Should post-Brexit UK get rid of the Artist’s Resale Right?
The controversial levy, introduced by the EU in 2006, is intended to help struggling artists but it ends up pouring more money into the hands of the most successful few
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Souls Grown Deep Foundation will give living artists a 5% royalty when collection works are resold
The initiative aims to address historic discrimination against artists of colour, who often gain recognition—and market value—later in their careers
Italian galleries no longer have to pay artist royalties on primary market sales
New guidelines are published after six year negotiation, but galleries will have to provide written contracts with artists when acting on consignment
Christie's France wins the artist resale royalty battle
Supreme court victory in France allows the auction house to shift the responsibility for resale royalties from sellers to buyers of works of art
Comment: droit de suite in the EU is bad for all art markets—and the artists it is meant to help
The British Art Market Federation chairman on Artists' Resale Right representing a serious challenge to market competitiveness in 2005
Droit de suite is pushing art sales away from Europe
New report concludes that the levy mainly benefits artists’ estates
With Sotheby's and Christie's allowed to hold sales in Paris for the first time, can Paris regain its lost place in the art market?
A new French revolution?
Belgian statistics reinforce British fears that EC policies will drive out the art trade
“VAT and droit de suite have destroyed the nation’s art market”
The UK art market: A £2.2 billion industry
Report from the British Art Market Federation shows the UK art market employs 50,000 people