Copyright

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Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry’s graffitied Met gala gown

Joseph Tierney says the Italian designer Moschino has used his work without permission in a line of clothing famously worn by the pop singer

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The verdict that flies in the face of art history: Luc Tuymans guilty of copyright infringement

A Belgian court recently found Tuymans guilty, a ruling that ignores appropriation’s vital role in art over the centuries and has worrying implications for the future

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Collection agency head warns over resale rights

The Artists’ Collecting Society says that the “honeymoon” grace period on accurate reporting of sales is coming to an end

US Supreme Court to consider copyright extension for foreign artists

Artists argue that law could adversely affect works involving appropriation

Beuys returns to Schloss Moyland after refurbishment

Some works will not be on display, lest the museum incur a €250,000 copyright fine

Spanish royal seal of approval for Dalí’s Florida home

Meanwhile in Europe, the artist’s foundation battles “pseudo museums” to protect his brand

Artist’s copyright versus curator’s freedom of expression: The wider legal significance of the Beuys case

The estate of Joseph Beuys has brought the Museum Schloss Moyland to court over photographs of Beuys' performance art

Museum Schloss Moyland banned from displaying images of Beuys performance

German court rules museum breached artist’s copyright by displaying photographs of 1964 happening

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The work of art in the age of cut and paste

Can the law keep up with the speed of digital appropriation, reproduction and distribution? And should it even try?

Stopping the passage of time: Colour photography conservation

A new technique aims to prevent colour prints from fading—but is it legal?

Copyright dispute over Joseph Beuys show in Germany

The Moyland Castle Museum closed the exhibition but plans to appeal

Prince and Gagosian fight back over copyright

Response to lawsuit by French photographer claims images not “strikingly original”

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National Gallery and British Museum follow V&A’s lead

Leading organisations to abolish reproduction charges for scholarly publications

Henry Moore Foundation vetoes plan to build replica of The Arch

An Italian-American collector had offered $1 million for the project

The art of allusion: Interview with Damian Loeb

Damian Loeb’s work relies on the viewer’s recognition of the visual sources that he quotes liberally

The battle over copyright: Even in death, Dalí spreads chaos

Millions of dollars from reproduction rights, hundreds of thousands of fakes and the authority to authenticate works are at stake. The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, set up to care for his work, claims that Demart, which administers his intellectual property rights, is failing to do its job

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"Publication right" introduced into UK law

Museums and collectors should hasten to protect their rights in this field

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Interview with Mark Stephens on censorship: a lawyer’s view

The co-founder of Stephens Innocent law firm discusses the limits of art

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Copyright and censorship in Chapmanworld: how far can they go?

Despite the dilemmas posed by their work, Jake and Dinos Chapman's first major exhibition in a public gallery is opening in London

Descharnes wins back Dali rights from Spanish State

Dali's former secretary has been successful in his appeal

Tighter copyright legislation for EU nations?

Even the most hidebound museum or public institution has now woken up to new technologies

Divorce in casa Dalí as Gala-Dalí Foundation and Spain seize control

State and Foundation cancel their contract with Descharnes, the artist’s former secretary and administrator of copyright