PEP Talk: Visual Artists Rights Act: Own the Work, Not the Copyright

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It still comes as a surprise to many that under the US Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990 (VARA), and some state laws, artists retain certain rights to their works of art—the physical objects themselves—even if the artist no longer owns the art. To help avoid problems with new works of art commissioned for your entity, we encourage you to download this month’s newsletter for more information.