Posts Tagged ‘Richard Prince’

Photographer Sues Richard Prince Over Instagram Rip-offs… At Last

Posted by on Monday January 4, 2016 | Copyright/Legal, Fine Art, Uncategorized

Photographer Donald Graham has sued appropriation artist Richard Prince and his gallerist Lawrence Gagosian for copyright infringement of a photo that appeared without Graham’s authorization on Instagram, and then in a gallery exhibition of Prince’s appropriation work. Prince drew public complaints and vitriol last year for unauthorized reproduction, display and sale of a series of... More

PDN Pulse: Top Photo News Stories of 2015

Posted by on Tuesday December 22, 2015 | Copyright/Legal, Photos In The News

From photographer contract restrictions to instagram apps, and from copyright infringements to a changing code of ethics, this year’s list of the most-read articles on PDNPulse capture some of the highs and lows of the photography business this year. A photo posted by SuicideGirls ? (@suicidegirls) on May 27, 2015 at 1:10pm PDT 1–“SuicideGirls” Deliver Cleverest Response to... More

“SuicideGirls” Deliver Cleverest Response to Richard Prince’s Instagram Appropriation

Posted by on Wednesday May 27, 2015 | Copyright/Legal

Today the adult lifestyle brand SuicideGirls issued an applause-worthy response to artist Richard Prince’s appropriation of their images: The brand’s founder, Missy Suicide, also known as Selena Mooney, announced the brand would sell for $90 the same images Prince and his gallery, Gagosian, are alleged to have sold for $90,000 at the Frieze Art Fair... More

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