Art Law BlogPosts From "December 2016"

The art world, and the laws that regulate it, are continually evolving.  Grossman LLP’s Art Law Blog offers our insights into the important legal issues and developments impacting the art world on a daily basis.

Auction Houses Head To Court Over Allegedly “Scraped” Sales Data

Posted December 20th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas


In the fast-moving and often-opaque art market, information is power—as seen in a recent lawsuit between rival auction houses over allegedly pilfered sales data. A complaint was filed last wee… (read more)


Categories: Auction, Copyright
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New Lawsuit Filed Against Bavarian State Over Allegedly Nazi-Looted Artworks

Posted December 16th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas


The heirs of a prominent Jewish art dealer have sued the Bavarian state over a group of eight valuable paintings that were allegedly looted when the dealer fled Nazi Germany.  See Docket No. 16-0… (read more)


Categories: Fine Art, Legal Developments, Nazi-looted Art, Provenance
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Another Richard Prince Lawsuit

Posted December 5th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas


Richard Prince has had a busy year on the litigation front. We’ve previously written about the copyright claims photographer Donald Graham filed last winter against Prince and the Gagosian Gal… (read more)


Categories: Art Exhibitions, Art Galleries, Copyright, Legal Developments
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