Published at Saturday, May 25th, 2019 - 23:11:44 PM. Clip Art. By Amell Fuchs.
Artwork is considered ”in the public domain” if there are no laws or copyrights which restrict its use. This applies to all artwork (a) created before 1923, or (b) created by an artist who died at least 70 years before January 1 of the current year. All other artwork is covered by copyright protection, and you must secure permission to use it from its creator or publisher.
Just like how the Greeks and Trojans fought back and forth before any decisive victories were won, clip art has passed between no-cost and paid services in an attempt to maximize the quality and availability of both royalty-protected and free graphics. The battlefield is strewn with small, unknown clip art distributors and large image conglomerates alike; some died, some were bought, some faded away, but others found their niche and made it work. Free clipart libraries began to find their home and expand across the internet. Like a wave of armored chariots, the new medium pounded down against the old technology-
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