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

by Bill Davenport April 20, 2013

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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