Droit de suite

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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

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 dealers 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

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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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Droit de suite is pushing art sales away from Europe

New report concludes that the levy mainly benefits artists’ estates

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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