A coalition of investors raised funds to purchase the film’s storyboard and announced they would “make the book public.”
What Is Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Record on Arts Funding?
Coney Barrett’s goal to build a “Kingdom of God” as a Supreme Court justice has threatened many livelihoods. How will her policies fare the arts?
Artists Learn About Appropriation, Fair Use, Copyright, and Copy-Wrong
The blurry legal territory distinguishing copyright infringement from fair use, and appropriation from plagiarism, will be explored on Friday at SOHO20 Gallery.
A Legal Guide Helps Artists Make and Protect Protest Art
Harvard University’s Cyberlaw Clinic and metaLAB have created a free guide for making protest art while navigating intellectual property law.
Warhol Foundation Moves to Preempt Lawsuit Over Prints of Pop Star Prince
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.
How User-Friendly Are Museum Image Rights?
If you’ve ever considered downloading a digital image of an artwork from a museum’s website, you probably know rather well that the world of copyright is an incredibly murky and difficult one to navigate.
UK Affirms that Photographs of Public Domain Art Are Fair Use
An ongoing dispute with digital cultural heritage is whether high-resolution images of artworks in the public domain have a copyright when the photograph itself is new or improved.
Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks
On October 28 the Reiss Engelhorn Museum (REM) in Mannheim, Germany, filed a lawsuit against the Wikimedia Foundation for making high-resolution images of public domain artworks from its collection available for download.
In Germany, Your #Foodporn Is Now the Property of the Chef
Think twice before you Instagram your Michelin star-studded meal — at least, if you’re dining in Germany, where even the food on your plate may be subject to copyright law.
European Copyright Reform Could Restrict Photography in Public Spaces
Restrictions on photographing or filming copyrighted art, architecture, or other objects in public might get stricter in the European Union.
New Fair Use Guide Helps Distinguish Between Copyright and Copywrong
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.”
Luc Tuymans Case Illustrates the Failure of Europe’s Copyright Laws
LONDON — Belgian artist Luc Tuymans, known for his paintings that rework existing photographic source material, has been found guilty of plagiarism in a European court for using a copyrighted photograph as the inspiration for an artwork.