Artrepreneur outlines some of the key facets of planning for and mounting a DIY art exhibition with mixed-use and non-traditional spaces and lay out the groundwork for a successful showing.
Hiring the right creative people for your art business is no easy feat, but following our formulaic approach to hiring can make the process simpler.
New York law affords special protections for buyers of artist multiples, which implies hefty requirements and potential liability for art dealers. Artrepreneur reviews why gallery owners should be careful when selling multiple editions of works.
As virtual reality takes hold of the film industry, artists, galleries, and cultural institutions are incorporating VR art as a component of their program or practice. We take a look at this growing trend in the art world.
As an art student, you are quickly learning that effectively communicating your artistic vision is key to your success. Here, we review the four communication skills every artist should master, from interpersonal and writing skills to becoming a better...
Licensing art is a common practice among artists seeking additional revenue streams. Here, we discuss the details of a typical artist licensing agreement and offer suggestions for companies you may want to approach with your work.
Producing work is arduous, expensive and often challenging for Antoine Rose, a fine art aerial photographer that's shot aerial images of some of the world's most bustling landscapes. Here, he goes into detail about how he finances each project,...
Apart from talent, artists require a certain level of “buzz” in order to progress to new levels of recognition in their art careers. Creating an artist branding strategy can elevate your work to a wider audience, and generate new...
In recent years, contemporary Asian artists are finding greater recognition in the eyes of the Western art market. We review the emerging Asian artists to watch, including Phi Phi Oanh, Donna Ong, and more.
From location and ventilation to the community working within, artists searching for studio spaces should consider a variety of factors before signing on the dotted line. Independent artists and studio managers share their best strategies for finding the perfect...
Submitting an art fair application doesn't have to be an arduous process. We break down which fairs are currently accepting submissions, and how you should apply.
The TEFAF report illustrates the challenges facing today's art market. These are the top five findings affecting artists and gallery owners.
Painter Bill Chisholm has grown a successful art business by crafting a formulaic approach to gallery representation.
Find out why Sotheby's Institute grads are uniquely positioned to excel in the art business.
The sixth annual Frieze New York art fair welcomed over 200 galleries to Randall's Island Park.
This week's art news for the art entrepreneur: The Met Gala doesn't disappoint, and New York voters have to choose their favorite design.
Artexpo New York, the largest art fair in the country, is an indispensable fair platform for international galleries.
Whether you want to collect art or already run an art business, these collecting tips can help you fine-tune your mission.
This week in art news: A new platform launches exclusively for creatives, and some question whether political art has any business in the art business.
Houben R.T.'s 'money images' are turning the artist into a Wall Street sensation. Artepreneur sits down with the artist and art entrepreneur.
As we're winding down from celebrating Art Basel Miami Beach, we're thinking about all the different ways galleries and artists can benefit from participating in these international art fairs.
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 have been intersecting art and technology since the start of the .com boom. Portfolio sites,...
Steve Schlackman Take these two commonly heard phrases: “I need to copyright my slogan,” or “I want to patent my new idea.” Do you know why they are wrong? We break down the differences between IP laws. […]
Steve Schlackman We previously discussed how owning an original fine art painting, doesn’t provide the same level of ownership as other physical items. In particular, we examined the actions of our hypothetical Executive and how his various uses of an oil painting may have violated the right of the artist. The Executive, with his lack of understanding […]
Steve Schlackman Registering your work with the U.S. Copyright Office is the most effective way to ensure you'll be fairly compensated should your work be used without your permission. […]
Chris Reed Motivated by an upward trend in law enforcement overreach, more and more citizens are wondering whether the First Amendment protects their right to record videos of police activity. […]
Steve Schlackman If you want to register a trademark for products you haven't made yet but are planning to in the near future, you can submit an “intent to use” application. Art Law Journal breaks down the process. […]
Steve Schlackman One question artists, photographers, designers, and musicians always seem to ask is whether they should trademark their name. In many cases, an artist’s personal name is also their company name. That name is a corporate asset with real tangible value, and protecting it is an important business consideration. However, it’s important to understand that applying […]
Steve Schlackman Whenever an artist or writer portrays a living person in an unflattering light, they are likely to receive a letter or angry phone call saying things like “I am going to sue you for defamation” or “you’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” along with plethora of swear words. It sounds pretty serious and scary, but […]
Chris Reed Since most common insurance policies specifically exclude artwork, fine art collectors must consider purchasing a fine art insurance policy to protect their treasured works. Art Law Journal breaks down how these unique policies work. […]
Chris Reed 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. […]