Author: Eileen Kinsella

Did Marlborough Gallery Steal One of China's Greatest Artists? An Appeals Court Must Decide

(United States of America; France)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). Did Marlborough Gallery Steal One of China's Greatest Artists? An Appeals Court Must Decide. ArtNet News. 18 July.

The FBI Has Recovered a Crimson Robert Motherwell Painting Stolen 40 Years Ago by a Moving Man

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). The FBI Has Recovered a Crimson Robert Motherwell Painting Stolen 40 Years Ago by a Moving Man. ArtNet News. 12 July.

After a Yearslong Battle, a US Court Concludes That Artists Aren't Entitled to Royalties on Works Resold at Auction

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). After a Yearslong Battle, a US Court Concludes That Artists Aren't Entitled to Royalties on Works Resold at Auction. ArtNet News. 9 July.

Amid a Wave of Repatriation, Sotheby's Stands Its Ground Against Greece's Claim to an 8th-Century Bronze Horse

(Greece; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). Amid a Wave of Repatriation, Sotheby's Stands Its Ground Against Greece's Claim to an 8th-Century Bronze Horse. ArtNet News. 2 July.

The Decades-Long Dispute Over Artwork Owned by Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos Is Going to Trial

(Philippines)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). The Decades-Long Dispute Over Artwork Owned by Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos Is Going to Trial. ArtNet News. 3 April.

This Artist Is Suing New York's Largest Museums for Excluding Him. Now, His Day in Court Has Arrived

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). This Artist Is Suing New York's Largest Museums for Excluding Him. Now, His Day in Court Has Arrived. ArtNet News. 22 March.

A Christie's Security Staffer Has Been Accused of Being a Deadly Chinese Spy

(China; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). A Christie's Security Staffer Has Been Accused of Being a Deadly Chinese Spy. ArtNet News. 17 January.

Simon de Pury Wins Legal Battle Over the Commission of a $210 Million Gauguin Painting

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2018). Simon de Pury Wins Legal Battle Over the Commission of a $210 Million Gauguin Painting. ArtNet News. 16 January.

After 12 Years, a Trove of Stolen Hans Hofmann Paintings Has Been Recovered

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). After 12 Years, a Trove of Stolen Hans Hofmann Paintings Has Been Recovered. ArtNet News. 22 December.

Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Opponents of the Berkshire Museum Sale May Have Just Found an Ingenious Legal Loophole. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Who Owns Graffiti, the Artists or the Developers? A Landmark Trial Over 5Pointz Considers This With Fresh Eyes

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Who Owns Graffiti, the Artists or the Developers? A Landmark Trial Over 5Pointz Considers This With Fresh Eyes. ArtNet News. 20 October.

It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). It Turns Out That Oxycontin, the Highly Addictive Painkiller, Has Helped Bankroll More Than a Dozen Museums. ArtNet News. 18 October.

Major Conceptual Artwork Is at the Heart of a Lawsuit Between Dueling Foundations

(United States of America; Japan)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Major Conceptual Artwork Is at the Heart of a Lawsuit Between Dueling Foundations. ArtNet News. 11 October.

Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon

(Lebanon; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon. ArtNet News. 26 September.

Monaco's Justice Minister Resigns After Texts Reveal 'Vast Influence Peddling' in Billion-Dollar Art Fraud Case

(Monaco)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Monaco's Justice Minister Resigns After Texts Reveal 'Vast Influence Peddling' in Billion-Dollar Art Fraud Case. ArtNet News. 15 September.

Christie's and Hedge-Fund Titan Move to Quash Turkey's Lawsuit Over 'Stargazer' Idol

(Turkey; United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Christie's and Hedge-Fund Titan Move to Quash Turkey's Lawsuit Over 'Stargazer' Idol. ArtNet News. 30 August.

The Berkshire Museum Is 'Under Review' For Planned Sale, Massachusetts Attorney General Confirms

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). The Berkshire Museum Is 'Under Review' For Planned Sale, Massachusetts Attorney General Confirms. ArtNet News. 30 August.

