Category : Art and the Law Commentary
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti on Behzti
The playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti found herself in the eye of a storm that had profound effects on her personally and on theatre as a whole.
Charging for police protection of the arts
Policing is a core function of the state, and it has long been accepted that our taxes pay for police services. The role of the police naturally shifts with changes in culture and the law, but the current position is that the police, as a public authority, have an obligation to ensure law and order […]
Between art and exploitation
In the United States, Australia and Britain a handful of art museums and galleries have come under scrutiny for displaying photographs of children.
The arts, the law and freedom of speech
Police involvement in the cancellation this week of a National Youth Theatre production highlights again the difficult legal challenges for arts organisations putting on contentious work. Can a new set of guidelines help?