Being able to protect and enforce your copyright is essential for any artist, as this protects both your economic rights and your reputation as an artist.
Protection can be both legal and practical. Legal protection is covered by the use of copyright symbols, wording and licensing agreements for reproduction rights, while practical protection includes the encryption of your images to prevent unauthorised copying from your website. This section also considers the enforcement of your rights overseas, what happens if you use the value of your artwork as collateral to raise money, and useful organisations to contact if you do find that your copyright has been infringed.
Borrowing and lending art is generally a good thing. The practice can increase and broaden access by spectators who might not otherwise be able to experience directly the creative act. It can also gen… Continue Reading Renting Art: Borrowers and Lenders Beware
A century ago Marcel Duchamp toyed with the idea of creating a box to hold notes and sketches for his works which eventually resulted in The Green Box, 1934, containing notes for the Large Glass, 1915… Continue Reading Editions or Series: Picking Up The Pieces