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Priska C. Juschka Court Case Reaches a Settlement

by Corinna Kirsch on May 30, 2012
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In April 2011, Paddy Johnson reported that artist Dana Melamed sued Priska C. Juschka in Federal Court. Gallery owners Priska Juschka and Arnold Katzen owed Melamed commission for the sale of artwork. Since then, the artist and gallery have each signed a settlement in which the gallery has admitted fraud.

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Priska C. Juschka Fine Art Gets Sued Again

by Paddy Johnson on September 26, 2011
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SEM Art has sued the Chelsea gallery Priska C. Juschka Fine Art (PJFA), along with owners Priska C. Juschka and Arnold Katzen, for more than $62,850 dollars in purchased art work that was never delivered. Filed August 25th by SEM Art, the suit claims they bought Dana Melamed’s mixed media pieces ‘Temporary cities, No. 1-9′, ‘Urban Mechanism’, ‘Driven’, and ‘Post-Human’ works from PJFA but only received Temporary Cities 1-9. The invoice, totaling $143,650, was paid June 30th, 2009, according the suit.

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Priska C. Juschka Fine Art Gets Sued

by Paddy Johnson on April 6, 2011
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Priska C. Juschka Fine Art has been sued by one of her artists in Federal Court. According to CourtHouse News Service, Dana Melamed claims the 27th Street Chelsea gallery owes her more than $68,000 in consignment sales. She also says the gallery discounted pieces without her permission, and refuses to return works worth upwards of $400,000. Seeking damages of at least $68,825 and $1 million in punitive damages, the artist claims breach of contract, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment and conversion.

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