New technologies quickly come to the market and we can no more imagine our life without them. The art field is not an exception. ArtLaw.club had the privilege to talk to the art historian and curator, ICRA (International Catalogue Raisonné Association) founding member and the expert in modern and contemporary Italian art, Dr. Sharon Hecker, on the issues of authenticity - whether new technologies are assistants or competitors to the experienced human authenticators?
In 2019 the European Union adopted Regulation 2019/880 on the Introduction and the Import of Cultural Goods which introduced new set of procedures and conditions in order to safeguard humanity's cultural heritage and prevent the illicit trade in cultural goods. Here is the overview of a few challenging issues related to the practical application of the Regulation.