Ljubljana, Slovenia, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 4–5 June 2020. Deadline: 25 Feb 2020
A workshop entitled “Legislation, legal structures and their impact on the art market” will take place at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU) in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The workshop is the fifth in the International Workshops Series “Tools for the Future: Researching art market Practices from Past to Present”, jointly founded by Elisabetta Lazzaro (HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht), Nathalie Moureau (University Paul Valéry, Montpellier 3) and Adriana Turpin (IESA Art & Culture, Paris and the Society for the History of Collecting, London). The Ljubljana workshop is organised by the France Stele Institute of Art History ZRC SAZU.
The workshop will address the role of legislation and legal regulators in the art market. Research questions include: • How has legislation made and enacted by various authorities (such as workshops, guilds, towns, court, state, international bodies) affected and affects the artistic process, production and exchange of works of art? • How has legislation influenced the evaluation and prices of artworks? How has legislation attempted to deal with issues of authenticity and attribution? • What has been the impact of legislation on the ownership, buying and donating artworks? • How have copyrights influenced and influence art production and the market? • What has been the role of national and international legislation in the development of art market structures and modes of functioning (such as auctions, lotteries, on-line market etc.)? • What have been and are the market implications of national laws concerning heritage preservation, export, provenance and restitution.
Abstract submission and deadline: Please submit your abstract of 300 words (in English) with a short biography to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, before 25 February 2020. Notification of acceptance will be given by 6 March 2020. The final programme and booking details will be posted by early May 2020.
Registration: Free. Further details: https://uifs.zrc-sazu.si/en/novice/call-for-papers-legislation-legal-structures-and-their-impact-on-the-art-market#v.
Scientific Committee • Dr. Renata Komić Marn, ZRC SAZU, France Stele Institute of Art History, Ljubljana, Slovenia • Assist. Prof. Dr. Tina Košak, ZRC SAZU, France Stele Institute of Art History, Ljubljana and the University of Maribor, Department of Art History, Slovenia • Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Lazzaro, Creative Economy-HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands • Prof. Dr. Nathalie Moureau, ART-Dev University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, France • Adriana Turpin, IESA Art & Culture, Paris and the Society for the History of Collecting.