AAMD Argues Against Artist’s Resale Royalties in Letter to US Copyright Office

auctionWhen the US Copyright Office asked for comments on proposed  rules to grant visual artists a resale royalty right in their works, The American Association of Museum Directors surprisingly came down against it. In a letter to the office, one of a slew of comments from different interested parties, the AAMD maintains that granting resale royalties actually hurts living artists, and a distribution of resale royalties to museums (one proposed way to  allocate royalty money) might hurt other forms of federal funding. Read all about it on Lee Rosenbaum’s CultureGrrl blog.

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