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Art Law In The Time of Coronavirus

Monitoring the effects of COVID-19 on museums, art fairs, auction houses, galleries, and artists.

Last updated: May 6, 2020

Ongoing Coverage of COVID-19’s Impact on the Art World [via Artsy].

A Daily Report on How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Art World [via Hyperallergic].

AAMD Board of Trustees Approves Resolution to Provide Additional Financial Flexibility to Art Museums During Pandemic Crisis (Apr 15, 2020 Press Release) (NY, NY)

Resources for Artists

How to Support Artists and the Arts During COVID-19 [via Artwork Archives].

List of Emergency Grants compiled by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) (US).

List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak compiled by Creative Commons (US).

List of COVID-19 Resources for Artists compiled by Artists At Risk Connection (US).

List of Artists Grants compiled by Artnet News (US).

List of COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources compiled by Nicole Brewer, Ann Marie Lonsdale, Quanice Floyd, Tiffany Wilhelm, Brian Herrera, Hannah Fenlon, & Clementine Bordeaux (US).

Collaborative list of COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field compiled by Common Field (US).

Collaborative list of Coronavirus 2020 Artist Relief Funds (US).

COVID-19 Resource Toolkit for Artists and our Extended Communities compiled by The Vera List Center for Art and Politics.

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