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Tracey Emin forgery artist Jonathan Rayfern jailed

A former art student who once worked alongside Tracey Emin has been jailed for 16 months after being convicted of forging her work.

Jonathan Rayfern, 32, admitted 10 counts of fraud and one of deception after faking the artworks and selling them on eBay.

Ms Emin said her art came from the heart and that she was "upset and distressed" people had been conned.

Lorna Gordon reports.

  • 28 Oct 2010
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