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5Pointz Artists Awarded $6.75M in Damages

Carolyn Sha co-authored this column discussing a U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of New York decision in the ongoing 5Pointz litigation. The Court awarded the plaintiffs, a group of graffiti artists, a total judgment of $6,750,000.00 under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990 (VARA) against a real estate developer and property owner for his white-washing and eventual demolition of the street art painted on the exterior walls of his buildings located in Long Island City, Queens.


New York Law Journal