The Art Law Foundation aims to promote and coordinate, on a national and international level, the work and research on the most topical questions related to art and cultural heritage law.
The Foundation also supports the activities of the academic Art-Law Centre.

Foundation’s news

Les marbres du Parthénon : nouvelles circonstances et nouvelles solutions ?

Friday March 10th, 2023

The Geneva Art-Law Centre (ALC) is pleased to invite you to the conference by Professor Marc-André Renold on « Les marbres du Parthénon : nouvelles circonstances et nouvelles solutions ? »  jointly organized with the Swiss Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles. This event will be held on Monday 20th March 2023 at 6.30 pm at Uni... View Article

Negotiating the Human: Justice, Ethics and Culture in Dealing with Human Remains

Wednesday September 7th, 2022

Human remains held by private or public entities (museums, universities, private collections, etc.) or retrieved from places of conflict raise numerous scientific, legal, ethical and social questions and call for special reflection. This is due to their specific status which differentiates them from other items of cultural heritage. The Art-Law Centre of the University of... View Article


18 April 2024
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Appropriation in digital art

Artists often use the works of others to create their own works. The act of appropriation has therefore long been a fascinating and controversial topic in art law. However, AI has intensified this phenomenon even further. It is therefore high time for a closer look at this exciting interface between art, law and digitalisation. We... View Article

8 March 2024

RAM Panel: The Antiquities Trade

On 8 March 2024, RAM will organise a panel on the antiquities trade as part of the Art Business Conference taking place during TEFAF in Maastricht. The trade in antiquities is confronted with unique challenges.  These include challenges with establishing the age, origin and a complete provenance for ancient objects and with examining the legality... View Article

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