Conceptual art is not new but with Marina Abramovich's retrospective shortly opening at the Royal Academy and appetite from institutions and the market alike
In this podcast, we address estate administration issues we encounter with art. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Jimmy Dougherty about the different layers of complexities...
Clyde & Co
Fine arts insurers will have breathed a collective sigh of relief when a Californian jury, following 13-years of litigation regarding damage
In this podcast, we look at cross-border art philanthropy and naming rights. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Alana Petraske about collectors' global philanthropic goals as their ...
The latest in our lecture series in honour of the late Matthew Wrigley, a founding partner of the firm, began on a sunny evening at Harewood House.
Chambers & Partners released the fourth edition of its High Net Worth (HNW) Guide on July 11th, and Withers is proud to be the only firm in the Art and Cultural Property Law category
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
Last month, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) announced its plans to review two music licensing antitrust
As anticipated in our article published on 19 February 2019, the Regulation on the import of cultural goods was formally adopted by the European Parliament and European Council on 17 April 2019.
In 2012, a music company, VMG Salsoul LLC sued Pettibone and Warner for copyright infringement, arguing that Pettibone had copied a portion of the song "Love Break"
Lee & Thompson
The development of digital technology this century has had one of the greatest impacts on our consumption of media.
Provenance illuminates fundamental chapters in an art object's life by asking: Where did it come from? Who created and/or commissioned it? Who has owned it (dates and places)?
Mishcon de Reya
Forgeries are as old as art itself, but impostors are having a field day in the age of the internet. Fortunately, art scholars, scientists and IT specialists are coming together to protect genuine art works and catch fraudsters.
Mishcon de Reya
Amanda Gray, Managing Associate in Art Law of Mishcon Private, discusses five top tips for getting the legalities right in 2018.
The Law Commission has published its long-awaited draft of the Goods Mortgages Bill.
Mr Bauer was the owner in France of the Pissarro painting La Cueillette or La récolte des pois. In 1943, on the order of the General Commissariat for Jewish Affairs, the painting was confiscated from Mr Bauer by an...
Europe's most historic cavalry (immortalized in thread) may soon return to England for the first time in nearly a millennium. Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron ...
Following the news that Wixen Music Publishing, which controls the publishing rights for the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young and Stevie Nicks, is suing Spotify for at least $1.6 billion...
Spotify has 50 million paying customers and generates annual revenue of around $3 billion.
In this podcast, we discuss the planning and preparing essentials for US galleries & UK galleries as the global art market moves from opaque to regulated. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki ...
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the long running dispute involving the seizure of Iranian artefacts.