The comité arp taeuber is consulted by the Fondation Arp for the most complex authentications.

It is composed of three internationally recognized independent art historians:


Margit Rowell

writer, exhibition curator, former curator at MoMA

and the Centre Pompidou, vice-president of the Giacometti Foundation


Juan Manuel Bonet

writer, former director of the Museo Nacional Centro

de Arte Reina Sofía and the Cervantes World Institute


Serge Fauchereau

writer, exhibition curator, professor of literature

at the universities of New York and Austin


The Fondation Arp provides preparatory research

for the Committee’s sessions. This work is based on

the Foundation’s archives, in particular

the collections of François Arp and Marguerite Arp,

on the documents of founders and practitioners

Jean Arp kept, and other confidential information collected over time by the Fondation by working with the galleries,

sales houses and collectors.


The Committee shall verify the elements and, in the light

of its expertise, and after consultation of its members,

gives an opinion on the works presented.

This opinion will be sent to the owners of the works,

and must be indicated by them in case of transfer

of ownership.

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