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Photo: The "Young Woman in a Small Ruff" painting by Amedeo Modigliani and Susie Ray's copy.
How easy is it to copy a famous painting? The painting at left is "Young Woman in a Small Ruff" by Amedeo Modigliani. The one at right is Susie Ray's copy.
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Wikipaintings/ Susie Ray Originals

Susie Ray Originals

Susie Ray, a painter in London, recently opened a gallery where she displays her original copies – copies she’s made of Monet, Degas and others that are so close to the original, they’ve fooled art auction firms. Also in this show: performance artist Sara Juli handed out her life savings to an audience. They could give the cash back or walk out with it; Kate McGuire was driving home one day when she looked away from the road to her GPS unit. She didn’t see she was driving toward a parked car and a man standing beside it; and 30 years after the assassination of Benigno Aquino, one of the most prominent opponents of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Aquino's brother-in-law tells the story of what happened the day he was killed.

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