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Planned gifts can lead to hard feelings without careful planning and managed expectations
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2019

The recent sale at auction of Chop Suey (1929) by Edward Hopper, once promised to Seattle Art Museum, is a reminder of the delicate if sometimes


Zum Geburtstag Viel Glück? The Washington Principles Turn 20
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Germany
  • October 30 2018

This fall marks the 20th anniversary of the Washington Conference on Nazi-Era Assets and the corollary Washington Principles on Nazi-confiscated Art


A Step Bank from the BrinkAgnes Martin Authentication Board Prevails in Court
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2018

The decision by a New York court last month in favor of the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné; (AMCR) in a lawsuit by the Mayor Gallery Ltd in the


Members of the Berkshire Museum Ask Supreme Judicial Court to Stop Berkshire Museum’s Deaccession Plan
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

Sullivan & Worcester LLP clients and Berkshire Museum members James Hatt, Kristin Hatt, and Elizabeth Weinberg filed


Members of the Berkshire Museum Pledge to Continue Fight Against Liquidation of the Museum’s Art Collection
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

Sullivan & Worcester LLP clients and Berkshire Museum members James Hatt, Kristin Hatt, and Elizabeth Weinberg sharply


"Fearless Girl" Sculpture Near Wall Street Prompts Copyright Allegation That is More Bull than Bear
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

The sudden appearance near Wall Street on March 8, 2017 of The Fearless Girl, a bronze life-sized depiction of a roughly ten-year old girl staring


Fake News, Fake Art? Richard Prince Disavows Work Depicting Ivanka Trump
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

There has been much discussion about the impact of the Presidential election on the art market, amidst much generalized anxiety about "fake news."


Jurisdictional Law Hailed as Impetus to End Russian Art Loan Embargo that is Actually Unaffected by that Law
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • January 6 2017

With reports that Russia is considering abandoning the nearly five year old embargo on loans of cultural artifacts into the United States, the cited


Gurlitt Bequest to Kunstmuseum Bern is Upheld
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

After a two-year legal battle, the Oberlandesgericht in Munich has upheld the dismissal of Uta Werner’s challenge to the will made by...


Art Advisors are Not Always FiduciariesLawsuit over Cady Noland "Log Cabin" Dismissed
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

The ongoing saga between Yves Bouvier and Dmitri Rybolovlev over Bouvier's sale to the Russian billionaire of Leonardo's Salvator Mundi (and a recent