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Miami Pastor try’s to sell forged Damien Hirst spin paintings

February 13, 2013 ART NEWS 1 Comment

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A Real Damien Hirst Spin Painting ‘Beautiful, pop, spinning ice creamy, whirling, expanding painting’ (1995). Photographed by Stephen White © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2012

A Miami pastor and art dealer has been arrested for attempting to sell several forged works attributed to British artist Damien Hirst. Kevin Sutherland had approached Sotheby’s in December about selling one of Mr. Hirst’s “spin” paintings at auction, but when the auction house realized the work as forgery, it promptly contacted the New York Police Department.

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  1. moth says:

    That’s tries. Not try’s.

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