Computer analysis verifies authenticity of Jackson Pollock's drip paintings

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 14:00 in Mathematics & Economics

Abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock was perhaps most famous for his "drip painting" technique. His legacy, however, is plagued by fake "Pollocks" and even experts often have trouble distinguishing the genuine from the counterfeit. Now, a machine vision approach described in a forthcoming issue of International Journal of Arts and Technology has demonstrated 93 percent accuracy in spotting true Pollocks.

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