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 Teaching Artists Cat Huang and Jordan McCracken-Foster. Fan art is […]

Copyright Law for Artists with a Lawyer

Artists need to know how to protect their artwork, but copyright info online is often confusing and not specific enough to an artist’s needs. This video explains: what to do if someone steals your art, if you can copyright a style or idea, whether Instagram owns your artwork, whether fan art is copyright infringement, defining […]

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 What is […]