The reduction of H1B visa recipients may mean more companies will likely hire foreign independent contractors. We discuss tax and other financial considerations creative businesses need to make.
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 as part of someone's private...
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.
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?
Assuming you did everything right when registering your works, you'll receive a paper copyright certificate. What good are the certificates? We'll show you why you need them and what to do with them.
A Maryland school district recently implemented a very controversial policy claiming that the creative work of its student is School property, not owned by the student creator. Is such a policy legal? Generally, copyrights are held by the creator or creators. With...
The Internet is once again fixated on the infamous Monkey selfie, after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a copyright infringement suit against David Slater, the wildlife photographer who claims to hold the copyright. For those that may not...
As recently reported by Blount Art Info, it appears that celebrated neo-expressionist artist Cecily Brown may have a copycat. Or at least, that’s what she’s alleged via Instagram, where the artist denounced that a lesser-known painter had hawked her work and used a...
Maria Altmann won her eight-year battle to restore the Gustav Klimt painting plundered by the Nazis when they invaded Austria. Be she did more than just that. She also made it easier for regular people to sue foreign governments.
A series of articles have been making their way around the Internet suggesting that taking photos of the Eiffel Tower at night could be a copyright infringement. Is this limitation real or hyperbole spewing from the overactive imaginations of the blogosphere? The...
Annette Green served as Executive Director and President of the Fragrance Foundation for 40 years. Her memoir, “Spritzing to Success with the Woman Who Brought an Industry to Its Senses,” focuses on the concepts she instituted to help drive the small six-figure industry to its current multi-billion-dollar stature.
The Creative Career Center’s content curator, Brian Young, talks to Dorner about combining his passions for both music and art, his love of collaboration, and his philosophy that creativity is a way of thinking, and not a talent.
Sara Taylor was one of five Creative Ad Open Call Winners, whose “Stunning Digiscapes” entry was chosen not only for its bright colors, nostalgic 80’s and 90’s feel, and unique take on simplified landscapes but also for the story behind the art
Artrepreneur is the first platform for the arts to earn Certified B Corporation status.
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