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Upcoming Study Forum: Saturday 18 October 2014

Posted on: September 26, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

As previously hinted at, there will be an Institute of Art and Law Study Forum in London on Saturday, October 18 2014, from 10.00 to 5.00. The Study Forum will provide a unique foray into the different areas of law that intersect with art and cultural heritage. The presenters at the event and the titles to their papers […]

Switzerland: Establishment of Federal Registry of Cultural Property

Posted on: July 17, 2014 by Nina M. Neuhaus

The Federal Act on the International Transfer of Cultural Property (Cultural Property Transfer Act, ‘CPTA’), which came into force on June 1st, 2005 and implemented the 1970 UNESCO Convention into Swiss law, aims at enhancing the protection of Swiss cultural heritage. Art. 3(1) CPTA calls for the establishment of a Federal Registry listing “cultural property […]

Degenerate Art – online records at the V&A

Posted on: February 6, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Victoria and Albert Museum has published online two volumes which record what the Nazi regime did with confiscated ‘degenerate art’. Hitler believed post-impressionist modern art, including Expressionists such as Kandinsky and Otto Dix, to be “evidence of a deranged mind”. He ordered more than 16,000 artworks, including works by Van Gogh and Man Ray, […]