Art Law BlogPosts Categorized Under "Art Galleries"

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.

Art Market Conference Seeks to Address Problems of Illicit Trafficking

Posted January 30th, 2017 - by


A recent conference in Geneva reflects an attempt by private art-market actors to raise awareness and address the problems of illicit trafficking of art and antiquities.  While such illegal activ… (read more)


Categories: Art Galleries, Art Market, Fine Art, Provenance
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Forgery Case Highlights Importance of Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted January 27th, 2017 - by


Andrew Hall, a hedge-fund manager and art collector, filed suit against Lorettann Gascard, a former art-history professor at Franklin Pierce University, and her son, Nikolas, alleging that the Ga… (read more)


Categories: Art Galleries, Art Market, Authentication, Forgeries, Legal Developments
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Prince’s Disavowal of Ivanka Trump Work Raises Questions About An Artist’s Role In Defining His Oeuvre

Posted January 17th, 2017 - by


Richard Prince is no stranger to controversy; indeed, it’s arguably an essential element of his art.  We’ve written in recent years about several copyright infringement cases against Prince invol… (read more)


Categories: Art Exhibitions, Art Galleries, Art Market, Authentication, Legal Developments
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Another Richard Prince Lawsuit

Posted December 5th, 2016 - by


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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Court Allows Most of Buyer’s Claims to Proceed In Lawsuit Over Koons Sculpture

Posted November 4th, 2016 - by


Over the summer, we reported on a lawsuit against the David Zwirner Gallery filed by a disgruntled collector who had paid $2 million for a Jeff Koons sculpture that the gallery never delivered.  … (read more)


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