Unique Scientific Analysis to Authenticate Fine Art
September 20, 2022
Tue, Sep 20, 2022 1:00 PM EDT
Jackson Pollock is considered one of the preeminent artists of the 20th century and perhaps the most important US-born painter. The remnants of paint from Pollock’s artwork projects remain on the studio floor and are ripe for scientific analysis using portable and noninvasive spectroscopic techniques, such as Raman and X-ray fluorescence (XRF). It is almost certain that Pollock created paintings with pigments now present on the studio floor, which means they can be used as a reference to help determine the authenticity of any future unknown works.