Barry Avrich's documentary MADE YOU LOOK: A TRUE STORY ABOUT FAKE ART, an explosive look at one of the largest art fraud scandals in history, will premiere exclusively on CBC, CBC Gem anddocumentary Channel as part of 2020 Hot Docs Festival selections.
Premiere date was: Thursday, April 16thm CBC and CBC Gem
Made You Look is a crime documentary about the largest art fraud in American history set in the super rich, super obsessed and superfast art world of New York. Controversy erupts when an unassuming couple floods the art market with a collection of fake art sold for millions to the prestigious Knoedler Gallery who then sold the art to collectors and the art world elite, in this entertaining and suspenseful tale of an $80 million ingenious con that everyone wanted to believe was real.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Barry Avrich
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Jay Hennick and Barry Avrich
PRODUCERS: Barry Avrich and Caitlin Cheddie
A FILM BY BARRY AVRICH, THE DIRECTOR OF DAVID FOSTER: OFF THE RECORD, PROSECUTING EVIL: THE EXTRAORDIARNY WORLD OF BEN FERENCZ, THE RECKONING: HOLLYWOOD’S WORST KEPT SECRET, BLURRED LINES: INSIDE THE ART WORLD AND THE LAST MOGUL
Michael Shnayerson Eleanore De Sole
Dr. Jeffrey Taylor
Dr. Jack Flam
Dr. Sharon Flescher
David Anfam (Archive) Jason Hernandez Domenico De Sole
José Carlos Bergantiños Díaz Pei-Shen Qian
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