Free legal resources and information for visual artists.

Artlaw is a first-stop-shop for visual artists and craftspeople for any arts-related legal information. Visual artists based in England can also request free legal information about a specific arts-related issue.

It contains an archive of over 300 legal articles written by Henry Lydiate for Art Monthly magazine since its launch in 1976 and dozens of frequently asked questions on all aspects of art and the law. It is available for free personal use.

View films on our ArtlawTV channel with professional artists talking about their practice and how the law intesect with it.


Art Monthly         The Henry Lydiate Partnership

This article is from the Artlaw Archive of Henry Lydiate's columns published in Art Monthly since 1976, and may contain out of date material.
The article is for information only, and not for the purpose of providing legal advice.
Readers should consult a solicitor for legal advice on specific matters. Artists can get free online legal information from Artquest.