First of all, happy new year.
(1935) by Max Beckmann Departure
Second, another year, means another
batch of writers and visual artists are in the public domain.
Consider using for your own work, the work of Joseph Schumpeter, George Orwell, Marcel Mauss, Rafael Sabatini, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Kurt Weill, Eliel Saarinen, Olaf Stapledon, George Bernard Shaw, Sri Aurobindo, and Max Beckmann.
Just a few more hours and it will be 2020, which means that the work of a new batch of artists will pass into the public domain in countries of the death-70 regime.
Umberto Brunelleschi illustration E. J. Bellocq photo Skeletons Fighting over a Pickled Herring by James Ensor
In Europe this means that this will become public domain:
Axel Munthe, Swedish psychiatrist ( ) The Story of San Michele Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian artist Leonard Bloomfield, American linguist Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian writer Tod Robbins, American author (“ Spurs“) E. J. Bellocq, an American photographer George Gurdjieff, Soviet spiritual teacher James Ensor, Belgian painter Richard Connell, American author and journalist, best known for his short story “ The Most Dangerous Game“ Lead Belly, African-American blues musician Hervey Allen, American author ( ) Israfel: The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe
authors and their works are in the public domain as of January 1 of this year according the 70 years rule:
Robert Musil, Austrian author of ; The Man Without Qualities Bruno Schulz, Polish author of , The Street of Crocodiles , draughtsman of Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass ; The Book of Idolatry Franz Boas, German-born American anthropologist, author of , Anthropology and Modern Life and The Mind of Primitive Man ; Primitive Art Stefan Zweig, Austrian author of , Letter from an Unknown Woman and Fear ; World of Yesterday Germaine Dulac French director of ; The Seashell and the Clergyman Jindřich Štyrský , Czech artist, author-photographer of ; Emilie Comes to Me in a Dream Grant Wood, an American painter, best known for his painting ; American Gothic Bronisław Malinowski, Polish anthropologist, author of ; The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia Léon Daudet, French journalist, writer, often called the French Dickens and Walter Sickert, painter known for his . The Camden Town Murder
(1930) by American painter Grant Wood. This is the best-known work of Wood, up to the point that it is one of American Gothic the most famous works of art. But in his oeuvre you will also find Rousseau-esque discursions such as . Young Corn