International art business should be regulated by national and international laws
1. Identification and application of a range of relevant legal art business issues. 2. Justification of such identification and application.
3. Demonstration of critical analytical abilities.
4. Clarity and balance of relevant issues and justification given
5. Academic presentation (terminology, citation, style, spelling, grammar, syntax).
For-Profit-Share Forms of Trading
? unlimited liability freelancers and partnerships
? limited liability partnerships and companies
Not-For-Profit-Share Forms of Trading
? trusts & foundations
? tax-exempt status
? perpetuities & accumulations
? public authorities
? partnerships and companies
Art Business Contracts
? contract formation
? breaches and remedies
? avoiding legal disputes
? using lawyers & costs
Selling Work (1)
? auctions & consumer protection
? contracts of sale
? agents & dealers Seminar
Selling Work (2)
? import & sales taxes
? estate taxes
? export controls & war loot
? droit de suite/artists resale right
Droit de Suite Research
Provenance & Due Diligence
? key issues
? problems & solutions
Intellectual Property #1
? rationale and global context
? international treaties and conventions
? copyright #1
Intellectual Property #2
? copyright #2
Intellectual Property #3
? statutory moral rights
? other IPR
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Lerner, Ralph E and Bresler, Judith. (2005). Art Law: Guide. Practising Law Institute.
Mason, Christopher. (2004)
The Art of the Steal: Inside the Sotheby’s-Christie’s Auction House Scandal.
Putnam Publishing Group.
Merryman, John. (2007) Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts. Kluwer Law International.
McLean, Daniel and Louisa Buck; (2012)
Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists. Thames and Hudson.
McLean, Daniel and Karsten Schubert. (Eds.) (2002). Dear Images: Art, Copyright & Culture. Ridinghouse & Intstitute of Contemporary Arts.
McLean, Daniel. (Ed.) (2007). The Trials of Art. Ridinghouse.
Milrad, Aaron. (2000).
Artful Ownership: Art Law Valuation and Commerce in the USA Canada and Mexico. American Society of Appraisers.
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