Art law

A hit and a miss in two restitution cases

French legal body rejects one claim while an Australian museum agrees to return a work to Jewish heirs

Published online: 19 August 2014

Recently published

LaChapelle’s ‘monster’ legal battle with former dealer

Parties expected to enter into settlement talks

Published online: 18 August 2014

Rauschenberg Foundation fights decision on trustee fees

The artist’s foundation will appeal judge’s $24.6m award to trustees

Published online: 14 August 2014

German art adviser’s companies bankrupt

Three of Helge Achenbach’s firms are found to be insolvent

Published online: 14 August 2014

German court spares contested work

A “doubtful” copy sold through Jörg Immendorff’s studio will not be destroyed

Published online: 06 August 2014

Judge decides Rauschenberg trustees' $24.6m fees are reasonable

Artist's foundation reviewing position after losing case in Florida court

Published online: 02 August 2014


Giving back

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement estimates that, in the past six years alone, it has returned more than 6,600 looted artefacts...