Rights and Reproductions
Rights and Reproductions
All requests concerning the use of images of Kenneth Paul Block, or his works, must be addressed directly to the Kenneth Paul Block Foundation, in writing.
Registration of Works
The purpose of Registration is to document works attributed to Kenneth Paul Block in the collection of the Foundation. The resulting collection and archives have become an invaluable resource for scholars, researchers, and curators.
Owners of works attributed to Kenneth Paul Block are encouraged to register their works in the collection by contacting the Foundation for an Application for Registration. In addition to the Application, owners should provide copies of letters, invoices, and other documents and information pertinent to the work. An accurate photograph of the work must be included to ensure precise identification. All materials submitted become the property of the Foundation.
The Foundation registers works at its sole discretion. The submission of an Application for Registration does not guarantee registration of the work and, further, does not in any way create a contract between the owner and the Foundation for the purpose of authentication or other related matters.
Please contact the Kenneth Paul Block Foundation directly to request information about registering works attributed to Kenneth Paul Block.
Examination of Works
The purpose of Examination is to obtain information about a work attributed to Kenneth Paul Block from the Foundation.
Owners of works attributed to Kenneth Paul Block requesting information may request a physical examination of their work. The Foundation does not charge a fee for the examination.
For the Foundation to consider the examination of a work, the owner must submit a cover letter explaining the provenance of the piece as it is known, a professional color digital image, and request for an examination.
If the Foundation agrees to examine the work, the owner will be provided with an Examination Agreement, a schedule of upcoming examinations, and details pertaining to the examination day. All required materials, including the executed Examination Agreement, must be accepted by the Foundation at least one week prior to the date of a scheduled examination to be considered for that date.
After a work is presented for examination, it is the responsibility of the owner to contact the Foundation to request the verbal results of the examination. The Foundation does not provide certificates of authenticity and does not assist with appraisals or valuations.
To request an examination, please contact us directly.