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Art and Law: A Comprehensive Guide to South African Art Law. – Juta, 2023.

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Hoeren, T; Jansen, G. and Wirtz, M. Art and Law: A Comprehensive Guide to South African Art Law. – Juta, 2023.

ISBN: 9781485152439


About this publication:

“This handbook aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the multifaceted art law within the legal framework applicable to South Africa. In four ‘phases ‘, it provides answers to legal questions that arise from the initiation of an art project up to its exploitation. It is aimed at both law students who have an academic interest in an in-depth introduction to art law and practitioners from the art world and is therefore equipped with numerous explanatory examples.”



– Legal Frameworks of South African Copyright Law

– The Creation of the Work of Art

– Requirements for Copyright Protection

– Period of Copyright Protection

– Authorship and Ownership

– Legal Boundaries in the Creation of Artworks

– Entitlements deriving from copyright

– Economic Rights

– Moral Rights

– Art and the Internet

– Taxation for Artists

– Collecting Societies

– The Infringement of Copyright

– The Copyright Amendment Bill

– Artists’ Social Insurance

– Artist Designation and Naming

– The Protection of Jewellery Design

– IPR in the Digital Environment: Digital Applied Arts

– Design Law

Price: R443.00 (VAT included, delivery excluded).

The publication can be ordered from the Lexinfo Book Supply Service by sending an email to

Posted: 14 June 2024

Updated: 10 July 2024

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