Events

Art Authenticity and the Art Market with Irina Tarsis

Jun 19, 2018, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580

Irina Tarsis will discuss the Salvador Mundi case(s) and then expand into the sphere of the proposed NYC Bill to protect art authenticators. Her remarks will also include a discussion of the Knoedler Gallery saga, the history of the gallery, it's sudden closure and the ensuing lawsuits. Attendees may qualify for CLE credit. The talk is free. Co-sponsored by the New Rochelle Bar Association and the Jay Heritage Center. Irina is an art historian and practicing attorney in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Ukraine, she holds degrees from University of Virginia, Harvard University and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is the founding director of the Center for Art Law, and she conducts provenance research and consults on various art law matters. She frequently writes and lectures on resale royalty rights, due diligence in provenance research, and fair use. As an active member of the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law (EASL) Section of the New York State Bar and the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar, she is the immediate past Chair of the Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group of the American Society of International Law. She has also served on the faculty of the European Shoah Legacy Institute/Provenance Research Training Workshops in Lithuania, Greece and Italy.