Copyright only prohibits certain kinds of publication of derivative works.
You are free to make as many photos of an object (or objet d'art or artwork including a painting or even another photographer's photos) as you like, but not necessarily free to publish it wherever you like.
"Truth and love are my law and worship. Form and conscience are my manifestation and guide. Nature and peace are my shelter and companions. Order is my attitude. Beauty and perfection are my attack."