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.
Artists seeking to get their work in front of gallerists and collectors might consider applying to an open call this summer. From London to Miami, find out what curators are looking for in these four artist open calls and...
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.
NYU's Kimmel Galleries is undergoing a transformation. With an active exhibition schedule and plans to ramp up fundraising, director Pamela Jean Tinnen details her plans to bring the organization into its next phase.
Metropolitan growth across the United States is often fueled by access to arts and culture. Artists play a pivotal role in this phenomenon, known as creative placemaking. Here, we discuss creative placemaking as a way to engage residents locally...
The advent of technology is re-shaping the practice of art. These educational institutions, artists, and startups are exploring art and technology's convergence in today's increasingly digital world.
Some of the world's most successful artists weren't always so revered. Meet five artists who failed to develop their art careers during their lifetime.
As Facebook's online content moderation policies come under fire, we review creative platform Orangenius' policy on nudity in art.
In this ongoing series, we explore the creative roles available in the most unlikely of corporations. Our first installment talks to Patricia Hanna, the Art Director of Related Group.
By re-purposing out-of-use properties across New York, chashama can offer artists affordable studio spaces in the city.
While working at companies like Nike and The Gap, Lydia Hummel noticed a need for a shift toward design led business that allows creative designers to predict consumer trends.
The TEFAF report illustrates the challenges facing today's art market. These are the top five findings affecting artists and gallery owners.
This week in art news, Damien Hirst stirs controversy at the Venice Biennale, and an artist admits to stealing someone else's work.
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.
This week in art news: Sotheby's takes a hit, a muralist is caught red-handed, and Christie's makes a shift in their art business strategy.
Nastya Varlamova and Luliian Melian tell Artrepreneur that emerging Russian artists still struggle to gain international acclaim.
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.
The launch of creative platform Orangenius drew creatives eager to launch their art business or find rewarding art careers.
Houben R.T.'s 'money images' are turning the artist into a Wall Street sensation. Artepreneur sits down with the artist and art entrepreneur.
This week in art news: copyright infringement claims abound, gallery scandals were settled, and industry giants made some big announcements. Here's what your art business may have missed.
For most Californians, walking yields to driving as the main mode of transportation. Driving is such a driving force for the state’s residents that “Saturday Night Live” created a recurring sketch about soap opera characters discussing driving directions and...
According to a new report by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) the old adage of the struggling artist may officially be a myth. SNAAP’s special report, “Career Skills and Entrepreneurship Training for Artists,” surveyed over 30,000 arts alumni...
Natalia Nakazawa is a visual artist who works in mixed media to create paintings, tapestries, and collages. Her latest installation was displayed in a window of the iconic art deco Clocktower Building in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood.
Need more time in your day to work on creative endeavors? Here are few ideas that may help.
Check out seasonal exhibits from some of the country’s top art museums.
Dying to tackle Art Basel Miami Beach, but not sure where to start? You won't want to miss these stunning displays of the best of contemporary art.
Miami Art Week is the perfect time for artists to network and gather contacts to keep building an art business. Check out five events primed to bring new opportunities.
The Garment District Alliance has worked hard to evolve the area from a faded industrial center to a revitalized business district committed to bringing art to the streets.
A cross-country road trip provides plenty of opportunities to create art.
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,...
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
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. […]