News

January 7, 2020
IFAR Decries Deliberate Targeting of Cultural Sites IFAR strongly objects to the announcement by the President of the U.S. of his intention to deliberately target cultural sites in Iran, which goes against traditional U.S. values and policy. 
December 2019
Read About IFAR in the Press!!!! IFAR has recently exposed several major art scams, and the issues we have long been involved with have assumed greater importance and public attention. As a result, IFAR has been featured in many news stories recently and participated in public conferences and panels. Below is just a selection of publications from 2018-2019. Please click on the links for the full texts of the articles:
November 2019
Read About IFAR in the Press! IFAR has recently exposed several major art scams, and the issues we have long been involved with have assumed greater importance and public attention. As a result, IFAR has been featured in many news stories recently and participated in public conferences and panels. Below is just a selection of publications from 2018-2019. Please click on the links for the full texts of the articles:
November 2019
Announcing the new IFAR Journal (V20, nos.1&2) featuring the extraordinary talks from our sold-out program on John Richardson and Picasso, plus a must-read article on Man Ray fakes IFAR is proud to announce the latest issue of our award-winning quarterly, IFAR Journal, which goes to subscribers in more than a dozen countries. This new issue features several important articles not available anywhere else. Significantly, they advance scholarship on two twentieth-century artistic giants,  Picasso and Man Ray, in substantive and yet lively ways.  The Journal was mailed to subscribers; individual copies can be purchased on IFAR's website .
March 2019
IFAR Is in the News - Again! IFAR has recently exposed several major art scams, while the issues we have long been involved with have assumed greater importance and public attention. As a result, IFAR is currently featured in many news stories and has recently participated in public conferences and panels.
August 2018
The Edited Talks from IFAR's Sold-Out IFAR Evening
on Modigliani are Available in the IFAR Journal
We are pleased to announce that the new IFAR Journal - Vol. 19, nos. 1 & 2 -- features the illustrated and edited talks from our sold-out April 24, 2018 IFAR Evening on Amedeo Modigliani. The Journal was mailed to subscribers, and individual copies can be purchased onIFAR's website.
May 2017
ANNOUNCING THE RELAUNCH AND EXPANSION OF IFAR’S FREE ONLINE PROVENANCE GUIDE IFAR, a long-time leader in provenance research, launches an expanded and updated online Provenance Guide, with links to newly-available digital material.
October 6, 2016
IFAR ANNOUNCES MAJOR ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS FREE CATALOGUES RAISONNÉS DATABASE IFAR's Unique Online Catalogue Raisonné Database Now Provides Digital Links to Additional Resources for over 3,800 published catalogues
March 2016
Ivory Ban Program Videotape and Educational Materials Now Posted on IFAR's Website You can now see and hear, "What the Art World Needs to Know about the Ivory Ban and the Proposed Federal Rule," an IFAR Evening of November 2015. Four distinguished speakers discussed the art world impact of legislation addressing the elephant poaching crisis. The full videotape, including Q&A, is available here: IFAR Evening on the Ivory Ban, as is the educational CLE material.
July 2015
IFAR Awarded NEH Grant for Digital Enhancements to the Catalogue Raisonné Database The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a federal agency, awards IFAR a prestigious planning grant to enhance its already invaluable online Catalogue Raisonné Database.