With a generous grant for the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation and their Baltic-American Dialogue Program, New York Art Forensics will be hosting a five-day art forensics course, July 17-21, 2023. The course will cover the essential topics of the field including developing a chemistry-based understanding of artworks and the analytical tools to understand them. We will introduce participants to the techniques of multi-spectral imaging, x-ray fluorescence, and Raman spectroscopy. This course is free to students of and practitioners of cultural heritage from the Baltics. The course will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania at the European Humanities University and the Vilnius University Museum. For participants who cannot travel to Vilnius, we will make a Zoom connection available. Those interested in participating should send a cv and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org .
New York Art Forensics' Thiago Piwowarczyk talked with Robb Report regarding the perceived increase in art fraud cases featured in the media, in light of the recent controversy around a Jean-Michel Basquiat show in Florida, which has been accused of containing forged artworks.
New York Art Forensics featured in "Made You Look", documentary by Barry Avrich, available on Netflix.
New documentary on the Knoedler Gallery forgery scandal is available now on Netflix. Thiago Piwowarczyk and Jeffrey Taylor, from New York Art Forensics, comment on the fascinating story of the now defunct gallery, which was implicated in a scheme to sell fake Jackson Pollock , Motherwell and Rothko's paintings.
Dr. Taylor spoke to UAE's leading talk radio station, Dubai Eye 103.8, on their Off Script show about art forgeries.
MentalFloss visited the New York Art Forensics laboratory where we discussed how you spot a fake, and how you sometimes find an authentic painting.
Thiago Piwowarczyk appeared on the BYURadio show Constant Wonder where he discussed an art market saturated with forgeries.
Taylor interviewed on Naked Scientists
Jeffrey Taylor was interviewed for the podcast Naked Scientists on the topic of art forensics.
New York Art Forensics were invited to lecture to students on the topic of The Corruption of Knowledge in Art. We thank Dr. Richard Lehun for the invitation and commend the students on their excellent knowledge and questions.