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Case Law Corner – Archives 2021

Keeping track of lawsuits involving artworks, cultural property, artists' estates, galleries, etc. Jump to a month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December Find past archives: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 Last updated: July 2, 2021. From the August 2021 Newsletter United States Rockburne v. Costolo, No. 155438/2021 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Jun. 4, 2021). Resident artist at Dia Beacon, Dorothea Rockburne, sued neighbors Richard and Lorin Costolo over a water leak in their apartment allegedly causing $2,000,000 worth of damage to her work. Richard Costolo, is the ex-CEO of Twitter and lives above Rockburne in SoHo. The compla

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