By Darren Hudson Hick

The paintings scene this present day is one among appropriation—of remixing, reusing, and recombining the works of different artists. From the musical mash-ups of lady check with the pop-culture borrowings of Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, it’s transparent that the creative panorama is shifting—which ends up in a few difficult felony and philosophical questions. during this up to date, thorough, and available research of the suitable to copyright, Darren Hudson Hick works to reconcile the starting to be perform of creative appropriation with cutting edge perspectives of artists’ rights, either criminal and moral.

Engaging with long-standing debates in regards to the nature of originality, authorship, and artists’ rights, Hick examines the philosophical demanding situations awarded via the function of highbrow estate within the artworld and vice versa. utilizing real-life examples of artists who've integrated copyrighted works into their artwork, he explores problems with inventive construction and the character of infringement as they're trained by means of analytical aesthetics and felony and significant conception. eventually, Artistic License offers a severe and systematic research of the foremost philosophical matters that underlie copyright coverage, rethinking the connection among artist, paintings, and the law.


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