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Art Law Journal

Category - Corporate Law

Stories about business law and contracts

Art Dealers
Corporate Law

How Art Dealers Can Avoid Tax Fraud Allegations

The capital of the global art market, artwork sales in New York often impose hefty taxes on the purchaser – unless one of the several clever loopholes are employed. Amid allegations that several prominent galleries and collectors were employing tax evasion schemes that weren’t entirely up to snuff, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he would initiate investigations concerning...

LinkedIn
Corporate Law

Three Steps for Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Art Business

Just like any other startup, opening a successful art business benefits greatly from knowing the right people. For those creative people starting solo or small businesses, access to industry leaders, art attorneys, gallery owners, media publishers and others can help ensure their success. Unfortunately, startups as new entities in the industry, have not been around long enough to interact with...

Henson Sued for Empire State Building Photos
Corporate Law

Photographer sued for topless photos at Empire State Building

Last year, New York City police officers were told that if they see any topless woman in public, they were not to arrest them. If crowds form, just disperse them in an orderly fashion.  To test how police would react to that directive, photographer Allen Henson began taking photos of topless women around the city.  This past August, Henson and a model climbed to the crowded observation deck of...

Latte Art
Corporate Law

Get Our Artist Licensing Agreement. It’s Free.

It may be surprising to receive a free licensing agreement from an attorney but we think it is so important that we had to do it.  Let’s start with a hypothetical scenario. A Story About Latte Art Janet recently opened a local coffee shop, called “The Grind,”. She then hires you as a photographer to shoot the new store and the unique Latte Art that has been drawing customers throughout the...