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Art Valuation

Assessing the value of a work of art is a tricky business. The value isn’t only important to the collector or buyer, it is also significant for insurers, in damage…

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The Restitution of Works of Art

Austria: the restitution of works of art. One of the most well-known art restitution cases has to be the dispute over Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. The heirs of…

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Art as an Investment

Art as an investment is gaining in significance. In particular in times of economic crises and decreasing interest rates, investors see art as an alternative form of investment. Next to…

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Art and Culinary Art – A Successful Event

On June 14, 2016 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners and the art company MilionArt (www.milionart.com) held a presentation titled “Art as an Investment” in Innsbruck’s Grand Hotel Europa. Alain Mestat (Art Capital…

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To New York and Back – The Acquisitive Prescription of Stolen Works of Art

In the art magazine stayinart (issue 3/19), lawyer Georg Huber deals with the question of whether and how stolen works of art can become the possession of a buyer having…

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Georg Huber on the Risks Underlying Art Acquisition

Buying art can involve the risk of purchasing a forgery. An article for the Art Magazine “Kaleidoscope” by lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. deals with this issue and illustrates the…

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Dr. Georg Huber and Art Law in the “Börsenkurier”

The latest edition of the Börsenkurier published on August 18, 2016 reports on a presentation by our law firm, where lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. spoke on the risks involved in…

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Artistic Freedom vs. Personal Rights

Attorney Georg Huber discusses two judgements in the art magazine stayinart (https://www.stayinart.com/) that illustrate how personal rights and the right to freedom of art can oppose and restrict each other. Download…

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