To celebrate the publication of 'Artist, Authorship & Legacy: A Reader', edited by art lawyer Daniel McClean, Art360 Foundation, Hauser & Wirth and DACS came together to present a panel of experts who explored themes of authorship and legacy from their own perspectives.
Chaired by Melanie Gerlis, of the Financial Times and Art Newspaper, the panel included:
- Daniel McClean, editor of 'Artist, Authorship & Legacy: A Reader',
- Jennifer Gross, PhD, is an art historian, curator and executive director of the Hauser & Wirth Institute.
- Jacqueline Poncelet, an artist renowned for her installation pieces, ceramic sculptures and public artworks using pattern and colour.
- Saskia Spender, President of the Arshile Gorky Foundation since 2016, is the artist’s granddaughter, as well as an artist in her own right.
ABOUT THE ANTHOLOGY:
The publication critically examines artistic authorship and authenticity through a selection of essays by leading writers and scholars in the field, including Professor of art history and criticism Martha Buskirk, Christine J.Vincent, Project Director of the Aspen Institute, celebrated art critic and curator Guy Brett and founder of the Institute for Artists’ Estates, Loretta Wurtenberger.
Established by artists for artists, DACS is a not-for-profit visual artists’ rights management organisation. Passionate about transforming the financial landscape for visual artists through innovative new products and services, we act as a trusted broker for 100,000 artists worldwide. Founded over 30 years ago, DACS is a flagship organisation that campaigns for artists’ rights, championing their sustained and vital contribution to the creative economy. We collect and distribute royalties to visual artists and their estates through Payback, Artist's Resale Right, Copyright Licensing and Artimage. Since we were founded in 1984, we have paid over £100 million in royalties to artists and their estates – a significant source of income supporting artists’ livelihoods, their practice and legacy.
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