Photographer Kyle Cassidy released one of his images into the public domain. Years later, someone else took credit for it.
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.”
In conjunction with Creative Commons and museums like the Smithsonian Institute, Sketchfab launched a virtual collection of rare and mesmerizing artifacts.
Now entering the public domain are items from the institution’s many museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.
The free images, uploaded courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, include animal sketches, historical diagrams, botanical studies, and scientific research.
Paris Musées is offering digital downloads of masterpieces by artists including Rembrandt, Gustave Courbet, and Eugène Delacroix.
In 2019, thousands of artworks from 1923 entered the public domain. Speakers from Creative Commons, the Internet Archive, and other places share why this matters.
This year, public domain advocates in the United States have a lot to celebrate.
Happy Public Domain Day 2018! Here are 10 artists whose work is leaving copyright (although not in the United States).
Under the institution’s new Open Access policy, images of hundreds of thousands of works from its collection are available to copy, remix, and distribute freely.
Celebrate the New Year with these 19th and early 20th-century postcards, featuring lucky pigs, pensive pansies, and menacing snowmen.
January 1 was Public Domain Day — here’s a look at artists whose work is leaving copyright behind this year (although not in the United States).