Legal & Logistics

Estate Planning for Art Collectors

Estate Planning for Art Collectors

Tim Newton and Shelley Farmer explain the options available to art collectors when they are planning for the future of their art. Tim notes that art can be considered the “atm …

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Stephen Zimmerman

More Wall Space: The Collector’s Journey To Connoisseurship – Stephen Zimmerman

“Anyone with a genuine interest at any economic level can acquire a collection.”

Preparing for Emergencies

Preparing for Emergencies

Specializing in trusts and estate management, Rosanna Roizin, Esq. underscores the importance of estate planning in the case of an emergency or disability. In this clip, she speaks about Advanced …

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Kristin Gary

Planning the Future of Your Art – Kristin Gary

Waiting until the future to think about the future is a mistake.

Essential Legal Topics for Artists

Essential Legal Topics for Artists

The art industry consistently relies on handshakes and verbal agreements, but as Judith Prowda explains, “verbal contracts only work, until they don’t.” She acknowledges that clarifying terms relating to exclusivity, payments, …

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Key Agreement Terms for Visual Artists

Key Agreement Terms for Visual Artists

Judith Prowda lists terms of agreement necessary for any artist-dealer relationship. She acknowledges that clarifying these terms relating to exclusivity, payments, commissions, copyright and shipping is meant to protect the artist and their …

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Artwork: Title vs. Possession

Artwork: Title vs. Possession

Richard Lehun, a specialist in fiduciary responsibility at Stropheus Art Law, explains the importance of the Universal Commercial Code (UCC) in cases where title and possession are not clearly defined. Lehun …

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What is Art Law?

What is Art Law?

Art law is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses any aspect of art from its inception to the need to create provisions for the artistic legacy. Explore this and much more …

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The Importance of Copyright

The Importance of Copyright

In this brief clip, David Faux of the Law Office of David H. Faux P.C. advises artists to understand their legal rights regarding copyright and contracts. He notes that artists …

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Art Education

Genre Boundaries, Gallery Opportunities – Philip Koch

In this episode, Philip talks about the significance of genre/style for an artistic career, and the business end (selling things) via galleries and dealers.

Jim Grace, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council.

Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors – Jim Grace

It’s OK to suffer for our art, but we don’t want it to make others suffer.

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Estate Planning For the Visual Artist

    Recently, Volkova Law Group PLLC presented on the topic of Estate Planning For The Visual Artist and we have the podcast for you here! Click on the player above to listen …

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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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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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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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