Uzbekistan Museum Director Sold Artworks and Replaced Them With Fakes

14 Dec 2014 1:10 PM | Anonymous

The director of the State Art Museum of Uzbekistan in Tashkent was sentenced today to nine years in prison for systematically replacing works from the institution’s collection with fakes and selling off the originals over a 15-year period. 

http://hyperallergic.com/168595/uzbekistan-museum-director-sold-artworks-and-replaced-them-with-fakes/