Thursday, March 01, 2012

Defamation Suit

Josh Baer:  "Dealer Marla Kennedy has sued Richard Silver, the New York Observer, their writer Elise Knutsen and attorney Vindoo Varghese for 'defamation and fraud. Defendant Silver was convicted of preparing fraudulent documents of works by artist Damien Hirst and signing the plaintiff’s name to false art appraisals…the New York Observer published an article which falsely stated that the plaintiff had told defendant Silver that the set of prints was authentic….'"