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Case Summary

Malevich Heirs' Claim Against The Museum of Modern Art


In the early 1990’s the heirs of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich (also spelled “Malewicz”) began asserting claims to ownership of dozens of works by the artist held by numerous museums. In this particular dispute, Malevich’s heirs claimed ownership of 16 of his works, which had been loaned to The Museum of Modern Art . . . .

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