About the Author
Janet Landay has been the director of the CAA-Getty International Program from its inception in 2011 until her retirement in 2021. While at CAA, she also administered the organization’s five-year project on copyright and fair use that culminated in the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. Educated at the University of Chicago and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, Landay spent thirty years as a museum professional, including positions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Detroit Institute of Arts. From 1984 to 2002 she worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), first as director of exhibitions at the museum's art school, the Glassell School of Art, and then as the museum's curator of exhibitions and assistant to the director. While there, she initiated a multiyear exhibition exchange with the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, and organized numerous local and international exhibitions. Prior to coming to CAA, Landay was the executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), overseeing an important period of transition for the organization. Landay has lectured and published extensively about art, including exhibition catalogues for the MFAH and a comprehensive guide to its collection.