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Will artist royalty rights go global?

... artists and artists’ estates, almost doubling the previous year’s total of £4.7m. But, for some, royalties simply mean more regulation, impeding free trade. “Once an artist sells something, it’s sold,” the London-based dealer and curator Kenny Schachter says. “Then they go back to the studio or fabricator and make some more. It’s a time-worn exchange that has lasted thousands of years and should remain in force simply as it is and always was.” More harm than good? In Australia, resale ...

The great debate: why galleries could take even more money from their artists

... attached to it. The less artists are valued for their creativity, the less encouraged they will be to produce, and the fewer cultural goods will be left for posterity. Imagine a world without creativity, that would be the greatest cost to society. Kenny Schachter Art dealer, curator, collector, and writer, London The main premise of Resch’s book is that too many contemporary art galleries lose money and those that make it don’t make enough. Sounds like the daily dinner conversation with my wife. ...

Dealers ride into Los Angeles and rustle up some mean sales

... a movie ranch, the land now belongs to the National Park Service, which has preserved it as a Western town. This was not a typical art fair. “The setting in the mountains behind Malibu was from another planet,” said the London-based dealer Kenny Schachter, who was visiting LA for the first time in 21 years. Art was displayed throughout the site’s fake saloons and horse stables, and ranged in quality and form, from scrappy works on paper to immersive installations or abstract paintings on canvas....

Russian bidding cools, but billion-dollar auctions in London allay economic fears

... in London for a couple of years—and for nearly five years in New York—must have felt particularly sweet (Christie’s equivalent evening sale total last year was more than 40% ahead of Sotheby’s, with fewer lots). The London-based dealer Kenny Schachter downplayed Sotheby’s lead, predicting more records for Christie’s in New York in May. “I would be surprised if Christie’s didn’t post spring numbers surpassing $1bn in a single sale, or at the least inch closer with another record ...

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