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Re: [BKARTS] Copyright info. for book artists



On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Ann Kingman wrote:

> Is there some repository somewhere of US Copyright law as it pertains to
> book artists?  For instance, I have the following two concerns:
>
> 1. If I purchase an existing book (currently in print) and rebind it --
> leaving the text and pages unchanged -- can it be displayed publicly, and/or
> sold?
>
> 2. In a similar vein, if I cut an article out of a magazine (post 1923 --
> the magazine in question is from 1940) and use the actual article in an
> artists book, is that a violation of copyright?

I am not a lawyer, but ---

Neither of these is an act of copying, therefore neither can be a
violation of copyright.

                                        Rachel

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