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Gerhard Richter and German Cultural Heritage Protection Law—Brooklyn Law School February 3, 2016

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on January 25, 2016 at 11:04 AM

I will be speaking next week at Brooklyn Law School at an event about Gerhard Richter organized by the Center for Art Law and the Brooklyn Law School Art Law Association. Entitled “You’ve Been Served: Gerhard Richter Painting (2011), the event on February 3, 2016 at 6:30 will begin with a screening of the documentary Gerhard Richter Painting (2011).  After the movie, I will discuss Richter’s prominence in the recent controversy over Germany’s proposed amendment to its cultural heritage protection laws, of which I have been critical and in response to which Richter threatened to remove his painting from his home country. 

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Topics: cultural property, Events, Gerhard Richter

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