Claire: In an old article of yours I found on the internet, you said: There's something authentic in every forgery. What did you mean?

Virgil Oldman: When simulating another's work the forger can't resist the temptation to put in something of himself. Often it's just a trifle, a detail of no interest. One unsuspected stroke, by which the forger inevitably ends up betraying himself, and revealing his own utterly authentic sensibilities.

"minds are going to walk on paths formed by the sun"

"And I don’t mean to rain on anybody’s cabriolet"