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Shepard Fairey Admits “He Lied” About Obama Poster Image.

October 18, 2009

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A new twist in the controversial case of Shepard Fairey and the copyright infringement case filed against him by the Associated Press has taken on a new dimension. Fairey admits he lied about which image he used to create the now famous Obama poster. He has also admitted to attempting to conceal the truth by submitting false evidence to the court and his attorney.

A Controversy of Transformation and Shepard Fairey

April 24, 2009

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A very well written article on the Art of Shepard Fairey and the controversy of the transformative factor in art and copyright law.

Copyright Fair Use and The Transformative Factor

February 11, 2009

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Can you the artist use, transform a copyrighted image in whole or part into a new work of art without permission of the original author