The artist must pay nearly $170,000 to the creator of a 1985 ad campaign that he copied for the 1988 statue, “Fait d’hiver.” This is just one of five copyright infringement lawsuits from the artist’s Banality series.
A case of mistaken artwork has cost the US Postal Service millions of dollars.
Potter Tom Edwards claims the Tesla CEO appropriated an image of the mythical animal passing gas without his permission.
The meme created by artist Matt Furie in 2005 has turned into a fascist symbol and is now on sale on the right-wing website’s online store.
After she denied the company’s requests to use an image of one of Pape’s works, the company made its own derivative version, Paula Pape claims in her lawsuit.
Photographer Lynn Goldsmith claims Andy Warhol infringed on her copyright in 1984 when he made a series of prints based on her portrait of Prince.
A French court ruled that a Koons sculpture infringes on the copyright of a black-and-white photograph by the late artist Jean-François Bauret.
Seven years after the artist’s death, a knockoff of his tag has popped up in various graffiti-themed McDonald’s restaurants.
Music photographer Dennis Morris is suing conceptual artist Richard Prince and his gallery, Gagosian, for copyright infringement.
The Supreme Court of Sweden ruled yesterday that Wikimedia Sverige (Sweden) violated the country’s copyright laws by gathering and posting photographs of public artworks on a website, the Local Sweden reported.
Many artists have suffered the indignity of having their work ripped off by one big company or other. But few have experienced the particular pain, as Brian McCarty has, of having their art illegally appropriated by ISIS.
Hoping to remedy pervasive and often crippling uncertainty among artists and art professionals over how and when to invoke fair use when dealing with copyrighted materials, the College Art Association (CAA) has released a “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use.”