We campaign for the rights of visual artists and pay them royalties that help sustain their practice and livelihood. More about us.
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We campaign for your rights, pay you your royalties and provide the support and information you need.
For Beneficiaries & Heirs
We support artists' estates and help you receive the royalties you are entitled to.
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Pay resale royalties quickly and easily for the works of art you resell on the UK art market.
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Established by artists for artists, DACS is a not-for-profit visual artists’ rights management organisation.
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