Tag: legal



Recap | Pop-Up Spaces: Innovative Ways to Showcase Your Art

When it comes to pop-up spaces, now is the time to seize the day! Have you ever wondered whether a pop-up space is a viable option, and how to bring one to life? In June of 2017, Glenn D. Wright, Esq., The Wright Law Firm, P.C. and Robin Abrams, Vice Chairman-Retail and Principal, Eastern Consolidated,…

Recap | Legal Primer for Visual Artists: Copyright, Fair Use, and Gallery Agreements

Visual artists, do you know your rights? Learn best practices on common legal issues from several arts law experts.   What is copyright, and what is the scope of your copyright rights as an artist? What is “fair use,” and how does it affect your ability to use other people’s content in your work? How…

Legal Panel: Your Art Will Outlive You – How to Protect it Now!

Artist professional development event on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Are you worried about what will happen to your creative work after you’ve gone? How can you preserve and extend your artistic legacy, and keep your art in the right hands? Do you avoid and procrastinate dealing with the subject at all costs?…

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Job Listings

Keep these red flags in mind when searching for jobs online and in initial steps of the recruitment process. Changing careers can be stressful enough without having to sift through faulty job listings. At NYFA, we do our best to exclude falsely advertised jobs from our Classifieds board, but these listings do appear from time…

The Business of Art: Fair Use and Copyright Law

Shepard Fairey. Obama Hope Mural. From the “Manifest Hope” show at Andeneken Gallery. Democratic National Convention, August 25-28, 200 Copyright law made headlines recently when The Associated Press demanded credit and monetary compensation for a photograph referenced by artist Shepard Fairey for his illustrious Obama HOPE poster. Fairey’s attorneys subsequently filed for a declaratory judgment on the…