ECA Art News Briefs

Richard Prince Treads the Line Between Appropriation and Copyright Violation

Richard Prince’s New Portraits exhibition, which uses photographs taken from Instagram without the users’ permission, walks the line between appropriation and copyright infringement. By replacing the original captions with his own, Prince is able to avoid copyright laws and sell his works without needing to credit the original photographer. Read more here.

(Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)