IN CHINESE ART THERE IS NO RULEBOOK

A dozen experts meet in New York to determine whether a large painting at the Metropolitan is a rare 10th century Chinese masterpiece or a forgery cooked up just a few decades ago. “You take any great classical [Chinese] painting and call up twenty different art historians and you’d probably get twenty different opinions,” says one expert, who finds the lack of consensus “embarrassing.”  ArtsJournal.com

Source: ArtsJournal