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Understanding public art contracts and legal issues

One element that distinguishes the field of public art from other artistic endeavors is the amount and complexity of the agreements involved in a robust public art practice. This webinar uses a hypothetical public art commission to discuss and explore the various legal questions that a public artist might encounter over a career. 

Learn more about copyright, VARA, vendor agreements, warranty and liability issues, incorporation, and photographer agreements. This webinar is a discussion between Jessica Fjeld, Contracts Manager at WGBH, and Jim Grace, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Featured image:”Prospect” by Ralph Helmick

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