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Appraisers Association of America Art Law Day at New York University November 8, 2013

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on October 22, 2013 at 6:21 AM

The Appraisers Association of America is hosting its annual Art Law Day on November 8, 2013 at the Kimmel Center at NYU. The schedule, from the event page, is below. This is always a content-packed and thought-provoking day. They keynote address about legislation for authentication experts should be fascinating, and is particularly timely. See you there!

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Topics: Karen Sanig, Yuri Yanchyshyn, AXA Art Insurance Corporation, Christopher Robinson, New York University, ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, Steve Pincus, GV Art Conservation, John Cahill, Theresa Melchiorre, Citi Commercial Bank, Art Law Day, Judith Pearson, DePaul University of Law, Yael Weitz, Chris Marinello, Ralph Lerner, David Gorenberg, Appraisal, Jill Arnold, Laurie Rush, Betty Krulik, Events, Simon Hornby, DeWitt Stern Group, Elizabeth von Habsburg, iGavel Auctions, Herrick Feinstein LLP, Appraisers Association of America, Terry Shtob, Art Recovery International, Lark Mason, IRS, Crozier Fine Arts, Mishcon de Reya, Patty Gerstenblith, Dean Nicyper, Winston Art Group, Period Furniture Conservation LLC, Michael McCoullough LLC, Withers Bergman LLP, Gloria Velandia, Judith Bresler

“Canyon” Update—Rauschenberg’s Bald Eagle Collage Goes to MoMA, Tax Dispute Resolved

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on November 28, 2012 at 6:26 AM

As posted at the Art Law Report two weeks ago, a settlement of the IRS dispute over Robert Rauschenberg’s work “Canyon”—which incorporates a stuffed bald eagle, thus implicating criminal statutes prohibiting any sale or transfer of the national bird—has been announced publicly.

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Topics: Bald Eagle, Museum of Modern Art, 16 U.S.C. § 668, Ralph Lerner, 16 U.S.C. § 668a, Canyon, Robert Rauschenberg, IRS, 1940 Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Tax, Ileana Sonnabend

5th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Institute November 16, 2012

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on November 13, 2012 at 11:48 AM

I'll be winging my way to Houston, but otherwise I would be at the New York County Lawyers' Association's 5th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Institute event on Friday, November 16, 2012. Anyone interested should not miss it.

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Topics: Legislation, Renee Vara, Hon. Delissa Ridgway, William Pearlstein, Alexandra Darraby, Cultural Heritage Partners, Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Michael McCullough, Ann Lydecker, Hon. Nicholas Garaufis, Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, John Cahill, Hon. Kristin Booth Glen, Cook Maran & Associates, Mitchell Silberg & Knupp LLP, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP, Chris Robinson, Ralph Lerner, Christine Lepera, Hon. Helen Freedman, Helen Allen, Vara Art, Hon Stephen G. Crane, Kirsten Squires, Marion Werkheiser, L. Eden Burgess, Restitution, Events, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman Klestadt LLP, Herrick Feinstein LLP, The Art Law Firm, PLLC, Raymond J. Dowd, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP, Darlene Fairman, Cirkers Fine Art Storage & Logistics, Maura Kehoe Collins Artiphile, Art Artifact Architecture & Museum Law, Sharon Levin, James McAndrew, Judith Bresler

Possible Settlement of IRS Dispute Over Rauschenberg's "Canyon"

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on November 13, 2012 at 10:50 AM

At Friday’s outstanding Art Law Day presented by the Appraisers Association of America, among the highlights were talks by Ralph Lerner and Judith Bresler, co-authors of the indispensable Art Law (just published in its fourth edition). As part of a panel on Philanthropy and the Law, Lerner gave a notable update on one of the biggest art law stories of the year, the Sonnabend heirs’ battle with the IRS over Robert Rauschenberg’s collage Canyon.

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Topics: Art Law Day, Ralph Lerner, IRS Art Advisory Panel, Canyon, Robert Rauschenberg, Events, Appraisers Association of America, 1918 Migratory Bird Act, 1940 Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Tax, Ileana Sonnabend, Judith Bresler

Art Law Day at NYU Next Friday, November 9, 2012

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on October 31, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Although this week's Restitution and Repatriation conference at DePaul was washed out by Hurricane Sandy, another terrific event is on the horizon next week. "Art Law Day" at New York University, hosted by the Appraisers Association of America, will be held on November 9, 2012 at NYU's Kimmel Center. The condensed schedule from the event's website is below. Wishing everyone in New York continued safety, we hope to see you there.

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Topics: John Silberman Associates, Holland Dunn, Yuri Yanchyshyn, Jack Flam, Aurora Advisory Group, Karin Gross, Magdalena Dabrowski, AAA, John Cahill, Donn Zaretzky, Hurricane Sandy, Inc., Ella Newman, McLaughlin & Stern, Art Law Day, LLP, Jane C. H. Jacob, Peter Stern, ARIS, Ralph Lerner, Withers Bergman, Michael Ward Stout, Appraisal, ETN Associates, NYU, Events, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies LLP, Dorit Straus, Nicola Walter, Elizabeth von Habsburg, Jacob Fine Art, Ron Fiamma, Appraisers Association of America, J.P. Morgan Securities, Restitution and Repatriation, IFAR, Kimmel Center, Dedalus Foundation, connoisseurship, Christiane Fischer, Winston Art Group, Gloria Velandia, Sharon Flescher, Judith Bresler

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