Law, Ethics And The Visual Arts 5th Edition / Edition 5 by Merryman, Stephen K. Urice, Albert E. Elsen | | 9789041125187 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Merryman, Stephen K. Urice, Albert Edward Elsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 9041125183

ISBN-13: 9789041125187

Pub. Date: 04/30/2007

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Since its first edition in 1979, Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts established itself as the leading art law text among law professors, students, and practitioners. This new and newly illustrated, fifth edition, revised in collaboration with Stephen K.

Overview

Since its first edition in 1979, Law, Ethics and the Visual Arts established itself as the leading art law text among law professors, students, and practitioners. This new and newly illustrated, fifth edition, revised in collaboration with Stephen K.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789041125187
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Pages:
1324
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Introduction 1. PLUNDER, REPARATIONS, AND DESTRUCTION Plunder and Reparations, Cultural Reparations, Destruction of Works of Art 2. THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ART The un free Trade in Cultural Property, International Trade Liberalization, Individual rights and fundamental freedoms, Trade in stolen and illegally exported Art, Treaty Limitations on the general rule, 3. WHO OWNS THE PAST? Antiquities policies and Realities: Contrasting Ethics and Antiquities, Ethics and Antiquities, The Law: Illegal Export of Antiquities, The Law: Theft of Antiquities, The Law: Nationalized Cultural Property, The effect of International Legislation 4. REPATRIATION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY The Role of International Organizations, Cultural Nationalism, Six Variations on the Repatriation Theme 5. THE ARTIST’S RIGHTS IN THE WORK OF ART The moral right, State moral rights legislation, The resale right 6. ARTISTIC FREEDOM Some Historical Examples, The Artist and the State I: The State as Censor, The Artist and the State II: The state as Consumer, The Artist and the State III: The State as Benefactor 7. THE ARTIST’S LIFE The Myth of the Lonely Artist, Defining the Artist, Living and Working as an Artist, Art as a Matter of Live and Death: Toxic Hazards, The Artist and the Lawyer, The Artist and the Museum, Commissioned Works of Art, Taxes 8. THE COLLECTOR The Acquisitions of Art: The Art Market, Consumer Protection and the Fine Arts, Theft and Artnapping, Taxes, Gifts to Charity and Appraisers, The Collectors Divorce, The Collectors Dies, The New Medici 9. MUSEUMS What is a Museum? The Legal Character and obligations of Museums, Museums as Real Estate Developers, Trustees Director and Staff, Selected Codes of Ethics, Deaccessioning, Final Considerations, Table of Cases, Table of Readings, Index

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