So, last week the AP was suing Shepard Fairey over copyright infringement for the image used for the Obama HOPE poster. Then, the artist was arrested in Boston before the opening of his show at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Now, Fairey is suing the AP alleging that he is protected under fair use. This is a story that the SCAD community should be following! Check out the latest in the New York Times.
To track Fairey’s Boston arrest for charges of graffiti, check out the Boston Globe.