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Art World Responds to Brexit

I’m quoted in this Artnet article. In a decision that’s left Europe in a frenzied aftermath, artists, curators, gallery and museum employees, art law experts, and others in the art world find themselves anticipating…
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How Much Control Do Artists Have Over a Work After It’s Sold?

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New York Times Settles Copyright Case Over Thumbnail Images

Readers might remember that earlier this year the NY Times sued a publisher who used thumbnail reproductions of the newspaper’s front pages in a book that attacks the Times war coverage. A few of us mentioned that this was…
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Knoedler Fiasco Hasn’t Really Scared Many

According to The Guardian, the Knoedler art fakes fiasco has had little impact on the art market. But the one story that might have been expected to affect art market confidence – the civil suit against the directors of…
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Are Native American Pottery Designs Copyrightable?

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Review: Taryn Simon, Paperwork and the Will of the Capital

By Caroline Keegan Taryn Simon’s exhibition “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” presented itself as a group of archival style photo and sculpture works that documented agreement meetings in international juridical…
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Museums’ Image Rights Policies: Cumbersome, Confusing

Hyperallergic on a project that details the cumbersome and confusing terms of use policies used by museums worldwide. Will we ever have a standard model? Not likely. Tweet