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Jan. 14, 2019

University of York launches LLM in Art Law

University of YorkThe University of York has launched an LLM in Art Law.

This new Master of Laws program will be taught jointly by specialists from York Law School and the Department of History of Art, and has evolved as a result of the massive growth in global art trade - now estimated to be worth over ¢45 billion.

The LLM in Art Law is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the complex legal, artistic, social and ethical issues in the art world, and learn essential skills of analysis and negotiation. It is a full time one year course, and core models of this Master of Laws include: 

Research Skills and Method
Legal Systems: Sources & Operation
Art: A Problematic Life Cycle 
Art: Commodity or Valuable
Law and Art: Parallel Perspectives 

Students will also choose one module from the Department of History of Art, and examples of modules include:

Painting on Light: Stained Glass in the Medieval Tradition
Mapping the World, 1100-1300
The Uses of Photography
The Art of War: The St Paul's Sculptural Pantheon
Critical Architecture: more than mere containment
Landscape Painting in Britain 1750–1850 (Tate)
Domestic Interiors in Italy 1400-1550
Monument, Object, Fetish, Artefact: Contesting ‘Modern’ Sculpture

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Content added on 14th January 2019.

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