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Unpublished Paper
Recognized Stature: Protecting Street Art as Cultural Property
ExpressO (2013)
  • Griffin M. Barnett, American University Washington College of Law
This Article discusses the current legal regimes in the United States implicated by works of "street art." The Article suggests an amendment to the Visual Artists Rights Act that would protect certain works of street art as "cultural property" - thereby promoting the arts and the preserving important works of art that might otherwise be at the mercy of property owners or others who do not share the interests of artists and the members of communities enhanced by works of street art.
  • Art,
  • Copyright,
  • VARA,
  • Moral Rights,
  • Graffiti,
  • Cultural Property,
  • Intellectual Property
Publication Date
May 13, 2013
Citation Information
Griffin M. Barnett. "Recognized Stature: Protecting Street Art as Cultural Property" ExpressO (2013)
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