Saturday, June 10, 2023

Ai Weiwei triumphs over corporate “impunity”

In 2017, Volkswagen used Ai’s artwork, Soleil Levant (2017), as part of a VW advertisement. This week Ai Weiwei won a major copyright and moral rights legal battle against VW, arguing in part that VW’s use of Ai’s artwork made it seem like AWW promoted and endorsed VW.

Good to see more and more artists taking a stand against the rampant stealing of copyrighted property.

Story here.


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