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The fine art of faking it / produced for PBS by the WGBH Science Unit ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Denisce Dilanni.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color. ; 4 3/4 in.
Reference Library
DVD 270
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Originally produced as a segment of the television program Nova in 1991.
Use copy of media materials now unusable in original format. Media conversion undertaken based on Fair Use analysis. Copy created 2013.
Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss.
Cinematographer, Jeri Sopanen ; editor, Andrea Williams ; original music composed by Mason Daring ; executive producer (for Nova), Paula S. Apsell.
Disc characteristics: DVD-R
This program looks at some of the uses of science in the interest of art. It shows how museums are using scientists to detect forgeries and give insight into the process of artistic creation.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Expertising.
Art -- Forgeries.
Art forgers.
Painting -- Expertising.
Painting -- Forgeries.
Painting -- Technique.
Dilanni, Denisce, director.
Dreyfuss, Richard, narrator.
Sopanen, Jeri, cinematographer.
Williams, Andrea D., editor.
Apsell, Paula S., producer.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)