The second edition of this definitive guide is for gallery owners, dealers, and artists' reps who want to understand the law and successfully tackle the business and legal issues they face every day in their field. Written by an esteemed arts lawyer and lecturer, the book covers all legal aspects of a gallery business from trademarks and copyright to contracts, consignments, taxes, product liability, advertising, catalog sales, and customer relations saving the reader thousands of dollars in attorney's fees. The author also advises how to find a good lawyer if one is needed.
Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Anyone involved in a small business should always keep this close at hand. Provides, in a very usable way, essential information about questions such as organizing a business, making a business plan, borrowing money, issuing stock, contracts, collecting, consumer protection, employee relations, and much more. It also advises how, if necessary, to choose an attorney or an accountant.