Gagosian Fires Back, Moving to Dismiss Lawsuits by Two Disgruntled Jeff Koons Collectors

The gallery claims it was transparent about potential delays and tried to accommodate alternate payment plans.

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Shane Campbell Looks to File a $15 Million Class Action Lawsuit Against Frieze for ‘Unbearable’ Heat

The fair’s attempts to mollify galleries are “wholly inadequate,” according to the suit.

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The Woman Who Sold a Basquiat for a Cool $31 Million Is Now Suing Her Dad For Causing the ‘Disappointing’ Result

The seller thinks it should have sold for close to $100 million.

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Christie’s Sold This Swiss Dealer a Painting Likely Looted by the Nazis. Now He Wants His Money Back

Alain Dreyfus says the auction house should have known about the painting’s dubious provenance.

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US Prosecutors Drop Investigation Into Yves Bouvier After Collector Who Cried Foul Turned Massive Profit on ‘Salvator Mundi’

US investigators opened a fraud probe into the Swiss dealer, but dropped the case when his so-called victim reaped a $270 million reward.

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French Artist Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga and Universal $18,000 in Fees Following Unsuccessful Lawsuit, French Court Rules

The French artist took the pop star to court in 2016 for allegedly appropriating her work in the music video for “Born This Way.”

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A Teenage Girl Is on Trial for Plotting a Terror Attack at the British Museum

The court at the Old Bailey hears that Safaa Boular, her older sister and mother plotted further Islamist attacks in central London.

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The Art World Has No Shortage of Legal Disputes. A New Court Wants to Help.

The Court of Arbitration for Art, opening in June in The Hague, offers expert decisions at a fraction of the cost of the conventional system.

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