When is a Pollock not a Pollock? Computer analysis verifies authenticity of Jackson Pollock’s drip painting

10 febrero 2015

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 has demonstrated 93 percent accuracy in spotting true Pollocks.