Tag Archives: Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board


News
Richard Polsky with Andy Warhol in 1986.

COURTESY RICHARD POLSKY

‘You Develop a Sixth Sense’: Richard Polsky on His New Warhol Authentication Service

In 2011, when the Warhol Foundation decided to shutter its Art Authentication Board, the reigning authority on Warhol authenticity, to focus on its grant-making activities, it said the move was in part motivated by a desire to avoid lawsuits from collectors who disagreed with … Read More


Market
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The Trouble With Warhol

A high-profile lawsuit and a scandal over "posthumous" Brillo boxes have brought scrutiny to the methods used by the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board—and its responsibility to the owners of Warhol works. Read More


Investigations
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The Brillo-Box Scandal

The discovery that a respected curator produced a set of Andy Warhol Brillo boxes after the artist’s death, passing them off as originals, has created a quandary for dealers, collectors, and scholars—including the experts in charge of authenticating the artist’s work. Read More