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Droit de suite

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

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Art market

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

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Art market

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

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April 2005

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

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Art market

Droit de suite is pushing art sales away from Europe

New report concludes that the levy mainly benefits artists’ estates

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Art market

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?

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Art market

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”

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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