Monday, April 28, 2008

Two Suits

Josh Baer reports on two new art-related lawsuits.


"Gerard de Geer and Sarastro LTd have filed suit for $10 million against the Authentication Committee for the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat (and its individual members) and against Carl Flach and Stellan Holm. The suit alleges they refiused to authenticate the painting 'Fuego Flores' that was purchased from Flach in 1987 who bought it from Holm in 1986."

And two:

"Artist Ilana Zadik has sued Agora Gallery and Ariel Kahana for $3.7 million alleging that they lost, damaged, misappropriated or gave away 15 paintings."