[Foundation-l] Ilustrating contemporary art articles without permission images

rfrangi at libero.it rfrangi at libero.it
Sun Feb 11 17:56:42 UTC 2007

> Teofilo Folengo wrote:
> Until now, the scarce contemporary art articles featuring illustrations at
> all on the French Wikipedia have been those using
> permissions-to-Wikipedia-only, for example :
> http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Prisu
> Supposing that permission images will no longer be allowed on any Wikimedia
> project worldwide, how can we illustrate such articles, in the case of
> artists whose art is a way of earning a living and who are therefore
> unlikely to suscribe CC-BY-SA or GFDL licences ?
> A user who wrote an article on Contemporary African Art says he is in touch
> with African artists and able to take pictures. He asks what sort of
> agreement should be made with the artists before publishing on Wikipedia :
> http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:Le_Bistro_multim%C3%A9dia/semaine_6_2007#images_d.27art
> What should I answer him ?

Tell him that if the licence is not GFDL compliant, some will claim fair use on the images, the others will simply have to remove them.

No, sorry, tell him to wait for the annoncement of WMF on allowed licenses on our project, that we all are eager to see.

Roberto (Snowdog)

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