Month: April 2006



Business of Art: Copyright, Fair Use, and the New Borrowers

Nancy Drew. Jackpot (2005). Acrylic, glitter, and flocking on canvas.Courtesy Roebling Hall Concurrent with the explosion of sophisticated methods of appropriation in visual art, music, and most other artistic genres is a mounting confusion regarding America’s fair use laws for artistic pursuits. Responding to the situation, New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice has recently…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Will Insley

Comparing the present age to a half-century ago, it’s apparent how much more accessible the art world has become for young people. Graduate school programs groom young artists for immediate success in galleries eager to transition into what’s newest and hottest. In such a climate, the question of maintaining momentum as an artist becomes paramount.…