Author Archives: john r walker

About john r walker

Have been exhibiting for 30 years . Utopia Art Sydney is my sole outlet. Apart from painting representations I have had a long interest in deep time , history in general and the representation of representation. http://johnrwalker.com.au/

The review of the Artist Resale Royalty Scheme : Part IV

Jon Altman is a Professor at the ANU Center for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research. His submission to the review is long and deeply grounded in long-term, first-hand knowledge of the indigenous art sector and remote area indigenous affairs more generally.  … Continue reading

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The Review of the Resale Royalty Scheme: or A classic case of what Niskanen spoke about.

That Government bureaucracies at times create ‘phantom employees’ to publicly argue  the ‘public’ interest-need for…. more bureaucrats, is a well known historical truth. What follows is what Paul Frijters called: A classic case of what Niskanen spoke about. The review … Continue reading

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The Review of Artists resale royalty scheme Part III

Parts I  &  II  our review of the Review. As of Monday 15 July the web page for Office Of The Arts review of its Artists Resale Royalty scheme lists 40 submissions. All but a few of these submissions are unfavorable … Continue reading

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Review of the Artists Resale Royalty scheme : Part II

The adoption of ARR as policy for governments (in about 2002) was driven by a small cluster of  publicly funded, ‘arts societies’ management representatives, that were/are closely linked to a global network of copyright collection societies managements. The real aim … Continue reading

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The Governments Review of the Artists Resale Royalty scheme: ‘on Bullshit’ Part I

Someone who lies and someone who tells the truth are playing on opposite sides, so to speak, in the same game. Each responds to the facts as he understands them, although the response of the one is guided by the … Continue reading

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A request of our pollies for 2013

No more singing unless you are as good as this. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44wDwMQVqCc&w=560&h=315] Happy new year

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John R Walker exhibition invite

Winter in the Fire Forest 20 October – 17 November   2012 Troppos are very welcome to join us at the opening Saturday  20 October       3pm-5 pm Utopia Art Sydney   2 Danks St Waterloo   02 9699 2900 exhibition catalogue Winter in … Continue reading

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