After years of legal wrangling, the court ruled in favor of photographer Lynn Goldsmith, who was not compensated for the 2016 publication of a print from Warhol’s Prince series.
The court will decide whether the pop artist infringed on the copyrights of photographer Lynn Goldsmith in using her portrait of the singer Prince.
Love Symbol #2 honors the late musician, who was known as the Purple One.
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.
The late musician’s ashes have been laid to rest in a custom-made scale model of Paisley Park.
Since genre is a perceived, externally imposed category rather than an intrinsic musical element, the job of assigning genre usually falls to the critic.
For an ostensible masterpiece, Prince’s Sign o’ the Times (1987) is suspiciously lacking in overt concept.
What if, instead of being a hellhole filled with trolls and bad news, the internet offered “the definitive place of gathering 4 all who love life, love God, lovesexy … a new collective mindstate of unity, love and truth so great every human will want 2 join?”
What did Prince mean?
On this week’s art crime blotter: an MFA student’s sculpture about campus gun laws violated campus gun laws, collector Aby Rosen forked over $7 million in unpaid taxes on art, and the painter of the Donald Trump micropenis portrait was attacked by one of the candidate’s supporters.
In the past week, thousands of mourning fans have flocked to Paisley Park, the 65,000-square-foot Minnesota music factory where rock god Prince lived and died.
Travelers through the Prince Street subway station in Manhattan yesterday may have looked twice at its signage that was temporarily transformed into a memorial for the late Prince.