“With all due respect your Honor, that has nothing to do with anything.” OR: What I Learned at the Biro v. Condé Nast Oral Arguments

The number of defendants has grown since Peter Paul Biro filed his libel complaint against David Grann, a writer for The New Yorker, in 2011. In addition to Condé Nast (parent company of The New Yorker), Biro also seeks to recover from Gawker Media, Jackson Pollock biographer Evelyn Toynton and Yale University Press, and PaddyContinue reading ““With all due respect your Honor, that has nothing to do with anything.” OR: What I Learned at the Biro v. Condé Nast Oral Arguments”

April 11: "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" Film Viewing and Panel Discussion at NYU

On Thursday, April 11th, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute will host a screening of the award-winning documentary “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” which will be followed by a panel discussion with director Alison Klayman, Professor Jerome Cohen, art historian Joan Cohen and art curator Ethan Cohen.    For more information about the film go to: http://aiweiweineversorry.com/. RSVP toContinue reading “April 11: "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" Film Viewing and Panel Discussion at NYU”

Matisse’s Return to Paris?

The New York Times discusses how the family of Parisian gallery owner Paul Rosenberg has evidenced documents showing that “Woman in Blue in Front of Fireplace” was confiscated from them by the Nazis in 1941, and must be returned to them by the Norwegian Museum currently in possession. This topic may be of particular interestContinue reading “Matisse’s Return to Paris?”