These Five Companies Put the Art in Startup

Technology and art are intersecting in more ways than ever, and today's art startups are revolutionizing the way art is consumed and collected. Entrepreneurs...
Currier museum

The Art Museum In The Digital Age

I talked with Steve Konick, Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Currier Museum of Art, in Manchester, New Hampshire, to understand why art museums are still relevant

Should I Open a Corporation for My Art Business?

About 375,000 visual artists claim to be self-employed yet many don't realize that their personal assets can be at risk. Find out how opening a corporation can help protect you.

Model Citizens and Protected Images: Work-for-Hire and Right of Publicity

Last week, we discussed model releases, and an example concerning a model whose image was...
Right of Publicity

Does Freedom of Speech Protect Taking Photos of People Through Windows?

Fine art Photographer Arne Svenson spent a year secretly taking photos of the Fosters, a family living across the street from his home. Does the Foster's Right to Privacy outweigh Svenson's Freedom of Expression?

Four Reasons Artists Should Hire Lawyers

Think artists can't afford to hire lawyers? Actually, artists can't afford to not have one by their side. Here's four reasons why.
Estate Planning

Death and Taxes: Save Millions Through Careful Estate Planning

Artists and collectors can minimize estate taxes on artworks by employing a planning strategy and understanding the complexities involved with assessing the work's fair market value.

Can You Spot a Fake? The Trouble with Authenticating Art

What are the challenges for collectors in authenticating artworks? What are the legal remedies when a purchased artwork is discovered to be a forgery?
3d Printing

Does Copyright and Trademark Law Protect 3D Printing?

3D printing is a relatively new art form is sweeping the internet and worrying designers and Hollywood executives alike. Along with the advent of...
Photo Sharing

Six Steps to Safer Image Sharing

Despite the unfortunate reality that image sharing on the Internet can lead to misappropriation of your work, there are some steps that can minimize the risks.
Unpublished works

Planning for the Copyright Registration Process

It has become a common refrain among lawyers who represent photographers and other artists that it is important to register your work with the...

Consider this tip before signing an International Art Contract

Most art galleries participate in art fairs throughout the year. Many of those fairs are international, such as Art Basel Switzerland or the Hong...



The Emergence of the Creative Entrepreneur

The term “starving artist” has long been part of our lexicon, signifying the significant struggle artists face bringing their creative work to market. For...

Seth Godin and Marketing for the Art World

A good marketing strategy can help grow a business if done well. Let Seth Godin show you how to be a modern marketer in his skillshare video series.

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  • Peripatetic curator Hans Ulrich Obrist tops ArtReview's 2016 Power 100 list October 19, 2016
    ArtReview magazine has published its 15th annual Power 100 list, ranking the art world's most important players. Hans Ulrich Obrist, the artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries in London, takes the number-one spot this year, reclaiming his position from 2009. The magazines editors write: The curator is famous for ignoring traditional constraints of both time […]
  • Nada New York moves to Armory week in March October 19, 2016
    The New Art Dealers Alliance (Nada), a non-profit organisation founded in 2002 to promote contemporary and emerging art, will move its springtime New York fair from the first week of Maywhen it has been held to coincide with Frieze New York since launching in 2012to March in 2017. The fair is schedule for 2-5 March, […]
  • Kerry James Marshall makes his picks from the Met’s collection October 19, 2016
    When the retrospective on the Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall comes to New Yorks Met Breuer on 25 October, it wont just be the exhibition that is travelling. The painter, who has spent his 36-year career making a prominent place for the black figure within art history, is also selecting objects from the museums encyclopaedic […]
  • Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya October 19, 2016
    Illicit antiquities are gushing out of Libya as political chaos engulfs the country. One of the hardest-hit areas is the countrys eastern coastal region, which is rich in archaeological treasures from sites such as the ancient Greek and Roman city of Cyrene. International and Libyan specialists say that random digging here is proceeding unchecked. On […]
  • Californian collective dives into the deep end with underwater art show October 19, 2016
    Watch out for the boat is not a line you usually hear at art exhibitions, but Snorkel Dreams was no ordinary show. Last weekend, Machine Project, the rogue and often roving collective led by artist Mark Allen, filled a public swimming pool in Santa Monica, California with 16 more-or-less waterproof works of art, including paintings, […]