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Art Industry News: Britain’s Case for the Parthenon Marbles Failed to Convince Anyone at UNESCO + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, May 27. NEED TO READ Unionization Push Continues at U.S. Museums – Some 200 workers at the American Museum of National History have decided to unionize, with 85 percent voting in favor. The union will ...

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NFTs Recognized as Property in the UK Following OpenSea Case – ARTnews.com

The U.K.’s High Court ruled this week that NFTs are considered property and thus victims of NFT theft can now have their stolen assets frozen through court injunctions. The decision comes after months of repeated NFT thefts, as savvy hackers have exploited loopholes and poor security literacy to seize high-profile NFTs. Just earlier this week, Bored Ape Yacht Club, possibly the most well-known NFT project, ...

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NFTs recognised as ‘legal property’ in landmark case

The UK’s High Court has recognised NFTs (non-fungible tokens) as “property” in a case which is likely to have far-reaching implications for disputes involving digital art.The action was brought in March this year by Lavinia Osbourne, the founder of Women in Blockchain Talks, who claimed that two digital works from the Boss Beauties collection, an NFT-based initiative designed to “create opportunities” and raise funds ...

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Supreme Court Revives Case of Nazi-looted Pissarro Painting – ARTnews.com

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday to revive a years-long lawsuit over the rightful ownership of a painting by French impressionist Camille Pissarro surrendered to the Nazis in 1939. The court’s ruling opens an opportunity for the heirs of Lilly Cassirer, the painting’s original owner, to reclaim it from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, where it has been on display for decades. The ...

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Superblue Dealer Indicted in Connection with Inigo Philbrick Case – ARTnews.com

As part of a case related to embattled dealer Inigo Philbrick, who pled guilty to wire fraud last year, another art dealer has also been indicted. News of Robert Newland’s indictment, which was unsealed on Friday, was first reported by Artnet News. In the indictment signed by U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss, a grand jury charged Newland, who is currently the head of sales for ...

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Here’s an Extremely Last-Minute Guide to Gift-able Art Experiences—No Shipping Required!—Just in Case You’re in a Hurry

Welcome to The 12 Days of Artmas, our new, non-denominational holiday extravaganza—an advent calendar with gift ideas and stories for art lovers of all stripes, dropping daily through December 24.   Still looking for the perfect present? You’re in luck: we have art (and art-adjacent) experiences for everyone on your list, and you can gift them in just a few clicks.   A Global ...

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Warhol Foundation Seeks Supreme Court Review of Prince Portraits Case – ARTnews.com

The Andy Warhol Foundation in New York is lobbying the Supreme Court to review a copyright infringement case involving a 1981 photograph of Prince by Lynn Goldsmith and a 1984 series of paintings by the Pop artist based on it. In 2017, Goldsmith sued the Warhol Foundation, claiming that Warhol’s “Prince Series” hewed too closely to photographs she took while on assignment for Newsweek. ...

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“Carnival Is Canceled” by Case Maclaim at Aalborg, Denmark – StreetArtNews

“Carnival Is Canceled” by international renowned artist Case Maclaim was made in collaboration with Kirk Gallery as part of their “Out In The Open” Project last 2020. The mural portrays a woman in a clown costume and a partly completed clowns mask. She thought she was going to the carnival.As Case Maclaim put it, “A carnival is something special because it is an event where ...

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Artist Retrospective: Case Maclaim – StreetArtNews

CASE Maclaim is a world-renowned urban artist. A German native to Frankfurt, Andres Von Chrzanowski (a.k.a. CASE or CASE Maclaim) is a graffiti painter who relies on his highly developed talent to create pieces that combine brilliant photorealism with a strong note of surrealism.Los Angeles, USA, 2015This artist primarily uses spray paint as this street art technique enables him to get the most out of ...

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Mexican politician arrested in Basquiat, Haring art forgery case in New York

A suspect who was a recent mayoral candidate in Mexico was arrested in New York for allegedly peddling four purported pieces by modern art icons Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, federal prosecutors said Friday.Angel Pereda, 49, was arrested in New York on Friday based on an allegation of wire fraud in what federal law enforcement described as an attempt to get millions of dollars ...

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