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Jeff Koons

In further news: fears grow over ‘Salvator Mundi’; Dutch government face Nazi-art lawsuit; heritage sites lost in Yemen war

The US artist has been told to pay €135,000 after copying a 1985 advertising campaign by the French fashion label

Nathaniel Kahn’s new HBO film works on the assumption that money and power is all anyone in the art world is interested in

By Dan Fox

In further news: Tate remembers London’s forgotten women heroes; Pop artist Mel Ramos dies aged 83

In further news: Pro-refugee obelisk to stay in Kassel, Natural History Museum under fire over Saudi event

In further news: San Francisco decrees 30 percent of public art must depict women; Dutch museums find Nazi-looted art

The American artist is accused of plagiarizing an advertising campaign for his USD$3.7M Fait d’Hiver sculpture

Serpentine swimmers complain about Christo’s floating pyramid; and Hermitage’s psychic cat is a World Cup oracle: the latest in art world silliness

By In the Name of Art

In further news: po-mo architecture in the UK gets heritage status; Kassel to buy Olu Oguibe’s monument to refugees

French Ministry of Culture says that it won't locate the controversial memorial to the city’s terror victims opposite the Palais de Tokyo

The rapper and artist have thoughts about originality in art; Melania Trump tries graphic design – all the latest art world nonsense

By In the Name of Art

‘They asked for this lawsuit on a silver platter’ said collector Steven Tananbaum’s counsel, alleging a Ponzi-like scheme