Brooklyn Museum Legally Forced to Store Fake Art

Museum hoping court will free it from deal forcing it to hole 229 forgeries

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 2:22 PM CST | Updated Jan 12, 2013 1:14 PM CST

(Newser) – The Brooklyn Museum is desperately trying to extricate itself from a strange legal predicament that is currently forcing it to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars storing forgeries and replicas. The museum unwittingly walked into the trap back in 1931, when collector Michael Friedsam bequeathed...   Read full story »


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