Rights and Reproductions
The Menil Collection makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright of the art object depicted in the photo materials, and assumes no responsibility for any claims by third parties arising from another’s use of the photo materials. Those requesting use of Menil images must also obtain all other permissions required for the reproduction of the art object and the photographic materials.
Images from the Menil Collection are available for research and publication. The museum does not grant permission for the use of its reproductions in commercial advertising or for the use of reproductions copied from already published material. Photographic materials and permissions must be obtained directly from the Menil’s Rights and Reproductions Department.
Please print the IMAGE REQUEST FORM.
You may submit your request by mailing the completed the form to:
Rights and Reproductions
The Menil Collection
1511 Branard Street
Houston, TX 77006
Or email a PDF of the completed form to email@example.com
Once we have reviewed and accepted your request, you will receive an agreement with our list of conditions for reproduction of the image(s). A fee quote for the use of photographic materials and any applicable reproduction and shipping fees will be included.
Return the agreement with your payment and please allow 2–4 weeks for your request to be processed. The Menil Collection must receive payment and two copies of the signed contract before the requested materials can be sent.
Prepayment is required in the form of checks payable in U.S. dollars, wire transfers, or credit card payment. Please send payment to address above.
Please make checks payable in U.S. dollars to: Menil Foundation, Inc.
Charges for international wire transfer and/or currency exchange are to be paid by the purchaser, not deducted from this invoice.
Fees are charged for the purchase and rental of photographic images. Price depends on the type and size of photograph required, whether existing photography is available or new photography must be done, and the nature of the work.
The Menil Collection assumes no responsibility for any royalties claimed by the artist or on his/her behalf. In the case of works by living artists or other copyrighted materials, the burden of obtaining all necessary third-party copyright clearances rests with the requesting party. Applicant and/or publisher agree to obtain any necessary third-party copyright clearance, and shall indemnify the Menil Collection against any claims of copyright infringement.
Professional journalists may request images to accompany media coverage of the museum, its special exhibitions and permanent collection installations from the Menil’s Communications Department.
The following credit line must be included in the caption, preferably on the page with the image:
The Menil Collection, Houston
Photographer credit line (if applicable)
The caption should state artist, title, and date (plus media and dimensions if the format permits,) as given on the Menil Collection photograph label or as otherwise specified in writing.
Unless explicitly approved by the Menil Collection, the reproduction may not be bled off the page, guttered, or cropped. If a detail is used, it must be specifically captioned as such.
No type, logo or other image may be superimposed on the reproduction.
A black-and-white reproduction may not be printed on color paper stock.
Applicant and/or publisher agrees to obtain any necessary third-party copyright clearance, and shall indemnify the Menil Collection against any claims of copyright infringement.