Warhol Foundation Backs Artist In 2nd Circ. Fair-Use Battle

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 8:31 PM EST) -- The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts urged the Second Circuit on Thursday to consider the serious First Amendment concerns it would raise if it upheld a lower court's ruling that an artist violated a French photographer's copyright by creating a series of collages and paintings that used his photos.

In an amicus brief filed in the suit between artist Richard Prince and photographer Patrick Cariou, the Warhol Foundation argued that affirmation would "jeopardize important and well-established modes of artistic expression, raise serious First Amendment...
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