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.

Recent Legal Developments Regarding Forgeries Serve As Warnings To Collectors

Posted May 4th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


We have continuously followed stories in the news and in the courts about the continuing efforts of the art market to deal with the problem of forgeries.  From the Knoedler scandal to the concern… (read more)


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Antiques Dealer Ordered to Pay $1.1 Million Over Sale of Fake Renoir

Posted April 6th, 2017 - by Amanda M.F. Bakale


New York gallery owner Alex Komolov has emerged victorious in litigation against antiques dealer Jack Shaoul arising out of the sale of a fake Renoir. Komolov, owner of the Alskom Gallery, sue… (read more)


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Art Market Conference Seeks to Address Problems of Illicit Trafficking

Posted January 30th, 2017 - by Amanda M.F. Bakale


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)


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Forgery Case Highlights Importance of Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted January 27th, 2017 - by Lindsay Hogan


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)


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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 Kate Lucas


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)


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