According to its latest Annual Report, DACS, the UK visual artists’ rights management organisation, distributed a record £16.7 million in royalties to over 26,000 artists and estates in 2015. This represents an increase of 11% since the previous year. The number of artists and estates who benefitted increased from 19,000 to 26,000.
Almost £1.5 million went to over 1,000 artists and estates through Copyright Licensing and Artimage for the licensing of DACS members’ artworks in websites, books, TV, films and a range of other media.
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