Galleries and exhibitions
For a good overview of the gallery / artist relationship and what each party should expect, watch our ArtlawTV film, an interview with Rene Gimpel of Gimpel Fils.
- How do I get my gallery / dealer to return unsold works?
- What should I do if my dealer / gallery goes bust?
- Can the organiser of an art show subsequently decide to remove a work from the show on the grounds that it is offensive?
- If I sell artwork through a gallery located abroad, can the gallery deduct ‘withholding tax’ on my earnings?
- What issues should I consider if before hiring space for a group show with other artists?
- If I hire a stand at an Art Fair to sell my own artwork, what can I do if the event is cancelled?
- What can I do if my work is damaged as a result of submitting it to a third party, such as a dealer or art competition?
- How to recoup money you are owed through an Online Court Claim
- Do I have to pay tax on the grant or award I have received?
- Is there a definite ruling on what constitutes an edition?
- Is it discrimination under UK law to advertise an opportunity for artists under a certain age?
- What should I consider when deciding whether or not to sign a written agreement with a gallery?
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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article is from the Artlaw Archive of Henry Lydiate's columns published in Art Monthly since 1976, and may contain out of date material.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.