Thursday, October 26, 2006

Profile of a fake art king in China

Dafen fake art factoryHuang Jiang, started his career as fake art producer in Dafen village 17 years ago, at his peak, his fake painting factory produces 50’000 paintings in a month, and his income is estimated to be 200 thousand pounds annually at that time. He was generally refers to as the MacDonald of the China art world. (Link)

Now, the village of Dafen in China produces about 5 millions fake paintings of DaVinci, Van Gogh each year, and the China government is proud of them. (Link) to Dafen oil painting International.

How many jobs has he created? He basically owns Dafen.

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