Posts Tagged ‘Patrick Cariou’

Is the Fair Use Defense Just for Rich and Famous Appropriation Artists?

Posted by on Wednesday October 1, 2014 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art

Fair Use may be turning into a legal refuge primarily for “rich and fabulous” artists, according to a recent University of Chicago Law Review article by two Stanford scholars. They reached that conclusion by analyzing Patrick Cariou v. Richard Prince and other copyright disputes between artists over the past decade. “This shift in fair use... More

Richard Prince Settles with Photographer Patrick Cariou

Posted by on Wednesday March 19, 2014 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art

Artist Richard Prince has paid an undisclosed sum of money to photographer Patrick Cariou to tie up the loose ends of their five-year copyright battle, The New York Times has reported. Prince previously won an appeals court decision in 2013 dismissing most of Cariou’s copyright infringement claims. Cariou had alleged infringement of 30 images from... More

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Patrick Cariou’s Copyright Claim Against Richard Prince

Posted by on Tuesday November 12, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art

The US Supreme Court has declined to review Patrick Cariou’s copyright infringement claim against artist Richard Prince, the Associated Press has reported. A federal appeals court ruled last spring that artist Richard Prince did not infringe Cariou’s copyrights by reproducing several dozen of Cariou’s images without permission. The appeals court said Prince’s use of Cariou’s... More

Richard Prince Wins Appeal; Court Overturns Infringement Ruling

Posted by on Thursday April 25, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art

A federal appeals court has ruled that artist Richard Prince did not infringe photographer Patrick Cariou’s copyrights by reproducing several dozen of Cariou’s images without permission. The appeals court said 25 out of 30 works by Prince at the center of the dispute made fair use of Cariou’s photographs. The decision reversed a lower court... 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