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

RAM in the Gazette Drouot

Tuesday March 2nd, 2021

La Gazette Drouot looks back on the 5th annual conference of the Responsible Art Market (RAM) initiative in February 2021 with a detailed report. You can read it here.

What prospects for orphan works?

Monday January 4th, 2021

On 4 and 5 February 2021, the Art-Law Centre of the University of Geneva, the Fondation Gandur pour l’art and Unidroit are organising an online event on the question of “What prospects for orphan works?“. This international conference will reflect on cultural goods without provenance.  The final program will be shortly available but you can... View Article


4, 11, 18 May 2021
6-7pm CET

Risks in the Art Market: Common Risks and How to Mitigate Them

The Responsible Art Market Initiative New York Regional Committee is organising a spring webinar series on litigation risks, regulatory risks and digital risks.

4 May 2021

Exclusive members event | Non-Fungible Tokens in the art market | the beginning of a digital art boom?

Non-Fungible tokens (NFTs) provide an opportunity to invest in and own digital works of art. Is the sale of such works a short term hype or a growing market trend of selling intangible art ?Gabriel Jaccard, tech lawyer and PhD candidate at the University of Geneva, Garrett Landolt, Postwar and contemporary art specialist at Christie’s and Leila Amineddoleh, art lawyer based in New York will explain how NFT works are created, address their market potential as well as the legal issues that they raise.

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