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Art: Visual Resources

Copyright and Using Images

Before you use any of the images on this page, check out CAA's Code of Best Practices in Fair Use in the Visual Arts to understand how you can use copyrighted images in your teaching and academic writing, as well as in your art and exhibits.

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Citing Images

For APA, 7th edition:

Artist Lastname, Firstinitial. (Year of release). Title of artwork [medium]. Name of owning museum, Location City, State, Country. URL of page on which the image appears.

For MLA:

Artist Lastname, Firstname. Title of work. Date of creation. Owning Institution/Gallery/Museum, Location City. Name of Website, URL of page on which the image appears.

Searching for Articles VS Searching for Images:

Articles: key terms in the scholarship

Images: period, movement, school, country, artist

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Images Licensed for Reuse

These images are publicly available or have limited restrictions. Remember that public domain is always "to the best of our knowledge" and use images according to the restrictions described by each hosting site.

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