In 1911, Thomas Edison held a practical monopoly on the technology needed to make movies. He was rampant about keeping the patents to himself and exploiting them to the best of his ability. So filmmakers said “Screw that noise” and headed to California, founding Hollywood and creating their own world.
What counts as fair use versus copying? What is that line that dictates when it is no longer being inspired and just being a copy? Artist Jason Levesque explains what he thinks are those fine lines when what an artist is doing is no longer appropriation; he also explains when
Artist Richard Prince is known for taking people’s artwork and changing them slightly so that he can sell them for profit. He creates “new” pieces by relying heavily on the work of others. However, Prince took things a little bit too far when he entered the world of Instagram and
Richard Prince certainly knows how to gain attention with his art. From June 12th to August 15th 2015, Prince had an exhibit in the Gagison Gallery titled New Portraits. What is included in this exhibit? Portraits obliviously, however, none of the portraits featured were taken by him. In fact, the