Tag: Lawsuit

The Andy Warhol Foundation Wants to Take a Lawsuit Against the Pop Artist to the Supreme Court + 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, December 10. NEED TO READ Portugal Accused of Botching Venice Biennale Selection – Bruno Leitão, the curator of the Venice Biennale’s Portuguese pavilion, has accused the country’s ministry of culture of violating its duty in ...

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KAWS Files a $10 Million Lawsuit Against an Online Retailer for Selling ‘Deliberate Fakes’ of His Work + 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 on this Thursday, November 19. NEED-TO-READ Abu Dhabi Plans Two New Museums – Two more museums will be added to Abu Dhabi’s cultural investment plan, according to Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chair of the emirate’s Department of ...

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Dave Grohl Says ‘Nevermind’ Might Get New Album Art in Light of the Lawsuit From the Cover Baby + 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 on this Wednesday, October 6. NEED-TO-READ The U.K. Rejects UNESCO’s Call to Reassess Ownership of Parthenon Marbles – The U.K. department of digital, culture, media, and sport has rejected UNESCO’s call, made during its last session, for the ...

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From Vermeer’s Concealed Cupid to the Nirvana Baby’s Lawsuit: Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

  Rising Star Search – Artist Dominique Fung is an emerging artist on everyone’s radar, and she details the rocky road to art world acceptance. Breakfast with… Basquiat? – Tiffany’s newfangled ad campaign features American royalty Jay-Z and Beyoncé dripping in jewels in front of a baby blue Basquiat canvas. Visa Enters the NFT Game – The behemoth company just bought a $150,000 Crypto Punk, indicating its interest ...

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Sotheby’s Files Lawsuit Seeking Damages for Fake Giacometti’s – ARTnews.com

Sotheby’s has discovered that one of their consignors sold several Diego Giacometti works through the auction house using questionable provenance documents. The sales took place in 2016 and 2017. On August 3rd, Sotheby’s filed a lawsuit against Bettina Von Marnitz Thut, her husband Frederic Thut, and Fine Art Miami (FAAM), their Florida based auction house. The suit alleges the Thuts consigned fake Giacometti works.  ...

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France’s Covid Lockdown Prompts Lawsuit from Galleries Association – ARTnews.com

The Comité Professionnel des Galeries d’Art (CPGA), France’s gallery association, is suing the French government over recently instituted Covid-19 restrictions that have left galleries closed to the public once again. According to a report by the Art Newspaper, the case, which focuses on the fact that auction houses can conduct exhibitions and sales while galleries must remain shuttered, will be heard in an administrative ...

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Settlement Reached in Artforum Retaliation Lawsuit – ARTnews.com

A lawsuit against Artforum has ended in a settlement with one of the magazine’s former employees, Amanda Schmitt, who had accused a former publisher, Knight Landesman, of sexual harassment and alleged that the publication retaliated against her. The suit, which was first filed in 2017 and initially included since-dismissed claims against Landesman, had been considered one of the key legal actions in the art ...

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Judge Dismisses $17 M. Lawsuit Against Phillips Involving Stingel Work – ARTnews.com

Earlier this year, a Rudolf Stingel painting set to be auctioned by Phillips never made it to sale. Instead of heading to the block, it became the subject of a lawsuit between Phillips and the work’s consignor. Now, a New York district court judge has dismissed that consignor’s lawsuit. The Stingel painting, which is not further identified in a ruling written by Denise Cote, ...

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