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Guest Work Agency

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Phone: T: 0418 427 820
Email: Alana Kushnir, Director - alana@guestworkagency.com
ABN: 28629820284
Location:
Guest Work Agency
Prahran, 3181, Victoria

Guest Work Agency is a full-services firm for the contemporary art industry. We are a registered legal practice and provide specialist legal advice for artists, commercial galleries, arts organisations, museums and collectors. We enable our clients to thrive and take on their full creative potential.  We negotiate and draft contracts, organisational policies and terms of use, and provide legal advice on creative projects.

Guest Work Agency also provides project management and curatorial services with a progressive, yet practical ethos. We embrace the role of the non-traditional art advisor - part studio manager, sport-style agent, producer, dealer and relationship facilitator.

SERVICES

LEGAL 
Guest Work Agency provides specialist legal advice for artists, collectors, commercial galleries and arts organisations at all stages of project development. We enable our clients to thrive and take on their full creative potential.

We assist with:
Negotiating and drafting of contracts for:

  • private and public art commissions
  • artwork sales and licensing
  • gallery representation
  • exhibitions
  • photography of artworks
  • supplier terms of trade


Review and drafting of:

  • organisational policies
  • regulation-required statements
  • website terms of use
  • disclaimers and waivers
  • privacy policies 
  • promotion terms and conditions

 
Providing legal advice on creative projects in such areas as:

  • contract and consumer rights
  • copyright, moral rights and other IP rights
  • confidential information
  • image and data privacy
  • defamation
  • consumer law
  • resale royalties
  • restitution 
     

ART ADVISORY & CURATORIAL SERVICES
Guest Work Agency provides art advisory and curatorial services with a progressive, yet practical ethos. We embrace the role of the non-traditional art advisor - part studio manager, sport-style agent, producer, dealer and relationship facilitator. 

We assist with:

  • Concept development and project management of exhibitions, public programs and publications
  • Initiation and facilitation of strategic relationships between artists, commercial galleries and collectors 
  • Research, advice and management of personal and corporate art collections
  • Writing and editing of proposals for artwork commissions, exhibitions, art fairs and festivals, funding and residency applications, catalogue essays, magazine and journal articles, exhibition reviews.

CURATORIAL 
Guest Work Agency is also a curatorial practice, initiating and collaborating on exhibitions, talks and texts at the intersection of art, curating, technology and the law. A selection of our past and ongoing projects are viewable on the Guest Work Agency website.

recent projects

Our legal clients include:
The Estate of Howard Arkley
Anna Schwartz Gallery
Sullivan + Strumpf
Emily Floyd
Lyon Housemuseum

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