Artists can stop anyone from mutilating or destroying their work, such as demolishing a building that has street art on its walls, through the Visual Arts Right Act ( VARA )
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Find out how the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) protects public works, like street art, from being altered or destroyed by private land owners.
Many people think if they pay for a creative work, they own the copyright but as you'll see in this article, that isn't always the case.
Buying visual art, such as an oil painting, and we may have joint ownership along with its creator. So what did we really buy?
The 5 Pointz $6.7 million verdict will set an important precedent for graffiti artists in future cases involving the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA).
Street art remains controversial and the rights artists have over their works continues to be a messy subject but is it illegal?
New York’s Art and Cultural Affairs Law offers some pretty extensive protections to purchasers of artist multiples, defined as any fine print, photograph, sculpture cast, collage, or similar art object produced in more than one copy. It’s important for dealers and buyers alike to understand just what those are in order to have greater negotiating power in transactions. Take the...