Claudia Andrieu, Picasso Foundation, Paris
Anne Laure Bandle, Art Law Foundation, FRORIEP, Geneva
Anne Laure Bandle is the director of the Art Law Foundation, a Foundation based in Geneva which aims at supporting teaching and research in art law. Moreover, Anne Laure works at the law firm FRORIEP in Geneva as part of its Art Law Practice Group and is a lecturer in copyright and art law at the University of Fribourg and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a PhD in law from the University of Geneva. Her PhD deals with the misattribution of art at auction.
Sylviane Brandouy, Comité Marc Chagall, Paris
Sylviane Brandouy has been a lawyer at the Paris Bar for nearly 30 years. Holder of two Research master of the University PARIS PANTHEON SORBONNE one in private law General and the other in public law she intended to become a lawyer at the Council of State and Court of Cassation, but meeting with Pierre Hebey great property attorney Intellectual and great collector to whom Max Ernst had paid tribute in Creating "my friend Pierrot" upset his initial choice. Thus, since 1989, thanks to Pierre Hebey but also to his associate and friend Jacques Marchand, he practices in the The medium of art and in the audiovisual sector. Advocate of Committees including the prestigious Committee Marc Chagall, but also artists and galleries she was able to appreciate the requirements of the procedure Authentication and thereby the constitution of the artist's lifetime archives and Role of its last after its disappearance.
Giuseppe Calabi, CBM Law, Milan,
He gradueted with honors in law at Università degli Studi di Milano in 1984; associate in Mario Casella e Associati law firm (Milano) from 1984 until 1987 and in 1988 Visiting Associate in Herzfeld & Rubin, New York. He has a great experience in the field of Art Law and the law firm where he is senior partner is recognised as one of the leader nationally and internationally. He has been one of the pioneer in studying the law of new technologies, of web regulation, privacy of digital contents. He is the legal advisor for Netcomm, the major Italian association of e-commerce operators and member of the E-Regulation commission of Ecommerce Europe. He is member of the Harvard Law School Leadership Council of Europe.
Paolo Casella, University Milano- Bicocca, Milan
He graduated with honors in law at Università degli Studi di Milano in 1975. In 1978 he studied at Harvard Law School obtaining a
Master of Laws (LL.M). Since 1978 he is a lawyer in Milan and he deals mainly with civil and commercial law. He is now full professor in Milano Bicocca University. He is a member of the journal
Giurisprudenza Commerciale since 1974 and he is author of different publications. He is deputy secretary of the observatory Giordano Dell’Amore, that
analyse the relations between law and economic.
Manuela Cuccuru, Gagosian Gallery Rome
Manuela Cuccuru is Gallery and Events Manager of Gagosian Gallery in Roma. Since 2007 she works steadily in the management of the gallery, in developing its strategic plan and curating the exhibitions with artists such as Cy Twombly, Giuseppe Penone, Anselm Kiefer, Takashi Murakami, Walter De Maria, Alexander Calder and others.After her studies in Ecole du Louvre (Paris) and in Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa she started collaborating with the direction of the modern art collection of Vatican Museums in different publishing research projects on Henri Matisse and the Chapelle de Vence.
Antonella Crippa, Open Care, Milan
She is the Art advisor of Open Care - Services for Art- and is a member of the company's Board of Directors. Besides her activity of scholar on modern and contemporary art, he writes for Artribune and care projects to enhance the corporate collections. In 2014 she worked for the European Commission for the evaluation of tenders within the Horizon 2020 project Previously, she was an independent curator (among other exhibition projects: 2007, On Top to the Stars, the Bard Fortress, 2004 On Air, Video Wave in Italy, Monfalcone Civic Gallery, 2002 from Top to Fund, Leper's Tower, Aosta). She graduated in Conservation of Cultural Property in Viterbo (1997) and obtained his Diploma of the Graduate School of Art History at the State University of Milan (2002).
Enrico Crispolti, Archivio Crispolti Arte Contemporanea, Rome
He was born and he studied in Rome, he is a student of Lionello Venturi. From 1984 until 2005 he has been full professor of contemporary art history in Siena university. He has been the director of the Advanced School in Art history (Siena) from 1986 until 1998 and again from 2001 until 2007. He was professor of Modern and Contemporary art history in Salerno, Rome and Milan.
Filippo Danovi, Università Milano –Bicocca
Benjamin Dauchez, Caroline DENEUVILLE et René DALLEE, notaires associés, Paris
He has been a Notaire since 2001, and has specialised in the law of artistic creation and property (for artists, or their assigns, collectors, museums, foundations or associations, galleries…) for over fifteen years. His activities have led him to deal with issues related to private estates as well as to taxation in connection with artistic creation and with its use. His activity includes the drawing up of legal instruments as well as advisory services.
