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Artist Resale Royalties

Artist Resale Royalties Haven't Hindered Art Trade or Helped Artists in the U.K.

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

"In general, I think resale royalties is a pretty good idea," said painter Chuck Close, who with other artists and artists' estates filed in 2011 a cl...

Rewritten Artist Resale Royalty Law to Be Introduced This Fall

Daniel Grant | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Legislation that would guarantee to fine artists a percentage of the profits whenever their work is sold on the secondary market looks to be heading back for a rewrite, perhaps as soon as this fall.

A Brief History of Art Law in America (and Its Future?)

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Little fanfare met the introduction of a new bill into Congress, the Equity for Visual Artists Act, in December of 2011. Well, it was close to Christmas, so how excited about artists are people supposed to get?

UK's Artist Resale Royalty Law Didn't Damage the Art Market (Despite All the Claims)

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Buyers would stop buying contemporary artists, because they will refuse to pay the royalty at some point in the future; British sellers of this art would look to sell in Switzerland or the United States, where there is no royalty to be paid.