Artists and Cultural Institutions

Being art fanatics, we truly understand and deeply respect the immeasurable value of art and its role in society. Artists and cultural institutions deserve both competent and passionate legal advice…

…the kind of advice that we provide. Wiener Advocatur Bureau’s people have vast experience in advising the art world, ranging from emerging artists to internationally renowned institutional collectors as well as cultural industry enterprises. We advise and represent in all matters of intellectual property and copyright law, and we are well-versed with contracts of the art world of any kind.

Besides collectors and artists, we often advise startup enterprises in the fields of the creative industries and applied arts.

Our Services


One-Stop-Shop for Art Law

We take care of your entire art collection from a legal perspective. We implement your projects, we accompany your new art acquisitions.

International Art Projects

We provide close protection escort for your international art co-operation projects, your artists-in-residence programs and your awards.

Contract Design & Drafting

Loan agreements, art donation, patronage and sponsorship contracts, curatorship agreements

Art Collectors Services

Art foundations, trusts, collectors and public art institutions are very welcome. Structural collection protection, advisory board support, archive facilitation.

Art Acquisitions

Compliance check, organisation of authenticity verifications, copyright handling, representation of purchasers at auctions

Conflict Resolution

Copyright litigation and enforcement, arbitration proceedings in an institutional environment, collection protection