Maddalena Disch, Archivio Giulio Paolini, Torino
She has a degree in art history at the University of Zurich (1993).
Since 1995 she collaborates with Giulio Paolini, in particular as head of his archive. Furthermore since 2004 she is the director of the Foundation Giulio and Anna Paolini in Torin.
She is the author of a monograph on Giovanni Anselmo (1998) and of other studies on different exponents of Arte Povera. She published different articles about Giulio Paolini and she ehe edited the first two volumes of his catalog raisonné (2008).
Alessandra Donati, University Milano-Bicocca, Milan
She is a professor of Comparative Contract Law at the University of Milano-Bicocca, head of the Art Law Programme in the Master in Comtemporary Art Markets at the New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan (NABA) Co-director of the International Summer School on “Identity and Conservation on Conterporary Art: duties and responsabitlity” in Centro di Conservazione e Restauro “La Venaria Reale" and Lawyer. She focuses her research on the juridical aspects of contemporary art practices. In 2015 she won the 2th edition of the Prize ”The Jaques Derrida / Law and Culture International Chair of Philosophy”. She is member of Editorial Board of the Internatinal Review Art and Law, Brill Research Perspectives Publicher. She is Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Association of Artists’ Archives (AitArt) and Member of the Board of Careof, organization for contemporary art research. Author of many articles and monographs on Art Law, including: Law and Art: diritto civile e arte contemporanea, Giuffré, 2012, I contratti degli artisti, Giappichelli, 2012 e I diritti dell’arte contemporanea, Allemandi, 2011.
Silvia Fabro, Luciano and Carla Fabro's Archive, Milan
Rachele Ferrario, Brera Fine art Academy, Milan
Art historian and art critic, teaches Fenomenologia delle Arti and Catalogazione degli archivi d’artista at Brera Art Academy. She curates different artists' archives and art exhibitions. She directed Camera con Vista at Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2007 and curated Futurismo e Modernità, Castello di Vigevano, 2008; Regina futurista, opere degli anni Trenta, 2009; she is contributor of “Corriere della Sera”. In 1998 she discovered a group of unknown works by Paresce, curated exhibitions and is director of the artist's archive, she published the biography Lo scrittore che dipinse l’atomo. Vita di René Paresce da Palermo a Parigi, (Sellerio, 2005) - and the Catalogo generale ragionato delle opere (Skira, 2012). For Mondadori she wrote the first biography on Palma Bucarelli, Regina di quadri. Vita e passioni di Palma Bucarelli, Le Scie Mondadori, 2010 and Le signore dell’arte, ritratti di Carol Rama, Carla Accardi, Giosetta Fioroni e Marisa Merz, Mondadori, 2012. For Nomos Editore she wrote Giulio Paolini un viaggio a di-stanza (2009), David Tremlett. The Thinking in Space, (2011). Her latest book for Mondadori is Margherita Sarfatti. La regina nell’Italia fascista, (2015).
Pierpaolo Forte, Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Museo Madre, Napoli
Born in 1965 in Naples, he graduated with honors in law at the University Federico II of Naples, specializing in Law Administrative and Administration Science at the School of specialization of the University "Federico II" of Naple. He is associate professor of administrative law, teaches Law Administrative, Public Law, Law of autonomies regional and local at the University of Sannio in Benevento. Between teaching assignments in various degree programs, master of all level of specialization, has taught at the University of the studies Federico II of Naples, the University of La Sapienza in Rome, LUISS University of Rome, the Second University of Naples studies, the upper Scuola Normale of Pisa, the Parthenope University of Naples, Bari University, the University of Catania, the Link Campus University of Malta in Rome. Author of fifty scientific publications, has been researching, among others, in favor of the University Federico II of Naples, University of Roma Tre, the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture, the Ministry of Treasury, Department of Public Administration, the regions of Campania, Basilicata and Puglia.
Manlio Frigo, Università degli Studi Milano, Bonelli Erede, Milan
He graduated in law at the University of Milan (1977) and he exercises the legal profession since 1980. He is professor of law of the international community and the European Union at the University of Milan; Member of the School Committee of Legal Studies PhD in International Law & Economics at Bocconi University, Milan; Visiting Professor in prestigious universities abroad; member of the Committee on Cultural Heritage Law of the International Law Association. He deals mainly with art and cultural heritage, in particular through: protection and circulation of cultural goods and works of art; International transactions in the art; restitution and return of cultural property; International co-operation agreements and loans of works of art. He is a member of Team Focus Art and Cultural Property, International Arbitration and Private Clients. He is a consultant to UNESCO, UNIDROIT, and the European Commission for the movement of cultural objects and the fight against illicit trafficking.
