Patchogue, NY asked in Copyright for New York

Q: Can I use works of art in a curriculum I am creating that are under the Fair Use Act, not public domain?

This be will available in digital and print form. It will cover all art movements and will include featured artists and certain works of art as reference for the movement and lessons. People will not know what artists are included in the packs when they buy them, just the movement and general structure (what is included). I will be selling the curriculum and it will be geared towards homeschool families but also as art lessons for all children.

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John Kiritsis
John Kiritsis
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Hi,

Maybe I am reading this wrong or you are mixing up different terms, but how can you have artists that are featured, and yet people will not know them when they buy the packs? Would they know after unpacking them? How would the featured artists be featured? These are just some of the facts we may need to better answer the underlying question raised.

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