Court Grants Billionaire Rybolovlev's Request for Sotheby's Documents in Ongoing Feud With 'Freeport King'

(United States of America; Switzerland; Russia)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Court Grants Billionaire Rybolovlev's Request for Sotheby's Documents in Ongoing Feud With 'Freeport King'. ArtNet News. 29 August.

Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture

(United States of America)

Julia Halperin, Eileen Kinsella (2017). Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture. ArtNet News. 21 July.

'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). 'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads. ArtNet News. 11 July.

Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 10 July.

'World's Most Expensive Painting' Actually Sold for $90M Less Than Reported: Suit

(United Kingdom)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). 'World's Most Expensive Painting' Actually Sold for $90M Less Than Reported: Suit. ArtNet News. 30 June.

How Two Top Collectors Avoided Germanys New Protectionist Art Law

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). How Two Top Collectors Avoided Germanys New Protectionist Art Law. ArtNet News. 2 June.

MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks. ArtNet News. 11 April.

Who Should Pay Artists? Christie's Fights Back in France Over New Resale Rules

(France)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Who Should Pay Artists? Christie's Fights Back in France Over New Resale Rules. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary. ArtNet News. 20 March.

Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations

(United Arab Emirates; Iraq)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations. ArtNet News. 17 March.

Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem. ArtNet News. 2 March.

Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels. ArtNet News. 22 February.

Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work. ArtNet News. 3 February.

Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges. ArtNet News. 2 February.

Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum

(Netherlands; Italy)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum. ArtNet News. 2 February.

Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum. ArtNet News. 17 January.

Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million. ArtNet News. 14 December.

Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves

(China)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves. ArtNet News. 7 October.

Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work

(United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work. ArtNet News. 8 September.

Trial Resumes for Man Accused of Defrauding Art Collecting Widow of $817,000

(Singapore; China)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Trial Resumes for Man Accused of Defrauding Art Collecting Widow of $817,000. ArtNet News. 15 August.

Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale. ArtNet News. 29 July.

Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Bavarian Parliament Will Investigate Claims that Looted Art Was Returned to Nazis

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Bavarian Parliament Will Investigate Claims that Looted Art Was Returned to Nazis. ArtNet News. 15 July.

Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton. ArtNet News. 1 July.

Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims. ArtNet News. 29 June.

Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art. ArtNet News. 9 June.

Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim. ArtNet News. 16 May.

Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain

(United States of America; Spain)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain. ArtNet News. 13 May.

Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway

(Norway)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway. ArtNet News. 22 April.

LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million. ArtNet News. 21 April.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Denies 'Panama Papers' Allegations

(Russia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Denies 'Panama Papers' Allegations. ArtNet News. 6 April.

Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell. ArtNet News. 1 April.

Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore

(Singapore)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Billionaire Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev Wins Right to Hold Yves Bouvier Trial in Singapore. ArtNet News. 30 March.

The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned

(Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). The Plot Thickens in Bouvier Case, As Picasso Stepdaughter's Story Is Questioned. ArtNet News. 18 March.

Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 17 February.

Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 12 February.

Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence. ArtNet News. 9 February.

Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud. ArtNet News. 21 October.

Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?

(France)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?. ArtNet News. 19 May.

Artist Michel Leah Keck Sues FX for Copyright Infringement for Using Her Paintings on Archer

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Artist Michel Leah Keck Sues FX for Copyright Infringement for Using Her Paintings on Archer. ArtNet News. 18 March.

Dodgy eBay Sellers Peddle Tall Tales and Fake Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2014). Dodgy eBay Sellers Peddle Tall Tales and Fake Art. ArtNet News. 9 July.

Christie's CEO Was "Panicked" Over Chinese Buyer Default, Leading to Private Sale of Ancient Bronze

(China)

Eileen Kinsella (2014). Christie's CEO Was "Panicked" Over Chinese Buyer Default, Leading to Private Sale of Ancient Bronze. ArtNet News. 21 March.

Chinese Collectors Secure 'Min' Fanglei at Christie's, Auction Cancelled, Sale Price Exceeds $20 million

(China)

Eileen Kinsella (2014). Chinese Collectors Secure 'Min' Fanglei at Christie's, Auction Cancelled, Sale Price Exceeds $20 million. ArtNet News. 19 March.