Art law

Achenbach trial begins

German art advisor has been in detention since his arrest in June

Published online: 11 December 2014

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First World War letters fall foul of UK copyright law

Imperial War Museums among organisations to leave their display cases empty in protest

Published online: 20 November 2014

California court to rehear resale rights suit

The state’s droit de suite law was deemed unconstitutional in 2012, but now the case will be reconsidered in front of a full appeals court

Published online: 04 November 2014

Move to protect Heizer’s City from development

Nevada Senator has introduced a bill to preserve the land surrounding the mile-and-a-half-long land art project

Published online: 03 November 2014

‘Document dump’ reveals new details in Knoedler case

We highlight some of the previously unknown information found in the thousands of pages of legal documents and exhibits filed last week in Manhattan federal court

Published online: 08 October 2014

German art adviser’s wife countersues over asset freeze

Dorothee Achenbach says that four works in her husband’s art collection, valued at €530,000, belong to her

Published online: 03 October 2014


Giving back

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement estimates that, in the past six years alone, it has returned more than 6,600 looted artefacts...