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Art law

New York developer who whitewashed 5Pointz graffiti—and owes artists $6.75m in damages—appeals to Supreme Court

Petition focuses on the phrasing of the Visual Artists Rights Act, which protects works of “recognized stature” without defining what that means

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Diary

Courtroom artists draw from imagination as the US Supreme Court moves oral arguments online

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Law

US Supreme Court declines to hear appeal on Nazi-looted art

Norton Simon Museum can keep two Lucas Cranach masterpieces

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Kazimir Malevich

"Ridiculous" case involving possible Malevich, Suetin, and Chashnik fakes continues

The lawsuit, dating back to 2009, is between Russian dealer Gary Tatintsian and Lev Nussberg, an artist, art historian and collector

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Forgeries

Chain of custody ruling could change the legal landscape for art forgery cases in New York

Establishing the defendant is at fault just got that much trickier

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Restitution

US Supreme Court hears the Austria Klimt case

The Bush administration argues that Austria cannot be sued in a US court because it would interfere with foreign relations