THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Wolfganh Beltracchi - the forger of the century (review of the bookwritten by Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm Falsche Bilder, Echtes Geld)

2013. 3, pp. 458-463

Lebedeva Irena Va.  - Sc.D. (sociology), docent, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,, irenalebedeva@mail.ru

Postnov Sergey Dmitrieyevitch  - the student of the faculty of social communication, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,, serjpostnov@rambler.ru

The book written by German authors Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm, published in 2012 became popular at once, as it enlightens the history of sensational exposure of the painting forgery. The authors show to the reader different sights at a problems and give the opinions of experts. The authors were awarded with the sphere of literature und journalism in 2012.

Key words: the forger,the ingenious artist,swindle,the modern art

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