Copyright and Authentication

For the past couple of months there have been premonitory signals rumbling throughout that non-crystalline solid we loosely call the Art World that has ignited fear alike in scholars, dealers, consultants, collectors, artists and appraisers, a somewhat disparate cluster.

That Janus-headed fear on one side is Authentication and on the other Copyright, and is scaring the ego out of any number of those in the trade, and I use that word to encompass anyone who, either through fame or fortune, occupies the greater part of his/her time laboring in the field of art.


The above is an excerpt from an article by Elin Lake-Ewald, Ph.D, ASA, RICS, April 2012.

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Viewpoint April 2012: Copyright and Authentication