Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Koons’

Hillary Clinton Honors Photographer Carrie Mae Weems with State Dept. Medal

Posted by on Monday December 3, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Celebrity, Fine Art

Photographer Carrie Mae Weems received a State Department medal from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a luncheon on Friday, November 30, at the State Department in Washington, D.C. Clinton honored Weems and four other artists—Jeff Koons, Cai Guo-Qiang, Shahzia Sikander and Kiki Smith—with the first U.S. Department of State Medals of Arts ever awarded.... More

The Art of the Steal: Warhol Didn’t Get Away With It. Why Should Richard Prince?

Posted by on Thursday May 10, 2012 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art

As we’ve reported in our coverage of photographer Patrick Cariou’s infringement claim against Richard Prince, Prince and his defenders argue that appropriation art does little harm to individuals from whom appropriation artists steal their raw materials. Their implied question: Where would civilization be without the great works of appropriation artists like Andy Warhol and Robert... More