There are several legal issues that relate to public art commissions from contracts and agreements, artists insurances and issues around ownership of work. Other legal issues arise out of the nature of a particular commission such as copyright and reproduction rights, planning permissions or environmental impact studies that might be required for major permanent and temporary works. Issues around child protection will be required to protect and safegaurd children. Increasingly working within a public context becomes more complex with responsibilities placed on individual artists and organisations to ensure that health and safety matters are fully considered and to protect against litigation.
23 March 2017
Mayo County Council and Aras Inis Gluaire, Erris Arts Centre Public Art Commission/Residency Project: Tír Sáile Residency Programme Erris, County...
Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.