Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists

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Allworth Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Art - 127 pages
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This much-needed guide provides the skills and tools to manage projects from start to finish. Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists consists of twenty-two crucial business and legal forms and includes a CD-ROM* with the forms in word processing formats for both the PC and Mac platforms: Contract for the Sale of an Artwork, Contract for the Sale of an Artwork with Moral Rights and Resale Royalty Rights, Invoice for the Sale of an Artwork, Contract to Commission an Artwork, Contract to Create a Limited Edition, Contract for Receipt and Holding of Artwork, Artist-Gallery Contract with Record of Consignment and Statement of Account, Contract to Create a Video for Transmission, DVD Sales, or DVD Rentals, Contract for the Rental of an Artwork, Contract for an Exhibition Loan, Artist's Lecture Contract, Licensing Contract to Merchandise Images, Release Form for Models, Property Release, Copyright Registration of an Artwork, Permission Form, License of Electronic Rights, Contract with an Independent Contractor, Commercial Lease, Sublease, Lease Assignment. Book jacket.

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Tad Crawford, Publisher of Allworth Press in New York City, studied economics at Tufts University, graduated from Columbia Law School, clerked on New York State's highest court, and represented many artists and arts organizations when he actively practiced as an attorney. Author of the novel A Floating Life and author or co-author of many other books on business and the creative professions, he is a columnist for Communication Arts magazine and has also written articles for magazines such as American Artist, Art in America, Art Workers News, Family Circle, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, The AIGA Journal, The Nation, and Self. He served as Chair of the Board of the Foundation for the Community of Artists, General Counsel for the Graphic Artists Guild, and Legislative Counsel for the Coalition of Visual Artists' Organizations. For the Coalition, he lobbied for state and federal artists' rights legislation. He has addressed most of the national arts organizations and served as a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The recipient of the Graphic Artists Guild's first Walter Hortens Memorial Award for service to artists, he has also been a grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts for his writing on behalf of artists.

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