Scottish-Born Artist Peter Doig Prevails In US Painting Authenticity Court Case
A U.S. judge said Tuesday that a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he didn't paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the piece will now be worth a f...
Erin Andrews: ESPN Forced Me To Go On TV And Talk About My Stalker
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New York's Metropolitan Museum Of Art Settles $25 Admissions Fee Lawsuit
The ticket price will be ‘suggested’ instead of ‘recommended’ and signs will advise visitors ‘amount you pay is up to you’ to accommodate all economic levels.
Guy records doctors talking trash during surgery, walks away with $500,000
A man in Virgina was awarded $500,000 from a lawsuit after he inadvertently recorded medical professionals talking about him while he was under anesthesia. The man, who remains unnamed, intended to re...
Heirs of Jewish art dealers sue Germany over art haul sold in Nazi era
The heirs call for the return of the so-called Welfenschatz, or Guelph Treasure - which they claim their ancestors sold under Nazi pressure
Apple is being sued for poaching top auto engineers to build a battery division
Apple has been poaching engineers with deep expertise in car systems, including from Tesla Inc.
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Scottish-Born Artist Peter Doig Prevails In US Painting Authenticity Court Case
A U.S. judge said Tuesday that a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he didn't paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the piece will now be worth a f...
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