The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception

12/16/2019 | 25m 48s

The Art of Deception looks at hand carved duck decoys as a form of American folk art.

What are duck decoys, and how did they become sought-after collectibles? ‘The Art of Deception’ looks at hand carved decoys as an underappreciated form of American folk art. Although the golden age of carving decoys ended with the age of plastics making cheaper and lighter decoys, the art form is still practiced today across the Illinois River Valley.