DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts' exhibit dedicated in part to forgery is coming to an end after a 4½-month run.
"Fakes, Forgeries, and Mysteries" began Nov. 21 and runs through Sunday. It explains the science and research behind figuring out whether works are authentic
The show includes about 60 artworks and highlights mistakes and other discoveries made over the years about pieces of the museum's extensive collection.
The exhibit draws on the experience and work of the museum's own experts.
One gallery displays works once thought to be authentic but later found to be copies or stylistic replicas. Another section shows forgeries made to deceive. And another focuses on puzzles that remain about certain works.