The artist claims that the gun advocacy group is committing copyright infringement by using an image of his sculpture in a video without his permission.
After Frida Kahlo Barbie Debacle, Licensing Company Sues Artist’s Relative
The Frida Kahlo Corporation is suing the artist’s great niece, claiming she is falsely presenting herself as someone who has the power to grant licensing permits for Kahlo’s name and image.
Hollywood Producer Sues Gagosian for Failing to Deliver $8M Koons Sculpture
Hollywood producer Joel Silver says the gallery refused to return the $3.2 million he paid for a Koons sculpture, whose completion date has been pushed back more than three years.
Court Rules in Favor of Photographer as “Monkey Selfie” Saga Ends
On Monday, the Ninth Circuit court of appeals upheld a previous decision dismissing the lawsuit brought by PETA on behalf of Naruto, a Celebes crested macaque.
MoMA Sues New Café and Gallery “MoMaCha” for Trademark Violation
The Museum of Modern Art’s complaint claims the actions of a Lower East Side café and gallery will cause “harm to its name, reputation, and goodwill.”
Collector Who Paid $13M Sues Jeff Koons and Gagosian
Steven Tananbaum claims he has paid more than $13 million since 2013 for three sculptures, none of which have been delivered.
Lawyer Stalls Plan to Remove Statue that San Francisco Officials Consider Racist [UPDATED]
The bronze statue “Early Days” was called “racist and disrespectful” by the San Francisco Arts Commission, which voted unanimously for its removal earlier this month.
Anti-Trump Mural Sparks ACLU Lawsuit and Public Art Dispute in New Orleans
Shortly after putting up a mural on his private property last year, Neal Morris received a letter from the city demanding its immediate removal and threatening jail time.
Artist’s $100 Million Lawsuit Is “Completely Baseless,” Says Lawyer for Five Top Museums
Lawyers for five of the nation’s most influential museums pushed back on claims by artist Robert Cenedella that a “corporate museum cartel” engaged in “unlawful conspiracy.”
Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction [UPDATED]
On Friday, the AG’s office filed an appeal seeking a last-minute injunction to stop Monday’s auction of works from the Berkshire Museum collection at Sotheby’s.
B&H Photo Will Pay $3.2M to Settle Department of Labor Lawsuit
The Department’s February 2016 suit outlined 15 violations, from discriminatory hiring practices to racially segregated bathrooms, at B&H Photo’s warehouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Mural or Billboard? The Dispute Over a Shepard Fairey in Brooklyn Heads Back to Court
In 2014, the renowned street artist created a mural in Williamsburg that was very similar to a record cover he designed for Interpol. The resulting legal dispute recently spawned its third appeal.