Association | Authentication and archival

Authentication

The Shozo Shimamoto Archive is composed of a group of scholars chosen for their profound knowledge of Shozo Shimamoto's work and tied to the artist by a relationship of esteem, work and friendship, with the aim of conserving the appreciation and memory of the artist's work in its creative multiplicity.

For the authentication of artwork it is necessary to send the following to the Shozo Shimamoto Archive:
- 3 color prints (approx. 18x24 cm) of the front of the artwork
- 1 color print (approx. 18x24 cm) of the back of the artwork
- In presence of a signature or autograph inscriptions 1 color print of the detail is required
- Specifications form
- In the case of a request by the Archive of the original artwork, attach the On Show Specifications form

Please also attach the receipt of the successful bank transfer and the fiscal information required for the invoice.
The archive can begin the evaluation of the materials only if it possesses all required documentation.

Download the authentication forms here: