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

Art dans l’espace public – Un guide des bonnes pratiques

Tuesday May 14th, 2024

We are delighted to announce the publication of the practical guide Art dans l’espace public – Un guide des bonnes pratiques  Expertise professionnelle et recommandations juridiques co-produced by the FDA and the Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain de Genève (FCAC). Sculptures, installations, interventions murales, œuvres sonores… L’art dans l’espace public se pratique partout en Suisse, en... View Article

RAM Antiquities Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit

Wednesday April 24th, 2024

RAM is launching the Antiquities Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit! While the antiquities market has many similarities to the art market in general, it also presents unique challenges. For this reason, RAM has developed a dedicated appendix to its Art Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit. You may access the Toolkit here:  Images of the RAM Panel at The Art... View Article


16 May 2024
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Exclusive members event: Collection Jules Speelman

We are delighted to invite you to our next “exclusive members event“, which will be taking place on Thursday 16 May at 12:30 pm at Bonhams, Rue Etienne-Dumont 10, 1204 Genève We will be welcomed by Mrs Stéphanie Schleining, Head of Switzerland, and then we will have the privilege of a guided tour of the Speelmann collection, commented by... View Article

14 May 2024

Art in the public space and the law

Who is the owner of a work in the public space? What are the restrictions on use and reproduction? How can these works be preserved? What should you think about before commissioning a work in the public space? The Art Law Foundation (FDA) and the Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain (FCAC) have been working together on... View Article

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