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Crimes Against Art: International Art and Cultural Heritage Law
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Interview with Bonnie Czegledi on the CBC`s THE CURRENT discussing the Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property   Listen (runs 8:22) Matt Galloway of CBC's Metro Morning spoke with Bonnie Czegledi.  Listen (runs 6:25) CBC Radio interview with Bonnie Czegledi The practice of art law includes advising and assisting clients on such varied issues as the recovery of stolen art; the import and export of art; artist, gallery, museum and foundation rights; sale and loan of collections; issues of authenticity; collectors' and artists' estates and due diligence for collectors and museums. The purpose of this book is to explore the legal, ethical and practical issues concerning the sharing, mobility and protection of art and cultural heritage within the scope of international art law. This is a field that combines a love of art, obsession, psychology, history, intrigue, criminal behaviour, law, spirituality, religion and the sacred, anthropology, archaeology, high-stakes money and the latest developments in science and technology. Download    Brochure and Table of Contents
Join Bonnie Czegledi for the first Symposium on Criminality in the Art and Cultural Property World Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 15-16, 2012 Moderated by: Bonnie Czegledi, J.D. Author of, Crimes Against Art: International Art and Cultural Heritage Law (Carswell) and Mr. Justice Patrick Healy, Court of Quebec, Criminal and Penal Division, Montreal Scope of Symposium:
  • Raise awareness concerning the illicit trafficking of cultural property
  • Inform the judiciary, those who prosecute, law enforcement, as well as those working in the cultural property field of recent developments in the law
  • Examine successful prosecutions in cultural heritage cases
Key international experts will be speaking at this Symposium, participating in the sharing of valuable information! Program Information and Registration
About the Author
Bonnie Czegledi, LL.B. is an international art and cultural heritage lawyer and a multi-media visual artist who practices in Toronto. She represents clients on issues concerning the borrowing and lending of art exhibitions and on international art disputes concerning title, provenance and authentication. As a visual artist, her vibrant abstracts have been shown in Canada and France and featured in art and architectural publications.

A passionate art advocate, Czegledi lectures worldwide on stolen art, import/export compliance, and due diligence in the acquisition of artwork. She is also member the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in Paris, an organization with a mandate to preserve cultural artifacts and artwork.

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