NU Resale royalty long overdue for Inuit artists

"While it’s true retail sales of her work generate income in the form of licensed products – you may have seen her work on magnets and mugs at the airport – Kenojuak’s estate does not receive a dime from any prints sold at auction.

This is the case for all Canadian artists but it is not so for artists in at least 93 countries, including all European Union nations. The ‘droit de suite’ is a French concept that indicates that the rights follow the work, so the artists and their heirs benefit from future sales."