Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Picasso"

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.

The Met Faces Litigation Regarding Nazi-Era Art

Posted October 5th, 2016 - by Lindsay Hogan

Litigation involving art displaced during World War II—and with it the continued focus on the need for adequate pre-acquisition due diligence—is in the news again with the recent filing of compla… (read more)

Categories: Fine Art, Legal Developments, Museums, Nazi-looted Art, Provenance
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Dispute Involving Art “Investments” Provides Another Cautionary Tale About Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted September 28th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

An art investor has initiated legal proceedings in New York state court against a Manhattan gallery she says she “trusted and relied upon” to select artworks as investments, claiming that she now… (read more)

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Recently Settled Lawsuit Involving $100 Million Picasso Sculpture Highlights Many of the Pitfalls of Art Sales

Posted July 11th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

A recent settlement involving several major art-world players raises some important points about contracting in art transactions. The dispute centers around a work by famed artist Pablo Picass… (read more)

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Sotheby’s Drawn Into International Art Feud Between Russian Billionaire and Swiss Freeport Magnate

Posted June 9th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

A dispute between two powerful figures in the international art world has been playing out on a global stage for months.  Now, a major auction house has been dragged into the fray, sparking even … (read more)

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New York Court Dismisses Art-Related Claims Based on Statute of Frauds

Posted July 13th, 2015 - by Lindsay Hogan

A recent dismissal in New York State Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division highlights the importance of written contracts in high-value art transactions.  Last week, Justice Shirley … (read more)

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