Brian L. Frye, Awkward Silence (2020)
On January 5, 2020, at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, the Section of Intellectual Property and the Section on Art Law co-hosted a panel on "Museums, Virtual Museum, and Intellectual Property." Brian L. Frye was a panelist, and presented a talk titled, "The Trouble With Conceptual Art." He argued, inter alia, that museums should consider whether the purchase and sale of conceptual art violates the securities laws. He also realized a work of conceptual art titled "Awkward Silence," which comprises a presenter including an unannounced period of silence of indefinite duration. The work is available in an unlimited edition. Send your mailing address to email@example.com in order to receive a certificate.