Explore our list of notable artists who are recently out of copyright or will be in 2018, in Japan

*Some artworks may not appear on the website due to UK copyright restrictions, please inquire to see more.

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The Betrayal of Images: `Ceci n’est pas une pipe’, 1929 (oil on canvas), Rene Magritte (1898-1967) / Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA / Bridgeman Images

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Automat, 1927, by Edward Hopper (1882-1967), oil on canvas, United States of America, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) / Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA / De Agostini Picture Library / Bridgeman Images

marcel-duchamp-fountain-urinal-modern-copyright

Fountain, 1917/64 (ceramic), Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) / The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel / Vera & Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art / Bridgeman Images

Spatial Concept, 1959 (artificial resin on canvas), Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) / LWL - Westfaelisches Landesmueum, Muenster, Germany / Bridgeman Images

Spatial Concept, 1959 (artificial resin on canvas), Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) / LWL – Westfaelisches Landesmueum, Muenster, Germany / Bridgeman Images

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Nude Stretching Out with a Cat, 1921 (oil on canvas), Tsuguharu Leonard Foujita (1886-1968) / Petit Palais, Geneva, Switzerland / Bridgeman Images

 

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