Skip navigation

A Year of Transformations

Recent developments in the art world that estate planners should know about.

This past year has been one of transformations: a government agency wishes to re-evaluate the operational definition of “public trust;” a precedent-setting case gave an artist the right to reject attribution to a work; art purchasers were handed a landmark decision designed to “clean up” the art market; and the Trump win may have some idiosyncratic effects on the investment potentials in the art market.


Please Log in if you are currently a Trust&Estates subscriber, or select DAYPASS for our new 24 hour access (nominal fee required).

If you are interested in unlimited article access for one year, please select Annual Subscription below.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.