Friday, June 10, 2016

"Artists cannot claim deductions on the artworks they donate, no matter the market value or hammer price commanded by their work."

"All they can write off is the cost of materials. Buyers, on the other hand, can claim a deduction when the work they purchase at a benefit sale hammers down for more than its fair market value."

ARTnews:  The Best Intentions: Inside the Wild World of Charity Auctions.