Cohen v. G&M Realty (5POINTZ Case)
Cohen et al v. G&M Realty LP et al, No. 1:13-cv-05612 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 12, 2018); (E.D.N.Y. June 13, 2018).
This pending federal case in which a group of graffiti artists sued a real estate developer for destroying their art, addresses as a case of first impressions the issue of whether graffiti art, and specifically the graffiti haven known as “5 Pointz”, qualifies as a work of “recognized stature” within the meaning of VARA