Irina Tarsis is an art historian and a practicing attorney in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, she graduated from University of Virginia (VA), Harvard University (MA) and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (NY). Founder and Director of the Center for Art Law, she conducts provenance research and consults on various art law matters such as title disputes, copyright infringement and fair use, artists’ rights, restitution, authenticity and provenance research.
Irina lectures on the subject of copyright, resale royalty rights, due diligence in provenance research, fair use issues affecting visual arts and many others.
An active member of the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Art Law Committee of New York City Bar, Irina is the current chair of the Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.