Assured of Salvation

On May 22, 2016 60 Minutes began an episode entitled, “$80 Million Con,” with the following: "When one of the oldest and most respected art galleries in America, the Knoedler Gallery in New York, closed its doors abruptly in 2011, the art world was stunned. Not because the gallery closed, but by the discovery that over the course of15 years, the gallery and its president, Ann Freedman, had sold millions of dollars in forgeries to wealthy collectors. Nearly 40 paintings, supposed...