Artists Resale Right Basics of Artists Resale Royalty Right



Artists resale right (ARR) entitles UK artists to receive a small percentage of the purchase price of works whenever a UK art market professional is involved in the resale of a work for €1,000 or more.

It was introduced into UK law on February 14 2006 by the Artist’ Resale Right Regulations 2006 Act, and throughout the rest of the EU the same year.  It originates from France where it is known as droit de suit.

The articles in this section focus on:

  • Organisations that administer ARR
  • How it works
  • Exempted re-sales and exempted works
  • History of ARR


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