Inigo Philbrick pleads guilty.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Sunday, November 07, 2021
"To be safe, however, Whiteley has rechristened the project 'Justin Bieber Is Suing Me,' and the gallery’s Instagram page now acknowledges the parodic nature of the project."
Sarah Cascone at artnet news: Justin Bieber’s Lawyers Tried to Shut Down a Gallery Show by an Artist Impersonating the Pop Star to Sell $100,000 Paintings.
The show was at Gablowsian gallery.
Tuesday, November 02, 2021
A brief piece in The New Yorker.
The artist, Kristen Visbal, "made twenty-five editions of 'Fearless Girl' and two artist’s proofs. She sold eight replicas, for up to two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, including one to the law firm Maurice Blackburn, in Melbourne, Australia, and one to an investor in Oslo, who put the statue in front of the city’s Grand Hotel, which he owns. Visbal also sold more than a hundred miniature versions for about six thousand dollars each." But the Wall Street firm that commissioned it has sued, "accusing her of breach of contract, and of causing 'substantial and irreparable harm' to Fearless Girl and to [the firm] by selling copies."
For background, start here.
"Notorious Art Dealer Inigo Philbrick Set to Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges in Federal Court This Week"
Eileen Kinsella with the scoop.