Daniel McClean, Howard Kennedy LLP, London
Daniel specialises in art and cultural property law working with different sectors of the art market. He advises clients on a range of contentious and non-contentious issues from disputes involving the ownership, export and authenticity of artworks and antiques to the drafting of agency, consignment, commissioning and sale agreements. His clients include Artangel (where he is a board member), Tate, La Colección Jumex (Mexico City), Gagosian Gallery, Pilar Corrias Gallery and the Keith Arnatt Estate. He also specialises in intellectual property law and regularly advises artists and photographers on intellectual property agreements and disputes. Daniel is actively involved in the art world as an independent curator and writer and has commercial gallery experience. Enthusiastic and approachable, he offers bespoke advice tailored to the needs of art world clients, including: artists, collectors, dealers, galleries and museums. Daniel is the commissioning editor of ‘Dear Images: Art, Copyright and Culture’ (2002) and ‘The Trials of Art’ (2007). He co-wrote ‘Commissioning Contemporary Art: A Handbook for Curators, Collectors and Artists’, with Louisa Buck and published by Thames & Hudson (Autumn 2012). He writes a regular column for Art Review on art legal issues and teaches Art Law at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art (London). Daniel is a member of the Art Law Committee of the International Bar Association. Daniel has been named as one of The Lawyer's 2014 highly coveted ‘Hot 100 Lawyers’ for his legal services to the art world.
Iolanda Ratti, Museo ‘900, Milan,
She graduated in Art History in 2003 at the University of Milan, when she began working with the City of Milan and in particular with the Museum of the twentieth century, to be followed by all stages until the opening in 2010 . his research focuses mainly on techniques of contemporary art and the practical and theoretical issues related to its conservation, with particular reference to video installations and intangible practices. In 2006 she attended a master's degree at the MECAD of Barcelona on the use of new media, and in 2009 an intensive specialized training course organized by ICCROM on conservzione of moving images and sound. In 2008 she follows at the University of Milan a specialization degree with a thesis on the presentation and conservation of video installations, a result also of participation in D.I.C. project, Documentation of Complex Installations. From 2011 to 2013 he worked at the Department of Conservation of Time Based Media at the Tate Gallery in London. Since 2011 she is co-coordinator of INCCA Italy (International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art). From 2014 she serves as curator at the Polo Modern Art of the City of Milan. Since she 2013 is conservative freelance at HangarBicocca, Milan and since 2009 collaborates with Iccrom to SOIMA project (Safeguarding Sound and Image Collections).
Anne-Sophie Nardon, Borghese Associés, Paris
Is a lawyer, Member of the Paris Bar and founding partner of the law firm BORGHESE ASSOCIES. Anne-Sophie Nardon is specialised in litigation concerning art related disputes, with an expertise in criminal law. She represents collectors and art dealers in high profile criminal cases of theft and illicit trafficking. She has participated in a comparative study commissioned in 2011 by the European Union on the prevention of illegal trafficking of works of art within the European community and on the international market. Her work also includes representing and advising heirs, dealers, galleries and collectors in national or international cultural and heritage property matters. Since 2014, she chairs the Art Law Commission of ACE, the first association of Avocats in France. She also teaches Art criminal law to Master students at University Paris II.
Claudia Palma, Galleria Nazionale, Roma
She is director of Archivio bioiconografico and Fondi storici of Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna since 2000. She collaborated with MAXXI in the first phase of the constitution of the Archive. She curated the exhibition design of an educational exhibition devoted to Irene Brin and of her home museum in Sasso di Bordighera. She edited the unpublished book by Brin “L’Italia esplode”. She took part in several conferences on Archives and Author's Rights. She wrote several contributions on the situation of public archives.
Rosalia Pasqualino di Marineo, Piero Manzoni Foundation, Milano
She professionally grows up in the context of Achrome, being very close to the creativity of her uncle Piero. In 1996 she began collaborating with Archivio Opera Manzoni and very soon she coordinates the edition of the Germano Celant cataolog raisonné, published in 2004. Since 2008 she is the director of the PIero Manzoni Foundation. Recently she curated the exhibition Piero Manzoni: Azimut in Gagosian Gallery of London (with the collaboration of Michael Cary, Valentina Castellani e Pepi Marchetti Franchi) and co-curated, with Flaminio Gualdoni, the exhibition Piero Manzoni in Palazzo Reale (Milan). She is the scientific referent of the research volumes edited by Electa in the series Pesci Rossi.
