INSTITUTE OF ART AND LAW
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Art Antiquity & Law
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Art Antiquity & LawNow a vailable for purchase: all back articles and hard copy journals from 1996 to 2012 - follow the links below to order an article or case note.
Art Antiquity and Law is a Quarterly designed for all who value the cultural and historical environment.
The principal aim of the Quarterly is to inform. It exists to tell those who work in art and antiquity about the law governing their activities and the policies behind the law. It is founded on the belief, never more confident than today, that cultural life cannot in a legal vacuum. In our conviction, all responsible members of the art and history community should be aware of the role which law plays in shaping cultural policy. To understand law, however demanding the task, is to meet its challenges more effectively.
In pursuit of these aims, we have created a periodical which, besides giving an account of new legislation, case-law, public documents and official initiatives, gives considered opinions on more general points of law and practice. We believe that it will enable readers to absorb legal change and to respond coherently to it. We hope that it will also encourage them to think critically about public policy in relation to art and the protection of the past.
Art Antiquity and Law is designed for people who work in areas other than law, as well as for legal practitioners. Many articles are written by non-lawyers who have particular experience of applying or reforming the law. The Quarterly is accessible to collectors, auction houses and market consultants, archaeologists, developers, investors, anthropologists, fund managers, insurers and loss adjusters, solicitors and barristers, university lawyers, local authorities, museum officers, art historians, tax advisers, owners of historic properties and cultural policy advisers.
Special online offer
Art Antiquity and Law 2013
£100 (normally £170) (four issues)
Recent and forthcoming issues of AAL include articles on ‘ The Legislation and Litigation of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Mandate (Pamela Sidey), ‘Contemporary Customary International Law in the Case of Nefertiti’ (Kelly Culbertson), ‘Due Diligence’ (Norman Palmer); ‘Perspectives on Looting, Illicit Antiquities Trade, Art and Heritage’ (Staffan Lundén); ‘Cultural Heritage and the Right of Pre-Emption under Canadian Law’ (Camille Israël); ‘Why African States should Ratify the Unidroit Convention’ (Folarin Shyllon); ‘Art and Law: The Indentures Bipartite between King Henry VII and John Islip, Abbot of Westminster, and related objects’ (Hind Essoussi); ‘Repatriation of Looted Artefacts to Afghanistan: the New Concept of the “White Knight”’ (Sophie Balaÿ & Nina M. Neuhaus); ‘The Status of the Artist Act (Canada)’ (Julia Winters); ‘Hoards, Archaeology, and the Law’ (Godfrey Cole); together with case notes and legislation.
£100 (normally £170) (four issues)
AAL 2013 to UK address
AAL 2013 to Europe - £100 plus £15 p&p
AAL 2013 outside Europe - £100 plus £25 p&p
Please email us if you would like to purchase back copies (1996 - 2012) - the complete set is now available.
Further information and subscription details can be found here
All articles and case notes from Volume 1 (1996) through to Volume 17 (2012) are now available for purchase as electronic files - simply click on the relevant article to purchase, and the file will be sent to you. Each article or case note is £10 (£5 for members of the Institute of Art and Law or subscribers to Art Antiquity and Law).
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