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Rights + Reproduction


Milwaukee Art Museum respects the intellectual property rights of artists and others. This Website and the images and text contained on this Website are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and are owned by the Museum or used by the Museum with permission from the owners. Copyright for some images are held by the artists and/or their estates. You agree not to download, copy, reproduce, publish or transmit or otherwise use any portion of this Website including any images or text contained on this Website except for your own personal noncommercial use or “fair use”, as this term is defined by current copyright laws, without written permission from the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Fair Use is Permitted

Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text, audio, video, image and other files from the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Web site for such uses are welcome to do so without the Milwaukee Art Museum’s express permission. Users must cite the author and source of this material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the URL "http://www.mam.org"

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Inquiries requesting permission to use, reproduce, or obtain Collection images that fall outside of “fair use” should be directed to the Office of Rights & Reproductions, 414-224-3275 or . The Milwaukee Art Museum reviews all requests on a case-by-case basis and may require payment of a license fee depending upon the intended nature of such use.

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For use of works in which copyright is held by Artists Right Society, Inc. (ARS): Reproduction, including downloading of ARS members’ works, is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. 536 Broadway, 5th Floor at Spring Street, New York, NY 10012, Tel: 212-420-9160; Fax; 212-420-9286