Today, art law includes much more than ownership, copyright and authentication issues.
If collecting art is an important part of your life, please contact us for help with:
Art Estate Planning
- Tax deductible donations and finding the right home for your collection.
- Learn about documentation.
- Get the facts on art appraisal.
- Create a charitable entity for your collection.
Cultural Heritage Issues
- Compliance with laws affecting importation and sale of antiquities and ethnographic art.
- Compliance with state and federal laws regarding human remains and illegally excavated materials.
- Acquisition, transfer and ownership of Native American artifacts and global antiquities and ethnographic art.
- Purchasing artworks in the U.S. or overseas.
- Protections for endangered species.
Client, Artist, and Gallery Relations
- Nonprofit corporations and fiduciaries.
- Assistance for donors and benefactors.
- International and domestic cultural property issues affecting museums from NAGPRA to CPIA
The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only.
- Artist - Gallery - Contracts for consignment, exhibition, sale, and loan agreements.
- Client - Gallery - Contracts, guarantees, secure transactions.
- Authentication and appraisal matters.
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situation is different. You should contact your attorney to obtain
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