What things should artists be negotiating as part of licensing or gallery contracts? We take a look at some of the most important along with a review of several standard provisions.
If you’re an artist or creative and don’t document your work and career, learn why it’s important and tips on how to get started. If you do, congratulations! Here are some best practices and reminders.
DMCA safe harbor shields internet service providers from any copyright infringement liability. Here’s what artists can do to protect their work.
Are you ready to expand your creative business? Here’s what you need to know about hiring and terminating employees, employee retirement plans and vacation and sick leave.
Want to keep your graphic design portfolio fresh? Avoid work for hire agreements, which could prevent you from retaining the right to display your work.
For the majority of U.S citizens, the latest and greatest art pieces are not easily accessible. Many of the latest and greatest works are lying in storage areas at galleries or museums, rarely shown without an appointment or part of someone's private collection....
What happens to artwork when artists or art collectors divorce? We discuss the various obstacles to overcome, including equitable distribution, copyright and Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) considerations and getting an art appraiser.
Filmmakers can use characters from their favorite novels in their films, but under copyright law, they must obtain express permission from the author.
As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, many designers are turning to Creative Commons to share their work. But is that really the best way to do so?
Today’s creative entrepreneurs are revolutionizing the way art is viewed and consumed around the world. We look at what makes 5 of them noteworthy and how they’re putting the art in startup.
It’s common to see art fair visitors snapping photos of artworks for Instagram, but does the practice constitute copyright infringement, or is it fair use?
Copyright infringement lawsuits can be time-consuming, which not surprisingly, means they can also become very expensive. Find out how you can win attorney’s fee’s to make initiating a copyright lawsuit easier.
The capital of the global art market, artwork sales in New York often impose hefty taxes on the purchaser – unless one of the several clever loopholes are employed. Amid allegations that several prominent galleries and collectors were employing tax evasion schemes...
In his new exhibition, Richard Prince has taken other people’s Instagram photos and is telling them for around $100,000 each. Prince claims the works are legal under the fair use doctrine. Is he right? And if not, does it even matter?
How would U.S. copyright laws govern online distribution of photos of public art? Does the artist own the copyright in the work?