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Curator Hopes To Exhibit Fake Heiress Anna Sorokin's Artwork

Anna Sorokin has posted multiple pencil drawings — depicting fashion, money and prison life — on social media, catching the eye of curator and artist Alfredo Martinez.

By Jill Sederstrom
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Convicted con artist Anna Sorokin could find work after life behind bars as an actual artist, according to a new report from The New York Post.

Sorokin scammed hundreds of thousands of dollars from friends, banks and businesses while pretending to be a German heiress named Anna Delvey, but it seems the 30-year-old may have some real artistic talent.

Pencil drawings posted by Sorokin on a personal website and on Instagram have reportedly captured the eye of artist and curator Alfredo Martinez.

According to the news outlet, Martinez is interested in creating an exhibition of the drawings — which often focus on topics Sorokin is well-versed in, like fashion, prison life and money.

The images are tagged with the location Albion Correctional Facility, where, according to local station WABC-TV, Sorokin served time for theft of services, grand larceny and attempted grand larceny.

She was released from prison early on Feb. 11 and is expected to serve out the remainder of her sentence under community supervision, according to a statement from the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision obtained by Oxygen.com.

She wasted no time returning to social media, posting a photo of herself in bed on Instagram shortly after her release with the caption, “Prison is so exhausting, you wouldn’t know.”

Martinez served time behind bars himself in the early 2000s for forging and selling fake Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings, The New York Post reported in 2003.

He was sentenced to 27 months behind bars. He made headlines for staging two hunger strikes after artwork he had made in prison had been confiscated, according to New York Magazine.

While behind bars, Martinez had multiple exhibitions comprised of work he produced in custody after successfully getting his pieces—which he signed with his name and inmate number—to curators who carried out the shows.

Sorokin has already profited from her own schemes, scoring a $320,000 deal with Netflix to the rights to her story. A significant portion of the money was used to repay her victims.

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