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Re: How can I show famous artworks - copyright question


From: MaryAnn Kohl (maryann_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 11:10:04 PST

Some artworks are copyright free, and some are copyright protected. I have
had good luck with seeking permission to copy artworks for classroom use.

11/9/03 8:49 AM: Woody Duncan ~ ~

> I know that is true for text sections of a book if used for face
> to face teaching. I'll admit that I've copied a class set of books
> so each student would have a copy while we read, most likely that
> was not legal. As for images, I'm not so sure. I've told the story
> often of taking a drawing by Ben Shahn to Kinkos. I needed it
> enlarged to poster size for the classroom. The worker at Kinkos
> at first refused to make a copy for me. I explained that I was an
> art teacher and needed it for instruction in the classroom. "Oh",
> he replied, "I understand now, Ben is one of your students. In that
> case it's OK for me to copy it for you." Nowadays Kinkos Zoomer
> copiers are self serve so I need not worry about making copies.
> wrote:
>> I think that anything can be copied if it is used for educational purposes.
>> Is this true?
>> Does anyone know? -Ellen

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