Tag: copyright law



Event | Doing Business Online: What You Need to Know

Artists of all disciplines: learn legal and practical considerations for doing business online on Wednesday, May 16. The New York City Bar Association’s Art Law Committee (Artists’ Rights Sub-Committee) and New York Foundation for the Arts ( NYFA) will present a panel on legal and practical considerations for artists of all disciplines who are doing…

Workshop: Transformers, Fair Use for Media Artists

Thea Kerman presents a guide to fair use for media artists on October 30. “Fair Use” refers to situations when it is permissible to use copyrighted material such as photographs, music, and film clips without permission.  Join us on Thursday, Oct. 30, to learn about the practical application of the Fair Use provision of the…

The Business of Art: Fair Use and Copyright Law

Shepard Fairey. Obama Hope Mural. From the “Manifest Hope” show at Andeneken Gallery. Democratic National Convention, August 25-28, 200 Copyright law made headlines recently when The Associated Press demanded credit and monetary compensation for a photograph referenced by artist Shepard Fairey for his illustrious Obama HOPE poster. Fairey’s attorneys subsequently filed for a declaratory judgment on the…