Brill Research Perspectives in Art and Law

The interdisciplinary English language journal Art and Law aims to gather outstanding contributions to the fascinating debate at the intersection of art and law. The focus of the journal involves all the aspects (philosophical, juridical, sociological, technological and cultural) characterizing the relationship between art and law. Each issue will be intended as a monographic volume devoted to a specific topic.

As from 2018 the journal is published in 4 issues a year.


1.1 Peter Goodrich (Cardozo School of Law). Imago Decidendi. On the Common Law of Images (appeared August 2017)
1.2 Tiziana Andina (University of Turin). What is Art? The Question of Definition Reloaded (appeared November 2017)

2.1 Angela Condello (University of Turin). Between Ordinary and Extraordinary. The Normativity of the Singular Case in Art and Law
2.2 Adam Andrzejewski and Mateusz Salwa (University of Warsaw). Law and TV Series
2.3 Andrea Baldini (Nanjing University). I Fought the Law and the Law Swanned: Art and Law in the Post-Graffiti Era
2.4 Maurizio Ferraris (University of Turin). The Laws of the Aesthetic

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Editors in Chief: Tiziana Andina (University of Turin), Gianmaria Ajani (University of Turin), Werner Gephart (University of Bonn) Associate Editors: Angela Condello (University of Roma Tre and University of Turin), Enrico Terrone (University of Turin) Editorial Board: Mark Antaki (McGill University), Emanuele Conte (University of Roma Tre), David Davies (McGill University), Alessandra Donati (University of Milano Bicocca), Thomas Dreier (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) and University of Freiburg), Maurizio Ferraris (University of Turin), Pierpaolo Forte (Museo Madre, Naples and University of Sannio), Peter Goodrich (Cardozo School of Law), Paolo Heritier (University of Turin), Desmond Manderson (Australian National University), Sabine N. Meyer (University of Osnabrueck), Stewart Motha (University of Birkbeck School of Law), Alberto Oddenino (University of Turin), Greta Olson (Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen), Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (Westminster School of Law), Reinold Schmücker (University of Münster), Peter Schneck (University of Osnabrueck), Eva Schürman (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg), John Searle (University of California at Berkeley), Alberto Voltolini (University of Turin), Michel Wieviorka (École des hautes études en sciences sociales).


Art and Law answers the growing need of an interdisciplinary research in the art and law fields and is the first journal of its kind. The journal is conceived for a specialized audience, both graduate students and scholars working in the areas of law, art, philosophy, art criticism, history of art, cultural criticism, social sciences.