This week, droit de suite, art conservation, Daniel Burren and Allora & Calzadilla, ruin porn, hacking Ikea, top auction prices of 2011, the world’s first spaceport, Penguin books logo and architecture tattoos.
- “Droit de suite bill introduced in US Congress” (The Art Newspaper)
- “Lawmakers Propose Royalties Be Paid to Artists on Resale” (ArtsBeat/NYTimes)
- “The Case for Droit de Suite in New York” (The Art Newspaper)
- “The Droit de Suite Delimma (And Why It’s Just a Bad Idea)” (Forbes)
- “Four Things to Know About the Nutty Droit de Suite Bill Introduced in Congress Last Week” (Artinfo)
- “Art dealers claim droit de suite levy threatens London’s art trade” (Guardian)
- “Artist Profit-Sharing: Another Example of How California Is Like Europe” (Freakonomics)
- “New U.S. Artists’ Equity Bill is an Auction-House Inequity Bill” (CultureGrrl)
It’s estimated that 1 in 10 Europeans is now conceived in an Ikea bed.
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