A Lawyer Allegedly Convinced His Elderly Client to Sell Him a Brancusi for a Pittance. Now, the Collector Is Suing Him for $200 Million

Stuart Pivar claims he was duped into selling a Brancusi bronze for far below market value.

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Cantaloupe Boobs? Numerous Artists Are Accusing Chris Brown of Ripping Off Their Work in His Bawdy New Music Video

A shapely beach bum? Before they appeared in Chris Brown’s new music video, these visual puns were works of art.

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In a Reversal, the Trump Administration Proposes a 25 Percent Tariff on Imported Chinese Art and Antiquities

Art supplies, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and artifacts over 100 years old may all be subject to the import tax.

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Knoedler Gallery’s Former Owner Could Be Held Personally Responsible for the Many Fakes It Sold, a Judge Says

Two parties are seeking damages from Michael Hammer, whose business entity owned the gallery.

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Actor and Artist Val Kilmer Says He Definitely Did Not Steal an Artist’s Idea for a Sculpture, Despite a Lawsuit

The actor is being sued by artist Bale Creek Allen for allegedly copying an idea for a tumbleweed sculpture.

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A High-Profile Impressionist Art Collector Says Wildenstein Sold Him a ‘Clever Fake’ Bonnard—and Now the Courts Will Decide

The collector bought the painting from the gallery more than thirty years ago.

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