Date:September 18, 2018 at 06:00 PM
DACS - a-n The Artists Information Company
The latest DACS’ Annual Review shows a 42% increase in the number of artists benefiting from royalty payments in 2016, while the organisation says it has now distributed more than £100 million to artists and their estates since 1984.
What will Brexit mean for artists’ copyright and what should artists be thinking about and doing as the process of disentanglement from the EU begins? Abby Yolda, head of communications at the Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS), outlines the organisation’s view.
DACS Foundation’s Art360 project has awarded funding to 26 artists and estates in the 2016 round of funding for its three-year project, which aims to support the preservation of artists’ archives.
The Artists Fund pilot programme – a partnership between a-n, Artquest and DACS – has chosen the recipients of five £1,000 grants and three commissions worth £2,000 each.
The Design and Artists Copyright Society is marking ten years of the Artist’s Resale Right in the UK with the publication of a white paper containing key facts and figures about the scheme, which has so far distributed £47 million in royalties.
Over £4 million in royalties to be redistributed to artists and their estates for the re-use of published artwork.
DACS is calling on artists and estates to take part in a survey on the Artist’s Resale Right, following a call for evidence on its workings by the UK government.
An initiative by leading artists’ organisations aims to improve artists’ access to funding for their practice.
This letter regarding the Artist’s Resale Right appeared in The Times, December 2011.
Ania Bas reports on the first in a series of discussions under the theme of The New Economy for Art being organised by Artquest, Contemporary Art Society and DACS that addressed how artists can generate income during these challenging economic and social times.
Artists and supporters of art are being rallied to support final implementation of an important Right for artists, their families and beneficiaries.
This year, DACS has £4m of royalties on offer to pay to artists and AIR members whose work has been reproduced in UK books or magazines or on certain television channels.
Response from the AIR Council regarding the Artist’s Resale Right. Downloadable PDF version. Requires PDF reader.
In February, DACS initiated a lively debate around Artists’ futures: ‘Money, markets and the digital domain’.
AIR Council member Ellen Bell reports from this lively DACS-initiated debate.
Sarah Burgess, David Cotterrell, Peter Hill and David Watson were amongst 186 AIR members who successfully claimed Payback in 2009, the first year that AIR has been a recognised collection agency for this scheme run by DACS – Design and Artists Copyright Society.
DACS (the Design and Artists Copyright Society) has warned visual creators who use social networking sites to promote their work to stop and read the small print.
From 2009, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is changing its funding strategy to support innovative ideas and unusual partnerships across its cultural, educational and social interests. Open to application, the new Innovation Programme aims to support fewer organisations with larger amounts of […]
British artists and their families were dealt a crushing blow in December as Government again decided to delay implementation of the Artist’s Resale Right for artists’ heirs and beneficiaries.
Committed to providing interaction amongst and representation for UK visual and applied artists, this is a summary of some of the key areas for development that AIR Artists’ Advisory Group has set out for the forthcoming period.
In July, the UK Intellectual Property Office launched a consultation to assess the likely impact of Artists Resale Right and the derogation for deceased artists on the UK art market.
Research in bite-sized pieces.
Artists are getting record resale royalties as DACS made the fourth set of royalty payments in October.
Just five months after the arrival of the Artists Resale Right, British artists are to receive their first royalty payouts from DACS. Distributions were made during July, with artists seeing the first tangible results of ten years of campaigning for […]