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Art Law in a Nutshell / Edition 2
     

Art Law in a Nutshell / Edition 2

by Leonard D. DuBoff
 

ISBN-10: 0314013350

ISBN-13: 9780314013354

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: West Group

Duboff's Art Law in a Nutshell overviews art as an investment, from copyrights to trademarks, and examines issues involving museums and collecting. Subjects covered include the customs definition, international art movement, and the victim of war. Explores auctions; authentication; insurance; and tax problems for collectors, dealers, and artists. Also addresses the

Overview

Duboff's Art Law in a Nutshell overviews art as an investment, from copyrights to trademarks, and examines issues involving museums and collecting. Subjects covered include the customs definition, international art movement, and the victim of war. Explores auctions; authentication; insurance; and tax problems for collectors, dealers, and artists. Also addresses the working artist, aid to the arts, moral and economic rights, and freedom of expression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314013354
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Nutshell Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 7.35(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Acknowledgments vii
Table of Cases
xvii
Art: The Customs Definition
1(7)
Historical
1(2)
The Present Rule
3(5)
Art: International Movement
8(18)
The Problem
8(5)
Controlling The International Movement Of Art
13(8)
Export Restrictions
13(3)
Import Restrictions
16(1)
Treaties
16(5)
Self-Regulation by Non-Governmental Organizations
21(1)
Sanctions For Vandalism And Theft
21(5)
Art: The Victim of War
26(11)
The Problem
26(2)
Judicial Solutions
28(4)
Non-Judicial Solution
32(5)
Art As An Investment
37(9)
The Art Market
37(4)
Investment Factors And Considerations
41(2)
Methods Of Acquisition
43(3)
Auctions
46(11)
Auctions In General
46(1)
Bidding
47(2)
Bidding Tactics
49(1)
Auctioning Problems
50(7)
Authentication
57(29)
Establishing Authenticity
57(3)
Art Experts
60(7)
Purchasers' Common Law Remedies Against Sellers
67(4)
Warranties
71(9)
Express Warranties
73(2)
Implied Warranties
75(3)
Disclaimers
78(1)
Art Warranty Statutes
79(1)
Fine Print And Multiples Legislation
80(3)
Preventative Measures
83(3)
Insurance
86(13)
Pros And Cons Of Insuring
86(2)
The Insurance Contract
88(6)
Recovery And Remedies
94(5)
Tax Problems: Collectors And Dealers
99(19)
Properly Characterizing Income
99(2)
Deductions
101(5)
Charitable Contributions
106(3)
Estate Planning
109(4)
Tax Shelters
113(5)
The Working Artist
118(13)
Places To Work And Sell
118(4)
Galleries And Commissions
122(5)
Working Conditions
127(4)
Aid To The Arts
131(14)
Direct Aid
131(8)
Historical Development
131(2)
The National Endowment for the Arts
133(5)
Other Direct Aid
138(1)
Indirect Aid
139(6)
Percentage Allocation for Art
140(1)
Landmark Preservation
141(4)
Tax Problems: Artists
145(13)
Properly Characterizing Income
145(5)
Deductions
150(2)
Charitable Deductions
152(1)
Estate Planning
153(5)
Copyright
158(30)
Historical: Common Law, Copyright And Preemption
158(3)
Scope Of Protection
161(3)
Statutory Subject Matter
164(6)
Original Work Of Authorship
165(1)
Fixed In A Tangible Medium Of Expression
166(1)
Other Requirements
167(3)
Formalities
170(7)
Duration
177(3)
Infringement
180(8)
Elements of Infringement
180(1)
Remedies
181(2)
Fair Use
183(2)
Parody
185(3)
Trademark
188(15)
Introduction
188(1)
Background
188(1)
Federal Common Law Trademark
189(4)
Federal Registration
193(3)
Principal Register
194(1)
Supplemental Register
195(1)
Infringement
196(1)
Dilution
197(2)
State Trademark Laws
199(1)
Trade Dress
200(2)
Conclusion
202(1)
Moral And Economic Rights
203(19)
Moral Rights
203(14)
The Right to Create
205(1)
The Right of Disclosure
206(2)
The Right to Withdraw
208(1)
Name Attribution
208(3)
Integrity
211(6)
Excessive Criticism
217(1)
Economic Rights
217(5)
Freedom Of Expression
222(22)
Censorship Of The Arts
222(1)
The First Amendment Framework
223(2)
Symbolic Speech
225(5)
Flag Desecration As Protest
230(4)
Obscenity
234(10)
From Roth to Miller
234(5)
Child Pornography
239(3)
An Alternative Approach to Regulation
242(2)
Museums
244(43)
Introduction
244(1)
The Museum Organization
244(4)
Trustee And Director Liability
248(9)
Mismanagement
250(2)
Nonmanagement
252(1)
Conflicts of Interest
253(4)
Managing The Museum Collection: Acquisitions
257(3)
Loans
260(2)
Managing The Museum Collection: Deaccessions
262(4)
Labor Relations
266(2)
Codes Of Ethics
268(1)
Conclusion
269(18)
Index 287

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