Paola Pettenella, Archivio del ‘900, Rovereto
She studied in Dams faculty of Bologna university and always there she obtained a specialised diploma in Modern and Medieval Art. Since 1990 she works in Mart, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trent and Rovereto where, since the half of ’90 she is the responsible of the historical archives department. In this department she coordinates the operations of protection and inventory of the funds, the services offered to users, publications, research and cultural valorisation. She has been co-curator of different exhibitions and conferences and she directed the series Inventari of the Archivio del ‘900. She is an associated of AAA/Italia Foundation (national association of Cotemporary Architecture Archives).
J. Marc Poinsot, Université Rennes 2, Rennes
Is professor emeritus of contemporary art history at Rennes 2 University. He is the founder and the chair of Archives de la critique d'art a project developped with Rennes 2 university, INHA (National institute for art history) and AICA (International association of art critics). He is the editor of Critique art, the international review of contemporary art criticism. Among his publications : Quand l'oeuvre a lieu, l'art exposé et ses récits autorisés, Geneva:Mamco 2008, Mémoires croisées, dérives archivistiques, Paris:INHA, 2015 [exhibition catalog]
Anne-Marie Rhodes, Loyola University Chicago
Is a Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She serves as Of Counsel to the Chicago office of Reed Smith LLP. At Loyola, her courses include Estates & Trusts, Estate and Gift Tax, Estate Planning, Federal Income Tax, and Art Law. Professor Rhodes is the author of two case books, Art Law & Transactions (Carolina Academic Press 2011) and the forthcoming Fundamentals of the Federal Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Taxes (West 2017). She writes and speaks on topics in estate planning and in art law, domestically and abroad. Rhodes is a graduate of Harvard Law School. In 2015, the Loyola graduating class elected her Professor of the Year, and the Harvard Law Society of Illinois named her a Role Model.
Debora Rossi, ASAC, La Biennale di Venezia
Graduated from University of Padua. Law School. Ph.D. in Roman and Classical Law, University of Padua. Trained as a lawyer at the Avvocatura Distrettuale dello Stato, Venice. Admitted to the bar of Venice – Special Register of Lawyers for Public Institutions. Currently Head of Human Resources, Legal and Institutional Affairs at La Biennale di Venezia, as well as Deputy General Manager of the institution. Executive Manager of the Historical Archives of Contemporary Arts – ASAC. Since 1996, Legal Office Manager at La Biennale, including the supervision of outlining and managing the legal affairs, contracts and in-house procedures within La Biennale di Venezia Foundation, which was turned into a new legal entity under Legislative Decree 19/98. From 2007, Human Resources and Organization Manager. Starting from 2009, coordination of the project teams for the reorganization and the restoration of all the collections of the Historical Archives of Contemporary Arts at La Biennale di Venezia, which is still currently managed. This role also includes the coordination of the staff who is in charge of preserving the collections and dealing with scholars’ and readers’ requests as well as the supervision for designing and implementing projects by the Biennale’s artistic directors which showcase the collections. From 1992 to 2004, teaching assistant at the courses “Institutes of Roman law” and “History of Roman Law” held at the University of Padua. Publications in the aforementioned topics, as well as on the subject of public-sector contracts. Also Board member of ALES Spa.
Ronald Spencer, Carter Ledyard & amp; Milburn LLP, New York
Mr. Spencer focuses his practice on Art Law, including the legal aspects of art authentication and advising, buyers, sellers, and owners on due diligence with respect to provenance and attribution of works of art. He has helped several authentication committees and boards of experts successfully defend against claims involving their decisions on authenticity, and has advised collectors on the authenticity of their works of art. He has also helped establish numerous art foundations.
He is the editor of Spencer's Art Law Journal and the author of The Expert Versus the Object: Judging Fakes and False Attributions in the Visual Arts, Oxford University Press.
Massimo Sterpi, Jacobacci law firm, Rome
Massimo graduated in law with honours from the University of Turin in 1989 and with a Post-graduate Diploma in UK and EC Law of Copyright and Related Rights from King's College, London, in 2000. He was a visiting lawyer at Linklaters & Paines, London (1994) and Klaka & Partner, Munich (1995). He was admitted to the (Turin) Bar in 1996 and to the Supreme Court, Italy, in 2008. Massimo is specialised in the intellectual property area, where he has substantial experience in both transactional matters and litigation concerning trademarks, designs, copyright and patents. In particular, he advises on major transactions involving IP rights, complex issues involving new technologies and media. He has litigated hundreds of infringement cases, most involving famous brands, designs, patents and copyrights, both before national and foreign courts, including the European Court of Justice. A passionate art collector, he has also developed a unique and internationally well-known practice in art law, representing world famous artists, institutions and collectors. In 2011 he was voted "Lawyer of the Year for IP" by the well-known magazine Top Legal. He has edited or contributed to a number of publications on IP and art law topics, mostly in foreign languages and is a frequent speaker in national and international conferences. Massimo is included in WIPO's IP Arbitration and Mediation Center's List of Neutrals, as well as in WIPO's List of Art and Cultural Heritage Neutrals. He is a Council Member of Marques – The Association of European Trade Mark Owners and President of the Interrnational Bar Association’s Committee on Art, Heritage Law and Cultural Institutions. He is a co-founder and vice-President of AFI Design - the French-Italian Association for Design Protection. He is also the Italian member of the editorial board of "European Copyright and Design Reports" published by Sweet & Maxwell.
