Jonathon Keats is a writer and artist living in San Francisco and Northern Italy. His recent books include Forged: Why Fakes Are the Great Art of Our Age (Oxford University Press) and The Book of the Unknown: Tales of the Thirty-Six (Random House), winner of the America Library Association's Sophie Brody Medal.

Pictures at an Exhibition

Is the insular art world not giving us the excitement we crave? Jonathon Keats, author of the new book Forged, says forgeries are the new masterpieces we should be paying attention to.