Art Law in a Nutshell

Authors: DuBoff, Leonard D. / King, Christy A. / Murray, Michael D.
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2017
  • Publication Date: November 7th, 2016
  • ISBN: 9781634599252
  • Subject: Art Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Art Law in a Nutshell (5th ed.) presents an overview of the legal issues concerning art. It covers the definition of art, and the theft and movement of art in wartime and peacetime. It examines the business of art for artists, museums, and collectors, including art as an investment, auctions, authentication, insurance, tax issues for artists and collectors, working artist issues, and aid to the arts. It also explains the intellectual property issues of copyright, trademark, moral rights and economic rights, right of publicity, and First Amendment freedom of expression rights.