Art Antiquity and Law: 2020 Annual Subscription (hard copy)


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Art Antiquity and Law is a Quarterly designed for all who value the cultural and historical environment.

The principal aim of the Quarterly is to inform. It exists to tell those who work in the art and antiquity world about the law governing their activities and the policies behind the law. It is founded on the belief, never more confident than today, that cultural life cannot exist in a legal vacuum. In our conviction, all responsible members of the art and history community should be aware of the role which law plays in shaping cultural policy. To understand law, however demanding the task, is to meet its challenges more effectively.

In pursuit of these aims, we have created a periodical which, besides giving an account of new legislation, case-law, public documents and official initiatives, gives considered opinions on more general points of law and practice. We believe that it will enable readers to absorb legal change and to respond coherently to it. We hope that it will also encourage them to think critically about public policy in relation to art and the protection of the past.

Art Antiquity and Law is designed for people who work in areas other than law, as well as for legal practitioners. Many articles are written by non-lawyers who have particular experience of applying or reforming the law. The Quarterly is accessible to collectors, auction houses and market consultants, archaeologists, developers, investors, anthropologists, fund managers, insurers and loss adjusters, solicitors and barristers, university lawyers, local authorities, museum officers, art historians, tax advisers, owners of historic properties and cultural policy advisers.


Vol XXV, Issue 1, 2020


Bridging the Gap between Ethics and Law: the Dutch Framework for Nazi-Looted Art
Evelien Campfens

Scanning Cultural Heritage: the Implications for Intellectual Property and Cultural Institutions
Charlotte Dunn

Fulfilling the Tripartite Public Mandate: Three-Dimensional Reproductions and Copyright Within Museums
Amelia Bell

Case Notes

Claims for the Return of Holocaust Art: the Scope and Legacy 
of the HEAR Act
Zuckerman v. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Stephanie Drawdy

‘About as Good as it Gets’: Export Licensing – Advance Notice and the Competent Authority
R (Simonis) v. Arts Council England
Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Book Review

Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime During War by Arthur Tompkins
Alexander Herman


Vol XXV, Issue 2, 2020


Freedom of Artistic Expression in International Law
Paul Kearns

Claims for the Return of Cultural Heritage: The Israeli Perspective
Meir Heller, Keren Barth Abelow and Talila Dvir

Heartbreak in the Juukan Gorge: ‘Embarrassingly Out of Kilter’ Law Destroys 46,000-Year-Old Aboriginal Sacred Sites
Elizabeth Pearson

Case Notes

The Ivory Ban: A Proportionate Response
R (FACT Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Defra
Charlotte Dunn

Multi-Million Dollar Inventory of Artwork Remains with the Netherlands
After Heirs Lose US and Dutch Claims
Berg v. Kingdom of the Netherlands, et al
Stephanie Drawdy

The Definition of a Building and Listed Building Consent
Dill v. Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
Rebecca Hawkes-Reynolds


Vol XXV, Issue 3, 2020


Remembering to Forget: Correcting the False History of the Lost Cause
in the American South through Damnatio Memoriae
Alicia Dixon

Would it be Difficult for China to Ratify the 1999 Second Protocol?
Xiujuan Hu

The Quest to Return Nazi-Looted Treasures to Greece
Anna Roza

The Impact of Free Ports on the Art Market
Ruya Worthy

Case Notes

Restitution of Painting Seized under the Vichy Regime
Corinne Hershkovitch

Return of Nazi-Looted Art: Proof Required before the French Courts
Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Vol XXV, Issue 4, 2020


Blockchain as a Technology Applied to Authenticity Issues: A Possible New Resource for Building up a Catalogue Raisonné?
Paulo Bianco

The Legal Mechanics of Removing a Statue
Richard Harwood OBE QC

The Virtues of Comparing: between Early Jewish Restitution Campaign and Contemporary Post-Colonial Restitution Debate
Professor Leora Bilsky

Van Gogh, Van Gogh-ing, Van Gone: Dutch Art Theft and COVID-19
Kathryn Klokker

Case Note

Scope of the Auction House Authenticity Guarantee: Sub-Agency Contracts and
Interpretation of the ‘Generally Accepted View’
Sotheby’s v. Mark Weiss Ltd, Fairlight Art Ventures LLP and Mark Adrian F. Weiss
Emily Gould

Book Reviews

Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image by Elena Cooper
Simon Stokes

Kultur Kunst Recht Schweizerisches und Internationales Recht eds Marc-André
Renold, Peter Mosimann and Andrea Rascher
Adrienne Bauer

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