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March 2017

How “Banal” Jeff Koons Guilty of Plagiarism (in France) French courts have ruled that Jeff Koons plagiarized the photography of French artist Jean-François Bauret in a 1988 sculpture called “Naked.” This is not the first time Koons, whose work often makes use of pop culture and mass-produced imagery, has lost a copyright infringement suit.

Christie’s to Close London Salesroom and Scale Down in Amsterdam Christie’s international auction house has announced it will close its secondary South Kensington salesroom and begin to scale back its business in Amsterdam. The closings come after a difficult year for art auction sales in 2016, which some observers have suggested indicates a cooling art market.