Real or fake? That is a question we ask ourselves more and more often. Misleiden – Fakes in art and science brings together over twenty works from nine Leiden collections, dating from different centuries and originating from all over the world. Together, these objects make it clear: deception is a profession in its own right. Online on Things That Talk and on view at Museum De Lakenhal. Scroll, click in and discover.
With works from the collections of Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen, Japanmuseum SieboldHuis, Leiden University Libraries, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken, Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO) and Museum De Lakenhal.