Richard Lehun

Richard Lehun is responsible for transactions involving fiduciary duties and conflicts of interest, particularly those relating to artist-gallery relations, artist commissions, art advising, consignor-auction house relations, gallery, museum, auction house, and non-profit ethics. He also works in the area of arts related intellectual property issues including copyright and trademark.

Richard Lehun completed his JD, and then moved directly to the SJD program of McGill Univerity. He gathered practical legal experience with Léger Robic Richard, Montréal's respected intellectual property practitioners. While a teaching fellow at McGill’s faculty of law, Richard Lehun was cross appointed as a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School.

Richard Lehun studied under Jürgen Habermas at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main on a DAAD Scholarship and completed his Magister Artium on Adorno's Negative Dialectics and Aesthetic Theory. During his studies in Frankfurt he was admitted to the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie (dffb) for studies in film and television directing. His self-financed graduating film entitled Fetisch was awarded the German National Film Prize (Bundesfilmpreis).

Tel  +1 (917) 688 2304

Fax +1 (917) 534 6306

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Commercial Leases in the Art Context: Survival Guide

  Selling Contemporary Art: How to Navigate the Evolving Market Hi, I’m Richard Lehun. I’m here with Ed Winkleman at Bruce...

In the latest development in the Perelman Gagosian Lawsuit, Judge Kapnick has dismissed all causes of action, except for fraud related to...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Art Gallery Ethics (But Were Afraid to Ask) Monday, October 21, 2013 from 5:30 PM...


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