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Title:The Art Forger
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Algonquin Books
ISBN:1616201320
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Number of Pages:360
Category:Mystery, Fiction, Art, Historical fiction, Contemporary

The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Art Forger On March thirteen works of art worth today over million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history and Claire Roth a struggling young artist is about to discover that there s more to this crime than meets the eye .

On March thirteen works of art worth today over million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history and Claire Roth a struggling young artist is about to discover that there s more to this crime than meets the eye .

Claire makes her living reproducing famous works of art for a popular online retailer Desperate to improve her situation she lets herself be lured into a Faustian bargain with Aiden Markel a powerful gallery owner She agrees to forge a painting one of the Degas masterpieces stolen from the Gardner Museum in exchange for a one woman show in his renowned gallery But when the long missing Degas painting the one that had been hanging for one hundred years at the Gardner is delivered to Claire s studio she begins to suspect that it may itself be a forgery .

Claire s search for the truth about the painting s origins leads her into a labyrinth of deceit where secrets hidden since the late nineteenth century may be the only evidence that can now save her life B A Shapiro s razor sharp writing and rich plot twists make The Art Forger an absorbing literary thriller that treats us to three centuries of forgers art thieves and obsessive collectors it s a dazzling novel about seeing and not seeing the secrets that lie beneath the canvas

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b From the author of the i New York Times i bestseller i The Art Forger i comes a thrilling new novel of art history love and politics that traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II b br br Aliz e Benoit an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration WPA vanishes in New York City in amid personal and political turmoil No one knows what happened to her Not her Jewish family living in German occupied France Not her artistic patron and political compatriot Eleanor Roosevelt Not her close knit group of friends including Mark Rothko Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner And some seventy years later not her great niece Danielle Abrams who while working at Christie s auction house uncovers enigmatic paintings hidden behind recently found works by those now famous Abstract Expressionist artists Do they hold answers to the questions surrounding her missing aunt br br Entwining the lives of both historical and fictional characters and moving between the past and the present i The Muralist i plunges readers into the divisiveness of prewar politics and the largely forgotten plight of European refugees refused entrance to the United States It captures both the inner workings of today s New York art scene and the beginnings of the vibrant and quintessentially American school of Abstract Expressionism br br B A Shapiro is a master at telling a gripping story while exploring provocative themes In Aliz e and Danielle she has created two unforgettable women artists both who compel us to ask What happens when luminous talent collides with inexorable historical forces Does great art have the power to change the world And to what lengths should a person go to thwart evil, The author of Blameless chronicles a woman s plight as her pursuit of knowledge unlocks a dark secret A recently separated mother is determined to complete her doctoral thesis but her ambition is leading her to expose a secret closely guarded for over years Now the past is reaching out for her threatening her family her friends her future and her life, On March thirteen works of art worth today over million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history and Claire Roth a struggling young artist is about to discover that there s more to this crime than meets the eye br br On March thirteen works of art worth today over million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history and Claire Roth a struggling young artist is about to discover that there s more to this crime than meets the eye br br Claire makes her living reproducing famous works of art for a popular online retailer Desperate to improve her situation she lets herself be lured into a Faustian bargain with Aiden Markel a powerful gallery owner She agrees to forge a painting one of the Degas masterpieces stolen from the Gardner Museum in exchange for a one woman show in his renowned gallery But when the long missing Degas painting the one that had been hanging for one hundred years at the Gardner is delivered to Claire s studio she begins to suspect that it may itself be a forgery br br Claire s search for the truth about the painting s origins leads her into a labyrinth of deceit where secrets hidden since the late nineteenth century may be the only evidence that can now save her life B A Shapiro s razor sharp writing and rich plot twists make The Art Forger an absorbing literary thriller that treats us to three centuries of forgers art thieves and obsessive collectors it s a dazzling novel about seeing and not seeing the secrets that lie beneath the canvas, Finding her career in ruins because of a false accusation in her husband s suicide note Dr Diana Marcus desperate to protect her unborn child as well as her reputation searches for the truth beneath layers of treachery and seduction