Thursday, October 20, 2011

Shut It Down: A Reality Check for the Warhol Market

Andy Warhol, "200 One Dollar Bills," via Artinfo.
Starting in 2012, the commercial work of “authenticators” will be separate from the scholarly work of art historians. I doubt that art history will be affected in any significant way when we find out that such-and-such an edition of fifty prints were actually made by a studio assistant and sold for something illegal. Answering these kinds of questions shouldn’t be a major part of the Warhol Foundation’s job. Read the full post on Art Fag City.

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