A Guide to Copyright for Museums and Galleries

Author: Anna Booy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135863997
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by a team of legal experts on copyright, this user-friendly, comprehensive guide is the essential reference tool for everyone in the world of museums and galleries whose work brings them into contact with copyright-related questions. It addresses relevant issues from a practical perspective and answers questions such as: What is copyright? How long does copyright last? How can you make money from copyright? What are the consequences of unauthorized use? A Guide to Copyright for Museums and Galleries shows that when properly handled, copyright can provide opportunities for museums and galleries to achieve their core objectives. This is an essential text for all museums and galleries.

Art and Copyright

Author: Simon Stokes
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847318959
Format: PDF
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In recent years the intellectual property protection afforded to works of art has received increased attention from artists, museums, galleries, auction houses, publishers and their professional staff and legal advisers, as well as from those teaching or studying copyright and/or the law of cultural property. This was the first text to examine in detail the intellectual property rights protecting artistic works and artists' rights generally in the United Kingdom. First published in 2001, Art and Copyright has established itself as a leading text in the field. Now revised and updated, the second edition includes expanded coverage of Artist's Resale Right and the relationship between designs law and artistic works, as well as greater coverage of new media and art, and digital developments generally. It also includes additional precedent materials and checklists. It remains an invaluable work for all those involved in art law and for intellectual property lawyers involved with the exploitation and/or sale of artistic works, as well as for intellectual property academics, researchers, law students, curators, publishers, artists, gallery owners and all those interested in how the law protects artistic works.

A User s Guide to Copyright

Author: Michael F. Flint
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483140903
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A User's Guide to Copyright is intended as a guide and a reference work on all aspects of copyright, including ownership, transmission, and licensing. This book also deals with the more straightforward copyright problems that arise and explores copyright law as it applies to certain organizations, businesses, and people for whom copyright plays an important part in their daily life, from publishers and printers to libraries, schools, music industry, film industry, television and radio stations, computer software and firmware, and character merchandising. This book is comprised of 29 chapters divided into two sections and begins with an overview of copyright law, paying particular attention to the basic rules of copyright, statutes and statutory instruments, and Copyright Act 1956. The reader is then introduced to copyright works encompassing literature, drama, music, and the arts as well as sound recordings, cinematograph films, and television and radio broadcasts. The following chapters discuss the concept of originality, breach of confidence, and publication in relation to copyright. Infringement of copyright is also considered, along with exceptions and defenses to copyright actions; the law on industrial designs; and the uses of copyright in fields such as publishing, music, libraries, performing arts, and architecture. This monograph is designed to assist people whose work involves them in day-to-day dealings with copyright.

America s Art Museums

Author: Suzanne Loebl
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393320060
Format: PDF
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An enthusiastic tour of America's most notable museums is also a history of the nation's art that highlights each location's top works while discussing the backgrounds of each building and featured piece of art. Original.

The Museums Journal

Author: Elijah Howarth
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.

Permissions A Survival Guide

Author: Susan M. Bielstein
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226046397
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then it's a good bet that at least half of those words relate to the picture's copyright status. Art historians, artists, and anyone who wants to use the images of others will find themselves awash in byzantine legal terms, constantly evolving copyright law, varying interpretations by museums and estates, and despair over the complexity of the whole situation. Here, on a white—not a high—horse, Susan Bielstein offers her decades of experience as an editor working with illustrated books. In doing so, she unsnarls the threads of permissions that have ensnared scholars, critics, and artists for years. Organized as a series of “takes” that range from short sidebars to extended discussions, Permissions, A Survival Guide explores intellectual property law as it pertains to visual imagery. How can you determine whether an artwork is copyrighted? How do you procure a high-quality reproduction of an image? What does “fair use” really mean? Is it ever legitimate to use the work of an artist without permission? Bielstein discusses the many uncertainties that plague writers who work with images in this highly visual age, and she does so based on her years navigating precisely these issues. As an editor who has hired a photographer to shoot an incredibly obscure work in the Italian mountains (a plan that backfired hilariously), who has tried to reason with artists' estates in languages she doesn't speak, and who has spent her time in the archival trenches, she offers a snappy and humane guide to this difficult terrain. Filled with anecdotes, asides, and real courage, Permissions, A Survival Guide is a unique handbook that anyone working in the visual arts will find invaluable, if not indispensable.

A Museum Guide to Copyright and Trademark

Author: Christine Steiner
Publisher: Amer Alliance of Museums Press
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This guide introduces the legal regimes of copyright and trademark in a museum context and offers museums a series of best practices for identifying and administering intellectual property. Topics discussed include copyright law, trademark law, the World Wide Web, and licensing. Intended to help museums make informed, careful decisions about copyright and trademark, including establishing institutional policy and procedures. Developed based on input from the museum field and from museum and legal professionals experienced in intellectual property issues. Produced in collaboration with the J. Paul Getty Trust and funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. A resource for individuals working in museums of all types and sizes.

Records Management for Museums and Galleries

Author: Charlotte Brunskill
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780632916
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The systematic management of records is an important activity for ‘information businesses’ such as museums and galleries, but is not always recognized as a core function. Record keeping activities are often concentrated on small groups of records, and staff charged with managing them may have limited experience in the field. Records Management for Museums and Galleries offers a comprehensive overview of records management work within the heritage sector and draws on over a decade of experience in applying fundamental principles and practices to the specific circumstances of museums. It introduces readers to the institutional culture, functions, and records common to museums, and examines the legislative and regulatory environments affecting record-keeping practices. The book is comprised of eight chapters, including: a history of records keeping in the UK museum and gallery sector; the basics of records management; making a business case for records management; requirements of legislation for records management; how to conduct a records survey; strategy and action planning; how to develop a file plan, retention schedule and records management programme; and a guide to useful additional resources. Gives practical and tested solutions to real world issues Fills a gap in the literature as a handbook in this important sector Provides an overview of the sector as a whole