Disputes

Disputesarchive

Bacon Estate v. Marlborough gallery to go to High Court in January

Litigation may reveal the operations of one of London’s leading galleries and its Liechtenstein subsidiary

Collectorsarchive

Swiss say philanthropist collector is senile and have blocked his foundations, art and money

Legal battle over Dr Gustav Rau’s paintings, which he wants to give to Unicef, and which are on loan to Paris

Antiquities dealer Shelby White included in US Cultural Property Advisory Committee: A fox among doves?

Anger at appointment of collector who imports the very objects the committee tries to keep out

Parthenonarchive

William St Clair makes a rebuttal to the British Museum's defence of its competence to curate Parthenon Marbles

St Clair demands greater candour in the fallout of Lord Elgin and the Marble's third edition, in which it was asserted that over-cleaning had irreparably damaged the marbles

Bacon vs Bacon: Debate over the authenticity of Cristiano Ravarino's drawings goes to court

The case is particularly difficult given the scarcity of drawings by the artist

Cambodiaarchive

Dispute over loans for Khmer art exhibition at Paris's Grand Palais has reached a compromise

Government ministers quarrel over paperwork, but also over the care and safety of 'sacred and symbolic' treasures