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.
- What is fair use?
- Plagiarism often starts early, when an artist is in school.
- If a student gets away with plagiarism they are likely to continue doing so.
- Author Kaavya Viswanathan who plagiarized content for her book.
- With the Internet, people are getting caught for plagiarism more.
- Copyright incident with Alphonso Dunn and Jake Parker
- Koons vs. Rogers case
- String of Puppies by Jeff Koons
- Franck Davidovici’s Naf Naf ad
- Public Sculpture in Xinjiang Region that looks just like Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate.
- Obey Giant Art Inc. v. The Associated Press.
- How much do you have to alter an image to make sure it’s not plagiarism?
- Photobashing is a technique many artists use as part of their process.
- More experience as an artist will give you a better sense of where to draw the line with plagiarism.
- Can you copyright an art style?
- Some illustrators are hired specifically to replicate a trendy artist’s style.
- Is it enough to give an artist credit for their artwork, or should you ask them first?