Biggest Lawsuit in Art History

Biggest Lawsuit in Art History

How accidental damage to frames made of corrugated cardboard elicited a $100 million lawsuit.

As the expert witness for the defense, I’m pleased that The Art Newspaper recently illuminated the largest “loss in value” claim in art history.
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In addition to this 2019 case, Peter Hastings Falk has served as expert witness in a range of high-profile lawsuits — from the trial over the valuation of the Andy Warhol estate collection to the appraisal of Nazi-looted paintings. He is the Editor and Chief Curator of the online art magazine, Discoveries in American Art and the author of numerous art reference dictionaries and artists monographs.

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