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May 26, 2018

The Landis Museum | Group Exhibition at CCA, Derry

26/05/2018 – 28/07/2018 – 12:00 pm – 6:00 am
CCA Derry~Londonderry, 10–12 Artillery St, Derry-Londonderry
The Landis MuseumΒ is a museum of encounter. It is based on the methodology of Mark Landis, a man who – in late 2010 – became the subject of a number of international newspaper articles that characterised him as an art-world fraud; a forger who’d been fooling museums with fake paintings and drawings for the best part of twenty-five years. But such a characterisation is only one aspect of what was at play in Landis’ activities, and it may obscure what makes his work useful and interesting. For Landis, the motivation appeared to be as much about the interaction with the…
The Landis Museum | Group Exhibition at CCA, Derry