FAVES

"Fake or Fortune" with Rose Eveleth

Episode Summary

In this episode Rose Eveleth, science lover and creator of Flash Forward, talks about the BBC series Fake or Fortune.

Episode Notes

Rose Eveleth is a science lover and creator of the podcast Flash Forward. Fake or Fortune is a BBC One television series which examines the provenance and attribution of notable artworks.

In this episode we talk about not having art provenance, the show itself being meta fake, the skill of the hosts, the importance of a paper trail in the art world, making money forging painting, archiving famous paintings, the Wildenstein Institute, the future of record-keeping, refusing to learn how to read, Tom Swift books, stressful running, knowing when a PHD isn't for you, and more.

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