Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

First Page



The market for art and cultural property is international.' Demand is intense and not particularly local in terms of consumer preference. Supply responds to this intense international demand. Like most anything else, art finds its way to whomever is prepared to pay for it. Regulation affects how it arrives at its ultimate destination, but generally does not prevent it from getting there...

The symposium's contributors have sought to address the complex legal and policy issues raised by an explosive global market in art and cultural property. These articles will prove invaluable in the shaping of the international legal response to the "clash of interests" identified by the symposium's keynote speaker, Professor Erik Jayme.