Orlando Museum of Art

Following Basquiat forgery scandal, Orlando Museum of Art placed on probation by US museums group

Loss of American Alliance of Museums accreditation, which the museum has had since 1971, could complicate processes like borrowing works from other institutions

Former trustees of Florida museum claim they were kept unaware of FBI’s interest in allegedly fake Basquiats

Trustees who say they were summarily dismissed over email as retaliation claim that the board chair concealed information about an FBI subpoena months before the Basquiat exhibition opened

Orlando Museum of Art leaders resign amid scandal over allegedly fake Basquiats

The museum's board chair and its recently appointed interim director have both resigned as the fallout from an FBI raid in June continues

Basquiat expert denies she authenticated disputed paintings the FBI seized from Florida museum

Jordana Moore Saggese, a professor at the University of Maryland, wrote in a statement that her evaluation of the discredited works mischaracterised by the Orlando Museum of Art exhibition organisers

Orlando Museum of Art director fired after FBI raids Basquiat exhibition

The museum’s board removed Aaron De Groft amid a widening scandal over issues of authenticity and reports of ‘inappropriate correspondence’

FBI raids Florida museum, seizing 25 Basquiat paintings amid questions regarding their authenticity

The works had purportedly been sitting in a storage unit for 30 years before resurfacing in 2012 and eventually going on view at the Orlando Museum of Art