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When can images of artworks in public spaces be used freely? (panorama exception)

In principle, permission from the rightholder is required to publish a work. This is somewhat different when the artwork is located in the public space. According to the "panorama exception", publication is allowed under certain circumstances without prior permission of the rightholder.
In addition to the panorama exception, there can also be a case of incidental usage. This implies for instance that your work is only visible marginally in the image. If your work is by no means part of the main topic of the image, no permission for publication is required.

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