Experts Reveal How to Spot a Fake Jackson Pollock Painting

Via Wired:

“Forensic scientist Thiago Piwowarczyk and art historian Jeffrey Taylor PhD examine a purported Jackson Pollock painting and use their expertise to determine if the painting is legitimate or a forgery.”

Their method follows five steps: 1. provenance research, 2. visual analysis, 3. photography & ultraviolet analysis, 4. x-ray fluorescence analysis, 5. microscopy.

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