Friday, April 19, 2024
 

And Still More on Fair Use for the Rich and Fabulous


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PDN Pulse adds to the ongoing and growing conversation on whether copyright law, at least as it is applied in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, favors certain appropriation artists over others.

But the argument for transformation doesn’t work in the other direction, i.e., when unknown artists appropriate from better-known artists and then argue that they’ve created a transformative work. That’s because works by famous artists just don’t seem like raw material to juries, judges or average citizens.

Thanks to Lauren van Haaften-Schick for the heads up on this one.

 

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