The Art Law Review - Edition 1

The Art Law Review - Edition 1

Pages: 390

ISBN: 978-1-83862-567-2

  • £350.00

We are pleased to introduce you to the very first edition of The Art Law Review. The field of art law has developed over many years to become a significant speciality in the law, as collectors, galleries, auction houses, museums and everyone else involved with art have expanded their collections and businesses throughout the world. Besides involving billions of dollars in the trade, art law has become the means by which the diverse cultures of our societies are governed and encouraged to develop.

In this book:


  • Editors' Preface
    Lawrence M Kaye and Howard N Spiegler
    Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Part I: General Papers

  • Cultural Property Disputes
    Leila A Amineddoleh
    Amineddoleh & Associates LLC
  • Recent Developments in the Art Market
    Tom Christopherson, Emelyne Peticca, Mona Yapova and Samuel Milucky
    Constantine Cannon LLP
  • Assigning Burdens of Diligence in Authenticity Disputes
    William L Charron
    Pryor Cashman LLP
  • Art Disruption – Art and Technology in the Twenty-First Century
    Massimo Sterpi
    Gianni & Origoni
  • Application of Copyright to Art
    Barry Werbin
    Herrick, Feinstein LLP
  • Moral Rights of the Artist: A US Perspective
    Irina Tarsis
    Center for Art Law
  • The Mediation and Arbitration of International Art Disputes
    Luke Nikas and Maaren A Shah
    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Part II: Jurisdictions

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Lawrence M Kaye, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Lawrence Kaye is Co-chair of the firm’s Art Law Group. Larry has a diverse commercial art practice, advising dealers, collectors, artists, museums and estates in transactional matters, including the acquisition and sale of world-renowned works of art, art loan and exhibition agreements, 1031 exchanges, insurance and authentication issues, and financings using art as collateral. Larry also represents a wide range of domestic and international clients in all types of complex art litigation and dispute resolution, including issues about authenticity and authentication, artist/dealer relationships and contractual disputes related to the purchase and sale of artworks. Larry has represented foreign governments, victims of the Holocaust, families of renowned artists and other claimants in the recovery of art and antiquities. Larry also advises and represents foreign governments in matters related to cultural property and, in that regard, among other things, served as legal advisor to the Republic of Turkey’s delegation to the diplomatic conference where the UNIDROIT Convention on the International Return of Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects was adopted. Mr. Kaye has written and lectured extensively on mediation and arbitration of art law disputes.

Howard N Spiegler, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Howard N. Spiegler is a partner and Co-Chair of the Art Law Group at the New York-based law firm Herrick, Feinstein LLP. He handles all types of art transactions, often with the assistance of other attorneys at Herrick, including counseling its clients on international trade issues, loans, museum and private exhibitions, organizing and structuring business entities, trust and estate matters, insurance issues, tax questions, criminal law concerns, and other matters. Howard has also been involved in several significant cases recovering stolen artwork or other cultural property, including rare books stolen from the Swedish National Library; the full value of a Schiele painting confiscated by a Nazi agent from Lea Bondi Jaray in Austria in the late 1930’s; 200 artworks looted by the Nazis from the Jacques Goudstikker Gallery in the Netherlands; numerous antiquities for the Republic of Turkey; and valuable Malevich paintings recovered for the Malevich family from the City of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Among other commendations, he has received the Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Defense of Art by the Association for Research into Crimes Against Art (ARCA) and the Prix Monique Raynaud-Contamine by the Union Internationale des Avocats. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Art Crime and has served as President and Vice President of the Art Law Commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats and Chair of the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

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