Barbara Kruger Asks Justices To Mull Warhol Fair Use Ruling

By Tiffany Hu (January 12, 2022, 4:53 PM EST) -- American conceptual artist Barbara Kruger is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to look into the Second Circuit's decision that found Andy Warhol's artwork didn't make fair use of a photo of music legend Prince, saying that such works are "far from lacking creativity."

In a 34-page amicus brief filed on Monday, Kruger and art scholar Robert Storr backed the Andy Warhol Foundation's petition to review the Second Circuit's March ruling that a series of Warhol prints infringed Lynn Goldsmith's copyrighted photo of Prince. The appeals court had overturned a lower court ruling that the works were transformative enough to constitute fair...

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