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Artist Sues Meow Wolf Over Copyright Infringement Claim

SANTA FE, N.M. — An artist whose quirky Space Owl features prominently in Meow Wolf’s wildly successful interactive art exhibit is suing the company and its founder for copyright infringement. Lauren Adele Oliver says in her lawsuit filed Monday in …

What Happens When You Unexpectedly Buy That $20 Million Painting

Just 15 months after Peter Doig’s “The Architect’s Home in the Ravine” fetched $20 million at Sotheby’s, the landscape is back on the market. Displayed at the Gagosian booth this week at Art Basel with an asking price of $25 …

Da Vinci’s $450 Million Masterpiece Is Kept on Saudi Prince’s Yacht: Artnet

A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com. “Salvator Mundi” is being kept on superyacht Serene owned …

Art Dealer Pays $4.2 Million to Settle `Fake’ Old Master Dispute

Art dealer Mark Weiss and his company have paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit with Sotheby’s auction house after an Old Master painting he once owned got caught up in a forgery scandal that shocked the art world. Details …

California Authorities Recover Stolen Rembrandt Worth $250K

It wasn’t some bold theft carried out by burglars breaking into a heavily-fortified museum with high-tech alarms to swipe a masterpiece. It was a low-tech caper involving a distraction, an accomplice or two and a small sketch – an 11-by-6-inch …