Tag Archives: London

Completion of the DipLCM course

Posted on: October 25, 2016 by Alexander Herman

Last week saw the completion of another intake of our Diploma in Law and Collections Management course, which ran from 17 to 21 October. The course, which is geared towards professionals in the museum and gallery sector, covered areas as wide ranging as restitution, cultural heritage laws, mediation, treasure, insurance, copyright and bailment. Guest speakers included Tony […]

Study Forum this Saturday

Posted on: October 3, 2016 by Alexander Herman

We are pleased to announce the full programme for this Saturday’s study forum in London. Topics range from art and insurance and cultural heritage in times of war to painting misattribution, shipwrecks and immunity from seizure. The event will take place at Notre Dame University at 1 Suffolk St (near Trafalgar Square) and registration will […]

Study Forum in London on 8 October

Posted on: September 8, 2016 by Alexander Herman

There will be an IAL Study Forum on 8 October in London. The event will bring together a group of experts speaking on a variety of topics, including war and cultural heritage, Nazi-looted art, underwater cultural heritage and art insurance. Speakers to include: Sir Derek Plumbly (former British Ambassador to Egypt and Lebanon), Tony Baumgartner (partner, Clyde […]

One-week IAL DipAPLE course to run at Courtauld Institute in September

Posted on: July 1, 2016 by Alexander Herman

The IAL will be bringing its popular DipAPLE course to the Courtauld Institute in London this September for an intensive weeklong version of the course. The Courtauld Institute’s Law Society has invited the IAL to offer the Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics course to its student members over five days from 26th to 30th September 2016. […]

Open workshop on art crime at Queen Mary

Posted on: June 17, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

This Tuesday, 21st June, there will be an open workshop on art crime at Queen Mary, University of London. The workshop, entitled Art, Crime and Criminals: Painting Fresh Pictures of Art Theft, Fraud and Plunder, is part of an AHRC-funded series that will continue in two further segments, one more in London (on frauds and forgeries) […]

Old Flo is staying put – what can we learn?

Posted on: June 7, 2016 by Emily Gould

It was interesting to see that the judgment in the important ‘Old Flo’ case on which we reported in July 2015 has now been upheld by the Court of Appeal. You might recall the story. Old Flo – or Draped Seated Woman, to give Henry Moore’s 1,500 kg bronze figure her proper title – was […]

IAL IP Diploma course begins next month

Posted on: May 11, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The IAL will be running its third Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections course next month, from 13 to 15 June 2016, hosted at Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London. The three-day course will cover such areas as artistic copyright, duration of rights, assignments, moral rights, museum IP […]

International Art Loans: 7 June seminar

Posted on: March 29, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

On Tuesday 7 June 2016 from 2.00-6.00 pm there will be an Institute of Art & Law seminar in association with Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP held at the firm’s London offices in Milton Street EC2Y 9BH. The seminar will explore the legal issues surrounding international art loans, covering questions relating to art loan agreements, jurisdiction and conflict of laws, government indemnity […]

Conference in London on Valuation of Museum Collections

Posted on: March 25, 2016 by Emily Gould

Those in the museum sector may be interested in attending a forthcoming event at the Natural History Museum on the financial valuation of museum collections. The conference will take place on 22 April 2016 and is called For what it’s worth: Essentials of collections valuation. The wide-ranging programme looks both fascinating and highly practical, covering […]

New photo from Stik street art presentation

Posted on: February 24, 2016 by Alexander Herman

We’ve added a new photo to the post about the street art taken from Gdansk, Poland that has since shown up for sale at Lamberty Gallery in London. This shows the work’s principal creator, British street artist Stik, with one of his Polish associates, “Miss Take”, who had helped create the piece in 2011. Stik had worked […]