Laura Gilbert


London’s Mayor Gallery files lawsuit against Agnes Martin catalogue raisonné

Authentication committee rejected 13 works owned by gallery clients, effectively rendering them “worthless”, according to court papers


Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko

This is the eighth of ten legal cases brought by collectors who bought forged paintings through the now defunct gallery


What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

Collectors still in the dark even when experts have doubts as reports rarely published

Third copyright lawsuit filed against Richard Prince for appropriating Sid Vicious photo

The artist is accused of using a London photographer’s image of the Sex Pistol’s bassist in an Instagram work


Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on

Settlement collapses as discussions between Joseph Tierney, Moschino and creative director Jeremy Scott break down

Christie’s storage facility still faces $23m worth of lawsuits for Superstorm Sandy damage

Nearly four years after New York was left half-submerged in water, legal rows over who should pay for damage to works of art rumble on

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

In an exclusive interview, Ann Freedman explains her version of events in the ongoing forgery case that engulfed the gallery


Parties settle in Knoedler case as court hears fakes helped keep business afloat

Testimonies reveal how much the New York gallery depended on sales, and huge mark-ups, of works from Glafira Rosales


Richard Prince and Gagosian move to dismiss photographer's copyright lawsuit

Citing an earlier case they won, the artist and his dealer argue Rastafarian Instagram screenprints are transformative


Why would the De Soles settle their claim against Knoedler and Freedman?

Although the evidence seemed largely in their favour, fraud cases are notoriously risky to prove

Settlement reached with both parties in Knoedler case

Agreement came before owner and former director could testify, but the trial gripped the New York art world

De Soles reach settlement with Ann Freedman—but Knoedler case could still go on

Mid-trial deal comes just a day before the former gallery director was scheduled to take the stand

Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise ‘negative’ report

James Martin of Orion Analytical says the gallery asked him to remove key findings, like a pigment that was not in use at the time of painting

‘Red flags were flying’ around Knoedler fakes, experts testify

Seven of 11 specialists named by the gallery say they never authenticated work that turned out to be a forgery

Rothko specialist and son testify they never authenticated fake painting in Knoedler trial

David Anfam and Christopher Rothko were among 11 experts the gallery listed as having viewed the painting

Tearful collector gives testimony at Knoedler trial

Eleanore De Sole said she went into a “shaking frenzy” when she read that another work sold by Knoedler was suspected to be fake


Christie’s Brooklyn storage does not have to pay $11.5m for art damaged in Superstorm Sandy, court decides

The ruling covers two lawsuits brought by insurance companies looking to recoup costs paid or owed to their clients

Top US collector takes the stand in Knoedler trial

Domenico De Sole bought a fake Rothko from the gallery in 2004

Who is really to blame in the Knoedler fakes case?

Lawyers for the collectors and the gallery go head-to-head as one of New York’s biggest art world scandals goes to trial

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

It should provide guidance on who is responsible when forgeries are sold


LA photographer takes on Richard Prince in new lawsuit

Donald Graham might have a stronger case than previous attempts against the appropriation artist

Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial

Both sides seek to exclude key witnesses and evidence from the forgery case which is set to begin on 25 January

Knoedler Gallery settles lawsuit over fake Willem de Kooning

Collector John Howard bought the forgery from now defunct gallery for $4m


Former Knoedler boss Freedman will ‘tell her story’ in court

Judge dismisses attempts to throw out lawsuits and orders trial over fake Abstract Expressionists


Knoedler fakes case will go to trial, judge orders

The gallery’s former director Ann Freedman will “tell her story”, her lawyer says

Three angry buyers quietly settle forgery cases with Knoedler

Six lawsuits over fake Abstract Expressionist works are ongoing while suspects in Spain face extradition


Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings

Six cases remain open in Abstract Expressionist fakes scandal that has entangled many in the art industry


Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry’s graffitied Met gala gown

Joseph Tierney says the Italian designer Moschino has used his work without permission in a line of clothing famously worn by the pop singer


Did Cady Noland disavow another work?

An Ohio collector says the artist did, after he purchased her restored Log Cabin from a gallery for $1.4m, but a representative for the dealer says she just wanted the work to be revalued

US show sidesteps Russian embargo

Neue Galerie exhibition features loans from private collectors