A court in Germany has repeatedly condemned the attempted sale of unauthorized sketches by Gerhard Richter
ARTinvestment.RU   06 декабря 2019

The story that began in 2016 with attempts unemployed resident of Munich to auction the sketches he found in the garbage can Richter, ended on December 3 in the court of Cologne

Conducting a rehearing of the case, the regional court of Cologne, said, in fact, a very important question: are the work, discarded by the artist in the garbage the property of the artist? It turned out that Yes, we are, even if we take into account the fact that, according to defendant, the trash can tipped over and the sketches lay next to him, they are-прежнему were on a plot of Richter, that is, they belong to the artist was obvious.

note and another, revealing in this situation, the situation: in today's art-рынка the work is not authorized by the author, even if the authorship no doubt can not exist. This story was possible only because, having received on hands the signed work of the artist, the auction house specialists refused to work with him, although, according to the original version of the hapless "seller", he received these works from his friend, who in turn, these sketches were donated to Richter.

a Spoon of honey in a barrel of tar this whole unpleasant situation of the defendant was, perhaps, the fact that, given his confession, the court reduced the amount of his fine is almost three times — from 3150 to 1200 euros.

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