Author(s): Cochrane, Diane
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1998

  1. First things first: Contracts.
  2. Copyright and other rights.
  3. The artist as seller and exhibitor.
  4. Commission agreements.
  5. The artist and the dealer.
  6. Cooperative galleries.
  7. Other artist-run organizations.
  8. Prints: Original and otherwise.
  9. The artist and the publisher.
10. The artist and the museum.
11. The content of art: Can it get you into trouble?
12. Insurance: Getting what you need.
13. Bookkeeping made easy.
14. How to pay your income taxes

Author(s): McCormack, Allen E.
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1998

Contains listings for U.S., Canadian, and international dance companies, theaters, schools, individual artists, and support professions (e.g. choreographers, accompanists, etc.), as well as opera companies, symphony orchestras, composers, stage directors, and theater companies and productions. A second section list performing arts resources: services (e.g. ad agencies, financial services, etc.), service organizations, merchandise, government agencies, sponsor, and periodical. Index to advertisers.

Author(s): National Association of Artists' Organizations
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

A directory to organizations that help artists and a document which outlines organizational activity by artists. Essays and testimonies about general trends in the arts community follow.

Author(s): Phillips, Renee
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

This is a directory of commercial and non-profit galleries, and selected private dealers, that exhibit Contemporary art - art created since World War II. Many of them show contemporary art exclusively; others show art from earlier periods in addition to contemporary art. Keeping abreast of the huge scope of exhibition activity in this ever-changing climate is challenging and often frustrating. The purpose of this book is to provide a more efficient and personally accessible approach to New York City galleries. The contents and designs were executed with many types of users in mind - artists

Author(s): Galligan, Ann M. and Alper, Neil O.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

What best seems to describe American artists is a layered profile that takes into account cross-sectoral work experiences and earnings. Many artists have the opportunity to work as employees in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, as well as for themselves. We found that the greatest degree of crossover activity is among those artists classified by the census as self-employed. For example, based on the earnings profile discussed above, actors classified by the Census as self-employed clearly exhibited crossover employment in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors where they also

Author(s): Goldstein, Jeri
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

This book provides an extensive list of resources (including directories, websites, and funding sources) needed for a performing artists success. It demystifies the business of booking, touring, and promotion. In addition, it attempts to fill the gaps, answer the questions, offer solutions and methods, and providesa reality-based step-by-step road map to fashioning a career as a touring performer.

Author(s): Wolf, Keens and Company and Hoffman, Barbara
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

A Visual Artist's Guide to Estate Planning is a comprehensive handbook designed to assist artists in planning their estates. The book has two main parts and an appendix. Part I introduces general estate planning concepts and offers practical advice and a general legal discussion of issues raised by artists at an estate planning conference. Part II consists of an in-depth discussion of policy and law on selected issues of estate planning and administration for visual artists. This section was written by the Committee on Art Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The

Author(s): Reiss, Alvin H.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

Listings of 300 arts service organizations across the . Published in 1998 by Sullivan and Foster.

Author(s): De Michael, Helen
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

The organizations brought together under the auspices of The National Peer Technical Assistance Project - NAAO, NAMAC, and NALAC - were created to address the needs of artists and artists' organizations, in a variety of media and a variety of contexts. These organizations are, in the simplest terms, service organizations. But what does it mean to serve, to address needs, to aid and to support changes?

Author(s): Art in America
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

The guide is a comprehensive alphabetical listing, arranged by state and city, of U.S. museums, galleries, university galleries, nonprofit exhibition spaces, corporate consultants, private dealers and print dealers. Included are addresses, phone numbers, hours, names of directors, a short description of the type of art shown and artists represented or exhibited by each institution, with, in some cases, a list of upcoming one-person exhibitions. A four-digit key number has been assigned to each institution and is used for cross-referencing in all indexes. Listings for institutions