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Corporate Misappropriation of Urban Art: The Legal Landscape in the U.S.

Posted on: March 31, 2020 by Stephanie Drawdy

Does an advertisement that shows street art without the artist’s permission infringe the artist’s rights? Does it matter if the art was painted on a building with the property owner’s permission? Would the answer change if the mural is on a building that is visible to the public? The unfortunate answer to each of these […]

Gormley’s Angel of the North Tarnished by Morrison’s Ad

Posted on: May 7, 2014 by Alexander Herman

British sculptor Antony Gormley’s famous Angel of the North statue, which spans its wings high above the A1 motorway in Tyne and Wear, England, has been used by supermarket chain Morrison’s to project an advert featuring a loaf of bread. The advert, meant to advertise the troubled company’s most recent price cutting campaign, was projected […]