ArtInfo discusses a group of artists’ appeal and the state of resale royalty rights in general in this article.
Not directly related to the law, but worth checking out as big changes in the art market can mean big changes in art law: Jeffrey Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show
InterARTive is a periodical online platform for Contemporary art and thought, publishing thematic texts and online exhibitions. Check out the current Art + Copyright Special Issue #50 for interviews, videos, editorials, and digital exhibitions exploring the intersection of artistic expression and intellectual property.
Thank you to Steptoe & Johnson LLP for sharing news of our inaugural April 10th panel, “Defining Cultural Ownership: Shifting Focus, Shifting Norms.” We’re looking forward to hosting partner Evan Barr. Be sure to not miss out and click here to RSVP.
The Art Newspaper explains how the human rights appeal of an imprisoned Qatari poet has raised serious questions about freedom of expression, affecting several UK museums’ related exhibition programming.
The Economist fills us in on how the Turkish authorities have recently launched a wave of cultural expansionism, building new museums, repairing Ottoman remains, licensing fresh archaeological excavations and spending more on the arts.
The Wall Street Journal says: though Warhol works will be shown at Chinese museums, any images of Mao will be excluded. An op-ed in Global Times speculated last month that the images of Mao, which are often colored in pastels and bright colors and may appear to show the leader wearing makeup, could be considered disrespectful.Continue reading “China to Host Warhol Exhibitions Without the Maos”
Interesting Post by the Center for Art Law on Street Art and Provenance
According to The New York Times and CNN: Federal officials announced that they know the identities of thieves from the Gardner Art Theft. Also: an op-ed piece discussing the new findings As mentioned in our recent entry, the FBI is now using this website to collect information and locate the lost artworks. Of note: the FBIContinue reading “Big Developments in Gardner Art Theft Case”