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London 2012 Olympics: Copyright / Trademark crackdown vs. M. Contraband,...

Our punk legal advisor offers her thoughts on the London 2012 copyright / trademark crackdown as part of artdesigncafe.com’s "opening ceremony". It’s the London 2012 Olympics opening day. M....
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Artists: How to Earn and Manage Money, Part II (2009)

The following is an excerpt from Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist’s Guide: How to make a living doing what you love. What can you do (or what skill can you develop) that will provide the most money...
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Artist marketing plan (1994)

YOU: Being clear about what you want to achieve. On seizing opportunities “Sometimes your excitement covers any fear, like finding this rare opportunity of a 3500 foot studio— in an old mill...
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Sarah Thornton & Seven Days in the Art World (interview)...

Is this the most important book on art of our time? Sarah Thornton & Seven Days in the Art World Now and again, there are writings about the art world that shake things up a bit. Seven days...
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Patricia Bickers interview: London, PR and journalism (2009)

What happens when PR, art journalism, mainstream coverage and the art world collide? Patricia Bickers interview About two years ago, I contacted Patricia Bickers, editor of Art Monthly to ask...
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On music & entrepreneurship (2012)

Composer, conductor, singer, pianist and university educator Dawn Sonntag offers her views on the topic. Musicians— whether “classical” or “pop”— have always had to be entrepreneurial, especially...
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Arts administrators: How to negotiate contracts and win friends...

Written specifically for arts managers, this article offers good advice for any contract negotiations. Much of the life of an arts administrator is spent negotiating contracts. Whether you are...

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