Artist Cady Noland Case and Visual Artists Rights Act

Did Sotheby’s breach its consignment agreement with collector Marc Jancou back in 2011 when it gave in to conceptual artist Cady Noland’s demand that her Cowboys Milking 1990 silkscreen print be withdrawn from auction due to damage to the artwork which ultimately led to her disclaiming authorship? Is the better question whether Cady Noland’s decision […]

Charging Bull vs. Fearless Girl: Artist’s Right to Intangible Power

“My bull is a symbol for America. My bull is a symbol of prosperity and for strength.” – Arturo Di Modica In December 1989, Arturo Di Modica with the help of a friend, without the proper permits or permission, placed a 3.5-ton bronze bull sculpture in Manhattan’s Financial District as a symbol of freedom and […]