In a lawsuit filed on Friday, NY Attorney General Letitia James claims that the auction house helped a collector evade sales tax on $27 million worth of artworks by accepting fraudulent resale certificates.
Artist Sues Country Rapper Who Shot Paintings With Assault Rifle
After a payment dispute flooded onto social media, the country rapper Upchurch posted an Instagram video where he destroyed Jacob Aaron LeVeille’s paintings by repeatedly shooting them.
Judge Orders ARCO Madrid to Make Exhibitor Selection Process More Transparent
The fair, which opened its 2019 edition today, defends its “impeccable” selection process.
Café Forced to Change Name After Court Sides with MoMA on Trademark Violation
The museum accused café and gallery formerly known as “MoMaCha” of copying the institution in bad faith.
Billionaire Must Pay Sculptor for Unauthorized Copies, but He Gets to Keep Them
Last week a federal judge ordered Russian-born, Florida-based billionaire Igor Olenicoff to pay sculptor John Raimondi $640,000 for having unauthorized copies of his work made in China and installed at his development sites.
Judge Approves Christo’s Controversial Colorado Project
It looks like artist Christo may soon be “hanging those sheets over the river,” as a federal judge once described a proposed art project in southern Colorado that has stirred much debate.
Marc Jancou, Cady Noland, and the Case of the Authorless Artwork
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Ending not with a bang but a whimper, the last bit of legal wrangling in the case that pitted collector Marc Jancou against Cady Noland and Sotheby’s was quietly settled on November 11.
Beach Boys, Artists and Copyright Lawsuits
It’s a cruel world that makes a thief out of an adoring fan. Erik den Breejen is a keen Beach Boys fan and one who knows, now, what the back of a beloved hand feels like.