Press Releases

  • New academic report outlines future equitable art market powered by blockchain technologies

    Launched in the House of Commons by DACS, a new, groundbreaking report conducted by academics at the Oxford Internet Institute and The Alan Turing Institute envisions a future Fair Art Market model and financialisation of visual arts powered by the technology of blockchain.

    22 May 2018

  • Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) Update

    An update about the CLA’s application for extended collective licensing.

    30 April 2018

  • Artists, photographers and illustrators get their Payback

    Millions of pounds in royalties are available for visual artists who have had their work published in UK books, magazines or shown on TV, through the annual Payback scheme run by DACS, the UK’s flagship visual artists’ rights management organisation.

    18 January 2018

  • Claim your share of millions in Payback 2018 royalties

    Has your artwork ever been published in a UK book or magazine, or shown on TV? Apply now for your share of millions in Payback royalties - by 4 May 2018.

    15 January 2018

  • Visual artists get their Payback

    £4 million in royalties are appearing in over 38,000 photographers, illustrators and artists’ bank accounts this week via the annual Payback scheme run by DACS – the UK’s flagship visual artists’ rights management organisation.

    3 October 2017

  • Venice Agendas 2017 – The Contract: An Exhibition

    Launching the programme of events for Venice Agendas 2017, The Contract exhibition brings together artworks that explore the idea of the contract from different perspectives: the contract between artist and audience, artist and institution, nation states, and the individual and society at large.

    18 April 2017