Author: Brian Boucher

Banksy Busts His Hometown Museum for Scamming His Fans With Hundreds of Unauthorized Prints

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2018). Banksy Busts His Hometown Museum for Scamming His Fans With Hundreds of Unauthorized Prints. ArtNet News. 18 January.

Ice Cream Salesman Turned Art Dealer Swindled Elite Clients Out of Millions, Feds Say

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Ice Cream Salesman Turned Art Dealer Swindled Elite Clients Out of Millions, Feds Say. ArtNet News. 19 December.

Attention, New Yorkers: If You See a Monument That Incites Hate You Can Now Report It to Bill de Blasio

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Attention, New Yorkers: If You See a Monument That Incites Hate You Can Now Report It to Bill de Blasio. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Accused of Defrauding Clients of Millions of Dollars, Art Dealer Timothy Sammons Goes to Jail in New York

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Accused of Defrauding Clients of Millions of Dollars, Art Dealer Timothy Sammons Goes to Jail in New York. ArtNet News. 20 October.

A Magazine Publisher Is Suing Virginia's Prisons for Censoring a Rubens Painting of Adam and Eve

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). A Magazine Publisher Is Suing Virginia's Prisons for Censoring a Rubens Painting of Adam and Eve. ArtNet News. 8 September.

Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head

(Spain)

Brian Boucher (2017). Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed Next Week as Surreal Paternity Battle Comes to a Head. ArtNet News. 14 July.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights. ArtNet News. 10 May.

This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism

(General)

Brian Boucher (2017). This Dreamy Image Is Sparking a Perplexing Fight Over Artistic Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 5 April.

Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show. ArtNet News. 27 February.

Lane Bryant Issues Public Apology After Using Shantell Martin's Designs Without Authorization

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2016). Lane Bryant Issues Public Apology After Using Shantell Martin's Designs Without Authorization. ArtNet News. 22 December.

Heritage Auction House Sues Christie's and Collectrium Over Data Theft

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Heritage Auction House Sues Christie's and Collectrium Over Data Theft. ArtNet News. 13 December.

Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind

(Italy)

Brian Boucher (2016). Facebook Censors Caravaggio's Nude Cupid, Then Changes Mind. ArtNet News. 2 November.

Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer

(United States of America; Belgium)

Brian Boucher (2016). Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer. ArtNet News. 9 September.

Security Guard Files Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art After Being Fired for Vandalism

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Security Guard Files Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art After Being Fired for Vandalism. ArtNet News. 22 August.

Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner. ArtNet News. 18 August.

David Zwirner Sued for $2 Million Over Mystery Artwork by 'World-Renowned Artist'

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2016). David Zwirner Sued for $2 Million Over Mystery Artwork by 'World-Renowned Artist'. ArtNet News. 10 August.

90-Year-Old Vandalizes Crossword Artwork, Then Claims Copyright on the Result

(Germany)

Brian Boucher (2016). 90-Year-Old Vandalizes Crossword Artwork, Then Claims Copyright on the Result. ArtNet News. 5 August.

Ai Weiwei's Lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, Sentenced to Seven Years for 'Subversion'

(China)

Brian Boucher (2016). Ai Weiwei's Lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, Sentenced to Seven Years for 'Subversion'. ArtNet News. 4 August.

Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft

(Germany)

Brian Boucher (2016). Magnus Art-Pricing App Pulled from Apple Store Amid Evidence of Extensive Data Theft. ArtNet News. 1 August.

Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné. ArtNet News. 28 July.

Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga $22,000 After Losing Forgery Lawsuit

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Orlan Must Pay Lady Gaga $22,000 After Losing Forgery Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 July.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher (2016). Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings. ArtNet News. 8 June.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.

Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?. ArtNet News. 31 May.

Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages. ArtNet News. 18 March.

Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint. ArtNet News. 4 March.

Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 February.

Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 3 February.

Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 30 January.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains. ArtNet News. 26 October.

National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2015). National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings. ArtNet News. 21 October.

French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). French Art Dealer Gailord Bovrisse Slapped with $800,000 Judgment over Fake Chagalls. ArtNet News. 26 August.

Theft Suspected as Oscar Murillo Painting Goes Missing from MoMA

(United States of America)

The canvas was taken from the exhibition "Forever Now: Painting in an Atemporal World"

Brian Boucher (2015). Theft Suspected as Oscar Murillo Painting Goes Missing from MoMA. ArtNet News. 6 March.