This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the key legal issues relating to the trade in and ownership of art. In addition to an overview of legal issues facing the art world, specific topics for investigation will include provenance, restitution, artists’ rights, and ethical concerns surrounding confidentiality and transparency.
Over two intensive days, participants will explore critical legal issues that are unique to the art world, such as auctions and private sales, due diligence, taxation, and the complexities of street art and online art sales. The course welcomes non-lawyers with an interest in arts and culture, as well as lawyers from other disciplines.
This course includes:
- Expert lectures with time for questions and discussion;
- Learning in the Institute's historic Georgian townhouse campus at the heart of Bloomsbury;
- Networking opportunities with faculty and fellow participants;
- Certificate of participation on completion of the course.