably billions these days…. In the world ofContinue reading “Woodbury House Gallery – we hope it is what it says it is”

Gallery Hoax is literally “invisible”

People love to lampoon a credulous art world, but the reaction to the fake invisible work of ‘Lana Newstrom’ shows just how repelled we are by its marketplace. The invisible art of Lana Newstrom is in fact a hoax, perpetrated by professional radio parodists Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring.