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Print Disclosure Laws

Artists: All the Prints You Produce Should Be Sold With a Certificate of Authenticity

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

This fear is never far from the minds of collectors in the art multiples field: Do copies of an original image have any intrinsic value? (Does the print itself have value, or are buyers only paying for the expense of operating a printer?) Does limiting the number of prints in an edition actually increase that value?

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?

Certificates of Authenticity Give Art Collectors Extra (and Legal) Assurance

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The word "integrity" frequently comes up when artists describe their certificates of authenticity, meaning a variety of things, such as the prints "were done by the artist whose name is on the piece," according to Washington, D.C. painter Jenne Glover.

Art Collectors: Know Your Legal Rights

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Grant

Like walking on water, collecting art and antiques requires a lot of faith. One has to trust one's tastes, the dealer and the market. Still, collectibles are not a religion, but commodities.