Category - Public Policy

Slander and Libel
Public Policy

When Do My Angry Statements Become Defamation?

Whenever an artist or writer portrays a living person in an unflattering light, they are likely to receive a letter or angry phone call saying things like “I am going to sue you for defamation” or “you’ll be hearing from my lawyer,” along with plethora of swear words. It sounds pretty serious and scary, but the reality is that it is usually just bluster; defamation...

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Public Policy

Percent-for-Art Programs are Creating Opportunities for Artists Across the Country.

For the majority of U.S citizens, the latest and greatest art pieces are not easily accessible.  Many of the latest and greatest works are lying in storage areas at galleries or museums, rarely shown without an appointment or part of someone’s private collection.  When the art does become publicly available, it is usually in art fairs or at galleries, which tend to be...