March 3, 2017

Accurate reporting vital for resale royalties

The Resale Royalty Right entitles visual artists to a 5 per cent royalty when an eligible work resells in Australia for $1,000 or more. One of the eligibility criteria for a resale royalty is that the person selling the artwork acquired it it on or after after the scheme commenced on June 9, 2010. To […]

March 1, 2017

$50,000 awarded to support authors and artists

The Copyright Agency has awarded a total of $50,000 to a Western Australian artist, an author from Brisbane and a graphic novelist from Melbourne, through its ‘Create’ Career Fund. The fund provides mid-to-late career writers and visual artists with crucial financial support needed to write, research and create their next work. Recipients of the latest […]

February 21, 2017

Artists invited to share in more than $500,000 in royalties

The copyright collecting society and rights management organisation, Copyright Agency | Viscopy is mounting a month-long campaign to collect fresh data from artists and their heirs about where their works have been published or used on TV. Copyright Agency | Viscopy manages licence fees that allow educational institutions, government, businesses and others to copy and share […]

January 17, 2017

Call for Entries Open to 8th Annual John Fries Award

Entries have opened for the 8th annual John Fries Award for early-career artists from Australia and New Zealand, which provides $10,000 in prize money for the winning artist and $1,000 for each award finalist participating in the exhibition. The non-acquisitive award has established itself as one of the most highly coveted prizes for early-career artists […]

December 15, 2016

Copyright Agency response to ‘Copyright row must end’

Australians artists, writers, musicians and filmmakers have a right to receive fair payment for their work. The sweeping changes to Australian copyright laws being cheered on by Fairfax journalist Peter Martin, the Productivity Commission as well as American big tech companies will see these protections taken away. In his opinion piece in today’s SMH and Age, […]

Derivatives and the name “Andy Warhol” used with permission of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts/Viscopy.

December 15, 2016

Warhol Licensed for Lexus Campaign

Copyright Agency | Viscopy successfully negotiated a licensing solution between Lexus and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for the auto maker’s Warhol-inspired campaign, L’exhibition. Lexus & M&C Saatchi Sydney drew direct inspiration from Warhol’s unique and timeless art to help position the car company as a luxury retailer with ‘incredible artistry’. The […]

December 15, 2016

We brought the bush to the bus

Viscopy coordinated the permissions and licence agreement with Tjala Arts for the adaption of an original painting onto a double-decker bus for the South Australian Government in celebration of NAIDOC Week. The painting, Seven Sisters, is a creation story (Tjukurpa) that explains the star constellations of Pleiades and Orion for the Anangu people. The artwork was a collaborative painting by […]

December 12, 2016

Consuelo Cavaniglia named Curator for John Fries Award 2017

Interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia has been announced as the Guest Curator of the John Fries Award 2017. With a varied background, over the past 12 years Consuelo has worked in a range of contemporary art spaces, universities, regional art centres and artist-led initiatives. Originally from Perth, she has been Coordinator of significant national art prizes, […]

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