We Have a New Warhol Authentication Service

Yes, indeed. Filling the wide gap left by authentication boards, Richard Polsky explains his new Warhol authentication business.

The closing of the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, in 2012, created a vacuum for authenticating the artist’s work. As of now, the major auction houses will not accept an Andy Warhol painting for auction unless it has been authenticated by the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board or listed in the Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné. However, these two venues are not foolproof. There are many genuine works out there that have not been documented or have been documented inaccurately. And there are a slew of fakes.

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