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 copy
In its ruling for Prince, The appeals court took a broad view of fair use, finding that Prince’s works qualified as fair use even though they were not intended as commentary on the original works by Cariou. The decision was a victory for appropriation artists, who take elements of works by other artists without permission, and use them in new contexts, often as a form of commentary on society or popular culture
At left, photograph by Patrick Cariou from the book Yes, Rasta . Right, painting by Richard Prince from his Canal Zone series Last sum...
Last summer photo-eye hosted a series of lectures on art law that culminated in a panel discussion on appropriation centering around the highly discussed Cariou v. Prince. With the appellate court decision in Prince's favor in April, the discussion continues, and we asked two of our panelist, Talia Kosh and Craig Anderson, to weigh in on the ruling.
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 appeals court said 25 out of 30 works by Prince at the center of the dispute made fair use of Cariou’s photographs.
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.
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 Rauschenberg?
A few days ago, US District Judge Deborah A. Batts ruled that Richard Prince had violated Patrick Cariou’s copyright when using some of the images from the Yes Rasta book to produce Canal Zone. Much has since been written about this ruling, here are a few of the reactions/takes: Rob Haggart/A Photo Editor, Ed Winkleman, Donn Zaretsky, Paddy Johnson. In a nutshell, photographers for the most parts are giddy that Prince lost, whereas the non-photo art world is appalled by the ruling
A Photo Editor – Prince And Gagosian Respond to Cariou Lawsuit