Thursday, March 5, 2009

Paintings, Posters and Copyright

Dear Rich: I have a question. I recently bought a painting. Can I make posters from it? Can I sell them? I'm so glad you asked. Assuming that the painting is protected by copyright law, the short answers to your questions are, "No," and "No." According to the  Dear Rich staff  the painter, as copyright owner controls those rights (unless they've been transferred to someone else