French art museum’s fake news
A French museum dedicated to the work of painter Etienne Terrus announced that more than half of its collection from the 19th-century artist are forgeries. The Terrus museum in Elne, where Terrus was born, gathered a group of experts to inspect the works after a visiting art historian noticed some of the paintings depict buildings that were not constructed until after Terrus’ death. In all, 82paintings were determined to be fake. Send weird news items with subject line WEIRD NEWS to WeirdNewsTips@amuniversal.com.