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ROME (AP) — Consumer advocates in Italy demanded refunds for ticketholders Wednesday after an expert concluded that almost all the paintings in a Genoa exhibition devoted to Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani were fakes.

The expert, appointed by a Genoa court as part of a prosecutor's probe, determined that at least 20 of the 21 paintings displayed during the 2017 Ducal Palace exhibit were clearly forged, Italian news agency ANSA report.

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 Lead Image Rudy Chiappini, art critic and curator of a Modigliani exhibition poses at the Ducal Palace in Genoa, Italy. Image Courtesy ATT

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