Is it Wrong to Make Fan Art?

Fan Art is often where many young artists begin, but there’s a time and place for it, and inevitably copyright issues and ownership make it a more complicated subject. Read Iris Yip’s short article on the subject or watch Art Prof’s in depth video with Cat Huang and Jordan McCracken-Foster. The Ethics of Fan Art: […]

Copyright Law for Artists with a Lawyer

Lawyer Greg Kanaan speaks about legal subjects that concern artists, including copyright, fair use, intellectual property, trademark, and more. Greg discusses with Art Prof Clara Lieu what types of legal actions are necessary in certain situations that artists might encounter while working professionally. Thumbnail Artwork Sebastien Thibault

How Do You Recognize Plagiarism?

How do you know whether an artwork has been plagiarized? Several examples from contemporary art are examined here, where artists have been accused of plagiarism, and in some cases where a lawsuit determined the final outcome. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Lauryn Welch and Jordan McCracken-Foster. Video Walkthrough Koons vs. […]