If you undertake collage or montage work and this involves incorporating other people’s artwork, how do you know if you are infringing their copyright? Collage is not an easy area on which to advise, as each situation needs to be judged on its own facts. However, you can ask yourself a few questions, which could provide a safety net. Ruth Gladwin advises.
Ruth Gladwin is an independent lawyer who advises fine artists, illustrators, photographers and designers.