Artists' estates complicate collecting their work

  • Victor Vasarely

    Victor Vasarely

Georgiana Adams writes about the bitter battle over the Victor Vasarely (1906–1997) estate. Prices for his pioneering op-art compositions are re-heating as is the complex story about ownership issues.

Also, Adams notes that German auctioneer Robert Ketterer is trying to raise money for a Bavarian town to buy Blaue Reiter artist Heinrich Campendonk's estate to show in a museum. In the meantime, dealers are lining up to buy the works.

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