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Who owns the copyright to a painting?

Question by kramer: Who owns the copyright to a painting? I have a painting that has been in my family’s possession since 1900. The artist died in 1926 and I would like to reproduce the painting in various forms to … Continue reading

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Where do I find an artist copyright release so I can freely copy an image?

Question by dcmollie: Where do I find an artist copyright release so I can freely copy an image? I had a friend paint a picture of my business and I want to use the image as letter head, signage and … Continue reading

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Is there any copyright over old works such as The Art of War?

Question by Mr. Thom: Is there any copyright over old works such as The Art of War? We are trying to get permission from various place to use their material, but my friends and I are curious whether or not … Continue reading

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Question about copyright of the photographs of the old painting of masterpiece ?

Question by My_God: Question about copyright of the photographs of the old painting of masterpiece ? I want to make an oil painting reproduction website which will include a lot of old oil paintings photographs. My friend is an artist … Continue reading

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Where do I find an artist copyright release so I can freely copy an image?

Question by dcmollie: Where do I find an artist copyright release so I can freely copy an image? I had a friend paint a picture of my business and I want to use the image as letter head, signage and … Continue reading

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How can I use song lyrics in art without copyright trouble?

Question by The Grammar Police: How can I use song lyrics in art without copyright trouble? I want to use some popular song lyrics in some of my art without infringing on copyright laws. Who do I contact? I have … Continue reading

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Question about copyright of the photographs of the old painting of masterpiece ?

Question by My_God: Question about copyright of the photographs of the old painting of masterpiece ? I want to make an oil painting reproduction website which will include a lot of old oil paintings photographs. My friend is an artist … Continue reading

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Why do creators of anime doujins not get sued for copyright infringement?

Question by anarchy4ever28: Why do creators of anime doujins not get sued for copyright infringement? As the title says…. They are advertising the name of the series, as well as general plot, art style, and even character names and personalities. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Does a cross stitched copy of a painting infringes copyright?

Question by Curious-Cat: Does a cross stitched copy of a painting infringes copyright? If I like a painting (painted by a living artist) I can use a software that will transform the painting in charts for counted cross stitch. In … Continue reading

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I bought a painting from an art gallery who owns the copyright of the image?

Question by Yogi: I bought a painting from an art gallery who owns the copyright of the image? Let’s say I bought an original oil painting from an art gallery who owns the copyright. The artist would like to publish … Continue reading

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