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Art Law

Authenticity, Attribution and Authorship of Fine Art

A.9016 (AM Rosenthal) / S.6794 (Sen. Little) - relates to the authenticity, attribution and authorship of fine works of art.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Art Law Committee, March 2014.
  • Report by the Art Law Committee recommending amendments to New York's Arts and Cultural Affairs Law related to opinions concerning authenticity, attribution and authorship of works of fine art, December 2013.

Consignment

A.8604-B (AM Rosenthal) / S.4988-B (Sen. Little) - Relates to consignments of works of art to art merchants by artists, their heirs and personal representatives.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Art Law Committee, Reissued May 2012.
  • Report by the Art Law Committee recommending amendments to Articles 11 and 12 of the New York Arts and Cultural Affairs Law (NYACAL), July 2010.
  • Signed by the Governor, Chp. 450 - September 7, 2012

Museums

A.6959-A (AM Brodsky) / S.4584-A (Sen. Serrano) – Relates to the accessioning and deaccessioning of museum property. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Letter to Assemblymember Brodsky from the Art Law Committee in support of legislation, with suggestions, May 2009.


Right of Publicity

S.6790 (Sen. Sampson) - Prohibits using the persona of a deceased personality. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Report in opposition to legislation by the Committee on Art Law, the Committee on Communications & Media Law, the Committee on Copyright & Literary Property and the Committee on Entertainment Law, April 2010.



For a full list of committee reports, click here.