"I've done a bit of research about intellectual property rights and the laws used to enforce them. Specifically as it relates to artists. This 2 Roses topic of images-not work-applies to the intellectual property (subject matter) of the photo…"
I'm enjoying your work very much! I like making stands for my work sometimes too - it really creates a special space for the object. Your's is very clean and minimal, but very efficient and beautiful. Love them!
Thanks for the welcome Brandon... and thanks for telling me about this, I'm really happy have this made this connection. I already know lots of people here, great way to be in touch with them and many more artists! Cathy
Welcome to crafthaus, the network for artists, craftsmen/women ! I am very glad you joined us. Your membership is good through 6-15-2011!
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"Very interesting articles and at the same time, a very sad story. It all just fits right into the fact that there is a dwindling market for new or seasoned craft, even craft that had a previously established value. "
"Great comment by the 2Roses! Thanks, guys.
Fellow deep sighers, it seems more people in the field are currently looking into these questions. Here is an interesting post by Leslie Ferrin which I saw on Critical Craft Forum on May 19:
"Our work over the years has brought us into direct contact with a few of the perspectives on this issue. Collectors and elderly people who are approaching the final stages of life often become concerned about what happens to the collection…"
"I am in the boomer generation, and when I was starting out life on my own, I didn't want what my parents had, or anyone else's parents, so it is reasonable that the new generation doesn't either. The boomer generation seems to be the…"