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Robins v. Zwirner

Robins v. Zwirner, No. 10-cv-02787 (S.D.N.Y. May 20, 2010), settlement agreement (S.D.N.Y. filed Aug. 9, 2010).

In a lawsuit described by Judge William H. Pauley III as “an unflattering portrait of the art world — a realm of self-proclaimed royalty full of ‘blacklists,’ ‘greylists,’ and astonishing chicanery,” a 

Federal District Court in New York found that oral agreements between art collector Craig Robins and art dealer David Zwirner were unenforceable under the Statute of Frauds. Specifically . . . .

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