USA – Protecting Your Art with the DMCA The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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"It happens to artists all the time. You're browsing the Internet and come across an image that looks strangely familiar. You realize that not only have you seen it before, but it's yours! It could be a painting, a photograph, a digital work,…

Find Your Images Online Using Reverse Image Search on Google

If you’re concerned about image theft, then this post is for you. Using Google to do a reverse image search is one of the easiest ways to find unauthorized copies of your photos online. The service has been around for a while, and is traditionally…

How to Recognize an Art Scam

Advice Blog from Agora Gallery in New York City

Art Leaks

ArtLeaks is a collective platform initiated by an international group of artists, curators, art historians and intellectuals in response to the abuse of their professional integrity and the open infraction of their labor rights. In the art world,…

Professional Standards Regulation Network for Artists – Facebook

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Facebook Group An artist's network to inform of unfair practices within the arts. These include but are not limited to open calls for exhibitions, competitions, residencies and other 'opportunities', relationships with organizations and institutions,…

What to do if your photographs are stolen online

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"Unfortunately, there are many people out there who will use your photos without permission, whether it’s because of ignorance or malicious intent. Anyone who is reproducing your photos, displaying them publicly, distributing them to others,…

How’s my dealing?

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Worldwide Reviews by Artists for Artists of Galleries, Art Fairs, Mail Scams and more. These are positive and / or negative reviews of galleries, art fairs, consultants, writers, online pay to play offers, and more - all written by artists so…