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Judith B. Prowda

Faculty, MA Art Business, New York

LLM, New York University; JD, Fordham University; MA, International Relations, Johns Hopkins; MA, French, Middlebury; AB, Sarah Lawrence College; Certificat, Sciences Po

Judith Prowda has been a member of the Sotheby’s institute of Art Masters of Art Business Faculty since 2007. She is an attorney, mediator, and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, entertainment and commercial law. She is a founding member of Stropheus Art Law, a collective of art law and business specialists who offer unbundled services to the art community. Her book, Visual Arts and the Law: A Handbook for Professionals (2013), is in its second printing and has been translated into Korean and Chinese. She is Past Chair of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the NYS Bar Association and Co-Chair of the Fine Arts Committee and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. She is also a member of the Art Law Committee of the NYC Bar. Recently, Judith participated in a small working group of lawyers who created the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) in The Hague. She is a frequent speaker and has published extensively on issues related to art law and the market.

Judith B. Prowda
  • Selected Publications

    Selected Publications

    Judith Prowda is the author of Visual Arts and the Law: A Handbook for Professionals (Lund Humphries, 2013), The Perils of Selling Art at an Art Fair: Legal Issues in Title, Chapter in Art, Cultural Heritage and the Market: Ethical and Legal Issues (Springer, 2014) and The Art of Mediating Art Disputes: A Case for Mediation (chapter in Appraising Art: The Definitive Guide to Appraising Fine and Decorative Arts (Appraisers Association of America, 2013). Her law articles have appeared in numerous law reviews, journals and books and have garnered prestigious awards. She is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA.

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