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Art in the Courtroom

ISBN-10: 0275959716

ISBN-13: 9780275959715

Edition: N/A

Authors: Vilis R. Inde

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Providing legal analysis and touching upon social history and art history themes, this work offers an objective review of five art trials. Spanning the last 20 years, specific areas of law are examined with each trial: First and Fifth Amendments, copyright law, contract law, valuation of art, and misrepresentation. Art, outside of the legal vacuum, has been embroiled in a battle initiated by social conservatives to promote decency. Three trials involving this struggle and the National Endowment of the Arts are analyzed. The valuation of art is examined in the context of Andy Warhol's estate and copyright law is considered because of the appropriation of contemporary images by Jeff Koons. Although each trial is reviewed distinctly, all are interwoven to present major issues relating to contemporary art. Entertaining aspects of each trial contribute to the understanding of art and law. For art students, copyright, contract and constitutional analysis in the context of actual hearings is an invaluable resource outlining afforded protections and options. To scholars interested in contemporary art and its encounters with the law, this text bridges the gap between two seemingly disparate worlds.
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Book details

List price: $86.00
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/25/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Jeff Koons: Piracy or Fair Use?
Whose Property is it Anyway?
The Sanctity of Art?
How Much for That Painting of a Campbell's Soup Can?
NEA Funding--Is It Decent?
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