Knowing more about copyright and fair use will help you determine what is yours to use and what is off limits.
Author - Nicole Martinez
Nicole is a writer and law school graduate with a dedicated focus and passion for the arts, and a particular interest in Latin American art and history. Nicole has extensive experience working with art galleries and museums in Buenos Aires and Miami, and explores cultural landscapes across the Americas through her writing.
Fair use is a common art law issue that arises for artists. Here, we review the College Art Association's Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts.
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Artists and lawyers don’t have a ton of opportunities to work together, but when it comes to taking your art business to the next level, you’re going to want a lawyer in tow. Once you’re working as a successful artist, and your name is becoming more and more prolific, there are going to be plenty of roadblocks – and the potential for pitfalls – along the way. From not...
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Arturo Di Modica claims "Fearless Girl," a new public art installation on Wall Street, is a derivative work of his "Charging Bull."
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Trump's H1B visa shakedown means you may need to hire a foreign creative as an independent contractor. Here's how to avoid any legal issues.
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