Saturday, March 03, 2012

Art Law - How To Avoid Forgeries When Buying Fine Art

Please check out Paul Sullivan’s column Wealth Matters titled How to Avoid Forgeries When Buying Fine Art in today’s New York Times, link below:

For those with an interest in art law, I will be speaking at a panel on March 9 at The Armory Show 2012Christie’sFine Art Storage Services (CFASS) presents The Complexities Surrounding Authentication.
 With the recent disbanding of high-profile authentication committees, the market is forced to react.  This panel explores the process of authentication, both from a scientific and emperical perspective, and why authentication has become such a litigious topic that often results in committee termination.
Panelists include:
-Dr. Magdalena Dabrowski,  Independent Scholar/Curator and Art Consultant.
-Raymond Dowd, Partner, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP
-Dorit Strauss, Vice President, Worldwide Specialty Fine Art Manager, Chubb Group of Insurance
-Jennifer L. Mass, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Winterthur Museum
Moderated by Joseph Stasko, International Managing Director, Christie’s Fine Art StorageServices.
Friday, March 9th, 2012, 3:30pm.

More information on The Armory Show 2012 programming here.
 Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2011 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here