For Art Market Professionals

  • Supporting a Cultural Revolution across the UK's regions

    DACS is convening a discussion at the Conservative Party Conference on 5 October on how the UK can support funding that fuels creative economies, supports local communities, and redresses the balance between creators and tech companies in the digital age.

    29 September 2022

  • DACS sends letter to DCMS Secretary of State

    The Design & Artist Copyright Society (DACS) has today written to the new Secretary of State for DCMS, Michelle Donelan, to request that she works closely with the creative industries and visual artists to bring new investment to local communities across the UK through new non-taxpayer funded schemes.

    29 September 2022

  • DACS’ Chief Executive Gilane Tawadros announced as new Director of Whitechapel Gallery

    DACS’ Chief Executive Gilane Tawadros will be stepping down from the organisation which she has led for 13 years to take up a new role as Director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London. 

    16 May 2022

  • First major survey of pioneering British artist Ingrid Pollard opens at MK gallery

    Curated by DACS Chief Executive Gilane Tawadros, in collaboration with the artist, Carbon Slowly Turning is the first exhibition to fully explore Pollard’s pioneering and experimental practice, from the 1980’s to the present day, and examine her substantial contribution to British art. 

    11 March 2022

  • DACS celebrates Women’s History Month

    To mark Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on the 8 March, take a look at our Artimage Pinterest Board which celebrates women artists who have transformed and diversified the visual arts. 

    8 March 2022

  • Copyright Uncovered: A beginner’s guide to NFTs

    Over the past year, NFTs have exploded in popularity within the art market. In a similar way to how Bitcoin revolutionised digital currency, NFTs look set to transform the ownership of digital art. But what does the rise of digital art within the art market mean for the rights of practising artists? 

    6 December 2021