After several appeals, the country’s highest court agreed that auction houses may ask buyers to pay a levy — a decision critics say will “disrupt competition” and damage the art market.
Spurred by the reintroduction of the ART Act (American Royalties Too) to Congress, last night Artists Space hosted a public forum on the issue of artist resale royalties (ARRs).
Early last March, London’s Conservative mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Hans Haacke’s “Gift Horse,” the tenth commission installed on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth.
American artists and legislators have been actively battling to introduce a national Artist Resale Royalty for almost half a century. Here is our illustrated introduction.
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.