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Big Eyes Art Fraud: My Story

Artist Margaret Keane, who painted the popular Big Eye portraits, but whose husband took credit for them. She tells Jo Fidgen about her life story now turned into a Hollywood film

The personal story behind one of the most famous art frauds of recent times. Margaret Keane was the artist behind the popular 'Big Eyes' paintings of the 1960s, but her husband Walter Keane bullied her into letting him take the credit for them. He made millions of dollars from them, until Margaret took him to court to prove they were her own. Margaret's story has just been turned into a feature film by Hollywood director, Tim Burton.

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Photo credit: Keane Eyes Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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