Image Licensing

Image Licensing

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has entered into an agreement to have Art Resource, the world’s largest photo archive of fine art, represent its image permissions online.

Art Resource offers a range of images from the Museum’s collection, dating from China’s Han Dynasty to the present. As the Museum’s official rights and permissions representative in the United States and abroad, Art Resource will supply high-resolution digital image files provided directly by Cooper Hewitt’s department of image rights and reproduction.

Commercial Requests

All requests to commercially reproduce works from Cooper-Hewitt’s collection should be addressed directly to:

Art Resource
536 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
T: 212.505.8700
F: 212.505.2053

Otherwise all image and content reuse is governed by Smithsonian Terms of Use. We encourage you to make use of the Fair Use doctrine (or equivalent) in your jurisdiction.

Featured Image: J.B. Schmetterling (Butterfly) Hanging Lamp, 2011; Designed by Ingo Maurer and Axel Schmid