The artful forger

By ODT | Posted: Monday July 8, 2019

New Zealand's only convicted art forger, Karl Sim, and his associates entangled art experts from around the country in their web of deception. In this extract from the new book A Good Joke: The Life and Crimes of Notorious New Zealand Art Forger Karl Sim, Dunedin author Ian Dougherty reveals that Sim's boast about "fooling the experts" extended to Christchurch and Dunedin.

https://www.odt.co.nz/entertainment/arts/artful-forger

The book

A Good Joke: The life and Crimes of Notorious New Zealand Art Forger Karl Sim, by Ian Dougherty, is published by Saddle Hill Press. It is out now. 


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