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MORE ON THE GURLITT ESTATE

The story of the Gurlitt estate continues.  As you may remember, Cornelius Gurlitt was a German who had over 1200 paintings in his possession, including Picassos, Rembrandts and many other masters.  The paintings are believed to have come from the estate of his...

SHEPARD FAIREY ARRESTED

Artist Shepard Fairey was arrested last week in Los Angeles by customs agents after returning from a trip to Europe.   He was arrested based on a warrant issued by the Detroit police department--the warrant was discovered by the customs agents when they ran his name....

HAPPY 4TH!

When Whistler painted Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket in 1875, British art critic John Ruskin stated that Whistler was merely "flinging a pot of paint in the public's face." Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket, 1875, oil on canvas What...

FUNDING FOR THE ARTS BY STATE

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies has released its report on funding for the arts by state.  It arrives at its figures by taking the appropriation for the arts from each state's budget and then dividing that by the number of people living in that state....

BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY-UPDATE

The good news is the two missing works have been found.  Apparently within 80 feet of where they were supposed to be stored, so they never left the library and nobody stole them.  They were merely misplaced.  In the meantime, police and FBI resources have been spent...

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT HAS GONE TO THE DOGS

Our good friends at LivingwithaGolden.com explore the world through the eyes of their boys, Chuck Billy, and his little brother Asa.  They blog about interesting places you can take your dogs, including dog friendly trails and beaches, as well as useful equipment for...

COMMON MYTHS ABOUT “FAIR USE”

Here is an excellent article on the most common myths people have about what constitutes fair use.  I myself have seen several of these, particularly the one concerning content on the internet, and the belief amongst non-profits that anything they do constitutes fair...