Do you need permission to photograph a public statue and use it in a book?

Answer A photograph of a statue would be considered a derivative work; if the statue is protected by copyright, you would need permission from the rightsholder to create the derivative work.

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If a photograph has been used without permission by a magazine what is the legal situation and how should one proceed?

if it can be shown that the photograph was used to make a profit, sue the magazine for violating your copyrighted piece of artwork. If the photograph is strictly for educational purposes and there ... Read More »

How to Photograph in Public (the UK)?

This article will steer you through taking pictures in public, in the United Kingdom. Included are some guidelines as issued by the Police with regards to amateur photographers.

What year was the Statue of Liberty completed& open to the public?

Workers put the finishing touches on the Statue of Liberty in 1886. Dedication ceremonies took place on Oct. 28, 1886, which is when the Statue of Liberty opened its doors to visitors, according to... Read More »

What does it say on the book of the statue of liberty?

The Statue of Liberty is holding a law tablet in her left hand. On it is written: July IV, MDCCLXXVI. This refers to the date of American Independence (July 4, 1776, written in Roman numerals).Sour... Read More »