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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 “5Pointz”, qualifies as a work of “recognized stature” within the meaning of VARA . . . .

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