Monday, December 10, 2007

Art in the Age of Appropriation

This recent article in the New York Times focuses on the art of Richard Prince and his appropriation of work from the Marlboro ads shot by Jim Krantz. And in light of the discussion, I will copy the image, adding yet one more layer to the copying conversation - and another facet to our debate and the necessity to constantly educate the public about the difference between the reproduction and the fine art print.

Published: December 6, 2007
What do the photographers who took the original pictures think of these pictures of their pictures, apotheosized into art but without their names anywhere in sight?

A Copy is Art slide show in New York Times

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