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Art Law: Home

Introduction

Art law is a broad field and can cover topics from copyright to theft to auction regulations. The general resources here serve as a springboard for further research. A handful of specific topics are highlighted in the tabs above.

Periodicals

Art, antiquity and law

A quarterly publication from the Institute of Art and Law covering legal and policy issues concerning art and antiquities.

International journal of cultural property

Biannual publication by the International Cultural Property Society with a broad focus on cultural property as a whole.

Journal of Art Crime

A biannual publication from the Association for Research into Crimes against Art with articles and editorials from a variety of contributors. 

Books

Organizations

Association for Research Into Crimes Against Art

Research association committed to promoting protection of cultural heritage resources worldwide. Hosts online courses in addition to a yearly postgraduate certificate and publishes the Journal of Art Crime.

Institute of Art and Law

A UK-based educational organization that collects news, funds and publishes research, and provides additional training and courses for lawyers. 

International Foundation for Art Research

Educational and research organization providing information on legal and ethical issues in addition to hosting events and publishing the IFAR Journal. Also provides art authentication research services. 

Senior Law Librarian - Collection Development