Press Releases

  • 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

  • #AnotherGallery - blurred boundaries between originality and ownership

    #AnotherGallery explores the changing dynamic of the public’s interaction with museums and galleries on social media. It is a new exhibition curated by students from Central Saint Martins in collaboration with DACS, the flagship visual artists’ rights management organisation.

    31 January 2017

  • Artists, photographers and illustrators get their Payback

    Millions of pounds in royalties are available for visual artists who have had their work published in an UK book, magazine or shown on TV, through the annual Payback campaign launched by DACS, the flagship visual artists’ rights management organisation.

    13 January 2017

  • DACS responds to 'Brexit'

    In light of the referendum decision for the UK to leave the European Union, DACS remains committed to playing a full and active role alongside government and across our international network in championing artists’ rights in the UK, Europe and throughout the world. 

    29 June 2016

  • £5.5 Million of Royalties for Artists, Illustrators and Photographers

    A record of £5.5 million in royalties will be available for visual artists who have had their work published in a book, magazine or shown on TV, through the annual Payback campaign launched by DACS, the flagship visual artists’ rights management organisation.

    27 June 2016