The Art Newspaper reports that the american artist robert rauschenberg has sued a florida artist for selling his
trash. the defendant, robert francis montgomery found a collection of work by rauschenberg in the artist's trash
in 1998. he subsequently gave a way many of the works and sold one. the incident resulted in a court case in
which rauschenberg claims that the sale of this counterfeit work jeopardizes his reputation and the value of his
legitimate works. montgomery on the other hand aks, 'why does the lion want to eat the mouse?'.