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Kaufman v. Chalk & Vermilion

Kaufman v. Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts, LLC, No. 99-cv-03336 (DC) (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 18, 2001),aff'd, 31 F. Appx. 206 (2d Cir. 2002).

Plaintiff Steve Kaufman, a pop artist, sued defendant Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts for breach of contract and conversion. The defendant had acquired Martin Lawrence Limited Editions, Inc. (MLLE), a bankrupt distributor of plaintiff’s art, as well as pieces the plaintiff had there on consignment. Some of the artwork was found damaged after the acquisition. The defendant claimed that it was not responsible for the damages and . . . .

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