Silvia Simoncelli, NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano
Art Historian and independent curator. Her research interests comprise conceptual art and institutional critique, the relation between artistic practice, law and economy, and the art market. She is course leader of the Master in Contemporary Art Markets, at NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan. Since 2011 she is lecturer at Brera Art Academy in Milan and since 2014 at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, where she lectures for the Komplementärstudium department. Previously, she was associated researcher at the Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts (ICS) at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. She is regular contributor to Arteconomy24, Il Sole 24 Ore and Exibart. She is member of the International Art Market Studies Association and of the Forum Kunst und Markt, Berlin.
Ubertazzi, Università di Pavia, Studio Ubertazzi,
He is full professor of industrial law in Pavia University. He is author of various publications. He is the director of the journal AIDA- Annali italiani del diritto d’autore, della cultura e dello spetttacolo and of Giurisprudenza pubblicitaria. He is lawyer in Milan since 1972.
Stephen K. Urice, University of Miami School of Law, Miami
Stephen K. Urice is Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. His teaching and research focus on the intersection of law, policy, and the visual arts. After receiving his B.A. at Tufts University, Professor Urice earned his Ph.D. (Fine Arts) and J.D. at Harvard University. His Ph.D. presented findings of a multi-year excavation at the Umayyad site of Qasr Kharana that he directed in cooperation with the Jordanian Department of Antiquities. As an attorney, Professor Urice practiced in New York and Los Angeles, focusing on Estate Planning, Tax Exempt Organizations (e.g., museums, universities, and foundations), and Art Law. He later served as a foundation executive and museum director before returning to academia, joining the law faculty of the University of Miami in 2006.
Alberto Toffoletto, Università degli Studi Milano, Nctm Law Firm, Milan
He graduated in law with honors from the University of Milan in 1983 and holds an LL.M. at University of London in 198. He was admitted to the Milan Bar since 1988. He is a senior partner of the law firm NCTM, expert in Litigation and Arbitration, Antitrust and Competition, Corporate and Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private equity. assists multinational, national and international companies and private equity funds in the area of acquisitions (both Italian and cross-border) litigation, arbitration, antitrust law. He is Professor of Commercial Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Milan since 2007.
Pierre Valentin, Partner Constantine Cannon LLP, London
Started Constantine Cannon LLP in London in 2012. Pierre heads Constantine Cannon’s international art law practice. His clients include commercial art galleries, art dealers, art collectors, auction houses, museums, artists, private banks and art investment funds. He advises them on transactions involving art and antiques, financing against art, the taxation of art, intellectual property, alternative investments and dispute resolution. He was formerly Associate General Counsel and a senior director of Sotheby’s and more recently a partner of Withers LLP. Pierre is ranked in Legal Directory Chambers UK 2016 as one of the top two leading art lawyers in the UK.
Hélène Vandenberg, Vandenberg Estates, Belgium
Hélène Vandenberghe has been co-managing the estate of her father Philippe Vandenberg since 2009. As an art historian, she began her career in 2000 as a curator in Huis van Alijn, Ghent. In 2002 Vandenberghe co-founded the heritage weekend in Flanders and Brussels and from 2008 she worked as artistic advisor to the CEO of the Centre for Fine Arts (Bozar) in Brussels. Hélène has been working as an estate consultant since 2015.
Loretta –Wurtenberger, Institute of Artist’ Estates, Berlin
Is the founder of The Institute for Artists’ Estates. She has been a partner at Fine Art Partners since 2009 and is the co- founder of Contemporary Art Alliance, a non-profit organisation supporting young contemporary artists in Berlin. After studying law, philosophy and art history, Würtenberger earned her doctorate in international copyright and patent law at the Max Planck Institute, subsequently becoming the youngest ever judge at the Berlin district court. She is the author of the book The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs, published in June 2016 by Hatje Cantz Verlag.