Fair Use guidelines for Visual Arts professionals: "Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts"

Monday, February 9, 2015

The College Art Association has published the final version of its Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts (pdf), a set of principles targeted towards visual arts professionals that outlines how fair use can be implemented when using copyrighted material in the field of visual art. This Code of Best Practices addresses when fair use may be invoked when using or reproducing copyrighted works in analytic writing, teaching, creation of new artworks, museum exhibitions and educational materials, and online access in archival collections. This project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, was led by Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi, professors at American University, and guided by the College Art Association’s Task Force on Fair Use. A set of FAQs can be found on the CAA’s Fair Use page, as well as a graphic representation and the contact email for the project.



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