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A Chinese Village Trying to Change Its Reputation in the Art World

The village of Dafen in China is known as the copycat painting capital of the world. In the nineties, it used to produce numerous duplicates of masters like Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and so on. Dafen accounted for almost 60 percent of new oil paintings in the world at that time. But ...

Max Lu

A fine arts museum.