Gagosian to an Angry Collector Who Paid Millions for Jeff Koons Sculptures That Never Arrived: You Can’t Rush a Perfectionist

The dealer argues that Steve Tananbaum’s claims are baseless because the artist “often takes years” to complete his sculptures.

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Russian Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev Accuses Sotheby’s of Price Inflation in a $380 Million Suit

Despite turning hefty profits on artworks, the Russian billionaire continues his international legal fight with dealer Yves Bouvier.

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Ana Mendieta’s Estate Sues Amazon Studios, Claiming Its Remake of a Horror Classic Rips Off the Late Feminist Artist’s Work

Director Luca Guadagnino has cited Mendieta and other feminist artists as an inspiration for the horror film “Suspiria.”

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A Judge Sentences Disgraced Dealer Ezra Chowaiki to 18 Months in Prison for Fleecing High-Profile Art Collectors of Millions

The former ice cream salesman cooked up an elaborate scheme to defraud prominent victims.

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The 5Pointz Developer Ordered to Pay Street Artists $6.8 Million for Whitewashing Their Work Is Now Appealing

Gerald Wolkoff’s attorneys argue that graffiti doesn’t have the same legal protections as fine art.

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Embattled Malaysian Financier Jho Low Was the Underbidder for the World’s Most Expensive Picasso, a New Book Reveals

US Department of Justice documents detail some of Jho Low’s high-flying art purchases.

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Who Owns Graffiti? A Judge Allows a Street Artist’s Lawsuit Against General Motors to Move Forward

The decision could set a precedent for how we depict buildings that contain street art.

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Artist Hank Willis Thomas Pulls Work From a South African Art Fair After a Photographer Levels Plagiarism Charges

The artist says he hopes to have a debate with the photographer who cried foul.

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The Contractor Hired to Renovate the Private Glenstone Museum Is Suing for $24 Million

The museum’s contractor claims Glenstone hasn’t covered the cost of a myriad of changes to the project during construction.

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