I strongly suspect that these are not needed and should not be installed.
In gimp-2.4.3-2.fc9, no static libraries are built or packaged.
gimp-2.4.4-1.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
gimp-2.4.4-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.