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Category Archives: Art Law

TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE TRIUMPHING AT LAST!

IMPORTANT THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN THE DALI WARS! Good news just keeps rolling in for those who represent the truth in the Salvador Dali market. First came the news that the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the … Continue reading



COMPETITION FOR ARTFUL DODGERS?

ARTFUL DODGERS: FRAUD AND FOOLISHNESS IN THE ART MARKET  is moving toward publication with solicitations for a full proposal with sample chapters having been received from three literary agents. That’s a very high percentage of the number to whom I … Continue reading



ARTFUL DODGERS Still Stands Alone

It’s more encouraging every day. Because I’m approaching publishing agents, I’ve been conducting a search for other books that address the same topics as those revealed in my Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market. There simply aren’t any. … Continue reading



“WE’RE ALL SO THRILLED BY THIS DISCOVERY ! “

Dali friend Enrique Zepeda, whom I have experienced always being accompanied by his iPad, is really good at finding art-related articles and posting them where the rest of us can easily read them. One of his recent posts was from theatlanticwire.com  and … Continue reading



BECOMING “THE MAN” FOR DALI

The other day I called the woman who was my secretary for six years back in the 1980s to wish her a happy birthday. While talking about those times, she reminded me of the day about 1982 when I was trying to do … Continue reading



WHAT’S WRONG WITH APPRAISERS?

Chapter 7 of Artful Dodgers: Fraud and Foolishness in the Art Market is titled WHAT’S WRONG WITH APPRAISERS ?  I’m finishing the final polish on the book, but today I had reason to ask myself that question again. I picked … Continue reading



WELL DESERVED LAWSUIT

Believe me, I am not one to celebrate another’s misfortune–unless that person has caused others great pain and richly deserves to suffer in turn. In my blessed life, I have a list of fewer than five people who are candidates … Continue reading



FASCINATING READ

Recently I read a book that has been getting some press coverage of late and I want to recommend it. The book is The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. … Continue reading



ART MYTHUNDERSTANDINGS Part 3

Copyright has been with us in this country ever since the earliest prints were published with the notation along the bottom that they had been “Entered according to act of Congress”. The concept actually goes back to William Hogarth (1697-1764) … Continue reading