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Met’s Picasso Masterpiece Subject of Repatriation Lawsuit

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Guardian Looks at Picasso’s Relationship to Portraiture and His Sitters

Friday, September 30th, 2016

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Dealer Olivier Thomas Indicted in Picasso Theft Case

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Françoise Gilot, Painter and Former Lover of Picasso, Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Qatari Royal Family Settles Case for Picasso Bust, Ownership Unclear

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Pablo Picasso Work Embroiled in Court Case After Claims of Theft

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Museu Picasso and National Portrait Gallery Announced Joint Show of Picasso Portraits

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Picasso Bust Case Sees Decision Allowing Qatari Agent to Interview Picasso’s Daughter

Friday, April 8th, 2016

New Information Pokes Holes in Claims by Picasso Heir Against Yves Bouvier

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Picasso Bust Lawsuit Sees New Filings

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Vanity Fair Charts Difficulties of Managing Picasso Estate

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Maya Widmaier-Picasso Pleas Rejected in French Court Over Contested Bust

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Paris – “Picasso.Mania” at Grand Palais Through February 29th, 2016

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Maya Widmaier Picasso Speaks Out on Disputed Sale of Her Father’s Sculpture

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Temporary Agreement Reached in Battle Over Picasso Bust

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Turkish Police Net Stolen Picasso in Undercover Sting

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Lawsuit Filed Over Ownership of Major Picasso Bust

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

MoMA Moving to Timed Tickets for Picasso Sculpture Show

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Picasso Museum Reopens After Ambitious Rehang

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Seized Picasso Painting Has Major Implications for Ownership of Prominent Works

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Sotheby’s Selling Bill Koch-Owned Works by Picasso, Monet in New York this November

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Picasso’s Double-Sided “La Gommeuse” to Go On Sale This November at Sotheby’s

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Dmitriy Rybolovlev to Return Picassos Claimed Stolen in New Chapter of Dispute with Yves Bouvier

Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Smithsonian Receives Major Challenge Gift from Walton Family for Digitization of Archives

October 25th, 2016

robert-sperry-via-artforumThe Walton Family has offered a challenge grant of up to $900,000 to the Smithsonian to fund the digitization of the museum archives.  “The task of digitizing the archives’ vast collections for broad accessibility requires a dedicated team of experts and time,” director Kate Haw said. “This challenge grant from the distinguished Walton Family Foundation allows us to expand both our technical and staff capacities to ramp up our pace beyond what we could have imagined.”
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London’s Mayor Gallery Suing Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné Publishers Over Excluded Works

October 25th, 2016

agnes-martin-via-art-newspaperMayor Gallery in London has filed a lawsuit against the publishers of the Agnes Martin catalogue raisonné, and the committee responsible for authenticating her works, claiming that 13 works left out of the book, and held by its clients, have been rendered worthless.  “When I read the complaint, I failed to see a legal claim. I’d never seen a legal complaint without a claim, until now. I compare it to an opera without music,” says Aaron Richard Golub, the lawyer representing the authentication committee.  
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Galerie Perrotin to Open Tokyo Outpost

October 25th, 2016

the-site-of-galerie-perrotin-tokyo-via-art-infoGalerie Perrotin will open a new space in Tokyo in the Spring of 2017, the gallery announced this week.  The space will be located in the Roppongi neighborhood, on the ground floor of the Piramide Building, and is currently covered by wallpaper designed by French artist Pierre Le-Tan, reimagining works by the gallery’s artists.
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