The Met’s website is currently showing An Important Message from the Director in response to the claim that the museum’s ticketing policies were allegedly deceptive.
This ArtInfo article discusses Art at the Center of Real Estate Mogul’s $4.15-Million Chelsea Hotel Feud. You can also view a copy of the complaint discussed in the article here.
ArtInfo tells us more about 20×200’s current financial woes. Will the many uncompensated artists and paying customers without their art lead to legal troubles for the once popular art sales website?
ArtInfo discusses a group of artists’ appeal and the state of resale royalty rights in general in this article.
Not directly related to the law, but worth checking out as big changes in the art market can mean big changes in art law: Jeffrey Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show
InterARTive is a periodical online platform for Contemporary art and thought, publishing thematic texts and online exhibitions. Check out the current Art + Copyright Special Issue #50 for interviews, videos, editorials, and digital exhibitions exploring the intersection of artistic expression and intellectual property.
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The Art Newspaper explains how the human rights appeal of an imprisoned Qatari poet has raised serious questions about freedom of expression, affecting several UK museums’ related exhibition programming.
The Economist fills us in on how the Turkish authorities have recently launched a wave of cultural expansionism, building new museums, repairing Ottoman remains, licensing fresh archaeological excavations and spending more on the arts.