Much of the law that you will look at deals with preservation and protection. Here are links to text of some major statutes:
Art Law is a broad and complex field with many different areas to explore. It would be most beneficial for any researcher to begin their research by using secondary resources to obtain a general understanding of background information, which will ultimately lead to the most relevant statutes, regulations and case law. Here are some commercial guides and treatises to help you get started:
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