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.

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New publication: Risques et périls dans l’attribution des oeuvres d’art : de la pratique des experts aux aspects juridiques

Wednesday May 30th, 2018

L’attribution met en jeu une multiplicité de facteurs dont la maîtrise et la problématique ne cessent d’évoluer ; cette évolution a un impact direct sur le marché de l’art et sur le statut des œuvres. L’un des objectifs de cet ouvrage est d’analyser l’attribution, tant des œuvres anciennes que des œuvres d’art contemporain, et d’examiner... View Article

New edition of the Art Law Magazine now online

Wednesday May 30th, 2018

This seventh edition of the Art Law Magazine brings together several contributions written by our members in Switzerland and abroad. Among others, it reports on: art as collateral under Belgian law, our “Artworks in Motion” conference of November 2017, the second conference of the Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM) of February 2018; and the two... View Article


1 February 2019
8.30am - 1pm

A Responsible Art Market in Practice

We are delighted to invite you to the third Responsible Art Market Initiative conference: A Responsible Art Market in Practice Friday, 1 February 2019, 8:30 am–1:00 pm, Geneva For its third conference, the Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM) will focus on “responsible art market measures in practice”, with workshops built around the “RAM Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit”.... View Article

9 November 2018
9am - 6pm

Cross-border movement of works of art in Europe | freedom or constraints

The Art-Law Centre (CDA) and the Art Law Foundation (ALF) are pleased to announce that they will jointly organise an event on Cross-border movement of works of art in Europe | freedom or constraints In an increasingly globalized art market, works of art are constantly being moved across borders. Most European countries are seeking to protect... View Article

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