Preparing for Tomorrow: The Future of Online Catalogues Raisonnés

This panel brings together a group of experienced professionals who will share their views on electronic scholarly publishing and its future.

Maybes - Is There Room for Doubt in a Catalogue Raisonné?

A discussion of best practices for catalogue raisonné authors regarding how to handle red flags and how best to communicate uncertainty to readers and owners. Our panel of experts with wide-ranging backgrounds will consider the do's and don'ts in this sensitive debate.

CRSA Copyright Panel

Virginia Rutledge, attorney, art historian, consultant to the College Art Association's Committee on Intellectual Property

Christine J. Vincent, Director, Aspen Institute National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations

Christy MacLear, Executive Director, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Christine Kuan, Chief Curator, Director of Institutions and Benefit Auctions, Artsy

Robert Panzer, Executive Director, Visual Artists and Galleries Association (VAGA)

Issues of the Online Catalogue Raisonné

The CRSA mini-conference on "Issues of the Online Catalogue Raisonné" brings together a group of experienced scholars, publishers, and web designers who have been working to make the internet a welcoming site for the catalogue raisonné. In the first of two panels, we will hear from those who facilitate the online publishing effort by designing software and manage websites as well as those who advise on legal issues and serve as editors of online publications.

The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 2, Session 4

Back to the Future

Moderated by Peter Karol (Associate Professor of Law, New England Law)

Henry J. Duffy (Museum Curator, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site), “Lincoln in Negative Space: The Intersection of Imaging and Art”

William Charron (Partner, Pryor Cashman), “An Overview of Authenticity Issues in the Law”

Jens Daehner (Associate Curator of Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Museum), “The Phantom of the Original: Casts, Copies, and Value in Greek and Roman Sculpture”


The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 2, Session 3

Sculptors, Heirs, Dealers, Lawyers, Scholars (Part II)

Moderated by Rosalind McKever (Harry M. Weinrebe Curatorial Fellow, National Gallery, London)

Giuseppe Calabi (Senior Partner, CBM and Partners), “Posthumous Casts: Too Good to Be True? A Comparative Law Analysis (Italy and France)”

Paula Hornbostel (Director, Lachaise Foundation), “50 Shades of Bronze: A Case Study of Posthumous Bronze Casts by Gaston Lachaise and a Comparison of These Casts with Their Lifetime Counterparts”

The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 2, Session 2

Sculptors, Heirs, Dealers, Lawyers, Scholars (Part I)

Moderated by Elizabeth Gorayeb (Executive Director, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.)

Judith Bouchardeau (Avocat Associé, Cabinet Borghese Associés), “French Legal Issues Surrounding the Posthumous Casting of Camille Claudel’s La Vague”

[Not Recorded] Alexandra Parigoris (Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds), “The Death of the Sculptor and the Birth of the Dealer: How Brancusi’s molds enabled the production of posthumous Brancusi bronzes”

The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 2, Session 1

Categorizing, Defining, Labeling, Viewing: Between Scholarship, the Art Market, and the Law​

Moderated by Mette Carlsen (Independent)

Jocelyn Poulton and Philip Hewat-Jaboor (Vetting Coordinator and Chair of the Fair, Masterpiece London Art Fair), “Informing the Public: It’s all in the Label”

[Not Recorded] Laura Bartolomé Roviras (Curator, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí), “Defining Standards: the Previous and Necessary Effort Before Undertaking a Catalogue Raisonné”


The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 1, Session 3

Affective Responses and/vs. Historical Knowledge

Moderated by Sharon Hecker (Independent)

Liz Glynn (Artist), "The Myth of Singularity: Recovering Auguste Rodin through Performative Processes"

Lisa Rafanelli (Professor, Manhattanville College), “The Afterlife of Michelangelo’s Vatican Pietà” 

Mira T. Sundara Rajan (Independent), “The Doctrine of Moral Rights: Obstacle or Conduit to Authenticity?”


The Afterlife of Sculptures: Day 1, Session 2

Positive/Negative Effects of Access and Control, Moral Rights

Moderated by Susan Cooke (Associate Director, Estate of David Smith)

Hannah Kinney (Lecturer, Christ Church, Oxford), “Ownership, Access, and the Afterlife of Giambologna Models”

Ursel Berger (Independent), “Lifetime or Posthumous – the Maillol Case”

Jason McCoy (President, Jason McCoy Gallery and Kiesler Estate), “Completing Bucephalus Posthumously – The Last and Most Ambitious Sculpture by Frederick Kiesler (1890-1965)”


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