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Legal Update

Special Rules Govern Consignments of Art in New York

3 January 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
For more than 50 years, the New York State legislature has attempted to address what some perceive to be shortcomings in consignment relationships between living artists and art galleries. This Legal Update discusses the history of the legislation and the implications of the current law for the galleries, their creditors and the artists.


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