For Licensing Customers

  • DACS wins Researcher-in-Residence award

    DACS is delighted to have won a Researcher-in-Residence award from Creativeworks London. The award will support doctoral researcher, Tania Phipps-Rufus, to work with DACS to research the potential of intellectual property law for artists in the digital age.

    2 February 2015

  • DACS and Artquest present The New Economy of Art at the House of Commons

    The New Economy Art, DACS and Artquest’s new book exploring value, patronage and emerging business models in contemporary visual art, was presented to MPs, policy-makers, arts leaders and funders in a launch event at the House of Commons, yesterday, Monday 24 November 2014.

    25 November 2014

  • Changes to UK copyright law allow licensing of ‘orphan’ artworks

    The UK Government has introduced a new scheme to enable the licensing of ‘orphan’ works – creative works which are still in copyright, but where the copyright owner is unknown or cannot be located. DACS continues to consult with the Government to ensure artists and estates are protected.

    3 November 2014

  • DACS, a-n and Artquest seek Director for The Artists Fund

    DACS, a-n The Artists’ Information Company and Artquest, are currently recruiting for a Director to lead and take forward The Artists Fund, a new charity which will provide small grants for visual artists in the UK. The deadline to apply is Friday 7 November 2014.

    21 October 2014

  • DACS moves to Bethnal Green, east London

    DACS has moved office to Bethnal Green, in the heart of east London, joining an ever growing hub of over 150 galleries and thousands of artists.

    20 October 2014

  • Order your copy of The New Economy of Art

    DACS and Artquest have published The New Economy of Art, a collection of new writings on value, patronage and emerging business models in contemporary visual art, with contributions from experts across the art world as well as interventions by artists Sonia Boyce, Jeremy Deller and Barbara Steveni. 

    15 October 2014