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Arte Público Press Photocopy Permission Form.

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Arte Público Press Permission Form.

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Arte Público Press Disability Permission Form.

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Nicolás Kanellos, Ph.D at Permissions Email

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Before submitting request consider the following:
- Provide and read all the information listed in the form(s) to ensure a timely Incomplete information may result in delays in processing your request.
- If you do not have exact figures, estimates are acceptable.
- Submit one form for each Arte Público Press publication/work to be used.
- The completed form must be submitted via email to Please do not mail permission requests.
- Please allow two to four weeks for a response to your request and additional time for full processing. Requests are processed in the order they are received; resubmission of a request will not move it up the queue.
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- We cannot grant permission over the telephone and do not accept requests that are submitted via snail mail.
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