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United States
30 Jan 2017
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City Of London Makes Investment In The Arts
However, things are about to change across the pond. Last week, London's mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced a new program designed to fund artist's studio space through the financing of a special trust.
United States
3 Nov 2016
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Peter Doig Prevails
In follow up to our posts regarding the Peter Doig lawsuit, last month, a federal court in Illinois declared that the disputed work signed "Peter Doige 76" is not the work of famous Scottish born artist Peter Doig.
United States
9 Sep 2016
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The Knoedler Gallery Litigation – Can Art Buyers Rely On Dealer Representations?
The once renowned art gallery – the Knoedler Gallery – is embroiled in lengthy litigation out of the district court for the Southern District of New York involving an alleged forgery conspiracy.
United States
11 Feb 2016
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Women Artists – Bourgeois' Monumental Spider Sculpture Could Surpass O'Keeffe's Record Breaking, Iconic Jimson Weed/White Flower Painting
On November 10, 2015, Christie's will sell Louise Bourgeois' Spider (1997) at the auction house's Post-War and Contemporary Sale to be held in New York City.
United States
26 Nov 2015
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Women Artists – Bourgeois' Monumental Spider Sculpture Could Surpass O'Keeffe's Record Breaking, Iconic Jimson Weed/White Flower Painting
On November 10, 2015, Christie's will sell Louise Bourgeois' Spider (1997) at the auction house's Post-War and Contemporary Sale to be held in New York City.
United States
27 Oct 2015
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Seller Be Ware – Valuable Banksy Mural Inadvertently Sold For Only $174
A valuable Banksy mural entitled the Bomb Damage that appeared on the front door wreckage of a home that was bombed in the Gaza Strip is at the center of an ownership dispute.
United States
15 Apr 2015
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Stolen Picasso Found In NYC To Be Returned To France
Pablo Picasso enjoys the unfortunate distinction of being the artist with the "Most Stolen Art" in the world.
United States
13 Mar 2015
9
Sotheby’s Caravaggio Controversy – Sotheby’s Specialists Prevail
Thus, while this case is evidence that reasonable minds can and do differ, the court’s ruling supports the position that the Sotheby’s specialists were correct in their original cataloging of the work.
UK
24 Feb 2015
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Sotheby’s Caravaggio (Mis)attribution Controversy – Proof That Reasonable Minds Differ
Sotheby’s UK prevailed recently in a court dispute over an Old Master attribution.
UK
18 Feb 2015
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More Trouble For Former Director Of The Salander-O’Reilly Galleries
Leigh Morse, former director of the now infamous Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, may be incarcerated again for failing to timely pay restitution to the galleries’ defrauded clients, which include celebrity clients like Robert DeNiro.
United States
4 Feb 2015
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California Museum Denied Cert by SCOTUS on Dispute over Looted Art
As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision to deny cert on The Norton Simon Museum’s appeal
United States
31 Jan 2015
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DALI FORGERY: Reliance On Art Gallery Reasonable, No Duty For Art Buyer To Conduct Own Due Diligence
In a recent case, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled in an unpublished opinion that claims against Park West Galleries, Inc. for fraudulent concealment and breach of warranty could move forward.
United States
30 Jan 2015
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Old Fashioned Museum Meets Cyberspace
Last month, in a 21st century move, the National Portrait Gallery conducted an on-line contest for the public to pick the next portrait to be showcased on the museum’s prominently situated "Recognize" wall.
United States
2 Jan 2015
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Delaware Museum Of Art Receives Generous Donation Despite Recent Move To Sell Off Art
The Delaware Museum of Art, home to the Bankcroft Collection – a beautiful collection of Pre-Raphaelite art, recently received three generous gifts totaling $1.7M from two anonymous donors and prominent Wilmington, Delaware residents, Peggy and Edgar S. Woolard.
United States
14 Nov 2014
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Duke University’s The Nasher Art Museum Receives Generous Donation From Alumnus
As I recall from my most recent visit to the Nasher, now the focal point of the collection is the modern/contemporary art.
United States
9 Oct 2014
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Forged Art: No Tax Refund For Untimely Refund Request On Fake
As the old saying goes – nothing is certain but death and taxes. In a recent decision, a New York Division of Taxation administrative law judge denied a prominent art dealer a refund on state taxes paid on a now rescinded $2.5 million USD sale of a fake Max Ernst.
United States
24 Jul 2014
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Detroit’s DIA Thriving – Attendance Up Since Bankruptcy Filing
In a previous post, I wondered if attendance was up at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) since news of Detroit’s bankruptcy filing broke. Indeed, according to a recent report, attendance has doubled over the last year with nearly 600,000 visitors coming to the museum to see firsthand the renowned collection.
United States
12 Mar 2014
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Update – Sotheby’s Fetches $13M USD For Esmerian Collection Of Folk Art
Last month, Sotheby's sold the art collection of former jeweler to the stars, art collector and former chairman of the Folk Art Museum in New York City, Ralph O. Esmerian.
United States
1 Mar 2014
20
Detroit's Financial Woes Jeopardize City's Renowned Art Collection
Last month, facing the filing of a chapter 9 bankruptcy, Kevyn Orr, emergency manager for the city of Detroit, indicated that the renowned art collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts is an asset that could be liquidated to satisfy the city’s crippling debt.
United States
20 Jun 2013
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