The ‘Ivory Queen’ Is Sentenced to 15 Years in a Tanzanian Prison for Smuggling Tons of Elephant Tusks Into Asia

Chinese-born Yang Feng Glan is being held accountable for her role in the poaching of hundreds of elephants.

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After a Guarantor Crashed the Sale of Gerhard Richter’s ‘Fighter Jet’ in 2016, Phillips Is Trying Again—at a Lower Price

Phillips is hoping to recoup some of the $24 million it lost when a guarantor backed out of the original deal.

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The Investment Firm That Commissioned Wall Street’s ‘Fearless Girl’ Is Suing the Artist for Making Replicas

The investment firm State Street Global is suing artist Kristen Visbal for trademark infringement.

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A Spate of Lawsuits Is Targeting Art Schools for Failing to Comply With Disability Act Standards

The Trump administration stopped drafting compliance guidelines, opening the door to confusion and a flood of lawsuits.

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Accused of Data Theft, Former Lehmann Maupin Director Bona Yoo Fires Back With Her Own Lawsuit Against the Gallery

The gallery director claims her former employer violated their separation agreement.

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Independent Art Schools Across the Country Are Facing Mounting Pressures. Do They Have to Grow to Survive?

Schools have been forced to merge, slash tuition rates, or simply shutter

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A Painter Is Suing Ariana Grande for Allegedly Ripping Off His Work in a Viral Music Video

Sections of Grande’s “God Is a Woman” music video bear a striking resemblance to two painting by Vladimir Kush.

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Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Is Leading a Rally to Protest the American Museum of Natural History’s Expansion

The legal challenge against the museum expansion is currently in the appeal process.

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More Than 75 New York Galleries Are Slammed With Lawsuits for Allegedly Violating the Americans With Disabilities Act

Galleries are the latest industry to be targeted by a wave of lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites.

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