The Los Angeles artist behind an iconic poster that became a symbol of President Barack Obama’s campaign four years ago pleaded guilty to a criminal misdemeanor Friday stemming from his actions during a copyright dispute over the poster. At a hearing in Manhattan federal court Friday, Shepard Fairey, 42 years old, admitted that he fabricated […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on February 29, 2012 ― Published in Art, Communication | Tagged: appropriation, Associated Press, copyrights, fair use, intellectual property, lawsuit, Shepard Fairey, source attribution
A poster designed from Caravaggio’s painting “Sacrifice of Isaac” with an added comment about destiny in the form of a PHP script.
A short film by Chris Beckam, winner the 2010 Vimeo Award for the category Experimental: “Somewhere between a home-video mixtape and a postmodern travelogue, “oops”—a ten-minute art video composed entirely of appropriated YouTube videos, seamlessly stitched together via a motif of camera drops—serves both as transportative adventure and metaphorical elucidation of YouTube itself (i.e. endless related videos)”