Selective Context: the Passive Approach to Researching Provenance, Part 2 – ‘Wally’ on the Road – The Prime Example of the Leopold Problem

There was no shortage of demand for Schiele, whose works were considered acceptable by Nazi standards. “In 1995/1996, Rudolf Leopold exhibited 152 personally selected works by [Egon] Schiele in Tubingen, Dusseldorf, and Hamburg. Additional stops in 1997 included Graz, New York, and Barcelona,” Dobrzynski writes. The most famous of the controversial works shown in this…

I wrote an 11 page paper about the problems with unions, Part 4: Boom, baby

The immediate outcome of this trial was that the Opera would be required to include the auxiliary choristers in collective bargaining. The Opera renegotiated their contract with AGMA in 2012. While no one was obligated to report on the proceedings – and, as such, there is no official report— the finalized agreement is available to…

Bodies of Art (4 of 4)

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. So we’ve established that tattoos are art. I take my body art pretty seriously, as do all of the tattooers I’ve come into contact with,…

Bodies of Artwork (Part 3 of 4)

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. See the intro here. Part 2 is here. So the big story here is obviously the blockbuster movie that didn’t seem to hit a single…

Bodies of Artwork 2 of 4

This is part of a series of posts talking about how the law interacts with tattoo art and what happens when other art gets involved. I’m still not a lawyer. Tattoos have existed in their present form for 5,200 years (Lineberry). In modern Western society, the term body art is synonymous with tattooing, which indicates…