Frances Benjamin Johnston’s photojournalism, Jamini Roy’s stylized portraiture, and M. C. Escher’s print works have also become accessible to all.
Public Domain Day
Celebrate Public Domain Day With Works by Kafka, Hemingway, and Zora Neale Hurston
Also available is the first Winnie the Pooh book and Langston Hughes’s debut poetry collection.
The Unsettling Story of a Creative Commons Photo Scam
Photographer Kyle Cassidy released one of his images into the public domain. Years later, someone else took credit for it.
Happy Public Domain Day! The Great Gatsby is Copyright Free
As of today, the public domain includes classics like Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs Dalloway,” Alain Locke’s “The New Negro,” and the silent film “Lovers in Quarantine.”
Happy Public Domain Day! Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” is Copyright Free
Starting today anyone can legally remix and republish classics that include Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Gift of Black Folk, and Buster Keaton’s Sherlock, Jr.