Art law

Artist resale rights gain support in US Congress

Royalty bill could be passed by the end of the year, or become part of copyright bill

Published online: 16 July 2014

Recently published

Lawsuit brought by Peggy Guggenheim’s grandchildren dismissed

A Paris tribunal rejected the case on Wednesday, seeking to revoke the collector’s donation of her art and Venice home to a New York foundation

Published online: 02 July 2014

Fraud investigation into German art adviser widens

The heirs of Aldi-supermarket heir and art collector Berthold Albrecht accuse Helge Achenbach of falsifying invoices

Published online: 02 July 2014

Foundling Museum reaches settlement with children’s charity

Its trustees have been reinstated and the plan to purchase paintings from Coram is back on

Published online: 26 June 2014

Rauschenberg Foundation trial nears verdict

A Florida judge is due to decide if three trustees deserve $60m in compensation, or much less

Published online: 26 June 2014

No decision in 'Getty Bronze' restitution case

Could be another year before Italian court decides the fate of the Victorious Youth

Published online: 06 June 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...