Fakes and Forgeries at the Brooklyn Museum

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

Most visitors don’t expect to see fakes in an art museum, but an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, Unearthing the Truth: Egypt’s Pagan and Coptic Sculpture, does just that. For the exhibition, which is on view through May 10, curator Edna R. Russman has gathered authentic works, complete forgeries, and recut or repurposed examples, all from the museum’s collection of …