When 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.
also by Bill Davenport
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- Archive: Painting on My Planet/The Top Ten Painters in Houston - January 1st, 2016
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- DMA Crane Flip Video - April 26th, 2015
- Helmreich New Dean of Fine Arts at TCU - April 25th, 2015