The Art Law Blog
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
"The treatment of consignment in bankruptcy has often been described as mystifying"
Another good art-law related student note: Hilary Jay, "
A Picture Imperfect: The Rights of Art Consignor-Collectors When Their Art Dealer Files For Bankruptcy
," in the Duke Law Journal. She does a nice job showing what a mess the existing law is, and makes some suggestions for fixing things, including extending state statutory protections for artist-consignors to collector-consignors.