A foot-tall sculpture of a bull’s head was handed over to Manhattan’s district attorney last month at Lebanon’s request, but collectors from Colorado are claiming to be its rightful owners.
After she denied the company’s requests to use an image of one of Pape’s works, the company made its own derivative version, Paula Pape claims in her lawsuit.
The Supreme Court will decide whether the victims of the 1997 bombing can seize artifacts from the Oriental Institute that belong to Iran, which supported the terrorist organization responsible for the attack.
According to a countersuit filed by Chihuly, the man, a former contract worker, recently demanded the artist pay him $21 million.
Photographer Lynn Goldsmith claims Andy Warhol infringed on her copyright in 1984 when he made a series of prints based on her portrait of Prince.
A Wall Street hedge fund manager and art collector is suing a mother-son duo who allegedly sold him 24 fake paintings by Leon Golub.
One of the most bizarre art authentication cases in recent memory came to a close yesterday with a federal judge’s ruling that Peter Doig did not paint a desert scene signed “Pete Doige 76.”
On this week’s art crime blotter: a cycling-themed cow statue goes missing, one art dealer sues another over a Jeff Koons sculpture, and a former guard takes the Metropolitan Museum to court.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Norwegian youths destroyed a stone-age engraving of a skier, Mary Boone sued an art adviser over allegedly ill-gotten KAWS works, and a Salvador Dalí sculpture was vandalized in Quebec City.
On this week’s art crime blotter: a punk rocker righted the gender imbalance in an exhibition on the genre’s history, two Monets were seized from a Malaysian businessman accused of fraud, and a court ordered artist Orlan to pay Lady Gaga $22,000.
On this week’s art crime blotter: a drunken Brexit supporter attacked an artwork featuring a hijab, a specialist disappeared with the possible da Vinci drawing he was asked to authenticate, and thieves who stole stones from a historic battlefield came down with the Gettysburg curse.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Banksy stencil rats were destroyed in Melbourne, an art dealer accused his former partners of selling him $30 million worth of fakes, and a philanthropist sued to get the millions she’d donated to a museum back.