The articles in this section deal with contracts useful for all type of commissions, either private and public.
The ownership of public commissions, artists collaborating with architects for major commissions and the legalities of Private Commissions are some of the topics covered in this section.
The thirteenth year of these columns starts with a re-examination of one of the first and most fundamental areas of art practice, private commissions, because it has posed perennial problems, for arti… Continue Reading Private Commissions and the Law, part 1
The formula for heaven’s very simple, Just follow the rules and you will see. And as life travels on, And things do go wrong, Just follow steps one, two and three. This month we look at ‘Professional… Continue Reading Private Commissions and the Law, part 2
The answer to last month's poser (your commissioned art work sited in a public place falls down and injures someone five years after installation; are you responsible?) is: yes. 'Don't bri… Continue Reading Commissions and the responsibilities they bring, part 2
You are an artist. A public body asks you to design an artwork for a public space or place. You are promised payment 'if it all works out'. You are flattered. How weak was the foundation I was… Continue Reading Commissions and the responsibilities they bring, part 1