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Publications are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: Art Law. The Guide for Collectors, Investors, Dealers and Artists
Author/Editor: Ralph E. Lerner and Judith Bresler
Description: Revised edition.
Publisher: Practicing Law Institute
Publication Date: 2005
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Title: Ethics in the Visual Arts
Author/Editor: Elaine A. King and Gail Levin, Editors
Description: An anthology of essays by 19 artists and artworld figures covering a broad range of urgent topics related to the “dark side” of the arts, including preservation of Iraqi heritage in the aftermath of the US invasion; the role of new media; art and censorship; the impact of 9/11 on artists; authenticity and forgeries; cultural globalization; fair use; how tax laws encourage donations of art to museums; where people buy art, from online sources to art galleries and auction houses; how art critics function and their differing ethical codes; and much more.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2006
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Title: Guide to Small Claims Court
Author/Editor: Sue Greenberg and Kathryn Lamont
Description: Revised. A pdf. guide for preparing a case in small claims court.
Publisher: St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Publication Date: 2004
URL: www.vlaa.org/assets/documents/SmallClaims.pdf
Title: Law (in Plain English) for Crafts (The)
Author/Editor: Leonard D. DuBoff
Description: Revised edition. Helps crafts artists understand the law and tackle the business and legal issues they face each day.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2005
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Title: Law (in Plain English) for Galleries (The)
Author/Editor: Leonard D. DuBoff
Description: Revised edition. Covers legal aspects of gallery business - from trademarks and copyright to contracts, taxes, and customer relations.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2013
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Title: Law (in Plain English) for Photographers (The)
Author/Editor: Leonard D. DuBoff
Description: Revised edition. Drawing from examples of real cases, this book discusses everyday legal and business issues affecting professional photography.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2010
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Title: Legal Guide for the Visual Artist
Author/Editor: Tad Crawford
Description: Revised. New edition provides updated legal information and data on new media and electronic rights. In addition, many other aspects of art law are discussed in detail. Model contracts are also included.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2010
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Title: Legal Guide to Social Media: Rights and Risks for Businesses and Entrepreneurs
Author/Editor: Kimberly Houser
Description: How should you respond to a request to remove copyrighted materials from a Facebook page? . . . Can you be sued for libel if your posts are defamatory?. . . Despite the enormous growth in social media, scant legal advice is available to help the many people who are posting online.” . . . This plain English legal companion offers examples of and solutions to the kinds of situations you can expect to encounter when posting online content, whether for personal enjoyment or on behalf of an employer. You’ll learn how to avoid liability for defamation and third-party posts, the legalities of copying and linking to content, how to protect your own content, and much, much more.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2013
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Title: Resolving Legal Issues
Description: A list of legal resources for resolving legal problems. Available to CARFAC Members.
Publisher: CARFAC
Publication Date:
Publisher's Address: CARFAC, 2 Daly Avenue, Suite, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2, Canada,
URL: www.carfac.ca/membership/member-services-and-resources
Title: Visual Artist's Business and Legal Guide
Author/Editor: edited by Gregory T. Victoroff
Description: Offers business and legal information about copyrights, privacy, art destruction, fraud, and other matters. Includes artists' contracts with comments.
Publisher: Prentice-Hall
Publication Date: 1995
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Title: Your Crafts Business: A Legal Guide
Author/Editor: Richard Stim
Description: Covers a wide range of issues, including contracts, copyrights, preventing infringement, getting your crafts business on the Internet, and more.
Publisher: Nolo Press
Publication Date: 2003
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Periodicals are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts
Description: A student-edited publication dedicated to up-to-date and indepth coverage of various legal issues,including art.
Publisher: Columbia University School of Law
Publisher's Address: Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027,
Email: columbiajla@gmail.com
URL: http://www.lawandarts.org/about
Title: Journal of Art and Entertainment Law
Description: Published twice a year by the students of the DePaul University College of Law in cooperation with Chicago Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Up-to-date information analysis of contemporary legal issues affecting the art and entertainment communities.
Publisher: DePaul University College of Law in cooperation with Chicago Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Publisher's Address: Journal of Art & Entertainment Law, DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Boulevard, Room 712, Chicago, IL 60604,
URL: condor.depaul.edu/~journae/entmain.html


Web Sites are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: Art Law
Description: Attorney Ann Avery Andres gives legal advice to artists.
URL: www.tfaoi.com/articles/andres/aa1.htm
Title: Starving Artists Law
Description: A launch paid for by artists and writers looking for self help legal information.
URL: www.starvingartistslaw.com