WOLFGANG BELTRACCHI: FORGEunately. first fine-art


FORGEunately. first fine-art

Meet the man who admitted to forging hundreds of paintings and outsmarted the most powerful players in the international art world for more than 40 years, earning millions of euros: Wolfgang Beltracchi- the most prolific artist of the 20th century. Since his arrest in 2010, art institutions around the world have worked tirelessly to make his artworks inaccessible to the public; they continue to dictate what is and what isn’t art.

Now, Wolfgang Beltracchi is collaborating with a Swiss-based crypto company to enter the unforgeable world of digital art. Combining the traditional mastery of painting with modern graphic design tools, he is creating a unique collection of artworks that will take us on a journey through the history of art. Through utilizing the internet and the Ethereum blockchain, we are giving the world unrestricted access to one of the last living art masters of our time.

Find out more:
Beltracchi’s story on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80015279
The art project: www.greats.art

Artist: Wolfgang Beltracchi
Photographer: Alberto Venzago
Director/DoP: Daniel Kunz
Camera: Sven Wedekind
Additional Camera: Tim Holdener, Yannis Petrone
Props/Styling: the cheese & chocolate crew
Edit: Sven Wedekind, Daniel Kunz
Grading: Sven Wedekind
Voice: John Drew
Music & Sound design: DomRec Studios
Client: Gallerie Persterer
Production: cheese & chocolate Film SA

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