Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’

Previously published on By Emily Waldorf It is staggering how many auction house clients, including seasoned collectors who should know better, fail to read the fine print when bidding at auction. In the February 2009 issue of Art + Auction magazine, art lawyers and brothers, Charles and Thomas Danziger discuss in their column, “Brothers […]

By Emily Waldorf Street-artist Shepard Fairey filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against The Associated Press, requesting that he be protected from copyright infringement in his use of a news photograph as the starting point for his famous poster of President Obama.  The photograph was taken by freelance photographer Mannie Garcia, who, to complicate matters even further, […]

Jori Finkel just wrote an alarming article about the dangers of bidding in art auctions on cruise ships.  Park West is the largest auction house operating at sea, boasting roughly $300 million in annual revenue.  Operating on well respected cruise lines such as Carnival, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian, the auction house woos inexperienced clients […]