Tag Archives: art and culture

The University of Cambridge appoints Plus Licens AB as European licensing agency

The University of Cambridge has appointed Plus Licens AB as its new European licensing agent as part of the establishment’s plans to build its licensing programme outside of the UK. Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge is the fourth-oldest university in the world with alumni including 110 Nobel Prize …

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Historic Environment Scotland taps Kirkwall jewellers Ortak for handmade trinkets and gifts

Historic Environment Scotland has signed a new licensing agreement with the Kirkwall-based jewellery manufacturer Ortak ltd to produce a range of handmade, branded jewellery and giftware. As part of its portfolio, HES manages the licensing programme for a portfolio including Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Historic Scotland. Each programme reflects …

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ARTiSTORY appoints Georgina Heatley as new licensing and editorial assistant

The cultural IP licensing unit, ARTiSTORY has appointed Georgina Heatley as its new licensing and editorial assistant, joining co-founders Yizan He and Natasha Dyson on the mission to ‘transform artefacts to merchandise.’ As part of the business’ endeavour, ARTiSTORY sets out to reach global audiences with well designed merchandise that …

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Frida Kahlo socks it to the man in ‘rebel style’ with new Calzedonia partnership

Art Ask Agency is continuing to grow the Frida Kahlo licensing programme – and socking it the restrictions of the pandemic –  having secured a new collaboration with the global legwear and beachwear retailer, Calzedonia. Under the new deal, Calzedonia will launch a range of socks featuring seven different Frida …

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Jewel Branding and Licensing celebrates Black History Month with artist and influencer showcase

Jewel Branding and Licensing is marking Black History Month by highlighting and celebrating the black artists, designers, and influencers from across its portfolio, including Kendra Dandy of Bouffants & Broken Hearts, and Jessi Raulet of Etta Vee. Now featured on the homepage of Walmart.com as part of the retailer’s own …

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Rights & Brands signs ‘Master of horror’ artist Hans Arnold with portfolio of 2,000 illustrations

Rights & Brands has signed with Hans Arnold Productions to represent the ‘Master of Horror’ artist and illustrator and his portfolio of surrealistic, horror, mystery, and fantasy art. A Swiss-Swedish artist who died in 2010, Hans Arnold has often been referred to as the ‘Swedish Salvador Dali’, recognised for a …

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Anne Stokes partners with What’s Your Passion Jewelry for fantasy collection

What’s Your Passion Jewelry has partnered with the fantasy artist, Anne Stokes to create two new pieces designed to embody the unique and magical in the Celtic Dragon Necklace and Dragon Medal Necklace. The collaboration marks the latest addition to What’s Your Passion Jewelry’s growing portfolio of licensed that includes …

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Poetic Brands teams with the National Gallery to launch art inspired apparel and accessories

Apparel licensee, Poetic Brands, has teamed up with the National Gallery to create a range of adult apparel and accessories based on its impressive and extensive artworks. Incorporating a wide range of products, including adult daywear apparel and outerwear, swimwear, flip flops, beach bags and towels, adult nightwear and essentials, …

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Cityneon partners with Museo Larco to introduce Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru

The exhibition and live event specialist, Cityneon Holdings has entered into an agreement with Museo Larco and Inkaterra Asociacion, with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Government of Peru, to debut an exhibition of over 200 piece of rare artefacts from Peru that pre-date the Inca empire. …

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The Met Museum to launch new kids’ books series with global publisher DK

The global publishing house, DK, has landed a strategic commercial partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, to launch a range of children’s books that each take inspiration from art, history, and culture, to draw readers into the world curated by the museum. Under the new deal, DK will commission …

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