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Daniel Sallick on Why the U.S. Needs a 1% Federal Art Sales Tax – ARTnews.com

Daniel Sallick is board chair of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., and a founding partner of Subject Matter, a creative advocacy firm based in the city. The views expressed here are his own. The art world has been invigorated in the past year by the notion that equity and inclusion should be mandates rather than mere abstract concepts. But while ...

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Vanity Fair highlights Hunter Biden’s art career amid federal tax probe

Vanity Fair highlighted Hunter Biden's fledgling art career as the president-elect's son deals with an investigation into his taxes."Hunter Biden isn't letting the Department of Justice ruin his life: 'The one thing I have left is my art,'" the outlet tweeted this week.Biden is under federal investigation for his tax affairs and overseas business dealings, which have led to Republican calls for a special counsel ...

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Artists conflicted over federal duck art contest rule requiring hunting imagery

Wildlife artists are conflicted over a new rule included in this year's Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) Contest, which requires participants to include hunting imagery.Artists who submitted artwork for the stamp included shotgun shells, duck calls and decoys, among other items, to contend with the new rule, which the Trump administration added to the regulations in May, according to the ...

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Blair arts, symphony receiving federal funds | News, Sports, Jobs

The Blair County Arts Foundation and the Altoona Symphony Orchestra were among 309 nonprofit arts organizations statewide receiving grants totaling $2.3 million to help with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal funds can be used for support staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel and facilities costs.. The National Endowment for the Arts distributed $1.8 million to 36 organizations ...

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