Legal

Art Law Resources: Resources for artists pertaining to a wide range of legal issues and art law. Art Law Organizations: Organizations in the USA that provide artists with legal advice and services. Listed state-by-state. Art Law Organizations Abroad: Organizations abroad that provide artists with legal advice and services. Artist Contracts & Forms: Publications and Read more…

buy

Art Law Resources

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER  Art Law: A Concise Guide for Artists, Curators, and Art Educators Author: Michael E. Jones  A survey of topical legal and ethical issues that confront museums that acquire and display art, auction houses that sell art, libraries that exhibit art, foundations that support artists, Read more…

Art Law Organizations

ORGANIZATIONS BY STATE California Lawyers for the Arts Offices in San Jose, Sacramento, San Francisco, and L.A. www.calawyersforthearts.orgColorado Colorado Attorneys for the Arts http://cbca.org/colorado-attorneys-for-the-arts District of Columbia Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts http://waladc.org Georgia Georgia Lawyers for the Arts http://glarts.org Illinois Lawyers for the Creative Arts www.law-arts.org Maryland Maryland Volunteer Read more…

Art Law Organizations Abroad

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER  Arts Law Centre of Australia www.artslaw.com.au Provides free or low cost specialized legal advice to Australian artists and arts organizations. Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC)  www.carfac.ca   Offers members a list of legal resources for resolving legal problems. Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective Read more…

buy book

Contracts & Forms

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Anatomy of a Contract Author: Sue Greenberg, Written to give readers the confidence needed to negotiate.  It encourages you to put your agreements in writing, and helps you determine when to seek legal counsel. Explains the benefits of using mediation to resolve art-related disputes. Read more…

Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Artists Rights Society www.arsny.com A membership organization and the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States.  Represents the intellectual property rights interests of more than 60,000 visual artists and the estates of visual artists from around the world  Read more…

Estate Planning

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Art Connection www.theartconnection.org/donate-art/art-donor-faqs-artists An art donation and placement program for artists and collectors who want to donate artwork to public and nonprofit organizations. Serves as an art clearinghouse, simplifying the donation process and offering a wide range of original works for selection by Read more…

Licensing Art & Design

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER International Licensing Industry Merchandiser’s Association www.licensing.org/limanet/directory/all-companies Provides a Licensing Online Directory with links to licensing agents worldwide. PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER License to Draw: How I built a fun career in art licensing and you can too! Author: Ronnie Walter Covers the ins Read more…