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Tax Deductions You Might Be Able To Claim As A Professional Artist

Do you secretly (or loudly) dread this time of the year? Filing taxes is never fun, but it has to be done by all professionals, even if your income should …

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Smile, You’re On…

Missed Connections Last week I attended two vastly different art world events, and they really got me thinking. The first was Art Advising 2.0 – Vertigo & Accountability, hosted by …

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CHF 2014 Annual Report Available

View the 2014 Annual Report for highlights of recipients and their work, information about Collector Salons, and a panel about the legal side of art collecting. We’ll go over applications, visits, social, and …

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Don’t Ruin Your Art Career Over Legal Issues

On 1/21/15, the Salmagundi Club presented the art law panel discussion “Legal Issues for Artists and Patrons: Arts Lawyers Address Questions of Vital Interest to Arts Professionals”. The panel discussion …

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Death of the Artist…

In his article for the Jan-Feb, 2015 issue of The Atlantic, “The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur,” William Deresiewics examines the concept of “artist” through …

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Artists Can’t Survive As Saints and Martyrs

If you don’t receive You’ve Cott Mail newsletter, please sign up for it! No matter what area of The Arts interests you, or whether you’re an artist or not, his …

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Tax Court Ruling Is Seen as a Victory for Artists

If you say you are an artist, but you make little money from selling your art, can your work be considered a profession in the eyes of the Internal Revenue …

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Museums See Different Virtues in Virtual Worlds

LIKE vodka and fun-house mirrors and trips to Japan, the Internet can make you feel bigger than you are. It persuades vitamin D-starved shut-ins to try their hand as webcam …

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Bunny Mellon’s Keen Eye Is a Boon to Sotheby’s

Few people have ever visited Oak Spring Farms, the grand home here of Rachel Lambert Mellon, better known as Bunny. If they had, they would have seen a Pissarro, unframed …

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Feast Miami – Dinners that Micro-fund Arts Ventures

Raising capital for your budding business just became delicious. FEAST Miami, a grassroots organization is cooking up an arts revolution, holding vegan dinners that micro-fund arts ventures—And chef Loren Pulitzer …

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The Enduring Legacy of Clark Hulings

We were recently featured on The Huffington Post’s website in a piece written by artist Brandon Kralik. What a honor! Clark Hulings was an American master painter who was said …

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If You Visited My Studio Tomorrow

I live and work in a small rural town in central Massachusetts. In addition to my studio work I’m an on-call firefighter for my town. Although these two jobs may …

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