If the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be found, can I use it? It may be possible if you analyze the orphan work properly.
Whether or not you manage to sell your artwork is driven not by the product, but what you do with the product. Here are some of the most crucial factors.
Fashion designers face a unique set of challenges in protecting their intellectual property, but new court decisions are providing further guidance for fashion designers and legal practitioners.
Sara Taylor was one of five Creative Ad Open Call Winners whose "Stunning Digiscapes" entry was chosen not only for...
Lotta Lemetti is an emerging photographer from Finland. At this point in her career, she has refined a unique vision...
Famed designer and animal rights activist, John Bartlett discusses the importance of sustainability in the design...
The Me Too movement has had profound effects across all forms of media and has inspired countless male and female artists.
Buying visual art, such as an oil painting, and we may have joint ownership along with its creator. So what did we really buy?
Artists know how to create art, but not all know how make a living at it. Thanks to the digital age – online marketplaces, global access to an audience, social media and self-publishing, artists and designers are becoming creative entrepreneurs, charting their own course and careers.
Is the art fair model dead? The advent of online art sales and the high cost of participation has the art world wondering whether more fairs equals more problems.
Throughout history, artists have held a pop-up gallery exhibition as an intrepid way of drawing attention to their work. Here’s why you shouldn’t wait for a gallery to come knocking.
Most artists and designers don’t think of starting a creative business when freelancing. In order to protect you and your personal assets, it’s important to set up a structure Here are the options for incorporating.
Are you an artist wondering how to start an art nonprofit? From registering for 501c3 status to fundraising, here’s what it takes to launch your organization.
On February 20, The U.S. Copyright Office will alter the way it accepts applications for copyright registration of photographs. Here’s what you’ll need to know moving forward.
Comic book publisher ComicMix allegedly created a mashup of a popular Dr. Seuss book with elements of the iconic Star Trek TV series. Here, we discuss the resulting copyright infringement case, and whether a court may find the work permissible under the fair use doctrine.
Artist Borbay shares his approach for pricing artwork and reveals the secrets behind his popular contemporary art pricing chart.
Art forgery remains a rampant issue within the art market and recent cases serve as a reminder of the need for highly technological tools to combat the practice.
Because depression and creativity are linked, ups and downs of being an artist can hit some harder than others. In this article, learn some important self-care strategies you can use to get you through the gray.