Art Law Society Events

Art Law Society lunches and events provide an opportunity for the NYU Law community to learn about art law and the latest issues facing the art world. We also offer exposure to and networking opportunities with art law professionals in addition to artists, collectors, gallery owners, museums and auction houses. Please see below for a list of upcoming events as well as a complete list of our past events. Please join our listserv through NYU Home or by sending a blank email to to receive updates and invitations.

Upcoming Events

A Conversation About the Legal and Policy Challenges Surrounding Authentication in Today's Art World

Wednesday, April 25th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

John R. Cahill, Partner, Lynn Cahill LLP
Raymond J. Dowd, Partner, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP
Esti Dunow, Art Historian & Co-Author of Chaim Soutine Catalogue Raisonné
Jack Flam, President & CEO of the Dedalus Foundation
Moderator: Amy M. Adler, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, NYU School of Law

NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall 206
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Reception to follow in Vanderbilt Hall 201 

Sponsored by the NYU Law SBA and Barbri

*Eligible for EIW credit*



2011-2012 Past Events

Life as an Art Lawyer: Lunch with Hugh Freund and Jo Backer Laird

Boyd Level & Uprise Art Present: Resale Rights for Visual Artists--The Debate Continues (Featuring Franklin Boyd)

Tour of Gran Fury: Read My Lips exhibit at NYU’s 80WSE Galleries led by one of the original members of the collective

Fashion Law Update: Lunch with Chuck Colman

Life as an Art Lawyer: Lunch with Sergio Munoz Sarmiento and Donn Zaretsky

2010-2011 Events (as the IPELS Arts Committee)

A Fresh Look at Street Art: Legal & Policy Perspectives on Graffiti, Stencils & Spray-Paint (Spring Panel 2011)

Lunch & Learn with Barbara Kolsun, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Stuart Weitzman, LLC

Past, Present, and Future: The Smithsonian’s Censorship of David Wojnarowicz (an Event at the Ronald Feldman Gallery)

Lunch & Learn with Sergio Munoz Sarmiento

2009-2010 Events (as the IPELS Arts Committee)

Refashioning IP Law: The Future of Protection for Fashion Design (Spring Panel 2010)

Life as an Art Lawyer: Lunch with Sergio Munoz Sarmiento

*** If you would like additional information about any of the above events, please do not hesitate to contact us!