Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS) is the premier collecting society for the collection and distribution of Artist’s Resale Right (ARR) Royalties and Copyright

ACS represents over 800 artists and artists’ estates. Our members range from well-known artists such as Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Howard Hodgkin, Paula Rego and Dame Barbara Hepworth, to artists whose work has only recently started to sell on the UK secondary market including Goshka Macuga, Stuart Pearson Wright and Martino Gamper. Find out more


ACS is an organisation with a personal, professional approach for sculptors, photographers, designers, and artists working in glass and ceramics. Find out more


ACS was established at the request of dealers and their artists made through The Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) and The British Art Market Federation (BAMF).. Find out more

About Us

ACS’s affiliation to the Bridgeman Art Library means our members benefit from a one-stop-shop for rights licensing and copyright and ARR management. Find out more