Russian Billionaire Art Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Is Officially Charged in the Sprawling Monaco Corruption Probe

A new twist in a years-long art dispute has now focused scrutiny on the Russian buyer himself

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Jeff Koons Is Found Guilty of Plagiarism in Paris and Ordered to Pay $168,000 to the Creator of an Ad He Appropriated

A French adman claims victory in his legal battle with the US artist over a surreal campaign featuring a rescue pig and freezing model.

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Collector Who Sold a Fake Old Master Through Sotheby’s Must Repay the Auction House $1.2 Million, Court Rules

It’s the latest legal development in an ongoing forgery scandal.

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Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met

A sculpture the Met bought more than 50 years ago tops the kingdom’s most-wanted list.

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Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met

A sculpture the Met bought more than 50 years ago tops the kingdom’s most-wanted list.

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A Satanic Group Is Accusing Netflix of Appropriating Its Goat-Man Sculpture in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

Just in time for Halloween, the co-founder of the Satanic Temple is threatening to sue Netflix.

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Was Crime Boss Whitey Bulger the Last Living Link to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist?

Tales of Bulger’s involvement in the heist abound, but the museum says he had nothing to do with it.

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Kendrick Lamar Could Be Forced to Share Profits From His ‘Black Panther’ Hit Because of an Artist’s Copyright Lawsuit

A preliminary ruling goes in artist Lina Iris Viktor’s favor.

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