WE PROVIDE HIGH-LEVEL LEGAL SERVICES TO THE ART MARKET
Pearlstein & McCullough is a New York law firm specializing in art law and the international art market. We help clients who buy, sell, collect, and consult on high value art. It’s all we do. We thoroughly understand the issues and legalities of the art trade and work closely with those who handle art for a living. Our partners, William Pearlstein and Michael McCullough have decades of experience dealing with the legal issues peculiar to the art market. Additionally, Anju Uchima, of counsel, is a seasoned litigator with extensive knowledge of art law.
Our clients include leading collectors, art dealers, auction houses, and museums throughout the United States. Our firm regularly handles private art sales, art auction sales, on-line art auctions, commercial transactions, art lending, consignment guarantees, disputes, civil litigation, and criminal defense. Additionally, we are experts in regulated sectors of the art market, such as antiquities, endangered species (including ivory), customs, seizures and sales tax.
Pearlstein & McCullough
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. filed a lawsuit against Christie’s Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The dispute concerns the ownership of an ancient Mesopotamian cuneiform tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, c. 1600 BC....