Tag Archives: Forgery

A Kind of Fraud

I’ve been reading behind-the-scenes recollections and reminiscences of life as a top-flight, session, studio musician, in the 1960s and 1970s, lately.  There is something that intensely disquiets me about that whole era and the way that popular music was produced … Continue reading

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Misrepresentational Art

Many of our most beloved cultural artefacts are, in fact, fakes and counterfeits.  I don’t mean that they are forgeries.  Forgeries are copies.  These are original works of art, presented as having been created for a given (usually well-publicised) reason … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

We all know they do it and they know that we know they do it, yet they still do it.  I’m talking about the fashion and beauty magazines and advertisers that use Photoshop to digitally airbrush photographs of real human … Continue reading

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