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Art F City at The L Magazine: Should the Met Museum Charge Admission Fees?

by Paddy Johnson on April 1, 2013
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I’m heading off to CUNY tonight to talk to Brian Lehrer about the rising admission costs of museums as well as the recent lawsuit filed against The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In preparation for the discussion, I penned this column for The L Magazine fleshing out a few of my thoughts on the matter. And because I never say so explicitly in the piece, let me make it clear here, that I think the lawsuit is frivolous. Those looking to hear me speak more on the matter can watch the TV spot Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Thursday at 2am, Saturday at 10am and Sunday at 11pm. In the meantime, an excerpt from my column.

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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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Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

by Paddy Johnson on April 13, 2011

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts – Art, Copyright, Litigation: A Conversation With Dan Brooks. Interested in the legal nitty gritty of the Patrick Cariou Richard Prince copyright infringement case? This is your talk. Next Wed. at 6.

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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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Cariou v. Prince: The Copyright Bungle by Joy Garnett – artnet Magazine

by Art Fag City on April 2, 2011

Cariou v. Prince: The Copyright Bungle by Joy Garnett – artnet Magazine – Some things cannot be easily destroyed, and whatever Prince may have done with the mass-produced copies of Cariou’s photographs, the photographs themselves remain intact. But one-of-kind art objects, once disposed of, are deleted forever.

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