NYU Steinhardt

Law and the Visual Arts

  • Course Number: ARVA-GE 2028
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The legal settings for the artist & the visual arts organization in the state of New York & the United States is explored. Major legal issues in the definition of art-as-property & the rights of the artist are evaluated. Contemporary controversies are placed in the larger context of attempts by the judicial system to redefine the balance between the rights of the individual artist & the public responsibilities of the visual arts institution in an increasingly urbanized & technological society.
  • Old Course Number: E91.2028