Lawsuit Highlights Challenges for Collectors from Artist Foundations

October 15th, 2016

asher-and-michelle-edelman-via-art-newspaperA recent lawsuit between art collector Asher Edelman and dealer Geoffrey Diner illustrates the challenges for both collectors and dealers regarding authentication and repair in the current market, after a work by Pier Paolo Calzolari was damaged in transit.  The work, consigned to Diner by Edelman, consisted of a series of leather belts and neons, and could only be repaired through the artist’s foundation, sparking a lawsuit from Edelman demanding compensation if it was not able to be repaired.

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