The Art Law Review

The Art Law Review

Gert-Jan van den Bergh, Martha Visser and Auke van Hoek have written a chapter in the publication The Art Law Review, part of the authoritative legal series The Law Reviews. In the chapter, the Art Law section of Bergh Stoop & Sanders provides an up to date...
Decolonizing Depots: The Dutch Difference

Decolonizing Depots: The Dutch Difference

Gert Jan van den Bergh wrote an article in the latest edition of the German journal Kunst und Recht (Volume 22, Issue 5/2020) in which he expresses his reaction to the the advisory report by the National Policy Framework Colonial Collections Advisory Committee, which...

The Netherlands is on the wrong track with looted art

Gert Jan van den Bergh has written a critical opinion on how Nazi looted art is handled in the Netherlands. He discusses the balancing of interests applied by the Restitutions Committee. This test involves weighing the interests of the museum (often the owner of the...