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Bill to Limit Nuisance Lawsuits Against Art Authenticators

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.16.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The legislation would amend the state's Arts and Cultural Affairs Law by raising the standard of proof brought by a claimant that an art authenticator had acted negligently or fraudulently in rendering an opinion and by requiring the claimant to pay the authenticator's legal fees if the claimant does not prevail in court.

Selling Iowa's Pollock Mural: A Zen Buddhist Perspective

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Great works of art, which ideally should serve as symbols of human experience refined into culture, are gaining attention as symbols of the almost feudal inequalities that plague the world's distribution of wealth. We like to think of masterworks as "priceless" but as the world's economy teeters, more and more people are realizing that they have price tags.